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The rear of Rosemary Cottage
The pefect place to enjoy your supper
A log burning stove to keep you warm cosy
Oh I won't say no!
Traditional touches
Take a walk along the lovely River Tees
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Rosemary Cottage - Whorlton

Whorlton, County Durham
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Sky TV
Rustic
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A quintessentially English cottage in beautiful countryside
  • This pretty cottage is perfect for enjoying the North Yorkshire countryside
  • Ideal for exploring the North Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales
  • Perfect for a romantic break in a tranquil location
  • Visit Barnard Castle, Richmond Castle and Durham
  • Discover Swaledale, Arkengarthdale and the Teesdale Way
Property code: G0121

Welcome to this enchanting cottage nestled on the borders of North Yorkshire and County Durham, offering a picturesque retreat for romantic escapes. Tucked away in the charming village of Whorlton, this delightful abode is the epitome of quintessential English charm, boasting chocolate-box good looks, a toasty wood burner and a picture-perfect walled garden.

Inside, contemporary elegance meets rustic character, with flagstone floors guiding you through the open-plan living space. The centrepiece of the room is a magnificent stone inglenook fireplace where the cosy wood burner awaits, surrounded by plush seating for evenings by the fire. Entertainment options abound, with Netflix, a DVD player, and Wi-Fi ensuring your stay is as enjoyable as it is relaxing. The thoughtfully designed and equipped kitchen invites culinary adventures with its glossy worktops and contemporary units. Adjacent to the kitchen, a charming dining area beckons, offering an intimate ambience for romantic meals. Retreat to the tranquil bedroom, where a sumptuous king-size bed promises restful nights and lazy mornings. Adjacent, the bathroom awaits, featuring heated flagstone flooring, a walk-in shower, and a separate bath, perfect for indulgent soaks at the end of the day. Outside, the cottage reveals its traditional English walled garden, providing a serene backdrop for al fresco dining. Patio areas to the front and rear offer ideal spots for your morning coffee, while a separate utility room provides convenient storage for muddy boots and bicycles.

The picturesque village of Whorlton provides an excellent starting point for exploring the North Pennines (10 miles) and the Yorkshire Dales (15 miles), with a welcoming village pub in which to refuel after your adventures. With walking trails, including the Teesdale Way, and scenic landscapes such as Swaledale (17 miles) and Arkengarthdale (16 miles) to admire, there's plenty to explore nearby. The charming town of Barnard Castle (4 miles) boasts boutique shops and quaint cafes, as well as attractions such as the Bowes Museum and a 12th-century castle with breathtaking views. Further afield, venture to Richmond (13 miles) with its historic cobbled market square and medieval castle, or discover the historic city of Durham, 24 miles from home.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • 1 bathroom with walk-in shower, bath and WC
  • Oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge
  • Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer
  • Wood burner (first set of logs provided)
  • TV with DVD, Sky and Netflix
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Garden with patio furniture
  • Bike storage
  • Underfloor heating
  • Welcome pack included
  • Shop within 2 miles
  • Pub in village
  • Richmond 13 miles
  • Roadside parking outside the property
  • Babes-in-arms welcome, regret the property is not suitable for crawling babies/toddlers
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Katherine Turner

This property is personally managed by Katherine.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 50 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Adrian 14th June 2024

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Very comfortable cottage equipped with everything we needed. The location is ideal for exploring County Durham and it's not far to Cumbria either! Lots to do locally. We visited the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle and town, Richmond and Low Force Falls.

Reviewed by Jane 31st May 2024

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Lovely location. Beautiful cottage.

Reviewed by David 24th May 2024

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Reviewed by Charlotte 10th May 2024

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Cottage is lovely & comfortable well aquiped beautiful garden would recommend to family .

Reviewed by Stephen 3rd May 2024

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Perfect cottage, very cozy in a lovely quiet village. Everything you could possibly need and a fabulous welcome hamper. Only 3 miles to Bernard Castle for pubs, shops and restaurants. Great location for days out to Durham, Beamish, Richmond, and the Yorkshire Dales. Highly recommended and would definitely stay again

Reviewed by Christopher 5th April 2024

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Reviewed by Stephanie 22nd March 2024

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A perfect small cottage in a lovely quiet village. Very easy access to other attractions and the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle.

Reviewed by Jean 15th March 2024

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Rosemary cottage was perfect in every way. Very well equipped and comfortable. Just a shame the village pub has shut.

Reviewed by Michelle 23rd February 2024

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A beautiful cottage in a lovely peaceful location. It was spotlessly clean, cosy and warm and had everything you could need for a quiet getaway. A well equipped kitchen, gorgeous bathroom and really comfy bed. The location is ideal for visiting Barnard Castle and places such as Richmond and Durham. The owner was always on hand to answer any questioRead morens and give advice on the local area. We would definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Richard 16th February 2024

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We had a lovely short break, cottage is fantastic and has everything you need. We will be visting again in the future for a longer stay. So much to see and do in the area. Welcome pack was also very much appreciated.

Reviewed by Barry 29th December 2023

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Reviewed by Linda 22nd December 2023

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A very well equipped cottage, quality outstanding. Such a peaceful setting and enjoyed the little birds in the garden. One of the best cottages we have stayed in.

Reviewed by John 17th November 2023

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Charming cottage set in a lovely village. Very pretty garden. We stayed in November so used the log burner most evenings which was very cosy. The cottage has everything you could need. Very comfy bed. Great power shower and a bathtub for soaking in after a long day! The owner, Ellie, left us a delicious hamper of treats which was much appreciated. Read moreWould love to return in summer months. Lovely walks from the village along the riverside. Would highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Gareth 3rd November 2023

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I cannot fault anything whatsoever about our stay. The place was absolutely immaculate with all the equipment and facilities you could possibly need which is impressive for a small, cosy cottage! Much needed relaxing stay and perfect if youre looking for somewhere to unwind and chill out! Would absolutely recommend!

Reviewed by Sue 27th October 2023

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Just wanted to say what a fantastic time we had staying in this beautiful cotttage. We had such a nice holiday. The cottage is so comfortable and had everything we needed. Upon arrival , we were welcomed with a delicious hamper. The cottage is lovely . Fabulous wood burner and very comfortable bed. There are some lovely walks in the area . I would Read morehighly recommend a holiday in this gorgeous cottage. We will definitely return soon . Hide

Reviewed by Anne 15th October 2023

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Beautiful cottage, very clean and comfortable. Village was lovely and fantastic walk to Barnard Castle. Host left a lovely welcome hamper which was a lovely touch. Would love to go back!

Reviewed by WILLIAM 6th October 2023

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Had a wonderful relaxing break. Ellie the owner was friendly in her correspondence and left us a lovely welcome gift. The cottage was clean and had everything needed. Bed was comfy, shower powerful, underfloor heating cosy. Weather was kind so we sat in the garden for a cuppa. We lit the wood burner one chilly evening and had fish n chips watching Read morestrictly. The area is quiet, Barnard Castle has a choice of coffee shops, and things to do like the Bowes museum. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Hide

Reviewed by Susan 22nd September 2023

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Rosemary Cottage is a real Gem in a lovely village and friendly locals. The cottage is everything you would want on a holiday, it was very clean and there was everything in the cottage that you need and more and the the lovely welcome hamper was a lovely treat. Ellie was so helpful with lots of news on places to eat and visit, we will be back. ThanRead morek you Ellie. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 8th September 2023

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Cottage is perfect . We have already recommended this cottage to friends of ours

Reviewed by Michael 1st September 2023

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A truly beautiful cosy cottage in a lovely village Loved everything about it,a very comfortable pretty place to be

Reviewed by Christopher Alla 18th August 2023

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Delightful little cottage, perfect for the two of us. great location in friendly village with some excellent walks near the river Tees. Cottage very well equipped and comfortable, just like a home from home. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Cordelia 11th August 2023

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What a find! This is small, but perfect. Great location for loads and loads of places. Really comfortable and well-equipped. Would certainly return.

Reviewed by Margaret 4th August 2023

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A lovely very comfortable cottage in a quiet village with an excellent pub serving good food. Very clean & well thought out with attention to detail. I will most certainly recommend Rosemary Cottage to friends & family.

Reviewed by Robert 28th July 2023

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Enjoyed our stay albeit was a fairly wet week. Had a very restful time and went home refreshed. Lovely Sunday lunch at The Bridge Inn just yards down the road.

Reviewed by Jeroen 21st July 2023

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A great cottage!!!

Reviewed by Sue 14th July 2023

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Reviewed by Jean 7th July 2023

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Reviewed by Hilary 2nd June 2023

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A lovely comfortable and well equipped cottage. The welcome hamper was lovely too. A beautiful area to explore.

Reviewed by Andy 26th May 2023

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A fantastic cottage, comfortable and well-equipped with a lovely front garden and friendly neighbours.

Reviewed by Ann 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Janice 12th May 2023

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We really enjoyed our mid-May week at Rosemary Cottage, helped by the weather turning warmer and drier. Everything that was needed was provided and we appreciated the bath after some long walks in Teesdale. Had some good chats with Stan!! Would recommend The Bridge for its meals and welcome.

Reviewed by Patricia 14th April 2023

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Lovely cosy well equipped cottage. Warm and inviting. Lots of walks from the doorstep. Inviting pub with good food yards away. Quiet escape for a less hectic life. Perfect.

Reviewed by Jane 24th March 2023

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Reviewed by Nicholas 28th February 2023

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Compact, quiet and comfortable for 2. The table is a bit small.

Reviewed by Stephen 10th February 2023

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Great cottage in a fab location. Well equipped with everything we needed.

Reviewed by Sara 11th January 2023

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Stayed for 4 nights for a relaxing winter break. Gorgeous cottage that is well equipped, comfortable, warm and welcoming. Lovely area with lots to do. We will be back again during summer/early autumn to enjoy the garden. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Ian 30th December 2022

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What a lovely cottage. Greeted with a home made cake we couldnt have asked for more. The main living area is cosy and well set out. The kitchen has everything you need. The bathroom / shower was perfect and the bedroom cosy and quiet. Perfect to wind down. The local pub as 200m up the road and is friendly and serves really good food. Less than 10miRead moren drive from Barnard Castle. Cant recommend highly enough. Hide

Reviewed by Samantha 27th December 2022

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Beautiful stay and the cottage was fully equipped with everything we needed. The hamper on arrival was a thoughtful touch. Communication was great prior to stay. Thank you for everything. Would highly recommend for a few days getaway!

Reviewed by Patricia 9th December 2022

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Lovely clean cosy warm cottage. Our 2nd visit and poised to book 3rd. Relaxing. Great location. Wanting for nothing. Amazing hamper on arrival. Downside? Dont like full fat milk Ha! Seriously seriously so therapeutic.

Reviewed by Sandra 18th November 2022

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Lovely , comfortable, well equipped cottage, in a pretty village, a short walk to the local pub. Perfect if youre looking for somewhere to relax and as a base for visiting and walking in the area. Were looking forward to a return visit.

Reviewed by Suzanne 14th November 2022

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Total bliss every stay. This was our third stay at Rosemary cottage and it was just as relaxing and comfortable as ever. Lots of wood for the fire meant we could stay cosy while it rained and rained. Excellent little kitchen for cooking. And a wonderful bath for long soaks. Daisy left us a superb and generous hamper of goodies. Wonderfully peaceful

Reviewed by Helen 4th November 2022

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Rosemary Cottage is just PERFECT in every way! You won't find anything that you think should be there, because it already is! PERFECT decor and comfort. PERFECT facilities in every room. PERFECT bed linens, towels etc. PERFECT essential accessories. PERFECTly cleaned and welcoming! Rosemary cottage is just delightful in every way. You'll love it.

Reviewed by Michael 7th October 2022

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A delightful cottage in a very peaceful setting with a great pub within walking distance. Beautifully furnished.

Reviewed by Robert 30th September 2022

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Wonderful well-equipped cosy cottage in a great location. Would highly recommend

Reviewed by Sheila 23rd September 2022

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Perfect. Every possible comfort and necessary equipment. Cosy and wecoming.

Reviewed by Pauline 16th September 2022

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This is a cottage of charm, character and comfort of the highest degree. Beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean and equipped with everything you could need for a most enjoyable holiday. In addition it has a delightful garden and is in a lovely village with lots of very pleasant walks nearby.

Reviewed by Verity 2nd September 2022

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A gorgeous, comfortable and pretty cottage in a beautiful part of the world. The owner was very helpful and everything we needed (and more) was provided. The welcome hamper was spot on and enabled us to make a light meal. Delicious home made cake was included too. Yum!

Reviewed by Mari 19th August 2022

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Reviewed by Richard 12th August 2022

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A lovely well presented cottage with everything you could need . Not far from many attractions so days out were easy to find. Cottage was clean and a hamper provided on arrival with a homemade cake and bottle of wine in the fridge. Great start after a long drive.

Reviewed by Catherine 29th July 2022

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The rear of Rosemary Cottage
The pefect place to enjoy your supper
A log burning stove to keep you warm cosy
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