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  • 6 guests

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

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Hecklers Cottage is a stunning property located in the market town of Barnard Castle. Beautifully renovated, this traditional stone cottage has stylish interiors with character and flair in abundance. Perfect for dog friendly retreats, guests can explore the countryside with their furry companions and discover a plethora of charming walks. Immerse yourself in the old-world charm and warmth of this cottage, where you can relax and unwind in serene surroundings. Indulge in the delights of independent shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars providing a truly authentic local experience. This Barnard Castle gem offers an enchanting hideaway, ideal for those seeking tranquility and relaxation amidst whispering meadows and picturesque landscapes.

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What to expect

Home truths


About this stay


Laptop friendly workspace


Parking available

Washing machine



Bedrooms & bathrooms

2 bedrooms, 3 beds

2 bathrooms

Local guide

About County Durham

Crowned with a medieval cathedral city at its core, County Durham is a land of history and natural beauty. Outside the narrow old streets of Durham city, you’ll find stately homes set in sprawling grounds and castles like Raby Castle, Barnard Castle and Auckland Castle in the countryside. There’s tonnes for families to do too, with Beamish Living Museum transporting visitors back to the Victorian era with its replica town,...

Get around


Teesside International

39 min

Newcastle International

1 hr 12 min

Carlisle Lake District

1 hr 46 min

Train station

Bishop Auckland

26 min

Bus stop

Galgate - Stand B

3 min

Local shops & services


2 min


3 min


4 min

Points of interest


Blackhall Rocks Beach

59 min

Booking policies

House Rules

Not suitable for children under age 12

Not suitable for infants under age 1

No pets

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00


No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until



    Cancel at least 30 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 30 days away.


This home is managed by Dale

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Dale's hosting is super-efficient. He'll be able to answer any questions and requests you may have, and then likes to take a step back so you can really feel the home is all yours.

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