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Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Wear Valley, England, Your Home Away From Home

Located in the district of County Durham, in the northern part of the country of England, is the spectacular Wear Valley. Encompassing a vast amount of green countryside, hills and valleys, a Wear Valley holiday is a popular option for those travellers looking to have an active holiday whilst being away from the crowds of a city. As well as providing some breath-taking scenic views from the windows, a Wear Valley holiday rental cottage will come with all the mod-cons you need to ensure that your stay is as hassle-free and comfortable as possible.

Things to Do on Holiday in Wear Valley, England

For those who love adrenalin-pumping activities and the Great Outdoors, a Wear Valley holiday will not be a disappointment. The area has a multitude of exciting activities to undertake during your visit including the likes of hiking, mountaineering, mountain biking, white-water rafting, paragliding, skiing, sledding, ice skating, horse riding, golf, swimming, caving and fly fishing.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Wear Valley, England

It is likely that you will want to get out and explore the surrounding area whilst on your Wear Valley holiday and there are many great places to visit. One town that is worth spending the day in is Hexham. Hexham is close to the remains of Hadrian's Wall which is a popular tourist attraction in the area but it also has some attractions of its own including Hexham Abbey, a 12th century church made partly from remains of Roman stone. The abbey's architecture is a beautiful early English Gothic style and the building was erected over an earlier Anglo-Saxon crypt. Hexham also has the Old Gaol, a 14th century structure that is reported to be one of the earliest jails in England. There is now a museum within the Old Gaol detailing how prisoners were kept and ultimately punished for their crimes.

Weather in Wear Valley, England

If a Wear Valley holiday is looking to be a very exciting option for you and your travelling group, then you will be eager to know what you can expect from the weather. Wear Valley visitors can expect warm summers and fairly cold winters. The area experiences temperatures of as much as 20 degrees Celsius during the summer and as low as 4 degrees Celsius during the winter months. The rainfall amount for the area annually is approximately 25 inches.

Travel to Wear Valley, England

Travellers can begin a fantastic Wear Valley holiday by arriving at NewcastleAirport (NCL) which is approximately 30 miles away from the heart of the area. Special deals on flights to Newcastle can be found with a range of air operators such as Flybe, British Airways, Eastern Airways and Air Southwest. Passengers can depart from other areas of the UK from airports including Aberdeen (ABZ), Southampton (SOU), Heathrow (LHR), Exeter (EXT) and Liverpool (LPL).

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                Lovely apartment in nice village

                4 of 5
                Nice and clean and comfortable. Only 3 reservations: Very unusual to have no wi-fi There was no dryer even thought it specified there was one It was very cold on the lower two floors and we were not allowed to change the time/temperature Otherwise an excellent stay
                • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2017
                • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                Fantastic cottage in a lovely area

                5 of 5
                We stayed here to celebrate my partner's birthday in November. There was a large group of 10 adults and the cottage was perfect. Communication with the owner Martin was terrific beforehand, and the housekeeper kept in touch on the day to offer to meet us on arrival. The cottage is spacious, welcoming, warm, clean, and has everything you'll need for your stay. The four bedrooms are comfortable, and we even had four adults comfortably sharing the attic room which has two large double beds. The surrounding area is beautiful, we had plenty of hill walks to choose from, as well as the Weardale Way being right on the doorstep. It was nice and snowy when we were there, and the open fire in the living area was perfect for keeping us all toasty warm when getting back from a day in the hills. The kitchen area is modern and every need is well catered for. I'd like to come back again in the summer to venture further into the Pennine hills, and this would be a perfect base. Highly recommended ;)
                • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2016
                • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                Great accommodation

                5 of 5
                The owner is very welcoming and friendly and provides a lovely property. The layout was great for us as we had the super-king bedroom with en-suite while the teenage children were upstairs in double rooms with a bathroom between them. If in the kitchen area not cut off from the family as close to large open plan lounge and dining area. This property is large and spacious but the owner has added some lovely things to make it homely and welcoming. If the opportunity arises we will definitely book again as this was a great place to stay. The village square is within walking distance and there are nice pubs, great cafe and other eateries, a good gift shop and local shop for milk etc I would recommend this place to friend or relatives and as said above would like to visit again at a later date.
                • Review Submitted: 05-May-2016
                • Date of Stay: Apr 2016