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  • £380 - £580 per week

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Situated on a working farm of North American Bison, Red Deer and Iron Age Pigs, Bee-Eater Cottage offers a spacious well equipped cottage with stunning views over parkland and lake.

Bee-Eater Cottage got its name after we were invaded in 2002 by bird watchers from throughout the UK after a breeding pair of Bee-Eaters were seen in the nature reserve next to the farm. The cottage became the home of the RSPB volunteers for nearly three months and once the birds had moved on we decided to keep the name and open up the cottage for short breaks.

Downstairs is a large breakfast kitchen, lounge/dining room and bedroom with a double bed. There is also a WC and utility room.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms one with a double bed, one with two singles and one with bunk-beds. There is also a family bathroom, with a bath and shower.

We offer the cottage with self catering facilities and there is everything you need for a long and enjoyable stay.

Outside is where you can really enjoy your location, infront of the house there is a small garden where you can enjoy a BBQ or simply sit out and watch the parkland animals, with the lake in the distance.. There is also a 5 acre grass field just the other side of the fence where many a game of family football or rounders has been undertaken, as well as kite flying, Frisbee and a whole host of other games.

To the rear of the house is an enclosed garden and parking for as many vehicles as you could bring.

Bee Eater cottage is only 25 years old and offers modern facilities in a rural location, be sure to bring good outdoor clothing so as you can make the most of your stay by walking the beautiful farm and if your lucky you’ll be able to experience our wonderful animals close up by taking full benefit of your VIP stay

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  • SC Enjoy England 3 Star
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3 * rating
  • Self Catering icon
    Bee-Eater Cottage
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    Sleeps 8

Bee-Eater Cottage got its name after we were invaded in 2002 by bird watchers from throughout the UK after a breeding pair of Bee-Eaters were seen in the nature reserve next to the farm. The cottage became the home of the RSPB volunteers for nearly three months and once the birds had moved on we decided to keep the name and open up the cottage for short breaks.

Downstairs is a large breakfast kitchen, lounge/dining room and bedroom with a double bed. There is also a WC and utility room.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms one with a double bed, one with two singles and one with bunk-beds. There is also a family bathroom, with a bath and shower.

We offer the cottage with self catering facilities and there is everything you need for a long and enjoyable stay.

Outside is where you can really enjoy your location, in front of the house there is a small garden where you can enjoy a BBQ or simply sit out and watch the parkland animals, with the lake in the distance.. There is also a 5 acre grass field just the other side of the fence where many a game of family football or rounders has been undertaken, as well as kite flying, frisbee and a whole host of other games.

To the rear of the house is an enclosed garden and parking for as many vehicles as you could bring.

Bee-Eater Cottage is only 25 years old and offers modern facilities in a rural location, be sure to bring good outdoor clothing so as you can make the most of your stay by walking the beautiful farm and if you'er lucky you’ll be able to experience our wonderful animals close up by taking full benefit of your VIP stay.
 

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Additional Directions Information

 Farnless Farm Park is located just outside Bishop Middleham, near Sedgefield in Co Durham. For Satnav users our post code is DL17 9EB but only use that to get you to Bishop Middleham if you follow it literally you’ll end up in a quarry!

FROM THE SOUTH

If you approach us from the south on the A1M come off at junction 60 signposted Sedgefield and turn right onto the A689, after 2miles you’ll come to a large roundabout where you need to take the first exit signposted Durham onto the A177.
You immediately come to another roundabout that you must go straight over. You’ll pass Harwick Hall on your left and continue on for 2 miles.

As you come down a gentle hill you’ll see signposting and a left turn for Bishop Middleham, take this left and continue past a farm on your left. The road goes down a hill and bends to the left (there maybe a seasonal lake on your right!). Once you are at the bottom of the hill indicate right and turn on to the private tarmac road our signage should be clear. Go up the tarmac road to the big metal gates and go right onto our gravel road you’ll see the farm buildings infront of you.

FROM THE NORTH

If you approach us from the north come off the A1M at junction 61 signposted Coxhoe and take the third exit off the roundabout onto the A177. Continue down this road past the motorway services for a mile where you’ll reach a roundabout take the first exit, staying on the A177. Once you have go over the motorway you’ll come to another roundabout take the second exit staying on the A177 signposted towards Sedgefield.

Follow the A177 for approx 3 miles past The Hare and Hounds pub and along a long uphill straight. At the end of the straight you need to turn right signposted Bishop Middleham, continue past a farm on your left. The road goes down a hill and bends to the left (there maybe a seasonal lake on your right!). Once you are at the bottom of the hill indicate right and turn on to the private tarmac road our signage should be clear. Go up the tarmac road to the big metal gates and go right onto our gravel road you’ll see the farm buildings infront of you.

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