Other attractions nearby include:

Northside Farm Retreat: We're just across the road from us is Northside Farm Retreat: A fabulous facility for private hire; including pool, sauna and tennis courts - Why not make a special day of it and have a relaxing dip in the pool followed by lunch at Cross Lanes and round it off with a trek with the alpacas.

Cross lanes Organics: An multi award winning organic farm shop and cafe-restaurant less than two miles away - perfect for a spot of breakfast, lunch or afternoon nibbles, with some stunning architecture and they may even have some sheep grazing on their roof!

Historic Bowes Castle: a mile and a half down the road from us is the ruined 12th century keep - free to wander around.

The Bowes Museum: in Barnard Castle approx 5 miles away this impressive museum built in the style of a French Chateau which houses the famous Sliver Swan and a host of other amazing objects and exhibitions. There is also a cafe onsite.