Little Owl Lodge overlooks our Alpaca farm and surrounding Durham Dales countryside. The area is ideal for walking and cycling and is an excellent base to visit other parts of County Durham or neighbouring counties of North Yorkshire Cumbria and Northumberland. Teesdale is an unspoilt landscape of green valleys and dry stone walls grouse moors and fells. Our farm is situated near the edge of the North Pennines Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty this area encompasses a large area in Teesdale and part of neighbouring Weardale. We offer free transport to and from local pub or restaurant once a week if required (within 10 mile radius if weather conditions are suitable). In the Lodge you will have access to a selection of Local Guide Books Maps and Local Walk Details Attractions Leaflets Flora and Fauna Guides Details of Local Pub and Restaurant Menus. We also have a selection of childrens and adults games jigsaws and books available. We offer a Complimentary DVD Service (Comprehensive Library 100 titles). You are very welcome to meet our farm animals (and even help with feeding) but for your own and our animals safety we like you to organise this with us. We are situated in a rural location 1/3 of a mile from the main road with driving access along a farm track (well maintained) we are surrounded at a distance by other farms - the sights and sounds (and sometimes smells!) of a farm should be expected. Over the past few years we have planted many trees and hedgerows to encourage wildlife and have installed bird boxes to encourage nesting birds. We have many Owl visitors to the farm which includes our resident Little Owl as well as Barn and Tawny. Shop/Newsagent 1 mile. Pub 1 mile. Mini supermarket 3 miles. Larger supermarkets and shopping (Barnard Castle) 6 miles. Sports Centre /Gym/Swimming Pool (Barnard Castle). Golf (Barnard Castle). Bishop Auckland 9 miles. Darlington 15 miles. Durham City 22 miles.
Secure cycle storage is available if needed. We offer a Complimentary DVD Service (Comprehensive Library 100 titles).
We do encourage our guests to recycle while staying with us we have facilities for paper glass and cans and a compost bin where guests can dispose of bio degradable products like teabags fruit & vegetable peelings.
Number of Rooms: 1
Number of Floors: 0
Visit Britain Mobility Rating Level 2. Property all on one level ramp to entrance handrails and supports in bathrooms low level shower entry with seat in shower toilet seat raiser available.
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Children Policy: Children welcome
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- Water activities
- Sightseeing tours
- Shopping - boutique
- Shopping - antiques
- Nature trail
- Mountain biking
- Horse riding
- Bird watching
- Animal watching
Exit onto Slip Road (A1(M) J58) West Auckland Road(A68) for 1.76 mile(s) At the roundabout take the third exit onto West Auckland Road (A68) 5.5 mile(s) At the roundabout take the first exit onto West Auckland Road (A68) Continue onto A68 Turn left onto A66 Bear left onto Toft Hill Lane (B6282) Turn right onto Grewburn Lane Arrive at Little Owl Lodge.;