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Boot and Shoe, an idyllic cottage on Yorkshire / Durham border

16 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Once a cobblers and a pub, the cottage is in the pretty hamlet of Wycliffe. It is comfortably furnished with country antiques and provides a real home-from-home. With fields at the front and the river at the back, it is a haven of peace and tranquility with an abundance of wildlife. There is also private fishing and a tennis court. Ideally situated for exploring the market town of Barnard Castle with its antique shops and Bowes Museum, Teesdale and the North Pennines AONB, Durham and the Yorkshire dales, while the Lake District is 1 hour away.The nearest pub is a 10 minute walk and the Teesdale Way passes close by. Please note the twin bedroom is attic-style suitable for 1 adult or 2 children, with one standard single and one small (2'6') single bed and limited headroom. ...Once a cobblers and a pub, the cottage is in the pretty hamlet of Wycliffe. It is comfortably furnished with country antiques and provides a real home-from-home. With fields at the front and the river at the back, it is a haven of peace and tranquility with an abundance of wildlife. There is also private fishing and a tennis court. Ideally situated for exploring the market town of Barnard Castle with its antique shops and Bowes Museum, Teesdale and the North Pennines AONB, Durham and the Yorkshire dales, while the Lake District is 1 hour away.The nearest pub is a 10 minute walk and the Teesdale Way passes close by. Please note the twin bedroom is attic-style suitable for 1 adult or 2 children, with one standard single and one small (2'6') single bed and limited headroom. More
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About the Owner
Rachel P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
While I am usually there to meet you on your arrival, I always give you clear details about where the keys are. We live next door and are happy to have a chat and answer any questions, but as it is your holiday we like to leave our guests to enjoy themselves.
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Reviewed 27 June 2019

The Boot and Shoe is a well equipped cottage with lots of character. It is situated in a wonderful location on the bank of the river Tees where you could sit and relax ,enjoying the wildlife. We also found it a great base for visiting...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank john h
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a perfect couple of days at Boot and Shoe. The cottage faces onto fields at the front and backs onto the river Tees, with a multitude of wildlife to be spotted. Great location for visiting the Durham and Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank catherinehA5083RS
BootandShoeCottage, VR Owner at Boot and Shoe, an idyllic cottage on Yorkshire / Durham border, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Thank you for your kind words and so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you at Boot and Shoe again.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A super break in a lovely cottage- walks in the woods, feeding the chickens and lots of fresh air- with a beautiful view of the river! Thank you for a great holiday.

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Brookwater13
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We brought our grandaughters ( 8 and 6 years) and as soon as we got there they thought it "Ace".They spent a great deal of their time with the hens., Great position with lovely walks from the doorstep, helped by good weather. Halloween was great...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank David W
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 24 June 2017

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Date of stay: June 2017
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Tennis Court
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Shared Tennis Court
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Would you recommend this rental to someone who plans to do many outdoor activities during their trip?YesNoUnsure
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How to get there
A car isn't essential but public transport is limited (the nearest bus stop is a 15 minute walk). I can pick up from Darlington Station (25 minutes) if required. Parking for 2 cars adjacent to the Boot and Shoe
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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