What To See And Do

Wodencroft Cottage and Dairy Cottage are superbly situated in Upper Teesdale.

There are many attractions worth paying a visit to see.

Barnard Castle
Offers a host of family run shops, some excellent pubs and restaurants, a weekly outdoor market and the medieval ruins of the 12th century castle.


Bowes Museum
The awe inspiring Bowes Museum was designed and purpose built, (French chateau style) as a public art gallery & museum by the French architect Jules Pellechet and opened in 1892.


Teesdale and High Force
Situated on the Upper Teesdale Raby Estate, near Middleton-in-Teesdale, this is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in England.


Beamish Museum
Beamish is a world famous open air museum telling the story of the people of North East England at two important points in history 1825 and 1913. It stands in 300 acres of beautiful County Durham countryside, 8 miles south west of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Hadrian’s Wall
Designated as a world heritage site in 1987, Hadrian’S Wall ranks alongside the Taj Mahal and other great wonders of the world.


Lake District
England’s largest National Park includes Scafell Pike – its highest mountain, Wastwater – its deepest lake and vibrant communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere. (Approx a 1 to 2 hour drive from Wodencroft)


North Pennines
England’s most stunning landscape of open heather moors and peat lands, attractive dales and hay meadows, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods and welcoming communities. The north Pennines is also a global geopark – highlighting its globally important earth heritage.


Durham City Cathedral
Durham City has a rich heritage. You will find historic buildings, museums, art gallery’s, cathedral, guided walks, shopping and more.