Compare Allensford holiday cottages to rent
Cottages in Allensford are very popular with visitors wanting a beautiful country holiday in County Durham. Allensford is in the north west of County Durham, near Consett. The River Derwent runs through the area and for a great day out try sailing or windsurfing on the Derwent Reservoir when staying in an Allendale holiday rental. Holiday homes in Allendale are well positioned for visitors wanting to explore, head north towards Hexham and Corbridge two beautiful towns with delightful shops and restaurants and amazing views of the River Tyne which flows to the Newcastle and the North Sea about 30 minutes away.
For a true historic day away from your holiday cottage in Allensford, go south east and spend an amazing day in the University City of Durham, spend time walking around the ancient cathedral and castle before taking a rowing boat on the River Wear. When staying in self catering accommodation in Allensford, the old mining town of Consett will be the nearest place for local produce, there are many restaurants and pubs within the town and surrounding countryside catering for everybody’s needs.
The award winning museum at Beamish is great for the whole family; you will be taken back in time riding working trams that take you along a Victorian street where the children can buy delicious Victorian sweets, everybody will be ready for a quiet night at the Allensford cottage after a enjoyable day trip out. Allensford holiday rentals come with modern extras including the internet, microwaves and dishwashers, making the family holiday a lot easier. County Durham holiday cottages are truly great for the whole family wanting an outdoor holiday with many historic places to visit.