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Riverdale Cottage

  • No. 3 Marwood Cottages
  • Raby Avenue
  • Barnard Castle
  • Co Durham
  • DL12 8AH


  • Close to Shops
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Freeview
  • Garden
  • Ground Floor Room/s
  • Historic Romantic
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering
  • Short breaks
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bath/ shower room
  • Close to pubs, restaurants & specialist shops
  • One small dog accepted by arrangement

About this Holiday Cottage

Dating from 1860, Riverdale Cottage is a lovingly renovated Grade II listed retreat which was once the outbuilding of the local Gamekeepers cottage. The property was converted in 1996 to provide a one bedroom cosy cottage which is ideal for couples looking for a relaxing break. Situated in a leafy lane close to Barnard Castle's bustling Market Place, the cottage is ideal for exploring the upper reaches of the River Tees with plenty of walks to be enjoyed closeby. Ramblers will particularly a visit to the Flatt Woods along the river.

A fantastic choice of shops, restaurants, cafes, museums and galleries can be found just a short stroll away and the town also holds a weekly local market.


Refurbished to a high standard, Riverdale Cottage has a sunny south-west facing lounge which offers access into the garden through the French doors. There is plenty of comfortable seating, a 32" TV with digital service, a DVD player and now with High Speed internet access with Wi-Fi. The modern self-catering facilities in the kitchen include a fan assisted oven with halogen hob, a fridge/ freezer, dishwasher and washer/ dryer.

Perfect for breaks throughout the year, there is a feature fire in the lounge along with central heating and double glazing.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

The accommodation includes a double bedroom with fitted furniture and a newly tiled bathroom with overhead shower, a hand basin plus a separate WC.

The bedroom has an additional TV with digital service and a DVD player.


Enjoy relaxing in the lovely lawn garden which is often visited by squirrels, rabbits and wild doves. There is also off road parking for one car.

Other Things to Note

The rental price includes bed linen, towels and gas/ electricity. An iron and ironing board are provided along with other amenities such as a hair dryer, CD player/ radio and a library of books, DVDs and CDs.

The accommodation is non-smoking.


Short breaks of three nights or more may be available from mid November to the week prior to Christmas. One small dog is accepted by prior arrangement at an extra charge. 

Surrounding Attractions

  • Medieval castle ruins which date back to the early 11th century
  • The Bowes Museum - a late 19th century 'French Chateau' style art gallery situated in beautiful formal gardens
  • Raby Castle - a fine 14th century castle built by the Neville family with deer park, 18th century walled garden and splendid carriage collection
  • High Force - at twenty one metres high, this is reputed to be the highest unbroken fall of water in England
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