Weardale in the Weardale valley is England’s best kept secret!
Situated in the tranquil village of Rookhope, nestled in the stunning scenery of Weardale in the Wear Valley, Barrington Bunkhouse is the perfect quirky retreat for any family.
If the local walking and cycling trails do not wet your appitite enough, there are plenty of family friendly activities to do in the local area.
- Visit Killhope lead mining museum; a multi-award winning museum that really takes you through the life and work of a lead miner.
- Beamish open air museum; an world famous, emersive experience, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s and 1950s.
- Or the nearby city of Durham which has lots to do and explore such as Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle and Crook Hall.
- A little further away is the coast of Northumberland which is home to many castles such as Bamburgh Castle and Alnwick Castle and so many beautiful beaches such as Embleton Bay