East Briscoe Farm Cottages, County Durham, England
Experience the beautiful, unspoilt landscape of Teesdale from these award-winning, farm cottages. The surrounding countryside with its woodlands, meadows, market towns and pretty villages is great for walking and cycling.
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One bedroom cottages: short break (3-4nights) £136-£231, 7 nights £195-£330; Two bedroom cottages: short break £154-£343, 7 nights £220-£410
Why is this a greener holiday?
To truly minimise the environmental impact, guests are encouraged to arrive by public transport: the nearest train station is Darlington. The owners are happy to collect guests from the station by prior arrangement. Alternatively, the bus via Barnard Castle and Cotherstone takes approximately 1.5 hours, and taxis are also available. Onsite the owners have taken a number of green measures to reduce the environmental impact of their tourism business and contribute positively to their surroundings, earning Gold from the GTBS.
Top Eco Features at East Briscoe Farm
High level of insulation and draft exclusion
Extensive recycling and composting (including a wormery for waste)
Home grown vegetables and herbs available for guests' use
Regenerating estate through tree planting
Lends bikes to guests
Awarded Gold in Green Tourism Business Scheme
Directions from station:
We can collect guests by prior arrangement. Alternatively, the bus via Barnard Castle and Cotherstone takes approximately 1.5 hours, and taxis are available (cost approximately £25).