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  • All of a like mind

  • Beautiful Hamsterley Forest nearby

  • Chicks get everywhere

  • Nosy Lamb looking for food

  • Montage of our Eco Friendly Animal Friendly Farm

  • As happy as pigs in muck

  • Why do they have to grow up

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Below is a list of our facilities that may be enjoyed by our guests :-



  • Large fully equipped kitchen with large dining table.
  • Entrance Lobby with storage and drying space for outdoor clothing and footwear.
  • Bathroom facilities for wheelchair users
  • Toilet and washbasin


  • Large secure Car Park area with room for several vehicles
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Sensory garden 
  • Organic Vegetable garden with accessible Poly Tunnel
  • Patio and Barbecue Area with picnic tables and chairs.
  • Wildlife Pond (with safety fencing)
  • Wildlife Garden 
  • Community Orchard with rare and unusual Fruit Trees

Animal Facilities

  • Paddocks for ponies, horses, donkeys, sheep and pigs
  • Stabling and grazing for visiting equines
  • Rural Crafts Building
  • Kennels for Dogs
  • Pig Arks and Pens
  • Poultry Sheds with Hens and Ducks
  • Safe areas for animal interaction
  • Educational and fun quizzes and games

Local facilities

  • Forest walks and Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pony Trekking
  • Nature Trails
  • Visitor Centre
  • Fishing
  • Village pub within walking distance 

Nearby Attractions

  • Hamsterley Forest
  • Raby Castle and Grounds
  • Barnard Castle - our local market town
  • Bowes Museum
  • High Force, Low Force and Bowlees Visitor Centre
  • Auckland Castle and Gardens
  • Bishop Auckland Spanish Gallery
  • Low Barns wildlife centre Witton-le-Wear
  • Kynren - Spectacular outdoor show - 2,000 yrs of British History (Summer months only)
  • Egglestone Hall Gardens cafe and Shop
  • Beamish Open Air Museum
  • National Rail Museum Shildon
  • Dark Skies designated Star Gazing Areas

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