Local Area - The Yorkshire & Durham Dales

Nestled in the grounds of the owners' home, Mayfields Retreat is situated in the quiet village of Newsham, on the edge of the Yorkshire and Durham Dales, this is a wonderful central base from which to really explore and get to know the local area.

Out and About

Walkers and cyclists are drawn to the area, with many established footpaths, bridleways, and cycle paths that lead through the village and further beyond into the magnificent countryside of North Yorkshire.

The local pub is only a short walk away and offers good quality food and local produce. Perfect for a day trip are the National Trust properties; located within a 10 mile radius are Moulton Hall and Braithwaite Hall whilst Eggleston Abbey, Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Bowes Castle, Raby Castle can all be reached within a 15 mile radius, and offer guests the chance to explore some of the many historic attractions of the area.

Teesdale and the famous High Force waterfall is also a popular attraction in the area. The ancient market town of Richmond is just 7 miles away with its castle, riverside walks, Georgian Theatre and museums, a beautiful golf course and much more. Richmond also offers top quality restaurants, pubs, tea shops, caf├ęs and bistros, or visit the weekly market, monthly farmers' market. Barnard Castle has a golf course, which is 7 miles away, and Catterick Racecourse just 10 miles away for guests who enjoy a sporting occasion. There are also local farm shops within a 3 mile radius.

If you would like more information about the local area, please don't heistate to ask... there's much to be discovered!