For glorious walks direct from the cottage, go through the gate into the pasture and onto the hills, or around the fields and across the stepping stones to Wolsingham village itself. Details of walks are provided.

Wildlife feeding in the garden include woodpecker, nuthatch, pheasant, partridge and many other interesting birds. Rabbits abound!

Visit the gym/swimming pool at the Wolsingham Community College. Pilates, yoga, zumba, circuit training and other classes available.

Weardale offers many good cycling routes (details provided in cottage), including in Hamsterley Forest, and we offer a secure lock-up and hose for cycles.

Pasture Gate Cottage is well situated for all the moors of County Durham and for the fishing rivers in the area, including Tunstall Reservoir.

Kynren: A spellbinding, live action night show of electrifying proportions. Let 1000 cast and crew transport you through 2000 of British history with the help of dazzling pyrotechnic, light and water effects, and a spine-tingling soundtrack experienced in epic surround sound. Myth and legend, battles and conquests, experiencing Kynren is a must.

Pasture Gate Cottage is situated 15 minutes from “Kynren”.