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ABOUT PLAWSWORTH HALL

Our cottages and apartments are situated in the idyllic village of Plawsworth surrounded by beautiful Durham countryside and offer a choice of one and two bedroomed apartments and three bedroomed cottages. They are all stylishly furnished and fully equipped with everything you might need during your stay away from home.

There is ample car parking, a weekly housekeeping and linen changing service, an on-site office/reception to provide you with any assistance you may need and cots and high chairs are available free of charge.

You can also enjoy the use all communal gardens and there are a number of excellent walking tracks within the quite stunning 40 acre estate which surrounds the properties.

Read about Plawsworth Hall’s history.

Durham Cathedral

Holiday

Situated in the quiet, award winning village of Plawsworth and surrounded by the magnificent Durham countryside Plawsworth Hall cottages provide a comfortable, home from home, rural retreat and a great opportunity to get away from it all. Only 3 miles from the historic city of Durham with its world famous cathedral you’ll find numerous museums and galleries, ancient castles and historic houses. County Durham’s beautiful coast and countryside with its country parks and riverside walks are legendary while Durham’s central location makes the whole north east so accessible.

With its fascinating blend of Christian, social and industrial heritage along with some of England’s most beautiful and unspoilt landscape, County Durham is the perfect place for a relaxing countryside break. It’s also an excellent touring base with Hadrian’s Wall, Lindisfarne and the Northumberland coast, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District in close proximity.

There’s a food store, a Post Office, newsagents and a busy pub and restaurant serving breakfast – all within walking distance. The Arnison Centre retail park with a large Sainsbury’s hypermarket is just over a mile away. Several excellent take-aways are just 2 miles away plus a number of local top class restaurants. A concierge service is also available if you require any assistance.

Visiting Relatives

Plawsworth Hall cottages provide a perfect, relaxed, cost effective solution if you’re visiting relatives. You have complete freedom; this is your home for as long as you stay with us. You can come and go exactly as you please, you don’t have to leave by a certain time or return by a certain time, you have the key to your own front door. Some days you may decide to eat out, some days you may decide to “stay home” and cook your favourite meal, maybe your dietary requirements make that a preferable option. Or you could invite your relatives over for dinner or maybe a barbecue in the courtyard?

Although Plawsworth is a small village of approximately 40 houses we’re ideally situated between Durham and Chester-Le-Street allowing easy access to main roads.

There’s also a food store, a Post Office, newsagents and a busy pub and restaurant serving breakfast – all within walking distance. The Arnison Centre retail park with a large Sainsbury’s hypermarket is just over a mile away. Several excellent take-aways are just 2 miles away plus a number of local top class restaurants. A concierge service is also available if you require any assistance.

Relocation or Renovation

If you’re in the middle of a house buying chain and the timing’s not working out perfectly, you might possibly need to vacate your house before your new one is ready.

Maybe you’re thinking of moving to the area and need to get your bearings, research schools for the kids or check out the local amenities. You might be having some building or renovation work done to your house which is proving to be too disruptive and need to escape the noise and upheaval.

Whether your requirement is from seven days to several months, Plawsworth Hall cottages provides a quiet, tranquil and very cost effective solution. You will have complete freedom to come and go as you please and lead a completely normal life while you’re away from home.

Cook your own meals, wash your own clothes or enjoy your favourite takeaway, much as you would at home.

Corporate Short Term Contracts

For business people, workers or consultants on short term contracts or projects Plawsworth Cottages offers a more relaxed and informal solution than hotels, it becomes home for the length of your stay. If you’re working away from home for a prolonged period of time you’ll want your accommodation to feel as much like home as possible. And ideally to the highest specification whilst meeting the demands of your busy working life. We also have special discounts available for extended bookings, the longer you stay the greater the value.

Hotels can be a little restricting and claustrophobic, particularly for long stays. It’s so much nicer to be able to live exactly as you would at home and enjoy far greater flexibility, independence and privacy. You can cook your own food and wash your own clothes, much as you would at home. Have friends or work colleagues over, cook dinner for them or employ a chef for the evening. You have the complete freedom and flexibility to choose. It’s a real cost effective alternative to hotels and there are no surprises when you pay your bill. You won’t be charged extra for things like food and drink, parking, internet access, telephone or movies.

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A HOME FROM HOME

Situated in the quiet, award winning village of Plawsworth and surrounded by the magnificent Durham countryside Plawsworth Hall cottages provide a comfortable, home from home, rural retreat and a great opportunity to get away from it all.

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FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN

Our full equipped kitchens include a dishwasher, fridge-freezer, automatic washer/dryer along with iron and ironing board.

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FANTASTIC LOCATION

During your stay, take advantage of the fantastic location and enjoy the use of our communal gardens. There are a number of excellent walking tracks within the quite stunning 40 acre estate which surrounds the properties.

LOCAL AMENITIES


PUBS & RESTERAUNTS

A busy pub and restaurant are only a three minute stroll away and a paper shop and food store are both within walking distance (500 yards).

 


ARNISON CENTRE RETAIL PARK

The Arnison Centre Retail Park with a large Sainsbury’s hypermarket is just over a mile away while several excellent take-aways are available in Framwellgate Moor (2 miles).

 


LOCAL TRANSPORT

There is a bus stop 350 yards away with regular services to Darlington, Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle. Durham Railway Station is within easy reach by bus. Regular services operate to York (40 mins) Edinburgh (1hr 40mins).