This contemporary barn conversion that incorporates its original stone walls into the interior is all about light and its three bedrooms, some with skylights, sleep six. There are two stylish bathrooms, one with a freestanding roll top bath, and the outdoor area equipped for alfresco dining has a covered hot tub.
You are in Ireshopeburn in the heart of the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with access to walking and cycling trails. The Weardale Adventure Centre in the village offers caving, gorge walking, rock climbing, canoeing and swimming. A more sedate option is a visit to the Weardale Museum to discover the area’s mining history.