Bed and breakfast in Crook

Bed and breakfast in Crook

Crook NorthumberlandBed and breakfast in Crook. Referred to as the 'Gateway to Weardale', Crook sits on the main route from Durham and the East coast and the picturesque upper reaches of the River Wear. The town is steeped in history and offers the visitor an excellent variety of shops concentrated in a compact area. Crook is approximately 16km from the city of Durham and the A690 which connects Durham with Weardale. Once surrounded by over 20 coal mines, Crook used to be one of the main towns in the Durham Coalfield. Still a thriving community, employment in the area is now provided by a number of small and medium sized industrial estates both in Crook and in the neighbouring areas. See Crook & Crook attractions. If you are in the right town but cannot find the accommodation you want on this page, you might consider Crook hotels. Other accommodation nearby - see bed and breakfast in Bishop Auckland & bed and breakfast in Consett.

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Dowfold House
Low Job's Hill
Crook
Co Durham
DL15 9AB

Crook Durham B&B accommodation - Dowfold HouseBed and breakfast in Crook. Situated in a quiet rural location overlooking Crook. Dowfold House is a lovely Victorian house in a quiet rural location, with wonderful views over Wear Valley. Pets welcome. Family rooms available.... more details
Contact: Jill & Rupert Richardson
Tel:+44 (0)1388 762473
Mob: +44 (0)7949 081726
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(0-9) .... approx miles from Crook

My Way Guest House
West Farm
Broompark
Durham
DH7 7RW
(approx 8 miles from Crook)

My Way Guest House DurhamBed and breakfast near Crook. The house is situated in a secluded residential area just outside Durham city. The architect designed house, with its own gardens and secluded location, offers high quality accommodation at affordable prices for both the tourist and business visitor to the area. All our tastefully furnished rooms have en-suite or private facilities and your own entrance. Each opens onto a decked patio area... more details
Contact: Janette
Tel: +44 (0) 1913 750874
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Crook visitor attractions and information

Beamish MuseumAttractionsBeamish Museum is an open air museum where you can go underground in a drift mine, visit the pit cottages, Victorian schoolroom, a Victorian dentist and an old fashioned sweet shop. A living, working experience of life as it was in the Great North in the early 1800s and 1900s. Step on board our trams and we'll transport you into the past. Tel: 01207 231811. About 12 miles from Crook. www.beamish.org.uk

Attractions Durham Cathedral and Castle - a World Heritage Site and is only a short drive away. Here you can visit the Tomb of St. Cuthbert and The Venerable Bede. The Castle is now part of the University College but tours take place throughout the day. About 8 miles from Crook

Attractions Crook has a famous amateur football team, Crook Town F.C. Millfield Ground, West Road, Crook, Co. Durham, DL15 9PW. Tel: (01388) 762959

Escomb churchAttractionsEscomb church was built around 670 A.D & can be found in the village of Escomb on the west side of Bishop Auckland close to Crook. Much of the stonework came from the remains of the nearby Roman Fort at Binchester. Now restored, it is one of the finest examples of early Christian architecture in Northern Europe. Tours,educational visits and Pilgrimages by arrangement with the Tourist Secretary Tel: 07946 187934. www.escombsaxonchurch.com

Attractions Binchester was the largest Roman fort in County Durham. A small part has been excavated and is open to view. Most of the fort and the remains of the nearby civilian settlement still lie buried in the surrounding fields. Close to Crook.

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