• Caroline Cottage

    A delightful two bedroom holiday cottage in the picture postcard dales village of Romaldkirk

  • Cosy Lounge & Period Features

    A great place to unwind, including modern amenities and period features

  • Comfortable Dining Room

    Seats 6 people with space to dine, socialise and play. Includes books and board games

  • Spacious Double Bedroom

    Spacious, comfortable, tastefully appointed with modern fixtures and fittings

  • Bedroom Two (Single or Twin)

    Bedroom two, a single room that can be made into a twin room on request

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Valentines Special Offer

14 Jan

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Treat your loved one this Valentines Day with a 7 night break at Caroline Cottage.

Situated in the quaint village of Romaldkirk, nr Barnard Castle.

Log Burning Stove, Central Heated, 2 Bedrooms, Lounge, Dining Room, Bathroom/WC and Fully fitted Kitchen

Valentines Special offer week: Saturday 11th February – Saturday 18th February 2017

Only £250 (£35.71 per night)




May Bank holiday Fun day out for all

26 Apr

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Bank Holiday Fun Day at Eggleston

Date: Monday 02 May 2016
Venue: Eggleston Village Hall
Starts: 12.00 Finishes: 17.00
Cost: Entry into the village hall is free but there is a charge to do the Treasure Hunt

Organised by: Eggleston Carnival Committee

Cream Teas, Stalls, Treasure Hunt around the beautiful village of Eggleston CASH PRIZES

About the Venue

Eggleston Village Hall
Eggleston, Barnard Castle, County Durham, Eggleston, DL12 0AL.
Situated in the delightful village of Eggleston the Village Hall is an ideal choice for business and social functions requiring a relaxed location. The hall is available for hire for numerous activities including Meetings/Seminars, Corporate Events, Small Conferences, Stage Productions and Concerts, Parties, Functions, Sports Activities and Social Events. Facilities include a small modern kitchen with double oven cooker, microwave and chiller. Main hall with comfortable seating for up to 120, projection screen and digital projector.


What's on near Caroline Cottage

26 Apr

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Beamish Museum – Georgian Fair

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of a Georgian Country Fair at Pockerley Waggonway from Thursday 2nd to 5th June 2016.

Experience a fair like no other as The Squire of Pockerley sets about hiring his staff for the coming months!

New for 2016 – have a go at sedan chair racing and barrel rolling!

Watch a traditional Punch and Judy show.

Enjoy traditional live music and clog dancing.

Have your shadow cut as a keep sake of the fair.

Meet the skilled folk who will be demonstrating their woodcraft talents.

You can roll up, roll up, to see a Flea Circus in action.

Browse the market stalls or see what the trinket sellers have to offer!

Learn about the exotic alpacas that will be taking up residence over the four days.

Be mesmerised as a fire eater shows you just what he can do – including his bed of nails!

See just how Basket Making is so expertly done.

Be amazed by a Georgian falconer and his birds as he explains just what people used falcons for in the 1800’s.

Play traditional Georgian games and take a ride on the swing boat!

Get your marching orders as the Durham Light Infantry join us on the Saturday and Sunday of the fair.

Or if you’re feeling under the weather, you can even meet our Quack Doctor who has a remedy for every ailment…

Opening Times

2016 (2 Jun 2016 – 5 Jun 2016)
Day Times
Thursday 10:00 17:00
Friday 10:00 17:00
Saturday 10:00 17:00
Sunday 10:00 17:00


Ticket Type Ticket Tariff
Adult £18.50 per ticket type
Child (5-16) £10.50 per ticket type
Senior/Student £13.50 per ticket type

All Beamish Unlimited tickets are valid for 12 months from your first visit to the Museum for an unlimited number of visits. Under 5’s free


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Event

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material


Road Directions

Signposted from Junction 63 of the A1(M). Take the A693 towards Stanley, following the brown signs for Beamish Museum.

Caroline Cottage Romaldkirk

9 Mar

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Lovely walks around Caroline Cottage, Romaldkirk, Teesdale.

A weeks stay from only £87.50 per person based on 4 sharing.  Dog Friendly!




If you want to stay in this beautiful part of the UK, we still have dates available during the summer. To check the latest prices and availability please visit www.caroline-cottage.co.uk or contact us to find out more.

Planning your 2016 Holiday Cottage Stay?

5 Jan

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Caroline Cottage is a two bedroom holiday cottage based in the heart of the Dales, only 8 miles from Barnard Castle.

Situated in the small village of Romaldkirk with two country pubs in walking distance this is an ideal retreat for 2016.

For availability please check www.caroline-cottage.co.uk


The Pennine Way

26 Apr

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Brilliant programme about the Pennine Way on Friday night. If you missed it here is a link to the iPlayer feed.

The Pennine Way is a new four part documentary series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the stunning Pennine Way, presented by polar adventurer and ocean diver Paul Rose.


If you want to stay in this beautiful part of the UK, we still have a few weeks available during the summer. To check the latest prices and availability please visit www.caroline-cottage.co.uk or contact us to find out more.

What's on in Teesdale in 2015

16 Apr

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Annual Orchid Show featuring Garden Plant Sale

Flower fair near Caroline Cottage in Romaldkirk in TeesdaleDate: Sunday 3rd May 2015 until Monday 4th May 2015
Venue: Raby Castle, Staindrop, DL2 3AH
Opens: 11.00 to 17.00
Cost: Adult: £6, Concession £5, Child (under 15): £2.50
Contact: Raby Castle Tel: 01833 660202
Email: [email protected]

The Annual Orchid Show at Raby Castle, now in its 15th year, will feature a spectacular display of beautiful Orchids including exotic hybrid species. Visitors will have the opportunity to talk to the experts, attend lectures and demonstrations for advice on how to make the most of their orchids. A handpicked selection of local plant nurseries will also be in attendance, selling garden plants from the Coach Yard in the grounds Raby Castle in a new addition to the Orchid Show. The show at Raby has become one of the most significant orchid shows in the north. The North East of England and Darlington Orchid Societies along with the Orchid Society of Great Britain will be in attendance, as well as orchid growers and sellers from around England and Europe.

Raby Castle

Raby Castle near Caroline Cottage in Romaldkirk in TeesdaleDate: May to September
Venue: Raby Castle, Staindrop, DL2 3AH
Website: www.rabycastle.com
Contact: Tel: 01833 660202
Email: [email protected]

This dramatic medieval castle, built by the mighty Nevill family has been home to Lord Barnard’s family since 1626. Set within a large deer park, with delightful rolling landscape and walled gardens it is by far one of the most impressive castles in England. Uncover history in the halls and chambers which house fabulous interiors, art collections and dramatic architecture. Open to the public between May and September each year, with special events throughout the season.


Furnished to a high standard whilst retaining many period features and the charm you hope to find in a picturesque 200 year old cottage.

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A peaceful setting with easy access to a great variety of local attractions and loads of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.