activities from Carrs cottage, westgate

From Carrs Cottage is a walk to Slitt Wood, gives a taste of Weardale, cascading waterfalls and old lead mining works at the top see Slitt Wood.

High Force Waterfall, one of the most impressive waterfalls, also refreshments at High Force Hotel (allow dogs).

High Cup Nick A deep chasm on the Pennine fellside, this famous nick, a dramatic geological formation.

Step back in time in Blanchland, a beautiful village with a lot of history, visit the Lord Crewe Arms (dogs are allowed).

Spend a day visiting Auckland Castle, plus The Spanish Gallery and Faith Museum.

Pick the train from Stanhope is an 18 mile heritage line.

Weardale Museum which is only a few miles away in Ireshopeburn.  

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Beamish Museum

Hadrians Wall

Durham a cathedral city steeped in history.

Raby Castle one of England's finest medieval castles.

List of Other activities

Weardale Way Walks 

Bowes Museum see Bowes Museum , Barnard Castle. 

Walking up to the Elephant Trees around Bollihope in Frosterley (grouse moors) see Walk to Elephant trees.

Horse trekking at Sinderhope Riding Centre.

Locomotion a railway museum.

Hall Hill Farm farm.

Walking around Cow Green Reservoir, in Teesdale to Cauldron Snout see Cow Green Reservoir walk having a pint at Langden Beck Hotel (dogs are allowed in the bar). 

The Rose and Crown at Romaldkirk is exceptional and worth the 40 minute drive. 

Weardale Adventure Centre Day Activities

Adventure Valley themed park.

Bowlees Visitor Centre