New cafe opens in nature reserve – Castle Eden Dene

Natural England and the National Trust join forces to open Cafe in the Dene, which will help protect one of the county’s finest landscapes. Customers at the new café will be helping to support one of Durham’s national nature reserves and heritage coastline. Natural England and the National Trust are joining forces to run the Café in the Dene, which opened for business last Saturday in Peterlee.  Read more >

The Briar Rose Holiday Cottage – Getting About

Public Transport.

Just 5 minutes drive from the A1 (M) and a similar distance to the A19, getting around by car is quick and easy.

Bus stops are just a couple of minutes walk from the property, enabling travel around the region for those days when you want to leave the car at home. This is particularly useful should you decide to enjoy one of the many scenic walks in the area, or maybe take a drink or two when out and about. Bus operators in the area are Nexus and Go North East.

Nexus are also the operator for the Metro system, a local rail network that provides quick, reliable and cheap transport in Tyne and Wear from Newcastle Airport in the north to South Hylton in the south. The metro,  bus routes and timetables are available online.



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