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Mellwaters Barn

  • VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Part-time wheelchair users
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 4 units £294-£525 pupw sleeps 2-4


Bedroom in Kingfisher

Bedroom in Kingfisher

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A very warm welcome awaits you at Mellwaters Barn Cottages which are centrally placed in the North Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within easy reach of the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and York, making it an ideal holiday destination whether you are looking for a relaxing holiday, action packed holiday or just enjoy walking in beautiful countryside. As owners we believe in making your holiday as relaxed and enjoyable as possible and to this end there is mostly someone on site to help you with any queries you may have.

With an award winning design Mellwaters Barn Cottages provide excellent home from home facilities.

Blue Tit - sleeps 4, Kingfisher - sleeps 4, Robin - sleeps 2, Wren - sleeps 2

Very spacious cottages designed to give maximum possible access for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
Price includes all linen, towels and heating costs.
Exceptionally spacious living areas in Blue Tit and Kingfisher Cottages.
All kitchens are fully equipped to modern standards (Blue Tit and Kingfisher have dishwashers).
Full central heating throughout, individually controllable in each room.
All cottages have profiling beds for maximum comfort to ensure a good night's sleep.
Beautiful clean air and crystal clear water plus plenty of footpaths for easy walking.
Auckland Castle, Beamish, Bowes Museum, Durham Cathedral are all within easy reach.

Whatever the time of year we are happy to welcome you any day of the week for 3 to 7 days or longer. Our changeover dates are very flexible and we take bookings for your holiday to start on any day of the year for 3 nights onward

Children welcomeTelevisionSatellite TVIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingDogs/pets NOT acceptedBuilding of historical interestDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedFishingPony trekking/horse-ridingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Working farmWiFi or internet accessDVD playerCD playerSingle sex groups NOT acceptedHairdryerDrying facilitiesWashing machine

Excellent for bird watching Children welcome from any age.


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • FishingFishing
  • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Working farmWorking farm
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
  • Washing machineWashing machine

Excellent for bird watching Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • YesDesignated parking space provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
    • YesToilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesOutdoor facilities
  • purpose built paths for wheelchair users on farm

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls


  • YesEntrance is well lit

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesBath with support handrails available
  • YesW.C. fitted with handrails available
  • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair user