Situated on the outskirts of the small town of Stanley in County Durham, the area has all types of amenities just a short walk away. The popular Beamish Living Museum is only 1 mile away, and is open all year round. Also a great location for walkers and cyclists, Stanley is centred on a hilltop between Chester-le-Street and Consett, and lies south west of Gateshead. There are many established public footpaths and cycle routes which guests will be able to enjoy and see the countryside of County Durham from. To the north east of Stanley lies the city of Sunderland, which offers beautiful beaches, a harbour, shopping centre and the National Glass Centre. To the south west, and only a 20-minute drive away, is the historic City of Durham where guests will be able to enjoy all of the attractions that this popular city has to offer. The magnificent Durham Cathedral and castle are definitely worth a visit. Beach 12 miles. Shop 250 yards, pub 500 yards and restaurant 1 mile.