Ref-002707 Richmond, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Sleeps 4

Merok Cottage Lounge Merok Cottage Kitchen/Diner Merok Cottage Woodburner Merok Cottage Bedroom Merok Cottage Garden

Merok Cottage Garden


  • 2 Bedrooms - Sleeps 4
  • “a Great Cottage In A Wonderful Location.”
  • “lovely Cottage, Nice Local Walks, Explored The Lakes, Yorkshire Moors, Castle Howard And York Minster.”
  • On Edge Of Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • “the Cottage Is An Absolute Delight - We Had A Great Time.”
  • “quietness, Peace, Warmth & Comfort, In A Lovely Village Cottage.”


  • Dog Friendly
  • Child Friendly
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Baby Friendly
  • Wood Burners
  • Parking
  • Nearby Fishing
  • Rural Location
  • Garden


Merok Cottage is a traditional stone built cottage with a small, sunny, walled garden at the back and a parking space outside the front. There is a cosy lounge with woodburner, a bright kitchen/diner with Rayburn and a utility room with a toilet, washing machine and tumble dryer downstairs. Upstairs there are two bedrooms and a bathroom. The cottage is well equipped - we hope to offer everything that you will need to make your stay comfortable.

Children are welcome at Merok and we provide a stairgate, high chair and travel cot for babies and toddlers. Please bring your own cot linen.

One well behaved dog is allowed; the garden is secure with floorspace in the kitchen for a dog basket.


  • Sleeps 4 adults and one infant
  • Cosy lounge with woodburner
  • Spacious kitchen/diner
  • New Oil Rayburn for cooking, heating and hot water
  • Fresh linen and towels
  • Friday changeover
  • Pretty rural views from the garden
  • Pets welcome
  • No smoking


Location on google maps

Merok Cottage is a two bedroom self-catering holiday cottage in the quiet village of Newsham, North Yorkshire. Set in Teesdale, between Barnard Castle and Richmond and on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, it is the ideal base for a short break or holiday.

The countryside of Teesdale and North Yorkshire offer great walking, cycling and touring opportunities, fine tea rooms, excellent local pubs and a huge range of activities and days out at it's numerous heritage sites, museums and attractions including the surprising and stunning Bowes Museum.

Local Area:Teesdale has much to offer to visitors. The countryside is beautiful with the River Tees running through its heart and with moors that are great for walking, cycling and touring. There are many historic sites and places of interest in Teesdale, plenty of great local pubs, cafés and tearooms. The list below gives you some links to some of the most popular:

  • Many great local pubs
  • Try the new Garage Spa
  • Walk along the Teesdale Way beside the Tees
  • Barnard Castle, market town, the Bowes Museum and a riverside Castle
  • Visit Richmond castle and the Georgian Theatre
  • Fine dining at Blagraves
  • Eat at The Bridge, Whorlton
  • Egglestone Abbey
  • Raby Castle
  • Walking, riding and cycling locally
  • High Force Waterfall
  • Rokeby Park
  • Eggleston Hall and Gardens
  • Fishing in the rivers Tees and Swale
  • Events in Teesdale

Further afield:The North East is well known for its stunning scenery featuring rugged moorland, dramatic coastline and pretty Dales. The list of things to do and see in North Yorkshire and County Durham is vast with places and activities to suit everyone. We have listed some of our favourites below:

  • The Forbidden Corner
  • Durham City and Cathedral
  • Beamish Museum
  • The Shambles and Jorvik Centre in York
  • Shopping in Newcastle
  • Hadrian’s Wall
  • Holy Island of Lindisfarne
  • The Lake District
  • Fish and chips on the coast at Whitby
  • White Scar Caves
  • The National Rail Museum in York
  • In winter, ski in Upper Teesdale or Weardale
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