Things

The vast natural beauty not withstanding, Yorkshire and Durham have a vast array of things for you to see and do upon your stay here at Kip & Nook. Take a look at a small sample of things you can do in the list below. I'm sure you will find there is something here for everyone, and whatever the weather.

Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum has a nationally renowned art collection and is situated in the town of Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham, England. Experience wonderful new galleries, interactives and fascinating exhibitions. Enjoy acres of parkland with plenty of room for walks, picnics and games.

Brymor Ice Cream

Brymor has been creating beautiful, award-winning ice cream right here on the farm in Wensleydale for more than 34 years and we believe that the secret to making the best ice cream is simple... Start with love.

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral holds the relics of Saint Cuthbert, transported to Durham by Lindisfarne monks in the ninth century, the head of Saint Oswald of Northumbria, and the remains of the Venerable Bede. In addition, its library contains one of the most complete sets of early printed books in England, the pre-Dissolution monastic accounts, and three copies of Magna Carta.

Hamsterley Forest

Discover our picturesque woodlands which sprawl along the sides of a stunning sheltered valley. Escape the hustle and bustle of the everyday at County Durham’s largest forest. From wildlife watching to stargazing, and adventure play for all the family to exhilarating mountain biking, there is something to keep everyone busy.

Three Graces Spa at Grantley Hall

Your visit to the Three Graces Spa starts with a deep breath and a meaningful pause to connect with the here and now. Our wellness philosophy behind the Three Graces Spa is based on balance – achieving a state of equilibrium which is unique to you, your wellbeing, your state of mind and your body’s unique needs.

The Station Cinema

Food, film and art - all day, every day - and all under one spectacular roof. Experience our exhibition galleries and 3D art store, award-winning artisan food producers, three-screen cinema and meeting rooms. We're a hub for community activities and courses too, such as photography, singing, crafts and language lessons.

Mother Shipton's

Within historic woodland along the River Nidd is Mother Shipton’s Cave, the birthplace of the famous prophetess. It is situated next to the Petrifying Well, England’s oldest visitor attraction. The attraction tells the story of Mother Shipton and the waters which turn objects to stone.

Locomotion

Discover our picturesque woodlands which sprawl along the sides of a stunning sheltered valley. Escape the hustle and bustle of the everyday at County Durham’s largest forest. From wildlife watching to stargazing, and adventure play for all the family to exhilarating mountain biking, there is something to keep everyone busy.

Kiplin Hall

Built by George Calvert, Secretary of State to James 1 and Founder of Maryland USA, in the early 1620s as a hunting lodge, Kiplin Hall is a unique Jacobean house filled with the furniture, portraits, paintings, and the personal belongings of the four families who have owned the Hall the past 400 years.

Piercebridge Roman Bridge

Discovered during gravel quarrying in 1972, the bridge provides valuable evidence of the engineering achievements of the Romans. The Roman bridge is one element of a much larger Roman site, which includes a fort, known to have existed from at least the 3rd century AD, and areas of civilian settlement.

Raby Castle

Raby Castle is surrounded by 200 acres of lush green parkland, where herds of red and fallow deer live wild. Explore the park and amble around the ponds to spot plenty of wildlife that inhabit this remarkable setting. We have 5 acres of traditional 18th century ornamental Walled Gardens which include fabulous yew hedges, a fig house, rose garden, trees, plants and ornamental features.

Thorp Perrow

Thorp Perrow is the most important Arboretum in the North of England and is unique to Britain. The Arboretum covers 100 acres and is currently home to 5 National Plant Collections and 51 Champion Trees. Situated in the Yorkshire Dales, not far from the historic town of Bedale, Thorp Perrow is an exciting place to explore offering something for everyone, and is home to some of the largest and rarest trees and shrubs in England.

Imagine yourself...

Kip & Nook hosts the ultimate getaway with its collection of unique and quirky places to stay in the stunning backdrop of the Yorkshire countryside.

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