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Dowfold House

From £82.00
Low Jobs Hill
County Durham
DL15 9AB

Tel: +44 01388 762473

Add Dowfold House to your Itinerary

Dowfold House Bed and Breakfast, from the drive

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en suitefrom £82.00 to £95.00 per room (breakfast included)
Double en suitefrom £82.00 to £95.00 per room (breakfast included)
Twin en suitefrom £82.00 to £95.00 per room (breakfast included)

*Single occupancy of any room from £55 per night.

The Twin en suite may be configured with a third bed and/or SuperKing bed, at extra cost


  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousGreen Leader Platinum Award Green Leader Platinum Award 2016


  • GreenLeader Platinum
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Average
  • Poor
  • Terrible

Recent Reviews:

  • Mike C
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Visited Crook with my Mother for old time's sake
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th December 2017
    Hosts are excellent, very good attention to detail and made us feel very much at home. Cannot fault them really. Rooms are clean and tidy. Highly recommended. We would definitely go back.Lots to do... Read full review
  • AuditorSteve53
    Derbyshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Faultless, delightful, charming place to stay in pleasant rural location.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 25th October 2017
    Pleasant experience from arrival to departure. Welcomed with a pot of tea in the sitting room, which houses more than enough well-chosen books to keep me amused. Bedroom was cosy and warm, shower... Read full review
  • Quietincumbria
    Trip Type:
    Gem in the Durham Countryside
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 29th September 2017
    I was lucky enough to win a nights stay here as part of a prize offered in a competition run by the This is Durham tourist website. What a gem. We were met by Jill with tea and homemade scones and... Read full review


Provider Features

  • WiFi Available


  • Access Statement - Please see below

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 0

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Facilities

  • Pets accepted - We love dogs - they bring such nice owners! 2 dogs per room (£2.50 per dog per night). Stabling for horses can be arranged - please ring.

Target Markets

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly - We have a Gold Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme, and seek to help our guests enjoy local produce and to visit other Green-rated attractions in the area. We recycle like mad and hope our guests will want to as well.
  • Marketed to any other specialist market - We are particularly popular with parents of students at Durham University. We also offer a very warm welcome to those wishing to visit friends and family in the area; lots of people come here for this and find it very convenient. House hunters find us conveniently central for County Durham
  • Special provisions for cyclists - In an area attractive to cyclists. Can offer secure inside location for cycles overnight.
  • Special provisions for walkers - In an area attractive to walkers, walking maps available. A drying room is here for those damper moments!

Bookable Product Facilities: Double en suite

  • Size in square meters - 16

Access Information

Opening Times

Open (2 Jan 2017 - 22 Dec 2017)
2018 (2 Jan 2018 - 22 Dec 2018)

* Open all year (except Christmas/New Year), but, having only three rooms, we fill up fast! Book early to avoid disappointment.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Crook town centre, head along the A690, direction Durham. You will go up a long hill (Wheatbottom). At the crossroads at the top, turn left into Low Jobs Hill (signposted 'Tow Law 5'). We're about 700 yards along on the left - the last house. If you reach Church Hill you've missed it! (shows on sat-navs as Hillcrest).

Public Transport Directions

From Durham - 8 miles. Bus from Durham City to Crook market place. Walk from market place up Church Hill to Low Job's Hill, or call us and we'll pick you up.

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