Millfield House

Millfield House is situated in the small hamlet of Maiden Law one mile from Lanchester, in the Vale of Durham.

The village pub is a few minutes walk away and serves fantastic food, the Sunday dinner is exceptional. There is also a specialist wine and craft beer shop 100 yards away, mention Millfield House and you will receive a discount too.

Millfield House is dog friendly with plenty of dog walks to explore directly from the front door, you can be guaranteed of plenty of fresh air and a fantastic place to unwind and relax at the end of a great day.

In Lanchester you will find all the essential local amenities, pubs, restaurants and coffee houses. We’re only 30 minutes from Newcastle upon Tyne’s vibrant and culturally rich city centre and only 15 minutes from Durham’s Cathedral City. With easy access to the A1 you are never far from the stunning Northumberland beaches and pretty harbour villages.

The house is an ideal location to stay if you have children attending Durham School or Durham University.

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Prices from £350 per week. Short stays of 2 and 3 nights or more available.

Vintage furniture at Millfield House
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Deluxe Amenities

The cottage sleeps up to 4 guests in two bedrooms, 1 King size and 1 twin room – both rooms benefit from dual aspect windows, making the most of the fantastic views of Durham Vale and the idyllic surrounding countryside.

The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of modern facilities and also features a dining area with seating for four. The rear door opens out onto a lovely, sunny and enclosed patio which also leads to an enclosed lawned area; here you will find outdoor seating, ideal for enjoying al fresco dining or even just a glass a wine! There is also a BBQ for guest use.

We accept one well behaved dog who stays FREE of charge when booking directly with us, they even get a doggie welcome pack. (If you would like to bring more than one dog please contact us before booking).

Bed linen, towels, heating and hot water are included.

A lovely welcome pack will be there to greet you, so you can begin to relax as soon as you arrive.

Please note Millfield House is non smoking accommodation.

Lovingly Refurbished

Millfield House was built in 1850 and has been lovingly refurbished to a very high standard, whilst still retaining many of its original features.

This a great choice for families, friends, a couples retreat or a business stay and the area is also ideal for walkers and cyclists, with easy access to the nearby scenic C2C route!

Secure storage for bicycles is available too.

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Millfield House | Holiday Cottage

“Thank you for letting us stay in your lovely home. Co. Durham & Northumberland has surpassed our expectations. What a beautiful part of the Country. We will definitely be back! Thank you so much for your hospitality.”


“Lovely cottage and great location, we have really enjoyed our short break here. Major plus – beer and wine store down the road. Thanks very much! P.S. visit Beamish.”