Edmundbyers is set within acres of County Durham moorland and is moments away from neighbouring Northumberland. The village is in close proximity to the Coast-to-Coast walking and cycling route and a ten-minute drive to Derwent Reservoir. We are just a short distance from the Derwent Sailing Club and there are some first-class Grouse and Pheasant shooting spots in the immediate area.


Derwent Waterside Park

A two-minute drive away and a perfect location for families and couples alike. Walk, Swing and Slide your way around the beautiful park – complete with café and gift shop. convenient amenities.


The Roman Town of Corbridge

This picturesque town is bustling with small boutiques, antique shops, pubs and cafés. The preserved ruins of a Roman garrison located on Hadrian’s wall plus a museum of excavated artefacts can also be found here.



A scenic 18th Century House and Chapel with Gardens scenic walks, Nature trail and tearoom. This National Trust property is a 12 mile drive from The Derwent Arms.


Derwent Reservoir & Pow Hill Country Park.

Approximately 8 miles from the pub, Pow Hill Country walk is the perfect picnic stop – a quiet lake side walk with trout fishing and a nearby café.


Weardale Railway

Based in Stanhope, approximately 8 miles from The Derwent Arms, is an 18 mile heritage track which runs a connection with the main rail line network at Bishop Auckland in County Durham to Eastgate in an outstanding area of beauty in Weardale Valley.


Durham Cathedral

World Heritage site Durham Cathedral is one of Europe’s finest Romanesque cathedrals; perched high on a wooded peninsula of Durham City overlooking the River Wear. This local, iconic piece of historical architecture was originally built as a shrine to St Cuthbert and burial place of the Venerable Saint Bede.


Whilst here, spend the day taking in everything this city has to offer – from unique café’s, daily markets, independent shops to fantastic bars and restaurants.


Beamish Museum

Visit the nations favourite open-air museum and travel back in time to experience life in the Northeast from 1820 all the way through to 1950. The famous sweet shop, animal farm, mining village and travelling by tram around the site are real highlights.



Family favourite, Diggerland is the ultimate playground for kids and adults alike. Ride, drive and use full size construction machinery.


Hall Hill Farm

The award-winning Hall Hill Farm is just 16 miles from The Derwent Arms. Set in over 700 acres it is packed full of cute animals, adventure playgrounds and activities for families.