Parkhead Station marks the 100 mile point on the renowned C2C long distance cycle route on the traffic free section of the Waskerley Way and all down hill to the end! It has been specifically designed with cyclists and walkers in mind, renowned within the cycling fraternity.
Parkhead Station was once described as ‘The Dales Disagreeable relic’ in 1988, the house crumbling, neglected and faced with the adverse weather conditions certainly didn’t help. The derelict Station Master’s house into a B&B and Team Rooms
Miles from anywhere this facility is known as ‘The best kept secret in County Durham’.
They have set themselves up to cater for the walker or cyclist even boasting a drying room, secure bicycle storage, and an exceptional service to accommodate individual needs.
The bedrooms in the B and B have commanding views over the North Pennines Moorland. There is a Guest Lounge to unwind in the evenings, or summer evenings you can enjoy the beautiful outdoor surroundings taking in the views of the moorland, listening and watching a wide variety of ground nesting birds from Merlins to Golden Plovers.
Or just simply chill out with a glass of wine watching the fantastic sunsets, followed by star gazing into the spectacular night sky – use of telescope available.