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The Fox & Hounds

Cotherstone, Barnard Castle...

Tel: 01833 650 241

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Dating back to the 1750’s ‘The Fox & Hounds’ sits proudly on the west green in the picturesque village of Cotherstone. Within an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and sitting next to a stunning stretch of the River Tees the friendly and cosy atmosphere of this traditional country pub makes the Fox & Hounds the perfect base for exploring the hidden treasures of Teesdale, dogs are welcome.


Why not stay the night in one of our comfortable rooms and treat yourself to a relaxing spa bath; the perfect way to unwind after a day of fresh air and breath-taking scenery or even a stressful day at the office.


From the Fox & Hounds you are within a few minutes’ drive from a wealth of heritage and unique choice of activities. Explore castles, ruins and abbeys, marvel at the England’s highest waterfall High Force or get some retail therapy in the ancient market town of Barnard Castle with its abundance of curio and antique shops.


On the delicious menu at the Fox & Hounds we are delighted to be able to offer you only the best selection of local produce. The lamb and beef are raised in Teesdale, fresh fish is delivered daily from the East Durham coast, Cotherstone Cheese is made at the local creamery and many of the fresh eggs, seasonal herbs and vegetables come from dad’s garden.


An attractive range of fine wines from around the world complement the food, with 7 wines being offered by the glass. The bar always offers a selection of local hand pulled real ales and a large selection of malt whiskeys.


During your visit to The Fox & Hounds you are always insured of a warm welcome. Nichola and the team look forward to giving you their best attention at all times and hope that you visit will be relaxing, comfortable and the first of many.

About Us...

Nichola Swinburn  x

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