Everything you need for easy, convenient living is close to home at Coppice Heights. On the edge of the rural village of Dipton, your local Post Office, convenience store and coffee shop are all a short walk away. Just 2.5 miles away in Annfield Plain there’s a Tesco superstore, as well a host of shops, cafes and fast food outlets. Plus, all the amenities of Stanley are just 3 miles away. Here there’s an Asda Superstore, plus lots more shops and restaurants to choose from. The Louisa Centre in Stanley offers a range of sports and leisure activities and includes a fitness suite and pool. And for those who love culture, there’s a packed calendar of concerts, plays and more at The Lamplight Arts Centre.
If you’re looking for some serious retail and leisure therapy, there’s always the Metrocentre. Whether you want to shop, dine or watch a movie in the amazing IMAX cinema, then you only have to make a short 20 minute drive or use public transport.
But there’s so much more to this stunning location than all the trappings of modern life. With some of County Durham’s most stunning and unspoilt countryside all around, you can soon find yourself in the middle of some spectacular scenery.
The Gibside National Trust estate is only 4 miles away and is well worth a visit. There’s something for everyone in this 18th century landscaped garden along the River Derwent. Including amazing wildlife habitats and a great adventure playground for the children.
Chopwell Woodland Park is also nearby, and a real magnet for families, walkers and cyclists. There’s over 360 hectares of woodlands and a network of walking and cycle trails to help you explore it all.
Combining the best of modern living, with a more relaxed rural feel, Coppice Heights is a perfect location for families. And there’s a good choice of schools nearby too. Collierley Primary School and St. Patrick RC Primary School are both a short walk away. For older children, Tanfield School is 2 miles away, North Durham Academy 3 miles and Derwentside College 5.5 miles away.
Out and about
You can never get bored of County Durham. If you love city life, Newcastle’s modern and vibrant centre or the historic city of Durham are great places to start.
Or if you like to spend your free time somewhere a little more tranquil, Mosswood, one of the many gateways to the stunning North Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is less than a 20 minute drive away. It’s the perfect starting point to explore the Derwent Gorge and Muggleswick Woods trails.
Coppice Heights is also just 27 miles from Seaham on the world famous Durham Heritage Coast. It’s one of the finest coastlines in England and if you’re feeling adventurous, the costal path leads you through all its natural and historical highlights.