COVID-19 UPDATE We have increased our cleaning regimes and now offer a full 24 hour break between bookings. We are monitoring the Government guidance and applying all suggested safety measures to ensure you enjoy your holiday in a safe and responsible way. We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who has been unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope you are all safe and well and looking forward to your time by the coast or in the hills. Have fun. All at Update.
COVID-19 UPDATEWe have increased our cleaning regimes and now offer a full 24 hour break between bookings.We are monitoring the Government guidance and applying all suggested safety measures to ensureyou enjoy your holiday in a safe and responsible way.We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who has been unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope you are all safe and well and looking forward to your time by the coast or in the hills.Have fun. All at Update.

Local highlights

The two nearest pubs are the Twice Brewed or 'Twicey'  as the locals call it with a large selection of Rums and Quoits in the summer and then a little further  down the road is the Milecastle Inn listed in the Good Pub Guide.


There is a petrol station on the A69 which has the usual local bits milk bread etc including bottled gas.The nearest supermarket is Sainsburys in Haltwhistle. Hexham is the nearest town. You can buy frozen freezer meals from David and Jane at Bonnyrigg which you pass on the way in but really once in with your supplies there is little reason to leave.


There is a regular farmers market in Hexham and a super farm shop at Brockbushes on the A69 at the roundabout on the way to Hexham and a regular Farmers Market at Greenhead. There is the Hexham Book Festival, Haltwhistle walking festival in Spring and Autumn and the usual selection of Rural shows at Alston and the Roman Wall Show. The Sill has a regular prgramme of courses and talks and a splendid cafe.


Golf at Carlisle Golf Club, and Haltwhistle and Greenhead. There are several photographic studios offering workshops and a great selection of Artists working in the area.

Check out websites for Haltwhistle Walking Festivals, The Sill, Northumberland National Park and Roman Wall Show.


What to do?

All of our properties are close to fabulous beaches or woodland walks, so pack up a picnic and enjoy the wonderful British summer countryside. Bath in nature...............


Have you seen?

For all rentals please contact May Rhodes on or 07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B.


Over the past couple of years we have hosted a walking theatre performance and two summer outdoor theatre events, as well as assisted Cinematography students to make a film for Leeds University..........if you have a project in mind, we'd be pleased to discuss things.........


Currently we host regular gun dog training courses through Kirkbourne Spaniels.........


Last updated 18th Aug 2020

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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