COVID-19 UPDATE We are monitoring government guidance closely and continue with our diligent cleaning and booking regime. Guests can feel secure that we have taken all recommended necessary steps to preserve a safe covid free environment. We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who was unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope all or regular visitors are safe and well and looking forward to welcoming new guests to the coast or the hills. Have fun. Linda Brian and the Team
COVID-19 UPDATEWe are monitoring government guidance closely and continue with our diligent cleaning and booking regime. Guests can feel secure that we have taken all recommended necessary steps to preserve a safe covid free environment.    We have rebooked those who had to cancel due to lockdown and given full refunds to anyone who was unable to rebook. No vouchers, no roll overs. We hope all or regular visitors are safe and well and looking forward to welcoming new guests to the coast or the hills.Have fun. Linda Brian and the Team


Directions to East Hotbank Farm, Haugton Common, Barden Mill, Nr. Hexham NE47 7AH

East Hotbank Telephone number: 01434-344156


  • The post code takes you to near Once Brewed but not near the farm.
  • From West M6 to junction 43/From East up A1 and follow signs for A69 Hexham.
  • A69 pick up signs at Bardon Mill to B6318 to Once Brewed
  • Turn up hill at Once/Twice Brewed to Steel Rigg car park which is on Hadrian's Wall.
  • Continue 500 yards along road to on right signed Gibbs Hill.
  • Turn in and down single track road. After ¼ mile on second corner turn in over cattle gride signed Gallowshield Rigg there is no sign to East Hott Bank. Don't continue down hill to bottom.Then its basically straight on.It takes about 15-20 mins from here. Go past GR then
  • on past Bonnyrigg on left, then in front of  West Hotbank Farm on right
  • This is now a single track road for about 2 ½ miles turning down hill at end to East Hotbank Farm.
  • There are usually 3 gates to open and close.You think you might be in the wrong place but eventually you come to the end of the track and turn down to the farm house.Keep on track right up to stone column and turn left in front of barns and park there.
  • Coming up the M6 you leave at Jct 43 take the A69 and at Bardon Mill turn up towards Once and Twice Brewed.


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 rental enquiries please contact May Rhodes on or 07474449190 or Linda Burrows

07801651783 at Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B as is Croft Cottage and 85 Queen Street.


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 and enabled Vet students to obtain valuable work experience during lockdown......if you have a project in mind, we'd be pleased to discuss things.........


We are currently hosting weekend gun dog training courses for beginners and advanced  through Kirkbourne Spaniels.........


Last updated 28th Jan 2022

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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