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

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 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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