Life needs more holidays What will you switch off?
Life needs more holidaysWhat will you switch off?

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.

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. Hexhanm is the nearest town. I think you can buy frozen freezer meals from David and Jane at Bonnyrigg which you pass on the way in.


There is a regular farmers market in Hexham.There is 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.


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.


Investigate the Northumberland National Park website and the Hadrian's Wall Website.

Haltwhistle Walking Festivals in May and October. Visit their website for details.

The Wall Agricultural Show.

What to do?

Concerts at Leeds Arena, visit relatives, enjoy the Leeds Indie Food Festival, exhibitions at the Henry Moore Gallery, golf the wonderful courses of Alwoodley and Moortown, shop to your heart's content or search the visit Leeds or websites. National Picnic Week

15/24 June 2018.

For all rentals please contact

07474449190 or Linda Burrows

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


Our inaugural outdoor picnic theatre event  Pride and Prejudice was held in 2017 at Dunstarn Farm Adel Leeds 16 by Chapterhouse Theatre Co. 250 guests attended. This year they will be performing Robin Hood on 8th July 2018. Go to or 07487 310014


Last updated 24th Apr 2018

Web photos courtesy Linda Burrows

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