There is so much for everyone to explore and enjoy right here on the doorstep.
The beautiful and now tranquil setting of Augustinian Lanercost Priory. Take the time to visit and enjoy walks around the grounds of this historic site managed by Historic England. But don’t leave before you have enjoyed the treats of the Tea Room.
Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the castle before being taken south to be beheaded! Both the castle and the city have a bloody past which you can find out more about in the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery.
Less than 2 miles from the Hadrian’s Wall Cycle Route the yurts are also within driving distance of the famous 7Stanes (Newcastleton is the closest), Kielder and Whinlatter Forest. There are also several cycling routes locally on quiet country roads. Ask us about secure storage if you are bringing your bike or other outdoor gear.
For the more experienced with their own kit – fishing in the local rivers, including the Irthing and the Gelt, is controlled by the Brampton Angling Association. Permits for visitors looking to fish can be obtained from the Brampton Post Office. New Mills Fishing Lake is a great place to learn to fish and suitable for all the family. They even supply everything you need.
Northumberland National Park is the perfect place to stargaze. The site is close to a number of Dark Sky Discovery Sites in the National Park. On a clear night you can enjoy a fantastic starlight display from your hot tub / campfire.