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This landscape is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Get ready to cycle, walk and climb.

Just a short drive away

Derwent Reservoir: A haven for nature enthusiasts, anglers, walkers and cyclists. Stunning walking trails feature on both sides of the reservoir, with nature and bird watching hides. Enjoy a day on the reservoir with water activities (discounts available). 

Slaley Forest: The fell cycle routes through this scenic forest are well worth experiencing, regardless of your ability.

Allout Adventures, Slaley: An Outdoor Pursuits Centre with a great choice of activities including Quad Biking, Clay Pigeon shooting and Paintball.

Local golf courses include Slaley Hall (10 minutes drive), Hexham and Matfen. Close House, the proud venue for the 2017 British Masters on the European Tour, provides the ultimate golfing experience, just 25 minutes drive.  

A little further...

Hamsterley Forest adventure park boasts 4 walking routes and 4 cycling trails. Kielder Water offers further challenge, with over 100 miles of trail track. Both approx an hours drive from your hut. 

Fascinating sites, temples, and Roman bathhouses are scattered along the 73-mile Hadrians Wall, that dips and dives across the UK. This striking feat of engineering, impressive enough to inspire Game of Thrones, spans Northumberland's countryside.  

Go Ape Matfen: A treetop, high ropes adventure that's sure to get your heart racing.

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Reconnect with nature and recharge your batteries,

Just a short drive away

Blanchland is our local village, a fairytale stone village with a friendly village shop. The Lord Crewe Arms is an award-winning hospitality venue serving dreamy afternoon tea's and unique dining experiences. We highly recommend you book a visit during your stay with us! You won't be disappointed.


If a quiet afternoon amble through beautiful forestry is as much as you fancy, Slaley Forest is just on our doorstep and offers peaceful tracks with stunning viewpoints, to enjoy over a flask of coffee. 

Corbridge a charming market town, has so much to offer.  From riverside walks and welcoming coffee shops to independent shopping and inviting beer gardens. 

Stunning architecture, picturesque parks, and a bloody history are all waiting to be explored in Hexham. Home to the beautiful Sele Park floral gardens in the town center, Hexham offers a fantastic choice of modern restaurants, such as The Beaumont. 


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If a soothing spa day is the first thing that springs to mind when you’re craving relaxation, let us know and we can direct you to stunning locations. We have a fantastic choice of rural, converted country houses, with breath-taking views from serene pools, sauna and steam room areas. 

A day trip to the beach is possible, with stunning Northumberland beaches such as Beadnell, Blyth, and Amble just over an hour's drive away. With a great choice of fish shacks and seaview restaurants, you can enjoy the Northumberland Coast whatever the weather. 

If picnic wanders to peaceful waterfalls sounds like your perfect afternoon, Hareshaw Linn, Crammel Linn and High Force will all impress! 


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Would you like to book an activity?

Click the icons above and you will be taken to external sites to place your activity bookings! 


Your arrival handbook will guide you through incredible cuisine in the area, offering choices for afternoon pub lunches or private award-winning evening meals for a holiday treat!  You are spoilt for choice, no matter what your taste.

But here are a few of our favourites...


Ice Cream Parlour

The Beaumont, 


Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland

Perfect for a holiday treat! With a fantastic wine menu and huge choice of dishes, you won't be disappointed. 

Home made on a working farm just around the corner from us, we promise it's the best icecream around! 

Bradley Gardens,


When the sun shines, this hidden gem is our favourite spot for a romantic brunch, set in impeccable walled gardens!

A fairly short walk away, suiting every occasion from a quick post walk bite or evening dining experience.

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