Brookside Villa B&B, Nr Hadrian's Wall
Award-winning B&B at the heart of Hadrians Wall Country. 2 stylish ensuite bedrooms, superb dinners, fine wine & ales in a peaceful hamlet at edge of Gilsland village, bordering Northumberland & Cumbria, at the western edge of the awe-inspiring Northumberland National Park & Coast. 45 minutes east is Newcastle upon Tyne?via the historic towns of Hexham and Corbridge.
West is Carlisle-1/2hour away and on a little further to the Solway Coast. We are just 1 hour drive from Cumbria's Lake District.
We offer B&B and evening meals in our spacious stone-built Victorian villa on Hadrian?s Wall close by Birdoswald Fort, and close to other historical sites - Housesteads, Vindolanda, Lanercost Priory. At the very heart of Hadrian?s Wall Trail and on Route 72 Hadrian?s Wall Cycleway, we offer a 2+plus nights "Trail Walkers' Freedom Package" which includes collection and drop off on the Trail We sit in a hamlet at the western outskirts of Gilsland on the border of the two beautiful counties of Cumbria & Northumberland and at the western edge of the remote & awe-inspiring Northumberland National Park. Driving east 45 minutes into Newcastle upon Tyne ? via the historic towns of Hexham & Corbridge - and onto the Coast.
Going west - Carlisle is1/2hour away and on a little further to the Solway Coast. We are just one hour?s drive to Cumbria's Lake District Once here, the honesty-bar in the comfortable guest lounge provides a well-earned drink. Our two bright, contemporary-styled bedrooms offer the facilities & services you would expect in a luxury hotel, hair dryers, TV, radio, hot & cold drinks.
Our rooms are carefully designed to meet the needs of the most demanding guests after a long day walking, cycling or site-seeing. Our guests tell us that we've thought of everything, and welcome our attention to detail. Our job is to help you enjoy your visit,and we continue to work to achieve that aim.
Polished wood floors gleam throughout; there are racks for your walking boots, hooks to hang your packs, a drying room, secure cycle storage, overnight laundry; comfortable beds with duvets and crisp white linens; contemporary ensuite bathrooms with powerful showers - one with a bath tub too - , lashings of hot water and brand-name toiletries. Relax before your exquisite home-cooked dinner with a glass of wine or a locally brewed beer in the homely lounge in front of a log fire, or on the garden terrace with magnificent views back over Gilsland towards Hadrians Wall
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Gilsland area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Willowford (Hadrian's Wall) - 0.2 miles (Roman Site)
Poltross Burn Milecastle (Hadrian's Wall) - 0.4 miles (Roman Site)
Willowford Roman Bridge (Hadrian's Wall) - 0.5 miles (Roman Site)
Harrows Scar Milecastle (Hadrian's Wall) - 0.6 miles (Roman Site)
Birdoswald Fort and Hadrian's Wall - 0.6 miles (Roman Site)
Thirlwall Castle - 1.8 miles (Castle)
Blenkinsopp Castle - 2.6 miles (Castle)
Walltown Crags Roman Wall (Hadrian's Wall) - 2.8 miles (Roman Site)
Leahill Turret and Piper Sike Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 3 miles (Roman Site)
Bank's East Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 3.4 miles (Roman Site)
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