Thornley Gate, Allendale
Thornley House is a 4* rated guesthouse located in the beautiful countryside of Northumberland near the village of Allendale & the market town of Hexham. An ideal location to go walking or to explore.
Thornley House is a Visit Britain 4 Star Rated guesthouse located in the beautiful countryside of Northumberland near the village of Allendale and the market town of Hexham. Hadrian's Wall is only 20 minutes drive away, whilst Beamish Museum, Kielder Water and the stately homes of Wallington Hall and Cragside are a few of the many attractions within easy reach. For those who enjoy walking and bird watching, there are many interesting and spectacular walks (maps provided).
Thornley also provides alternative accommodations for those attending weddings at nearby Langley Castle. There is a Steinway Grand piano in the music room, and a 42 inch plasma TV in the TV lounge. A B&B for lovers of fine cats and fine gardens.
There are two huge resident Maine Coons, and three glorious moggies. The garden is part of the National Gardens Scheme and opens to the public two days a year for the Red Cross. It has been featured on the front page of the Hexham Courant, and in 2008 in Amateur Gardener and in the Nortumbrian.
There are plenty of hammocks and seats in the garden for use by guests. Thornley House has its own long, tree-lined drive, is surrounded by a field and a wood which is part of the garden, and has a pussy-cat cemetary. Pets welcome.
Dinner is available when there is a minimum of four guests. Three day Christmas break (full board) available.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Hexham area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Vindolanda Roman Fort - 7.4 miles (Roman Site)
Housesteads Fort (Hadrian's Wall) - 8 miles (Roman Site)
Hadrian's Wall - 8 miles (Roman Site)
Northumberland National Park - 8 miles (Countryside)
Hexham Abbey - 8.1 miles (Historic Church)
Winshields Roman Wall (Hadrian's Wall) - 8.6 miles (Roman Site)
Sewingshields Roman Wall (Hadrian's Wall) - 8.8 miles (Roman Site)
Haltwhistle, Holy Cross Church - 9.1 miles (Historic Church)
Bellister Castle - 9.1 miles (Castle)
Carrawburgh Temple of Mithras - 9.4 miles (Roman Site)
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