The Simonburn bed & breakfast is located in Simonburn which is a peaceful 'Olde Worlde' village situated two thirds of a mile off the B6320 halfway between Hexham and Bellingham in the beautiful North Tyne Valley. We offer a range of rooms including a double room with ensuite a family room with a private bathroom which sleeps up to 4 and a twin room with ensuite.
Whilst enjoying a day out or taking a short break in Northumberland you will be captivated by the charming village of Simonburn and the surrounding countryside. The delights of the Tearoom and garden are matched only by the warm welcome and personal attention from Soraya and her staff. A stroll through the village brings you to St Mungo's 13th Century Church historically known as the Mother Church of the North Tyne Valley.
You may even recognise some of the picturesque village green and surrounding houses that were used in the making of several of the Catherine Cookson films! Simonburn boasts an idyllic rural location but is still within 30 minutes of the Metro Centre at Gateshead ? rural escape and retail therapy in one day. Hadrian's Wall is a comfortable two and a half miles walk from Simonburn. The National Byway Loop Cycle Route that uses Hexham as its base is a 23 mile round trip easily achievable in one day and includes Simonburn in its sign-posted route.
Northumberland National Park has recently achieved the Darkest Skies in Europe status and Simonburn has one of the darkest skies from our beautiful windows you can see an amazing array of stars in the night sky. The newly opened Sandstone Way cycle route comes through Simonburn. We welcome cyclists and have barns available for bike storage and a drying room.
We are only 45 minutes away from Kielder Forest and the Kielder Observatory. Bookings can be made on line for an evening with the stars. The Bird of Prey centre is only a 10 minute drive from ourselves where you can have the experiance of handling birds of prey and owls.
We are also close to the Bonsei School where people can either buy the trees or book a training course.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Simonburn area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Chipchase Castle - 1.3 miles (Historic House)
Black Carts Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 1.8 miles (Roman Site)
Wark in Tynedale Castle - 1.9 miles (Castle)
Carrawburgh Temple of Mithras - 2 miles (Roman Site)
Chesters Roman Fort - 3.2 miles (Roman Site)
Chesters Bridge Abutment (Hadrian's Wall) - 3.5 miles (Roman Site)
Brunton Turret (Hadrian's Wall) - 3.9 miles (Roman Site)
Sewingshields Roman Wall (Hadrian's Wall) - 4.4 miles (Roman Site)
Planetrees Roman Wall (Hadrian's Wall) - 4.4 miles (Roman Site)
Heavenfield, St Oswald's Church - 4.8 miles (Historic Church)
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