See & Do

“In the Middle of Nowhere and the Centre of Everything”

We might be off the beaten track, but there is certainly no lack of things to see and do in the area.  So if you should tire of taking in the stunning scenery, clean air and our wonderful hospitality, here are some suggestions and a few of the hidden treasures in the vicinity – some better known than others…

Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman empire for nearly 300 years. At 73 miles it marches across northern Britain from sea to sea. The most famous ofRead more

Hexham Racecourse

Hexham is the most northerly national hunt course, it boast a unique location based in the rolling hills of The Last Hidden Kingdom – Northumberland.  It hosts fifteen national huntRead more

Nenthead Mines

Nenthead Mines is a historic place at Nenthead, near Alston, in Cumbria, UK. This remote valley is covered by remains from the lead and zinc mining industry of the NorthRead more