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Ground floor bedroom with 4 poster bed (6 feet wide) Enjoy a cosy night by the fire!
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12 reviews
View of Keepers Cottage from the garden
Ground floor bedroom with 4 poster bed (6 feet wide)
Enjoy a cosy night by the fire!
Upstairs room can be arranged as a twin or double
Poultry in the garden
Upstairs bathrrom and shower with jacuzzi bath
Stone stairs can be fitted with stair gates if neccessary
Local view of Peel crags and Hadrian's Wall
View of the garden
Kitchen area
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, England

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Very good - based on 12 reviews
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Carol W
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quiet retreat (apart from the peacock) with easy access to lovely walks.”
Reviewed June 14, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Nice to have a welcome pack - flowers, wine, fresh baked bread etc.
It was as described, excellent directions by email from the owner, though found the all encompassing kitchen/dining/living room a bit small, though we had lovely weather and enjoyed sitting out.
It was ideally situated for local walks from the cottage; our hostess pointed out the way to Green Lough, a super walk with a hide.
It was only a shorty drive to Hadrian's Wall, Vindolanda so well worth the visit, excavation ongoing and the staff so cheerful and helpful in explaining their progress with a superb museum.We had a fabulous walk to Sycamore Gap along side the Wall, a well as several visits to the Twice Brewed pub!
The Physic Garden on the way to Corbridge was a hidden gem, and Hexham Abbey and museum recommended too.
An ideal place to explore the local area - used less than 1/2 tank of diesel the whole week, but beware the pot holes on the track, and the noise of the beautiful peacock!

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410daves
Berks
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58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Perfect place to stay”
Reviewed March 14, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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I couldn't recommend this enough from start to finish it was a perfect weeks holiday.The cottage is very well equipped, the four poster bed was a dream to sleep in & after a long day walking is was so good to come back to a lovely wood burner & jacuzzi bath to sooth away any aches.
Thou you are off the beaten track you are still able to get to places either walking to Hadrians Wall or a short drive to the pub.

A big thank you to David & Jane for making our stay so comfortable.Jane's kitchen is a must i even brought something back for our dinner the day we left.

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CRaven17
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6 reviews
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“Luxury getaway”
Reviewed February 20, 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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Keepers Cottage is all that we hoped for and more. The cottage is gorgeous and luxurious having been finished to a very high standard. Location wise it is spot on. Truly secluded and "off the beaten track" yet right by a fantastic section of Hadrian's wall, Vindolanda and Houseteads Roman forts and museums (you can walk to all of the. If you're feeling adventurous - we did!). If you're keen cooks like us you'll appreciate a well set up kitchen and the ability to stock up on essentials at the Tesco Extra, Waitrose or Aldi in Hexham (an easy 20min drive) or Sainsburys or Coop in Haltwhistle (a little closer).

As for the welcome, it couldn't have been warmer. A bouquet of red roses, bottle of wine and home baked cake greeted us on Valentine's day. The fridge had been stocked with milk,butter and jam and bathrooms with complimentary toiletries. Little touches which make all the difference. David and Jane are excellent hosts and staying at Bonnyrigg hall was a wonderful week's getaway. We even managed to hijack their gorgeous dog for an afternoon's walk! I rarely write reviews but feel compelled to extol the virtues of a holiday at Keepers Cottage.

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Management Response
22 Feb 2015
Thank you so much for your kind words. We're really glad that you enjoyed your half term holiday at Keepers Cottage, Devon loved her walk!
Broadband due to be installed this week!
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Robin Y
Chichester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A wonderful cosy weekend, great location, and a very friendly welcome.”
Reviewed November 2, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We chose the cottage because of its proximity to Hadrians wall and all the walking around this fantastic part of Britain. After a long 6 hour drive we arrived to a warm welcome from the owner who couldn't have been more helpful, and a menagerie of chickens, turkeys, quail, and very friendly dog, The cottage is really well finished and is really well equipped and was so relaxing after a days hiking. We had a great week, and would recommend it to anyone who loves peace and tranquility, and the great outdoors.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: Some slightly unpredictable weather!
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