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Farmhouse | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The traditional Northumbrian farmhouse at Harlow Hill has been entirely renovated and appointed to an exceptional standard to provide a truly unique holiday home. It provides the perfect base for walking, fishing and golf.

Working with the original character of the building, whilst complimenting it with the very latest in modern conveniences, the result is a truly stunning property generously accommodating 12/14 people in 6 exceptional bedrooms.

There are 2 deluxe style rooms with kingsize beds, ensuite facilities and south facing views over the surrounding fields to the Tyne Valley, another double with kingsize bed and one large twin room, all of which feature their own flat-screen TVs. Together with two further twin rooms, this completes the impressive bedroom selection in the Guesthouse.

In addition, there is a large comfortable sofa bed located in the ground floor sitting room which once again, boasts south facing views over the open countryside. The thoughtful addition of a ground floor shower room provides added flexibility for accommodating an extra couple of guests or for those who find stairs difficult.

As well as the ensuite rooms, there are two further well appointed contemporary family bathrooms meaning you’ll never have to queue for a bathroom again!

Boasting its own snooker room with TV, a dedicated WiFi room with boosted wireless internet access, huge farmhouse kitchen with range cooker and all modern appliances, the guesthouse is the ideal location for a family get together or special celebration.

Outside there are well appointed gardens perfect for an afternoon picnic with views over the Tyne valley to the South as well as a selection of barbeque terraces with quality garden furniture.

Harlow Hill MXVI Guesthouse is a superb choice for the gathering of family and friends and can be booked independently or together with our other cottages; Roman Well Cottage (sleeps 4), Kiln Field Cottage (sleeps 3) and Dean Field Cottage (sleeps 3) positioned close by to accommodate up to a total of 22/24 guests.

Size Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle International 15 km, Nearest railway: Wylam 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (6), Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

- Resident manager on site

- Wifi available

- Free-view television

Further details outdoors

- Part of a delightful holiday complex in the hamlet of Harlow Hill

- Panoramic views to all sides over stunning countryside

- Extensive communal lawned gardens set around a Roman well

- Sheltered south and west facing barbecue area with tables

- Outbuilding suitable for storing golf clubs

- Located directly on Hadrian's Wall Walking Path at Milecastle MXVI

- The perfect base for exploring the Roman wall

Northern England region

The village of Harlow Hill lies on the B6318 or “Military” Road running along the course of Hadrian's Wall.

It is approximately 12 miles to the bustling city of Newcastle upon Tyne but sits in wide open countryside with views over the Tyne Valley.

The complex at Harlow Hill MXVI is the ideal base from which to explore the many sights and sounds of Northumberland. Nearby market towns and villages such as Wylam, Corbridge and Hexham provide great days out for exploring and browsing galleries, attractions and shops each with their own distinctive character and individual charm.

For the fisherman, Harlow Hill MXVI is superbly situated a short distance from one of the county's most respected still water fisheries at Whittle Dene with the River Tyne only a few minutes car journey away. Massively improved over the years, the Tyne now boasts one of the most consistent seasonal salmon and sea-trout runs in England and day tickets are available from various outlets.

For the keen golfer, the location provides a wealth of opportunities on your very doorstep with excellent golf courses at Prudhoe and Matfen as well as the new Lee Westwood world class championship course at Close House, all within a 5 mile radius. The famous Slaley Hall championship courses meanwhile are just 15 miles away.

The lover of the outdoors will find themselves spoilt for choice throughout the region. For the keen walkers and cyclists, the length of Hadrian’s Wall, which literally runs past the door, will allow glimpses into some of the most spectacular countryside in all of England. Moving further afield the county opens up for exploration – the beautiful wilderness of the Cheviot Hills, easily visible from many parts of the Wall, where often, you are more likely to encounter a wild goat than another person! This is the “Land of the Far Horizon” spoken of by George Trevelyan, and now part of the Northumberland National Park, it has often been called England’s Last Wilderness.

Around one hour's drive to the West brings you to the outdoor playground of Kielder Forest & Kielder Water – The site of the largest man-made lake in Europe and at 250 square miles, the largest working forest in England. Miles of spectacular and professionally designed and constructed mountain bike trails, a birds of prey centre, a multitude of inspirational outdoor art installations, sailing, water skiing and kayaking makes it a fantastic destination for all of the family. Thanks to the unpolluted nature of the skies, Kielder also boasts it’s very own observatory where you can gaze at distant galaxies and learn about the universe.

A trip to the North East coast is often one of the most memorable days out for the visitor. Wildly varied – from rugged cliff-top castles to explore to stunning sandy beaches to stroll along and paddle in the sea.

Whatever your interest, Northumberland is sure to have something for you. And Harlow Hill MXVI is an ideal base from which to explore this ancient and very beautiful place. We look forward to welcoming you and helping you to discover it for yourself.

Newcastle Upon Tyne

For lovers of music, film and theatre

NewcastleGateshead has more theatres per person than anywhere in the UK, highlights include Newcastle’s Theatre Royal (regional home to the Royal Shakespeare Company) and the Sunderland Empire providing world-class theatre to suit all tastes from West End productions to esoteric drama. Live Theatre produces work as varied and diverse as its' audiences and Northern Stage is a world-class for theatre making.

The Metro Radio Arena and The Sage Gateshead attract big-name performers and underground acts alike with their versatile performance spaces, whilst film-buffs are more than catered for with Metrocentre’s state-of-the-art ODEON IMAX screens as well as Newcastle’s smaller independent cinemas such as the Tyneside Cinema.

Arts and Culture in the region

Gateshead’s BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art with its rolling programme of exhibitions is the biggest gallery of its kind in the world – an organisation whose ethos and mere existence captures NewcastleGateshead’s passion for culture which began, arguably, with Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North. There's also a wide range of smaller galleries across the area including the Hatton Gallery which has a fantastic collection of historical and contemporary art.

Explore our History and Heritage

In the heart of Newcastle City Centre the Castle Keep, one of the country’s finest examples of a Northern Keep, hints at the region’s thousands of years of heritage in contrast to the neo-classical architecture of Grainger Town, with Grey Street winning Academy of Urbanism’s Great Street Award 2010. Attractions such as 2,000 year old Tynemouth Priory and Hadrian’s Wall confirm the region’s rich past and complement the offering of museums like the newly refurbished and extended Great North Museum: Hancock.

Miles of stunning coastline and beaches

Although we can’t promise there’ll always be sun, we guarantee you’ll be impressed by our stunning coastline which, studded with some of the country’s best beaches, provides the perfect setting for a summer day at the seaside or a refreshing autumnal stroll. In 2010, all of Tynemouth's beaches were awarded prestigious Blue Flag status alongside Sunderland’s Roker and Seaburn beaches and South Shields’ Sandhaven, guaranteeing the highest standards in safety and cleanliness.

A centre of shopping excellence

NewcastleGateshead is well-known for its excellent shopping provided by Eldon Square, the UK’s largest city centre shopping complex, and the Metrocentre, Europe’s largest indoor shopping and leisure complex. Paired with the range of boutiques around Market Street, High Bridge and Hood Street and scattered throughout fashionable suburbs like Jesmond, as well as the quaint and quirky markets of Tynemouth and the Armstrong Bridge market is a shopaholic’s dream!

A wide variety of dining and diverse tastes

Our brilliant nightlife is a point we needn’t labour, and you won’t be short of surprising places to eat, drink and be merry during the daytime too – whether it's dining out, calling into a cosy bar or being spotted in a cutting-edge club, NewcastleGateshead and its surroundings provide a feast of choice. For something a little different why not try Blackfriars restaurant which, housed in a historic friary in Newcastle City Centre, is the country's oldest dining-room, or Cafe 21, one of four restaurants owned by the well-known North Eastern chef Terry Laybourne.

For those of a sporty and active nature

Regularly hosting the best in international athletics talent at Gateshead International Stadium, plus climbing walls, the UK’s largest water park, a dry ski slope, surfing school and much more, it’s not just football we’re passionate about... although if you fancy a kick around or want to watch a match in one of our two impressive stadiums, Newcastle United's St James' Park and Sunderland's Stadium of Light, we promise we won't say no.

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22 Jun 2014


"Happy family reunion."

Living in a different country and travelling back "home" to visit family is usually rushed and stressful,as we tend to stay with friends.Renting the guesthouse proved an excellent alternativ… More

20 Apr 2014


"Genuine 5 Star Experience. Great Location. Excellent Value."

Where to begin?! Stayed with my wife and family. Six adults and seven children in total. Greeted on arrival by the owner Dave. Welcome provisions included milk,cereals,fruit juice and 3 bottles of wi… More

31 Aug 2013


"Fabulous extended family accommodation"

We were a large family group (one toddler, young and older adults) attending a family wedding. We only needed three nights and the owner was very accommodating. We had a lovely welcome from the owner&… More

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