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After the sublime misery of Lambley and Blenkinsopp Commons, the green oasis of Green head appears on the South Tyne. Pub, grub, Youth Hostel, B&Bs, camping and bunkhouse. You may find the church handy for prayers if the weather has been against you.
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Holmhead B&B and Camping Barn is directly on the Pennine Way and Hadrian's Wall Path and 300m from the Hadrian's Wall Cycle Route. Holmwhead B&B has 4 cosy en-suite (shower) bedrooms.The bedrooms have central heating, armchair, radio, hairdryer, plenty of storage space and lovely countryside views. The light, airy guest sitting room/TV lounge is next to the bedrooms. The camping Barn offers different levels of Self-Catering accommodation from £14 pppn, all with shower/wc available. There are a limited number of tent pitches available from £7pppn.
Pets only allowed in bunk barn.
Distance from path: On route
OS reference: NY660661
The house has been restored to retain as many features of the original property as possible. The en suite bedrooms in the former hayloft barn are comfortably furnished and have open beamed ceilings. There are other bedrooms with access to separate bath and shower rooms which are available to any guest. And all rooms have a colour television, a hair dryer and hot drink making facilities. Pets are not allowed in the rooms.
On the ground floor is the dining room, off which is the ‘quiet’ lounge where you can curl up in front of the fire with a good book. If you prefer you can unwind in the peace and quiet of the delightful conservatory where you can rest, watch the birds, take in the views, have a drink and see the sun go down from the comfort of an easy chair.
Collection from the Pennine Way available.
We have received a RAC Dining Award for our evening meals. VB/AA/RAC 4 Diamond Silver Award. RAC Sparkling Diamond/RAC Dining Award/RAC Warm Welcome Award.
Hot tub available, please bring your own swimwear.
Location and supplementary information[view map] Set in open countryside overlooking Birdoswald Roman Fort. Bush Nook is only 800 yards from the line of Hadrian's Wall National Trail but is one mile from the nearest access point by the village school in Gilsland.
Distance from path: Pennine Way & A69
1 single ensuite room
5 double ensuite rooms
3 twin ensuite rooms
2 family ensuite rooms
1 single room (shared facilities)
1 double room (shared facilities)
Last updated: 1/14/2016
Greenhead Cumbria CA8 7HB
Property type: Guesthouse
Well located close to the centre of Greenhead, with a warm friendly atmosphere and comfortable accommodation in ensuite rooms.
The Greenhead Hotel now runs Greenhead Youth Hostel £13.50 per bed. Meals are served in the hotel.
Please book into the hotel if staying at the Youth Hostel.
Distance from path: 500 yards
2 double ensuite rooms
1 twin ensuite room
1 family ensuite room
Last updated: 3/22/2017
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