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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Nr Birdoswald, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DA , England
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The Hill on the Wall Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 7 Gilsland B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Hill on the Wall is one of those places that I don't like to talk about or tell people about, not because it's bad but because it's too good. I worry that if I go telling everyone about how wonderful a place it is, next time I want to stop there it will be fully booked. That said, our... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in the Caligua room - named in honour of the Roman ruins nearby - the room was at the front of the house and had fabulous views out over the valley. You can see parts of Hadrians wall from here. Very quiet location. Everything in the rooms - that is tea, coffee, bathroom supplies... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Nice rooms, breakfast and staff... Elaine arranged that we could have dinner when we arrived late the first day and Ian made us an perfect breakfast in the morning... He also knew a lot about Hadrians wall..... A lot to talk about! We will be back here!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A warm welcome in a beautifull B&B. Everything well taken care of. Bathroom looks like a welness center.This is exactly where you want to end up after a long day walk. Dinner at the oraganic farm (tip: make a reservation). Wonderful breakfast at 8.30 with the other international guests.

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Durham
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Elaine for a lovely stay - we enjoyed everything about the Hill on the Wall. Elaine, with the help of Ian, are extremely welcoming hosts - nothing seems to be too much trouble. Elaine has put much thought into the service she provides, I have never seen so much choice of drinks in a room! The tea and... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I needed to find accommodation to take part in a Macmillan Trekathlon near the finishing line at Lanercost Priory I used Trip Advisor. This B&B came up with only 5 & 4 reviews. Having stayed 5 days I can confirm that original search is well deserved and I am surprised by recent bad reviews and on meeting Ian &... More

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North America
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited a lot of B&Bs while doing the Hadrian's Wall trail, and they were all excellent, but if I could give any place 6 stars, it would be this one! The owners were incredibly kind and welcoming and made us feel like visiting royalty. The room was large, beautiful, and amazingly packed with every possible thing that you could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a eight day walking trip and spent a night at The Hill on The Wall. When we arrived in a downpour, both Elaine & Ian could not have been more pleasant and helpful making sure our clothes and boots were dried for us and we were given tea and cake. The house was stunning and... More

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Beaufort, SC
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55 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elaine was so nice and helpful and the rooms were equipped with everything you can possibly need, want, or imagine. Unfortunately, Ian was so rude that we were dumbfounded. The first words out of his mouth when we arrived were rude. The following morning all eight guests of the inn were waiting patiently in the parlor to be called in... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It appears that I am in the minority for the reviews of this B&B but I can't imagine staying here again. Ian, who was the more present face in the establishment, was incredibly rude. I assumed that he just didn't like Americans until I saw him belittle a couple from Holland in front of me. I'm awarding this establishment two... More

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Address: Nr Birdoswald, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DA , England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Brampton > Gilsland
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Hotel Class:5 star — The Hill on the Wall Bed & Breakfast 5*
Also Known As:
The Hill On The Wall Bed & Breakfast Gilsland, Cumbria

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