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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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Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fabulous 3 night stay. Elaine and Ian are very welcoming hosts and nothing is too much trouble, even serving tea and home made cake in the spacious lounge if we returned during the day. We stayed in Caligula's Chamber which is a beautiful room with large en-suite shower room and views of Hadrian's Wall. The breakfast choice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a B&B 'The Hill on the Wall' will spoil you for the rest of your days in that no other place can ever match up to it. The 'attention to detail' in terms of your comfort as a resident would be comparable with a 5 Star hotel ( did you know it's the only B&B on 'the Wall' with... More

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Manchester Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous B&B tucked away in the pretty Cumbrian countryside, close to amenities yet definitely 'away from it all'. We were met on arrival by a pretty garden, a beautifully furnished drawing room full of comfy suites and antiques, an enormous pot of tea served in china cups and slabs of home-baked, fresh cream Victoria Sponge. Ian and... More

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Address: Nr Birdoswald, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DA , England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Brampton > Gilsland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — The Hill on the Wall Bed & Breakfast 5*
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The Hill On The Wall Bed & Breakfast Gilsland, Cumbria

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Hill on the Wall is a unique Bed & Breakfast near Hadrian's Wall with more than a touch of luxury. Somewhere to relax, unwind and recharge. So much more than a B&B, we are graded by Visit Britain as 5 Star Gold. Rest assured that as a guest of ours you will experience the best of hospitality within the luxury and comfort of a private country house atmosphere...Stylish yet practical and comfortable featuring accommodation of exceptional style and luxury. A commitment to quality with a personal touch. ... more   less 
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