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Holmhead Guest House

Hadrian's Wall, Greenhead CA8 7HY, England
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Alan and Judy were knowledgeable and personable and fun. Alan made perfect suggestions for where to walk along Hadrian's Wall and shuttled us to make a one way trip possible. He directed us to other close-by walks, recommended pubs and restaurants, provided detailed directions. The siting of the Guest House is right along the Wall Walk, but isolated and quiet... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

this is one of best b&b i have stayed in spotless great breakfast this is the place to stay can't get any better if you're doing hadrians way/wall stay here hotel half mile down road for dinner and a well deserved pint

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Rather exciting access this wonderful B&B on Hadrian's Wall, but thanks to the clear and explicit instruction we avoided driving into the ford and found the bridge! I am glad we weren't arriving in the dark, though. Enthusiastic welcome from our host and hostess, and a very comfortable (though cosy) room. Superb breakfast, and well informed advice from Judy about... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Holmhead is located on the foundations of Hadrian's wall, by the side of the Tipalt Burn, overlooked by the ruins of Thirlwall Castle. The location is tranquil but convenient for access to the Roman Army Museum, Vindolanda and Walltown Quarry and Crags. The rooms are comfortable, the breakfasts generous and the owners helpful and knowledgeable. All in all, a great... More 

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Thank Nick F
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here whilst my husband and Father were cycling the Hadrians wall route. When we arrived the weather was awful but we were met by a friendly landlady who offered to get her husband to help us with our bags. The room size was adequate although the bed was simply divine. A king size with a very comfy mattress!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We arrived here after a 20 mile walk doing the Pennine Way about 6:30 to a lovely welcome by the landlady. the room was spacious, the king size bed with lovely linen gorgeous and the shower and amenities first class.It sits below Thirwall castle ruins on the Hadrian's Wall and the room had lovely views. Drying boots a bit of... More 

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Challock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had a great time in this idyllic spot on Hadrian's Wall (literally out the back gate). Alan and Judy, the fantastic hosts, couldn't be more friendly, catering for all diets at breakfast (veggie, vegan, gluten free), baking muffins and providing a plethora of information about the local area. We had the added bonus of being able to watch a... More 

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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Treated our selves to a real bed and shower after days of camping and we were not disappointed. Small but good bathroom and comfortable bed. Nice breakfast.Had a lovely time. The owners were really helpful and nice.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I were walking a big chunk of the wall over a 2 day period and booked Holmhead for 1 night in the middle. We had been walking from 9am-6pm and could not have had a nicer welcome from Judy at Holmhead. You literally walk through the back of the guest house on the trail so you can't... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Walking Hadrian's Wall we arrived right outside the door. Judy happened to be baking and gave us some lovely home-made muffins and tea. Great room with a view of the castle. Supper at local hotel 5 minutes walk up their private driveway. Slept like a log in very comfy rooms. They offer a vegetarian breakfast so as well as the... More 

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