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Holmhead Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Hadrian's Wall, Greenhead CA8 7HY, England
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Holmhead Guest House
Ranked #2 of 3 Greenhead B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A perfect spot right on Hadrian's Wall Path. It's very convenient for getting an early start to the hiking day, and we couldn't have asked for more gracious and generous hosts. Sharing their wealth of knowledge about the local area and its history, we were able to make the most of our three days at Holmhead Guest House. Thanks you,... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one week at Holmhead Cottage, which is adjacent to Holmhead Guest House. The cottage was chosen as a base for walking sections of Hadrian’s Wall Path, which passes the rear garden of the cottage. The rear garden is a pleasant place to relax, but at the time of our visit, midges were annoying. The cottage is about... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the camping barn as part of our week long wall walk. We stayed in some great B&B's, pubs and camping barns along the way but Holmhead was a real disappointment. Upon arrival, we were told to pay the money over straight away which was fine, but we were then immediately told where we couldn't go, notably... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Stayed here after a second day of hard walking, and was greeted with a friendly and warm welcome by the owners. This Guest House apparently sits literally on the foundations of the Wall which means there is no need to walk off the Path and add extra mileage to your day. Whilst evening meals is not an option here, they... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed here for two nights (12th/13th May). We arrived at Holmhead after walking the difficult part of Hadrian's Wall Path, it was fantastic to walk off the path straight into this homely B&B after a gruelling day of rain and wind (we were soaked). Unfortunately we had to go back to collect our car from the previous B&B due... More

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York, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

After walking 30km along the Haridan's Wall track is was absolutely amazing to be met by the kindness and warmth at the Holmhead Guest House. The bathroom is small, but the breakfast and the familiar spirit is great! The only restaurant in the small village at the hotel near by managed to serve us some very delicious meals for our... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed one night during our walk along the Hadrian's Hall, iIs located next to the road, a very good location for walkers. The room is small and the shower tiny but worth the location and the beautiful environment in which it is located. The breakfast is very good and the owner is lovely.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Fantastic hospitality from two people who can't do enough for you. Stayed there in April, there were 6 of us in tota 3 brothers, two sons and an honorary family memberl. For some reason my brother decided that it would be a great idea to sing Jerusalem at one of the highest points on the walk. Allen decided it was... More

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Blum, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I stayed at Holmhead Guest House in June 2013. I stayed with the Clarks because of the location of their guest house on Hadrian's Wall. Their place is nestled off the main road and offers a quiet, beautiful place to stay. Judy and Alan were so helpful by discussing with me how best to spend what little time I had... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We stayed in the camping barn, which was actually much more comfortable than we expected, with everything we needed including a full kitchen and dining table. There were even extra blankets in the chest of drawers; although the solar heating was cosy in the evening, it got a bit chilly by early morning. The best thing was the location, the... More

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Address: Hadrian's Wall, Greenhead CA8 7HY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Greenhead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Holmhead Guest House 4*

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Holmhead sits in a sheltered valley next to the Tipalt Burn and beneath the ruins of Thirlwall Castle. The house is bordered by open fields and has far-reaching views southwards towards the North Pennines, whilst to the north lies the Northumberland National Park and Thirlwall Castle. Holmhead is built over the foundations of Hadrian’s Wall and is directly on the Pennine Way and Hadrian’s Wall National Trails. Our accommodation comprises B&B with four ensuite bedrooms and guest sitting room/breakfast room; self-catering 2-bedroomed cottage, let Saturday to Saturday; self-catering camping barn and small number of camping pitches for tents. ... more   less 
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