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Holmhead Guest House

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely spot for a nights camping while backpacking along the Hadrian's Wall Trail. Campsite is the back garden of the guest house/camping barn. Only space for 3 or 4 backpackers tents, and limited facilites (basic shower and single toilet in combined wet room 'lean-to'), but what more do you need when backpacking?! Campsite is literally on the trail, and only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable rooms, excellent breakfast and service. The welcome is friendly, familiar and professional. Nice place, just at the Pennine Way and Hadrianus Wall. This is a B&B runned by people with a vision. We need more of them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night here whilst walking part of Hadrian's wall. July and Alan were wonderful hosts, very friendly and welcoming. The room was comfortable and the sofas in the living room were much appreciated after a day walking. The guesthouse is conveniently close to Greenhead for an evening meal, and breakfast was excellent (and plentiful). A highly recommended place... More 

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Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very picturesque place to stay on Hadrians Wall and the Pennine Way. We got a friendly reception and were offered a lift to Haltwhistle by the owners the next morning. Nice breakfast and decent Wifi. Only thing was that the room was very small but apart from that, no hesitation in recommending.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our party of four greatly enjoyed four nights at the Holmhead Guest House (HGH). Owners Judy and Alan are excellent hosts and their friendly, attentive hospitality made all the difference to our stay. Breakfasts are fantastic (it isn't necessary to eat again until the evening!) and we will certainly re-book if we are walking in the area again. Thank you... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Stayed for a night in the 'campsite' which was the large back garden. The location was stunning but the facilities were basic at best. There was a single toilet, sink and shower (all combined in a lean-to wet room) between all those staying. The sink was also the main washing up sink. Not ideal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The Holmhead Guest House is partially constructed from the stone of Hadrian's Wall. It is a lovely place to stay. The proprietors are pleasant and even booked a table for us at the Greenhead Hotel Restaurant. The rooms are small but comfortable. Breakfast is your choice of many English dishes. The location is essentially on Hadrians wall and there are... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in the self-catering barn. I would not recommend this. The barn was dirty, the shower couldn't work with the tap, the other shower didn't work full-stop! The landlord was rude, which we didn't need after a long day walking. We hoped that we would be welcomed as we were at all other points on the journey,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The Holmhead Guest House is a very lovely and well located place to stay for walking the Pennine Way or the Hadrian's Wall Path. Judy and Alan are wonderful hosts who made it even possible for me, to split a long section of the Pennine Way and picked me up and dropped me off the next day in the middle.... More 

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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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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Holmhead Guest House

Address: Holmhead Guest House Hadrian's Wall, Greenhead CA8 7HY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Greenhead
Price Range: $66 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holmhead Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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