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Brownside Cottage, Hadrian's Wall, Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland
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Brownside Cottage, Hadrian's Wall, Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3
Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, England

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tdyer1
Studley, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fabulous cottage, fabulous views, fabulous location for all things roman”
Reviewed August 3, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Everything you could need. Dishwasher, whirlpool bath, all kitchen appliances including a breadmaker and mixer. Very close to the great Vindolanda. Easy access to the best stretch of Hadrians wall. Use the ad122 bus to get to the start of your route and walk back to the car. Many historical sites nearby - join the English heritage. Carlisle and Newcastle also easy to reach by car, train or bus. Many places to visit further afield. Northumberland coast accessible in just over a hour. Friendly owners, wine and flowers a nice touch. Loads of information available about the area. Cottage is exactly as described and photos are a true representation.
We had a wonderful week here. A real gem for investigating Hadrians wall

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mrssmart
Surrey
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed September 14, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We had a fantastic stay here in August and had a great time exploring the surrounding area.
Although we go north about 3 times a year this is the first time we have stayed here and I really hope it will not be the last.
The cottage had everything we needed and was by far the most luxurious we had stayed in for a while.

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Liked best: The views, the bath, the garden swing, the birds singing..I could go on and on
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Deklerck
Ostend, Belgium
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Hadrian's Wall within easy reach”
Reviewed August 25, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

This location proved to be an ideal starting point to visit the top locations of Hadrian's Wall (Vindolanda and Housesteads). The cottage itself is really comfortable and very well provided ( but to be honest, the shower is a bit too small to luxuriate and we had overestimated the size of the king size bed).
The view from the garden swing is really nice; it will 'flash upon the inward eye' in the years to come.
The hosts are very welcoming and discreet.
Definitely a place to recommend.

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Liked best: The peace and the comfort and being close to the Wall.
Liked least: Small shower and a not so king size bed.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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nik201070
Barton-upon-Humber, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Excellent location so peaceful.”
Reviewed May 18, 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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Immaculate cottage credit to you. Beautiful location for exploring. Thank you very much Ann & Kevin for the hire of your lovely cottage.

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Anne2578
Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great location, fantastic self contained cottage, great hosts.”
Reviewed September 7, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

This cottage Is five star plus, very well located for trips in the Noth England and Scotland.
Our hosts beautiful people, we could want for nothing, information in the cottage re attractions in the area is very informative.
We both felt like we where at home, are are sad to leave , the views from the cottage are amazing.
Anne and Wes

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Liked best: Felt like we are at home but on holiday !
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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John J
Fredericton, Canada
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“We were greeted with warmth, treated with care, offered assistance when need and felt like friends.”
Reviewed July 12, 2012 for a stay in May 2012

The cottage was well appointed and very clean. We chose the cottage because of it convenient location in north England. It proved to be an excellent choice. Every time we need help, our hosts went out of their way to assist. At the same time, our privacy was carefully respected. I would go back anytime.
JJ from New Brunswick, Canada

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Liked best: The location was perfect.
Liked least: Adjusting to the clothes washer - this is our North American problem.
Traveling group: Friends
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