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Heart of Hadrian's Wall

...a day is never long enough

Welcome to the Heart of Hadrian's Wall, where Roman Britain comes to life! Come to walk the Hadrian's Wall Trail, discover the amazing Roman Forts of Vindolanda or Housesteads, or even have a wild outdoor adventure. You are bound to fall in love with the Heart of Hadrian's Wall Country.

  • Explore

    Explore

    This 75 mile long Roman wall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the most important monument built by the Romans in Britain.

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  • Stay

    Stay

    We have a wide range of award winning B&Bs, many who welcome walkers and cyclists.

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  • Eat

    Eat

    Whether you prefer the fine dining of a traditional French Bistro or Indian and Italian cuisine, you won't be disappointed.

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  • Explore

    Explore

    This 75 mile long Roman wall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the most important monument built by the Romans in Britain.

    Read more →
  • Stay

    Stay

    We have a wide range of award winning B&Bs, many who welcome walkers and cyclists.

    Read more →
  • Eat

    Eat

    Whether you prefer the fine dining of a traditional French Bistro or Indian and Italian cuisine, you won't be disappointed.

    Read more →

You'll get a warm welcome at the many towns and villages in the area and there is accommodation for every taste and budget. Take your time to explore the whole of the wall from here – and you can even venture further afield. The Heart of Hadrian's Wall is a great central place to stay and explore all the activities at Kielder Forest, the market town of Hexham, the historic city of Carlisle and the North Lakes, or even the Metro Centre in Newcastle/Gateshead.

From Roman history to action and adventure, the Heart of Hadrian's Wall has it all. Come and spend a while in Britain's Great Outdoors – a day will never be long enough!

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Latest Blog Entries

Aesica Roman Fort
Category: Blog
Aesica was the 9th fort on Hadrian’s Wall and is the nearest (clearly visible) site to us here at Broomshaw. When visitors arrive, we...
Haltwhistle Burn Gorge
Category: Blog
Although it provides a direct walking route from Haltwhistle to Hadrian’s Wall at Cawfields, the Haltwhistle Burn Gorge is well kept secret that even...
South Tyne River
Category: Blog
If you look through the hole in the sculpture you see the cairn marking the spring that is the source of the South Tyne...
Muckle Brewing
Category: Blog
The Heart of Hadrian’s Wall for Muckle Brewing’s Nicola and Tom Smith is Whindshields Crag. ” It marks the highest point...
Walltown Crags
Category: Blog
Judy & Alan Clark choose their favourite walk, just a few minutes from Holmhead Guest House……….. The views from Walltown Crags...
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The Old Farmhouse
The Old Farmhouse is located on a 600 acre hill farm in the Northumberland Natio
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Bird Watching
The National Nature Reserve at Greenlee Lough A birdhide and boardwalk through t
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Thirlwall Castle
Explore Thirlwall Castle (the name means the Break in the Wall), an odd one beca
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Housesteads Roman Fort
Housesteads, known to the Romans as Vercovicium (the place of effective fighters