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Pubs

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A family run public house in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country, named after the Samson" locomotive that travelled along the Newcastle to Carlisle Railway Line. Popular with walkers, and the menu offers traditional pub food, guest real ales, light snacks and packed lunches can be made upon request....
Hadrian's Wall

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Built around 122AD, Willowford Bridge was used to carry both Roman soldiers across the River Irthing, and, excavations have shown that it also supported Hadrian's Wall across the river too. 
Places

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Gilsland village is unique in that it straddles the county border, half the village is in Northumberland and the other half is in Cumbria.
Birdoswald Cheese
Local Producers

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Traditional hand made cheese made with fresh warm milk from our small herd of Aryshire cows. The farm is certified organic with the Soil Association with high standards of animal welfare and food ethics. Conservation farm with wild flower meadows, hedges and dry stone walls supporting lots of wildlife....
Birdoswald Fort
Birdoswald Fort Featured
Forts and Castles

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Open daily from March to October. Times may vary. (Visitors with English Heritage membership qualify for an entrance fee discount). The fort at Birdoswald, with surely the most breathtaking position above the river gorge, is well excavated and, most importantly, shows how life continued on the site after the...
Walking

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The Cramel Linn Waterfall, near Gilsland, is situated about a mile and a half up the River Irthing from the Popping Stone. You can enjoy a pleasant walk along the river or it would be a splendid place for a summer picnic or wild winter trek.
The Hill on the Wall
B & B

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Quality Grading

5 Star
Located within half a mile of the Hadrian's Wall National Trail, Hill on the Wall is a unique B&B establishment on the Cumbria / Northumberland border and at the heart of Hadrian's Wall and Reivers country. The property is a Grade 2 Listed Building and has been part of...
Brookside Villa B&B
B & B

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TripAdvisor Excellence Award 6 years running - B&B with views of Hadrian’s Wall 5 stylish rooms with super, compact ensuites, at the very heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country and 5 minutes walk to Gilsland, bordering the edge of Northumberland National Park & Cumbria. Ideal as a base for touring, walking,...
Slackhouse Bunkhouse/Camping Barn
Hostels & Camping Barns

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Two bunkhouse rooms, 5 beds and 3 beds (or family) each with own shower room. Camping barn for up to 10 inflatable mattresses (supplied) with shower room. Common room with kitchenette. Drying room and washing facilities. All rooms heated. Converted stone...
The Scypen Cafe
Tea Rooms and Coffee Shops

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Freshly prepared organic/fairtrade food sourced from local, organic producers and cooked on an Esse wood fired stove. Morning coffees, light lunches, afternoon teas. Evening meals must be booked. Bespoke Cheese making and cooking courses and demonstrations. Farm walks with views over the Solway, Lake District, and Hadrians Wall. Family...
Forts and Castles

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Triermain, now just a ruin, lies just a few miles west of Gilsland and was build in the 14th century to defend the Barony of Guilsland from attacks by the Liddesdale Armstrongs and Elliotts during the Border Reiving days. It is thought to be the inspiration for a ballad...
Bush Nook
B & B

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Quality Grading

4 Star
Experience the wildness, freshness, culture and two millennium of history. Bush Nook Guest House situated within the wonderful Hadrian’s Wall countryside, overlooking Birdoswald Roman Fort and the River Irthing valley at Gilsland, with panoramic views east to Northumberland National Park, Keilder Forest and north over the “debatable...
House of Meg
Tea Rooms and Coffee Shops

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House Of Meg Tea Room is situated in the village of Gilsland. There is a wide range of food and refreshments for all the walkers and people passing through. From jacket potatoes to home made soup and and our favourite homemade cakes and scones. We offer...
Willowford Farm
B & B

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We are small organic farm with a unique location on Hadrian's Wall. The farm contains one of the best preserved sections of Wall still standing, including 2 turrets and the remains of a Roman bridge, and the Hadrian's Wall National Trail goes past our doorstep. We are an ideal base...
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