Holmhead Guest House sits in a beautifully quiet location next to the Tipalt Burn and beneath the ruins of Thirlwall Castle. Built in 1800 with Hadrian’s Wall stone, the house is bordered by open fields and has stunning views of the North Pennines, 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 and only 300m from the Hadrians Wall C2C cycle route.All rooms have ensuite shower and wc, tea and coffee-making facilities. Our breakfasts are delicious and generous and use local and fair-trade produce wherever possible. Special diets are not a problem. There is a large guest lounge with Freesat TV and DVD, bookshelves and games and complimentary wi-fiFor evening meals, there’s a local pub which is a pleasant half-mile stroll away and serves great food and real ales.