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Peel Bothy


Hexham, Northumberland

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This lovely single-storey cottage is situated between Twice Brewed and Hadrian's Wall. Surrounded by miles of rolling countryside and a stone's throw from Hadrian's Wall, this cottage is the ideal place for two people wanting to get out and explore this rugged countryside.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
entrance into the sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove, utility room, kitchen, hallway leading to double bedroom (with 5' bed) and bathroom with bath and shower.
Visitor notes

Heating: Oil central heating included.

Parking: There is parking for two cars with a ramp from the parking area to the front door.

Garden: Enclosed informal garden at the back of the cottage.

Accessibility: Accommodation is on one floor and includes a level access shower.

Please Note: Hadrian's Wall runs directly behind the cottage and the garden may be overlooked by walkers.

There is a NT volunteer gardener who may well be working in the garden on Tuesday's. He will not require access to the cottage and guests do not need to be present. This will be after 10am and will be finished by 5pm.

Cottage details
Let starts
Min stay
Dogs allowed
Yes, 2
Cottage ref
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  • Dogs welcome
  • Open fire / stove
  • Pub nearby
  • Romantic
  • Single storey
  • Cot
  • Freezer
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • Fridge
  • Accessible for wheelchair users
  • Accessible for occasional wheelchair users
  • Accessible for ambulant disabled people
  • Access statement


Things to see and do nearby

Yorkshire and the North East
Close view of the sunrise from Pule Hill, Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire © Joe Cornish

From the wild natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales in the west, the purple heather moorlands of the Yorkshire Moors in the east, the magnificent coastline (much of which we care for) and Northumberland National Park to the north a holiday with us will give you the chance to explore some or all of this fascinating area. As if that wasn’t enough, there are also historic towns and cities and stories after stories in the historic houses we care for.

People walking at Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland. © Joe Cornish

Long ago, Northumbria was a land at the very edge of a great empire. And even today, the wind sweeping across the hills still seems to carry the distant sounds of Roman legions marching along Hadrian's Wall. From the wild and natural beauty of the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park in the north, magnificent castles and coastline to the east and Hadrian's Wall Country to the west, the scenery is as unspoilt as it was in those far-off times: it will certainly appeal to those wanting to discover high and lonely places and untouched beaches. The National Trust owns a range of historic buildings in the area including Lindisfarne Castle, Wallington, Cragside and the shore- based Souter lighthouse. As if that wasn't enough, there are also historic towns and cities

Cottage location
Current cottage
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National Trust
place to visit
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  • North Pennines
  • Northumberland National Park
  • Kielder Water and Forest Park
  • Horse riding
  • Walking
  • Bushcraft
  • Birdwatching
  • Running
National Trust places to visit
Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort
Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort Roman wall snaking across dramatic countryside
Allen Banks and Staward Gorge
Allen Banks and Staward Gorge Gorge of the River Allen with ornamental and ancient woodland
Cherryburn Cottage and farmhouse, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick
Wallington Magnificent mansion with fine interiors and collections, set in an extensive garden and parkland
George Stephenson's Birthplace
George Stephenson's Birthplace Birthplace of the world-famous railway engineer
Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill
Acorn Bank Delightful garden renowned for its herbs and old English fruit; with superb tea-room and woodland walks


Comments from past visitors

  • Ms Vallintine
    • March 2016
    • Middx
    Made enjoyable...

    Location of cottage. Number of N.T properties in area open before Easter. Exploring amazing walks right outside our door

  • Mr Twidale
    • February 2016
    • Lincolnshire
    Nicely situated cottage

    Nicely situated cottage. Good caretaker. Lots of walks on the doorstep. There was no wifi at the cottage and no internet available on mobile networks. This was not a great problem but it would have been good to know beforehand.

  • Ms Dicks
    • February 2016
    • Hertfordshire
    Lovely cottage location

    Loved the location of the cottage and the friendly welcome from the caretaker, Paul.

  • Dr Eckersley
    • November 2015
    • Essex
    Made enjoyable...

    moonlight walks along Hadrian's Wall

  • Mr Chris Tiney
    • September 2015
    • Somerset
    Lovely place to stay

    The Bothy was a lovely place to stay, with easy access to the rest of Northumberland. Lots of National Trust places to visit and great walks for the Dog to enjoy. The only thing we both would have liked would have been a nice bench to sit on outside the front door to look at the amazing view while having a cup of coffee. We both spent many hours sat on the wall doing just this. Apart from that the place was fantastic. You know when you have had a great Holiday when you don't want to leave and when it came to going home we both didn't want to leave.

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What it will cost

Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.


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