HallBarns B&B

Hexham North Road
NE48 3AQ

+44 01434 681419

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Hello Dick and Margaret welcome you to Hall Barns and hope you enjoy your stay.

Hall Barns was originally called ‘Thawle Barnys’ there was a tower here in troublesome days of raiding and a mention of it dating back to 1541.

We moved here in February 2006 and have had the house refurbished to 3 letting en suite rooms for short or long stay. There are 2 twin rooms and a family room which can sleep 4, also a sitting room with TV and a log fire in the winter, of which you can sit and relax after your day of walking or site seeing. In the summer you may sit in the garden and enjoy the peace and quiet, the scenic views around you have a barbecue or just watch the sun set. To the east you will see a large castle of which is Chipchase the Torday family reside there today.

This is a working farm belonging to a large estate the owners Allgood family live at Nunwick Hall. The village of Simonburn is a small hamlet part of the estate as is many of the surrounding farms. In the village there is a shop, a beautiful church, well worth a look, which is a 5 minute walk away. Surrounding areas is Hadrian’s Wall (with its many Roman sites), National Forest Park, Hexham Abbey and the historic town of Corbridge. We have easy access on uncrowded roads to Kielder, which is the largest man made forest and lake in Europe. Newcastle, Gateshead and the unspoilt Northumbrian Coast, Durham, Carlisle, Alnwick and the Scottish Borders are all within visiting distance.

This is an ideal location from which to enjoy the peaceful North Tyne Valley. You can go walking, cycling and nearby facilities offer opportunities to go horse riding horse racing, canoeing, bird watching or fishing of which the river North Tyne is renowned for its salmon.

Room information for HallBarns B&B

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
Twin room
(twin room)
1 2
B&B per person per night
(£60.00 single occupancy)
Min: £40.00 - Max: £42.00
Family ensuite room 1 4
B&B per person per night
Min: £40.00 - Max: £42.00
Twin ensuite room 1 2
B&B per person per night
(£60.00 single occupancy)
Min: £40.00 - Max: £42.00
Total capacity: 8

Working farm location at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Working farm
Child / family friendly at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Child / family friendly
Childrens facilities at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Childrens facilities
Car parking available at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Car parking available
Special diets catered for at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special diets catered for
TV available at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Television
Hairdryer available at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Hairdryer
Tea / coffee facilities at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
Guest garden at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Garden for guest use
Laundry / washing facilities at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Washing machine / Laundry
Log fire / Open fireplace at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Log fire / Open fireplace
Residents lounge at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Residents lounge
Cycle friendly at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Cycle friendly
Walker friendly at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Walker friendly
WiFi available at HallBarns B&B Bed & Breakfast Accommodation WiFi
Sleep quality
Sleep quality
Certificate of ExcellenceCertificate of Excellence

Walking Hadrian's Wall

k9Spain, Xativa, Spain
Upon arrival the offer of a cup of tea or coffee with homemade cake was very much appreciated, Margaret is a very warm and kind person, nothing seemed to much trouble, both Margaret and Dick went out of there way to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. Our room was of generous proportions, very clean and well decorated. If we are ever in the area again we would certainly re-book with them and would not hesitate to recommend them to others. Colin & Brenda, Spain

4th Day walking the Wall

Stephen L,
Margaret tries hard to make a wonderful first impression with a profusion of flowers and attractive frontage. Entering the hallway reinforces the feeling that your stay will be very comfortable with a well appointed common area and dining room. Our room was a bit tight but very comfortable with a large separate private bath adjacent. Margaret provided transport to the local Crown pub which was excellent. We would definitely go back when near Simonburn.

Welcome home!

Thayer C,
Margaret Locke is an extraordinary person ! We spent four nights at Hallbarns, three while walking St. Oswald's Way and one while walking Hadrian's Wall. The setting feels remote and is so quiet and peaceful. There's a garden to sit in if the weather permits, and our room was large and comfortable. But it's Margaret's spirit that infuses the place. She is warm, efficient, honest and generous. She's a terrific cook and the dinners we ate there we're memorable. Her husband Dick drove us to our starting point each day and filled us full of local lore and history. By the time we left we felt like family. This is a place not to be missed.

Comfortable and welcoming

AngieSmits, North Carolina, USA
This B&B is a very homey place with excellent food. It is nestled into the Northumbrian countryside and will be a lovely addition to any trip to England. The breakfast are good, but the dinners are even better!

Good traditional charming B&B.

Mark A,
Mrs Locke was an excellent host providing us with a warm welcome and fantastic food. The B&B is a pretty detached farm house in a quiet location. Meticulously clean with honest traditional charm and values. Mr Locke kindly picked us up from our walk of Hadrian s wall and delivered us entertainingly to our next start point. Thank you. One tip if you plan on eating at the house Mrs Locke makes the best shepherds pie, however make sure you're hungry as the portions are huge!

Photo: http://images.visitnorthumberland.com/HallBarns-B-B/vn-medium-exterior2.jpg

URL: http://www.hallbarns-simonburn.co.uk

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