Henshaw Barn

Henshaw
Hexham
Northumberland
NE47 7EN

01434 344453

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Overview

WELCOME to HENSHAW BARN - a beautiful rustic building deep in the heart of Hadrians Wall country.

During its agricultural life the barn provided storage space for hay and welcome shelter for cattle, now it is a much loved family home for Pauline and John and their two setters.

The focus throughout the barn conversion has been to remain true to the strength and simplicity of the building. Original A-frame beams have been preserved, and french oak beams added to the ground floor. Beautiful oak doors add warmth to the exposed stone, whilst a huge wood burning stove is an additional enhancement. Furniture is predominantly country pine and oak, complemented by opulent fabrics, and squashy sofas smothered in cushions.

Modern amenities matter:- The marriage of the old with the new arises with the installation throughout of super efficient under floor heating; fabulous power showers; ample hot water; wonderfully comfortable beds; snuggly duvets and quality linen; luscious toiletries; and the  luxury of fluffy towels and cosy bathrobes.

As an added enticement chef John provides fresh, locally sourced, seasonal food.. wholesome and substantial breakfasts, and very delicious evening meals....designed to excite the eye and please the palate. 

Henshaw Barn is within walking distance of all the major heritage attractions, including the Roman forts of Housesteads and Vindolanda. Annual excavations continue to unearth precious and often priceless artefacts, all of which can be seen in the museums dotted along the length of the Wall. 

The picturesque market towns of Hexham and Corbridge lie 12 miles along the Tyne Valley, and are home to delights such as Hexham Abbey, traditional farmers markets and a host of unique independent shops. Great historic houses and castles pepper the region, with beautiful beaches, wild stretches of coast and our magnificent National Park, all within easy reach.

Northumberland is stunning - find out more on our website - and come and visit!

 


Room information for Henshaw Barn

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
Double ensuite room
(Bedroom One (Super King or Twin))
1 2
£95.00
B&B per room per night
(£75.00 single occupancy)
Min: £55.00 - Max: £95.00
Double ensuite room
(Bedroom Two)
1 2
£95.00
B&B per room per night
(£75.00 single occupancy)
Min: £55.00 - Max: £95.00
Total capacity: 4
Discounted room rates available for longer stays - please see our special offers or contact us for details.

Guest garden at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Garden for guest use
Hairdryer available at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Hairdryer
Residents lounge at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Residents lounge
Short breaks available at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Short breaks available
Tea / coffee facilities at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Tea / Coffee facilities
Plus fridge for guest use
TV available at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Television
WiFi available at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation WiFi
Linen provided at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Linen provided
Log fire / Open fireplace at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Log fire / Open fireplace
Packed lunches available at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Packed lunches available
Car parking available at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Car parking available
Special diets catered for at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Special diets catered for
Walker friendly at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Walker friendly
Cycle friendly at Henshaw Barn Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Cycle friendly
Cycle friendly but no lockable storage
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Certificate of ExcellenceCertificate of Excellence
tripadvisor
16/10/2016

Rescued and revived by wonderful food and B&B


MrTALong, London, United Kingdom
I would highly recommend the Henshaw Barn and John and Pauline who kindly rescued us after a day of walking into a hard headwind on Hadrian's Wall. They revived us with some excellent coffee and homemade scones and jams, and we then discovered that John is an amazing chef. Thus we were revived by an amazing three course meal. They looked after us well, in their beautiful house, with a reviving hot shower and slept we well in a pretty little bedroom. Was so impressed I even bought some of his jam the next day. Highly recommended.
tripadvisor
14/10/2016

Friendly Excellence


mwd99, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
We stayed for two wonderful nights at this excellent B&B. The accommodation was itself unusually generous in that it included a dedicated sitting room for (max. two) guests, otherwise rooms were lavishly appointed. But the two outstanding features of our stay were: the excellent food, prepared not only with skill and care, but with love: and the friendly reception with sociable hosts, never too busy to chat, and always ready to go "the extra mile" without hesitation. Thank you, Pauline & John; we would love to come back. Au revoir.

Henshaw Barn replied: And we would love you to come back - as we very much enjoyed your company.....it was such a pleasure to share our home with you. Thank you for your very lovely, very generous and very positive review - such high praise is a joy to receive - it lifts our spirits and is very much appreciated......whilst your drawing attention to the most pleasureable aspects of your stay is of such benefit to us, and hopefully to our future guests. Our heartfelt thanks to you both! Sending you all our good wishes, Pauline and John.
tripadvisor
07/10/2016

Perfection.


Gillian G, Dorchester, United Kingdom
What an amazing B&B! A beautiful home to Pauline and John who are so welcoming from the moment you arrive. We had booked to stay three nights but had such a great time that we stayed an extra night. We were welcomed with a cup of tea, home made scones and cake when we arrived. That was our taste of the pleasures to come. John is an exceptional chef, we were very glad we had booked the evening meals throughout our stay. Our room was beautiful, with an attention to details that revealed Pauline's exquisite taste. The bed was very comfortable and made up with beautiful bed linen. Our bathroom was next door and again, decorated beautifully, with skylight that made it a joy to soak in the bath and watch clouds pass by. Our breakfasts in the mornings were so filling that we didn't need to have any lunch, saving ourselves for the gourmet delights of the evening meal. Every meal was a joy as the table was always laid up so prettily with little touches like a small jug of fresh flowers from the garden. To have yoghurt at breakfast that was served in a beautiful crystal bowl, well, a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach! Use of the small sitting room upstairs was great, we were able to chat to the other two guests who were staying. Again, a very comfortable and relaxing room with lots of interesting items to enjoy. Pauline and John were a mine of local information which we found very helpful, especially the shortcuts. We had such a wonderful time here we really didn't want to leave. We have booked for next year though, something to look forward to in 2017.

Henshaw Barn replied: What a glorious review - and so energising and uplifting as we come to the end of a very busy season. We are SO pleased that you found SO much to delight during your stay! Many thanks for writing in such detail - highlighting very specific pleasures.........and all wonderfully complimented with the addition of your lovely photos. Meeting you was such a pleasure - you were such kind, generous and enthusiastic guests, and we couldn't help but be saddened when you left.........HOWEVER we have the promise of your return visit in 2017.....which we already eagerly anticipate......but for now, as friends, we send you our warmest wishes. Pauline and John.
tripadvisor
03/10/2016

Second fantastic visit


patharris850, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Last year (2015) we visited this lovely B & B and experienced John & Pauline's special brand of hospitality and fantastic cuisine. We are delighted to be able to report that, on visiting again this year, the experience matched our memories and even surpassed expectations, with a few little extra refinements that John & Pauline have put in place. It really was just like dropping in to see friends - and how lovely to be given fresh scones in the their kitchen on arrival. We are definitely hoping to have a third visit in the not too distant future. Pat and Tony

Henshaw Barn replied: We are always particularly delighted when given the opportunity to welcome returning guests to our home - and it's lovely to hear, on this your second visit, that your memories held fast, and that somehow we exceeded all your expectations! It was a real pleasure to see you again - and to meet your friends - and so very easy to pick up where we left off, all of twelve months ago! Very special thanks to you both......for your continual support, and for all your kind and encouraging words......which we very much appreciate, value, and treasure. We hope we may see you again - and before too long - but in the meantime we send you our thanks, along with our very best wishes..........Pauline and John.
tripadvisor
27/09/2016

Outstanding bed and breakfast.....


Linda D, Southampton, United Kingdom
From the moment we arrived and were welcomed with Johns amazing homemade scones and jam, we knew we were going to have a fantastic week. Pauline and Johns home is beautiful. Our room had a lovely view and was beautifully decorated, clean and spotlless as was the en suite with fluffy towels and dressing gowns. The guest sitting room was a bonus, somewhere to relax and have pre dinner drinks with other guests. The attention to detail in everything we encountered at Henshaw Barn was fabulous, thanks to Pauline. Johns evening dinners and suppers were varied and beautifully cooked and tasty, as were the breakfasts. They were perfect hosts. Henshaw is so convenient for Hadrians Wall, everything on the doorstep virtually, and if you wanted to go further afield Carlisle, Newcastle, Alnwick are not that far. Pauline and Johns warmth and generous hospitality was outstanding, Henshaw Barn experience should not be missed.

Henshaw Barn replied: What can we say? Other than to thanK you a hundredfold for a wonderfully glowing and detailed review. We are both gratified and humbled by your praise - and delighted that you found so much to enjoy in your 7 night stay with us - AND for us.....it was such a privilege to be part of your anniversary celebrations (in a small way) but on such a happy day! You were such easy guests - it was a pleasure to meet, and to share our home with you. Many thanks for all the plus points........which may possibly result in a return visit? We hope so.......as it would be lovely to see you again. With our very best and warmest wishes, Pauline and John.
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