This picturesque small-holding consists of 100-acres where guests are welcome to roam making this an idyllic ‘escape from it all’ tranquil retreat. Situated less than 2 miles from Hadrian’s Wall itself – a section of the wall can be seen from the grounds - it is located due north of the renowned ‘Sycamore Gap’ viewed from the old military road. Bonnyrigg Hall is located 5 miles north of Bardon Mill; a friendly village where there is a pub serving good food. Haydon Bridge offers ample facilities 9 miles east and Haltwhistle, geographically acknowledged as ‘the Centre of Britain’ and has many amenities including several shops, restaurants, a sports centre and an outdoor swimming pool, is only 7 miles to the west.
This is the Hadrian’s Wall Country, set in the heart of England’s largest Heritage site within the most northerly of National Parks. Vindolanda is close by and Thirlwell Castle, a quarry wildlife park, The Roman Army Museum and Walltown Craggs – the highest remaining section of Hadrian’s Wall - are all interesting visitor attractions. Horse-riders, ramblers and cyclists will delight in exploring the various footpaths and bridleways – the new cycle route which follows the Wall for 174 miles runs past the old Military Road. Golfing enthusiasts’ have several prestigious courses to choose from and salmon fishing can be arranged on the River Tyne. The historic market town of Hexham, dominated by its majestic abbey offers an abundance of amenities 17 miles east. Take a day trip to the vibrant city of Newcastle to the east or Carlisle to the west; both around 45 mins drive. Bonnyrigg Hall Cottage is a high quality rural idyll as well as being a superb base for those seeking to explore the historic charms of Hadrian’s Wall Country coupled with easy access to visit the Lake District too.