The interior of Bluebell Cottage boasts a truly luxurious ambience and is haven for relaxation. Yet all the specialist shops, good restaurants and quaint tea rooms this highly desirable village offers are a mere gentle stroll from Bluebell Cottage. Just 3 miles west is the popular market town of Hexham, dominated by its majestic abbey; often recognised as the jewel in Northumberland’s crown and where many facilities are available including a cinema / theatre, indoor swimming and an abundance of shops and restaurants. Golfers will delight in the several prestigious courses close by and walkers and cyclists will enjoy discovering the miles of wild and beautiful open countryside this area is renowned for. Corbridge has the convenience of its own train station that offers excellent links to Newcastle (30 mins) and Carlisle (1 hour). This is Hadrian’s Wall Country, an area with a rich Heritage to explore – Vindolanda, the Roman Site at Corstopitum and Housesteads Roman Fort Museum are only a sample of the historical visitor attractions well worth a visit. The vibrant city of Newcastle, well-known for its global, cultural pursuits and the extensive shopping facilities at the world renowned Gateshead Metro Centre along with the Gateshead Millennium bridge, the Baltic Centre and the Sage Gateshead music venue are all interesting places to visit and only 20 miles east, ensuring Bluebell Cottage offers a peaceful hide-away as well as an excellent base to discover this beautiful part of Northumberland coupled with easy access to explore the Northumbrian coastline to the east and the Lake District National Park to the west.