Harsondale Bothy ref: UK35221

Langley-On-Tyne, Hexham & Area

4 Stars



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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Romantic Getaways 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Luxury Collection 
  • Working Farm 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Customer's choice 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Unique Element 
  • Unique Cottages 
  • Eco Stays 


This beautifully restored Bothy is set on a working farm in rural Northumberland. With pristine ancient woodland views and rolling landscape as far as the eye can see, leave the hustle and bustle and escape into nature. With quirky interiors combining traditional features like the oak beams, flagged floors, range fireplace and wood burner with modern facilities, rustic touches and stylish furnishings. The quirky mezzanine has a king size bed, and glass balustrade overlooking the living area below, be prepared for the low beams, although restricting height make this a romantic little haven of its own. With exposed stone, high ceilings and eclectic lighting the living space is open plan and quirky. In the winter months you will love to get cosy and enjoy your favourite movie in front of the wood burner, no need to go far with a cosy dining area for your romantic supper and a shaker style kitchen well equipped to cater for your needs. A sliding barn style door rolls back to reveal a smart bathroom with walk-in double rainfall style shower. The location is breath-taking, imagine waking up to the peace and quiet of the countryside and taking your morning coffee outside and being at one with nature. With table and chairs, the terrace is a lovely place to sit and unwind.
Just under 3 miles from Langley Castle and within a 20 min walk of the local village Inn, The Cart Bog. There are plenty of opportunities for walkers and cyclists. The John Martin Heritage Trail passes right by the door or visit the national Trust site of Allen Banks and Staward Gorge, a Victorian garden in a gorge of the River Allen cutting through beautiful woodland. For those seeking adventure, try wild water swimming on the River Allen, a 20-minute walk. The Northumberland National Park is a 20 minute drive, here you can walk Hadrian’s Wall and visit the Roman settlements, House steads Roman Fort, Vindolanda and the Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre.
The historic town of Hexham is under 10 miles with an array of shops, cafés, restaurants and attractions including Hexham Old Gaol and Hexham Abbey. Other popular Northumbrian villages include Corbridge, Bardon Mill, Haydon Bridge and Haltwhistle, all within an easy 30 minutes. A little further afield visit Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead for the Metrocentre, Beamish Living Museum, the cathedral city of Durham and the award-winning beaches of the North East coast including Whitley Bay and Tynemouth.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

4 steps to entrance. Beamed throughout.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, Smart TV and patio doors leading to outside terrace and garden.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge and coffee machine.
Shower room: With walk-in double shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Open-tread stairs to...

First floor

Bedroom: Galleried with kingsize bed (access from one side only).

Second floor

Third floor


Air source underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Superfast Broadband Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included, remainder at cost. Welcome pack.


Small, enclosed, lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. 1 small dog welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country and working farm). Bike store. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There are 4 steps in the garden.
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  • Lake

About the local area

The town of Hexham is dominated by Hexham Abbey set in the heart of the town dating back to the 7th century with its Saxon crypt still visible making it a 'must see' when visiting the area.

There is a wide range of shops, including a large number of antique shops selling everything from furniture and jewellery to books and prints. But Hexham is not just a place for those who love the past. It is a modern-day bustling market town that offers shops and leisure facilities including a newly-built swimming pool, two supermarkets and all the services you would expect to find in a town of its size.

Hexham also has a busy arts scene, centered on the award-winning Queen's Hall Arts Centre. The centre presents a varied program throughout the year, including dance, drama and European cinema. Hexham is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside you could wish to see. Historic Hexhamshire gives way to the Tyne Valley, and then the lonely Northumberland hills. Charming villages such as Corbridge and Bellingham are well worth a visit, and the area has some of the best walking around, not to mention the country pubs.

The 84 mile footpath that makes up the Hadrians Wall Path Nature Trail follows the historic line of Hadrian's Wall. The trail takes walkers along the riverside route in Tyneside, through farmland in Tynedale and the grazing upland section dominated by the Whin Sill escarpment. It then gradually descends to the rich pastures of Cumbria and finally the salt marsh of the Solway Estuary.

The highest concentration of Roman forts and museums can be found in the area between Chollerford and Gilsland, which lies within the natural beauty of the Northumberland National Park. Here you can see a multi award-winning fort, Vindolanda, and the best preserved Roman Cavalry Fort in Britain, Chesters, as well as some of the best preserved sections of the wall. Segedunum Roman Fort and Bath House are also worth a visit with its interactive visitor centre.

'Hadrian's Wall Country' offer visitors' dramatic highlands, rolling countryside and sleepy villages; stunning and varied scenery for walkers and cyclists alike. The Hadrian's Wall National Trial for walkers provides access to some of the best preserved sections of the wall and many of the shorter walks take in a pub or tearoom so you can have that well deserved break for a good pub lunch!

Things to do nearby

The Roman Army Museum
The Roman Army Museum

Extensive museum about the life of a Roman soldier. A great introduction to Hadrian's Wall. Spectacular eagles eye film can also be viewed. Tel: 01697 747485

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