The Millennium Bridge, the Baltic Centre and the Sage Gateshead music venue are all interesting visitor attractions. The pretty village of Corbridge, renowned for its specialist shops and quaint tea rooms is only 8 miles west and the historic market town of Hexham, dominated by its majestic abbey offers an abundance of amenities 11 miles away. Tanfield Steam Railway is well worth a visit, around 10 miles away and golfing enthusiasts will enthuse in the ample choice of several prestigious courses within easy reach, one being the superior De Vere Slaley course. Ramblers and cyclists will enjoy exploring the heather moorlands across the easily accessible Hadrian’s Wall Country and the Northern Pennines with their rugged uplands which include some of the highest, wildest and most beautiful scenery in the country. Hamsterley Forest provides miles of lovely forest walks leading to High Force; England’s largest waterfall. Bowes Museum, Raby Castle, Beamish Museum, Vindolanda the Roman Site at Corstopitum and Housesteads Roman Fort Museum are all interesting historic attractions within easy driving distance. Valley View offers an excellent base for couples to explore the many historic delights across Hadrian’s Wall Country.