Our second visit this year first in Spring now in Autumn and after over 10 years visiting Beacon Hill it still pulls us back to enjoy all the numerous facilities that are on offer, Spa, Pool, Sauna, Steam room, gym all great to enjoy no matter the weather conditions. We had good weather and attempted Tennis & Cricket. Morpeth & Rothbury are market towns that are worth a visit and for an exceptional light lunch a visit to "The Running Fox" in felton is a must, but book in advance. Another village worth a visit approx 40min drive towards Newcastle is Corbridge and you will spoilt for choice for cafes/bistros and good range of small individual retail shops. We never managed to get to Wallington house - a National Trust property which we were told is worth a visit. An excuse to return to Beacon Hill next year. Now we have charged the batteries we brace ourselves for winter with great family memories. Alun and his staff are always friendly and helpful and are more than happy to recommend various places to visit including "Watering Holes" like the Anglers Arms or the Chantry Tea Room and Marabinis Italian Family Restaurant (good for the Kids - Pizza etc) We highly recommend Beacon Hill.
This was our third successive visit to Beacon Hill and as usual excellent. The cottages are first class and the leisure centre/spa gives an opportunity to burn off some cals.
Northumbria offers a fine combination of beeches and countryside with quiet roads.
I am sure we will be back next year.
Alun, the owner, takes a keen interest in his guests enjoyment.
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