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George Hotel
"Good Points: Friendly, helpful staff Lovely grounds with super views from dining room Cosy seating areas and bar rooms, nice to have the pool General review: Only one night, but a ..." More

George Hotel
"Good Points: location excellent staff good food very good value Bad Points: threadbare carpets inadequate seating in lounge under-staffed General review: very enjoyable

Date visited: 2008-10-29 ..." More

George Hotel
"Good Points: Staff were friendly and tried to do their jobs as best they could. The location was great. Bad Points: shower atrocious as it ran too hot, ran too cold ..." More

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Chollerford is located at the crossing of the Military Road and Hadrian’s Wall, over the river Tyne and close to the remains of the important Roman Chester Fort. Chollerford Bridge is the first bridge on the North Tyne. It is a stone bridge built to replace the original medieval one, built in 1394 but later destroyed in the flood of 1771. The site is a Scheduled Monument and a Grade II Listed Building protected by law. The Military Road, the local name for the B6318, was built eight years after the Jacobite rebellion of 1745 to provide easier movement of troops between Carlisle and Newcastle, engineered by Robert Mylne. The Border Counties Railway ran alongside the east side of the river, with a station on the riverbank, which is now a private house. The old George Hotel stands on the west bank, where WH Auden and John Steinbeck have both stayed. The village of Chollerford has become a popular destination for tourists. The river offers opportunities for fishing and riverside walks and nearby are the historic Roman sites of Hexham, the Border Forest Park, Keilder Water, the Pennine Way, and in the distance, the Cheviot Hills and the Northumberland National Park


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George Hotel (0.02 miles)

George Hotel

The George Hotel is situated in a beautiful riverside location in rural Northumberland, and is only five miles from the historic market town of Hexham. The North Tyne River is readily accessible for game fishing, ... More | visit website

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Crown Inn (0.53 miles)

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The Crown Inn is a traditional country pub, located in the heart of Humshaugh, in Hadrian's Wall Country. Enjoy a pint of real cask ale or a cold refreshing larger whilst ... More | visit website
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Hadrian Hotel (0.96 miles)

Hadrian Hotel
A peaceful location very near to Hadrians Wall. The hotel is located between Hexham & Carlisle. A very historical hotel in Wall villager. Ideal for walkers who want to explore Hadrians Wall and teh surrounding ... More | visit website
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Barrasford Arms (1.72 miles)

Barrasford Arms

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Top chef Tony Binks took over the 1870s pub in 2006. Already voted “Destination Restaurant of the Year,” the pub sits at the heart of Barrasford village in the North ... More

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Stables Cottage (2.87 miles)

Stables Cottage
Situated in a quiet corner of Northumberland, this attractive accessible, private self-catering cottage is perfect for a country break. The stables cottage is a new built stone cottage (in the village of Gunnerton, Northumberland) standing ... More | visit website
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Carraw Bed & Breakfast (3.54 miles)

Carraw Bed & Breakfast

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As featured in The Guardian, this bed and breakfast is one of the finest luxury Northumberland guest houses, situated on the foundations of Hadrian's Wall. Located on a family-run working farm, Carraw ... More | visit website

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Hall Bank Guest House (4.20 miles)

Hall Bank Guest House
Hallbank Guest House is located in the heart of the town and is ideally situated to give great access to Hexham and surrounding Northumberland countryside. There is a fantastic amount to offer in and around ... More | visit website
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Station Inn (4.21 miles)

Station Inn
Hexham is a thriving market town, only a few minutes drive from the lovely Northumbrian countryside and attractions such as Hadrian's Wall. It provides an excellent base for any visitor to the North of England ... More | visit website

Best Western Beaumont Hotel (4.25 miles)

Best Western Beaumont Hotel

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Delightful family run market town hotel overlooking the 6th century Abbey and Sele park. Set in the heart of Northumbria, Hexham is ideal for exploring a region steeped ... More

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Fairshaw Rigg (4.43 miles)

Fairshaw Rigg
Welcome to Fairshaw Rigg; exclusive 4 * Silver awarded Bed and Breakfast near Hadrian's Wall; Northumberland. The B&B; which is just outside Historic Hexham; has a warm and friendly atmosphere and is situated in a ... More | visit website

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