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Brookside Villa B&B



CA8 7DA,  England

Local Area Information

Brookside Villa is at the very heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country and 5 minutes walk to Gilsland - a village on the River Irthing that sits in both Cumbria and Northumberland! Red Beck - our "brook" - forms the boundary of our peaceful garden. Ideal as a base for touring, walking, cycling and fishing. We are less than a half-mile from the Roman Wall between Birdoswald Fort and Willowford, and close to other historical sites, Housesteads, Vindolanda and Roman Army Museum, Lanercost Prior.

How to Find Us

M6 or A1M then take A69
(approx 2 miles)

2 miles off A69 about midway between Brampton and Haltwhistle. Beware! There are a number of turns signposted Gilsland. Be sure to take the turn signed DENTON, GILSLAND 2 miles, SPADEADAM and a brown tourist sign for BIRDOSWALD. Cross the railway at a level crossing. At the village outskirts follow the road as it swings to the left, past a yellow truck garage, cross bridge over the River Irthing. 1st left signed Birdoswald. Brookside Villa is well signed and is the 1st on the left
(approx 8 miles)

Disembark from Haltwhistle station and telephone us for a lift !! - 01697747300