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Self-Catering Holiday Cottage Accommodation near Hadrian's Wall, Haltwhistle & Hexham, Northumberland, UK

Visit Britain 5 star self-catering accommodation

"The renovation is fantastic! we really enjoyed our stay, in particular the visit to Hadrian's Wall at Birdoswald and we had a super time at Vindolanda (round the corner)."

Hadrian's Wall & Northumberland

Milecastle 39, Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland © Joan Thirlaway

Visit Roman sites Vindolanda & Housesteads on Hadrian's Wall

Explore the castles, countryside and stunning heritage coast of Northumberland

Enjoy day trips to Newcastle and the Lake District

Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland  Joan Thirlaway Vindolanda, Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland  Codley Gate View over Vindolanda, Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland  Joan Thirlaway Hadrian's Wall at Housesteads Crag, Northumberland  Joan Thirlaway View over Steel Rigg, Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland  Joan Thirlaway

Codley Gate is set partially in the Northumberland National Park and is just less than one mile below what is considered to be the most dramatic section of Hadrian's Wall.

Explore Hadrian's Wall

Codley Gate Cottage is immediately adjacent to the fascinating World Heritage Site of Vindolanda and the Chesterholme Museum, with its famous Vindolanda tablets. Also, nearby is Housesteads Fort which has well-preserved Roman barracks and some of the earliest-known flushing toilets.

The award-winning Hadrian's Wall Bus will take you to many sites further along the Wall.

Nearby Villages

The village of Bardon Mill, with its famous Errington Reay Pottery, just over a mile down the valley. The nearest town is Haltwhistle, 4 miles to the west and the award winning market town of Hexham is 14 miles east.


Northumberland is a peaceful and picturesque region of many historic castles, tranquil countryside (including Northumberland National Park), a golden heritage coast and a strong Christian heritage (including Holy Island).

Towns & villages to explore include Alnwick (with the famous Alnwick Castle & Alnwick Garden), Berwick-upon-Tweed and Rothbury.

Further Afield

The city of Newcastle Upon Tyne, with its lively Quayside and Baltic Art Centre, is 35 miles to the east, whilst historic Carlisle, 'Gateway to the Lakes', is 24 miles to the west.


Photography by Joan Thirlaway