Walking

Walking

With 1000 acres to explore where do you want to go? We have created farm and local walks or you can walk some of the Pennine Way starting 150m from the Barns.

Cycling

Cycling

National Cycle Route 68 runs though the farm. There are several lovely routes you can take allowing you to explore the valley. Electric bicycles can also be hire locally.

Canoeing

Canoeing

Enjoy canoeing down the South Tyne River. We can arrange for you to be dropped off upstream and then you can wind your back under paddle power. Canoeing is best when flood waters falling.

Fishing

Fishing

We have 1 mile of single bank fishing. As a true spate river the South Tyne generally needs rains to encourage fish to enter the river, best for Salmon and Sea Trout from mid August until the end of October

Shooting

Shooting

We can arrange for walked up grouse and mixed bag days for 4 to 6 guns. If you would be interested in combining your stay with shooting and fishing please get in touch.

Bird Watching and Wildlife

Bird Watching and Wildlife

We have a very diverse range of birds on the farm from Black Grouse, Oyster Catchers, Buzzards and Sparrowhawks but we also have a resident population of Red Squirrels.

4x4 Driving Experience

4x4 Driving Experience

Try out 4 x 4 driving with our qualified instructor who will come to the Barns and provide you with expert tuition and advice in off road driving.

Alston

Alston

Explore Alston’s cobbled streets, travel on the South Tyne Railway or go down an old Lead Mine to see what life was like 150 years ago at Nenthead

Day & Half Day Trip Itineraries

Day & Half Day Trip Itineraries

We have put together a number half and full day itineraries for you to explore the North Pennines AONB and further afield.

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

Only 20 minutes by car you have a wide choice of this stunning World Heritage Site – walk the wall, visit Vindolanda, Housesteads or Stone Gap.

Explore Further Afield

Explore Further Afield

Newcastle, Durham & The Lake District are only 1 hour away or travel a little longer to go to Alnwick Castle or Kielder Forest and its Dark Skies Observatory.