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Wood burning fireplace in living room.Bedroom with double bed.
Old High Shield Cottage, Hadrian's Wall
Old High Shield Cottage, Hadrian's Wall
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Old High Shield Cottage is located on the southern border of Northumberland National Park and half way along Hadrian's Wall. Hadrian's Wall, Vindolanda and Housesteads are within an easy walk, with the Hadrian's Wall Path and Pennine Way crossing just north of the cottage.

As well as walking, guests can go horse riding, cycling, rock climbing, bird watching and fishing, with evenings spent relaxing in front of the fire or star gazing in Europe's largest protected dark sky area.

Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Wheelchair accessible
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

28 Reviews

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Dana User Profile
June 2017
This was my second trip to Hadrian's Wall and my husband's first. Michael's farmhouse was very convenient to hiking the best section between Walltown Crags and Housesteads. We parked at Housesteads and took the AD122 Hadrian's Wall bus to Walltown then walked back 8-9 miles. T…

Cynthia User Profile
June 2017
Lovely cottage for walkers. No shops nearby. Michael is very helpful& communicative.

Dan User Profile
May 2017
Wonderful accommodations, incredible surroundings! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I can't recommend more highly.

Allison User Profile
July 2015
Great little cottage in an amazing space. We wandered about the wall during the day and then had a nice fire and a relaxing meal that we made in the cottage. To note: if you are relying on (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Maps, make sure you call for directions, as the pin will take …
Michael User Profile
Response from Michael:
July 2015

Kate User Profile
May 2015
Michael was a nice host and was especially accommodating as we booked our stay extremely last minute. He had the fire set up and ready to go on our arrival which was great. The place looked just as pictured and had a wonderful view. The location is practically right next door t…

Michael User Profile
October 2017
Perfect location for accessing walks along Hadrians Wall, which was our intention. Michael's son John was very helpful during check in and pointed out some good locations for walking and some nearby pubs.

Angela User Profile
October 2017
This is the perfect place for a serene escape. Breakfast with the birds and the moors and fantastic star gazing. Absolutely would recommend, the host is incredibly relaxed and friendly.

England, United KingdomJoined in January 2012
Michael User Profile
Interaction with guests

Guests can contact me by knocking on the door of the adjoined semi-detached property or calling me.

About Michael
I am an English teacher, who also manages an agricultural holding. I lived and worked in Australia for many years. My particular interests are local history, walking and cycling. I am a fluent German speaker.
Languages: Deutsch
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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