Herding Hill Farm, Glamping site
“Stylish, upmarket glamping options with stunning views” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Located above the town of Haltwhistle and very close to Hadrian’s Wall, this developing glamping site is ideally suited for walkers, ramblers and historians alike. Separate from the touring area at the bottom of the site on a rolling hillside each unit offers wonderful panoramic views. All the huts (Wigwam® cabins) have electric heating and some also boast their own hot tubs; the luxury Castle Pods (new for 2022) all have their own hot tubs and smart, enhanced facilities taking glamping to whole new level.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Ice pack facility
- Fast food/takeaway
- Picnic Area
- Wifi available
- Baby bathing/changing
- Open all year
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About the area
If it’s history you’re after, there’s heaps of it in Northumberland. On Hadrian’s Wall you can imagine scarlet-cloaked Roman legionaries keeping watch for painted Pictish warriors while cursing the English weather and dreaming of home. Desolate battlefield sites and hulking fortresses such as Alnwick, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh and Warkworth are reminders that this, until not so very long ago, was a contested border region. The ruins of Lindisfarne bear witness to the region’s early Christian history.
Northumberland also has some of Britain’s best beaches. On summer days, and even in winter, you’ll see surfers and other brave souls making the most of the coast. Inland, there are some great walks and bike rides in the dales of the Cheviot Hills and the Simonsides – just hilly enough to be interesting, without being brutally steep. There's dramatic scenery in the High Pennines, where waterfalls plunge into deep valleys, and there are swathes of heather-scented moorland. Northumberland National Park covers over 400 square miles of moorland and valleys with clear streams and pretty, stone-built villages. It’s just the place for wildlife watching too. You’ll find flocks of puffins, guillemots and other seabirds around the Farne Islands, and seals and dolphins offshore.
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