The Three Wheat Heads

“High levels of service and hospitality at this Northumbrian country inn” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

THROPTON, NORTHUMBERLAND

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The Three Wheat Heads is located on the edge of the Northumberland National Park just a few miles from Rothbury. All bedrooms are decorated to a high standard, and most offer picture-postcard, countryside views. Good food is served in a choice of areas and there's a beer garden to the rear of the property.

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4 Silver Star Award: Highly recommended
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Dinner Award
The Three Wheat Heads
THROPTON, NE65 7LR
Phone : 01669 620262

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 5
  • Family bedrooms: 1
Children
  • Children welcome
Leisure
  • Private fishing
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Opening times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: f
Food
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner Served

About the area

Discover Northumberland

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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