Twice Brewed Inn
“A new microbrewery and fabulous scenery”
BARDON MILL, NORTHUMBERLAND
If you’re exploring Hadrian’s Wall you’ll already know how stunning the scenery is, and Steel Rig, one of the most dramatic parts of the wall, is a fine place to find a pub. They welcome cyclists, walkers, and dogs – and anyone who fancies a pint of their own Sycamore Gap or Ale Caesar, or a bite to eat. A classic pub menu might feature steak and ale pie; sausage and mash; scampi and chips or shepherd’s pie, all made from locally-sourced produce where possible and served all day in the bar and the restaurant.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Closed: false
- Wide selection of Ales
- Micro Brewery Ale
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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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