The West Wing


Ponteland, Northumberland

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Luxury self-catering accommodation sleeps up to 8. The West Wing adjoins Capheaton Hall which sits in its own splendid grounds - with ample lawns, ponds, uninterrupted views of the 18th century parkland and woods to explore – this is your very own tranquil, country retreat. Inside there are high ceilings and original features, as well as a few modern ones like the fitted kitchen and WiFi. Relax and unwind with us here at The West Wing.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

4 Star Self-Catering
Gold Award
Recommended for families
Recommended for pets and their owners
Recommended for cyclists
Recommended for walkers

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The West Wing
The West Wing, Capheaton Hall, Capheaton, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, Tyne & Wear, NE19 2AB

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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