Castle Pods

Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England

Luxury en-suite glamping pods with private outdoor hot tubs, just 1-mile from the most spectacular and rugged section of Hadrian’s Wall.

Key Points

  • Eight luxury adult only pods with private hot tubs just 15 minutes walk from Hadrian's Wall near Haltwhistle.
  • The pods have well stocked kitchenette with luxury crockery and glasses, as well as a contemporary en-suite shower room.
  • Outside you can warm yourself around the fire pit or cook al fresco with the BBQ.
  • Book a session in the on-site sauna or order in a home-made pizza on a Friday night.


Award-winning, 5-star Northumberland glamping site open all year-round with stunning views and wide open Northumberland National Park on the doorstep is home to 8 luxury glamping pods with private hot tubs. The best sections of walking Hadrian's Wall are a short walk from the site.

The luxurious Castle Pods sleep 2 adults and offer the best views on the site with wonderful sunsets. They come with a double bed made up with fine linen and have their own en-suite shower room with luxury toiletries. A well equipped kitchenette comes with all crockery and amenities for cooking up a delicious meal whilst the cosy living area offers a large sofa and smart TV for those times you wish to chill out, kept warm by the underfloor heating or wood-burning stove!

Outdoors is a large furnished patio with private outdoor hot tub, the perfect place for taking in the starry skies of this Dark Sky Park location. Enjoy snuggling up around the fire pit with your loved one whilst cooking up a storm on the BBQ. Local Northumberland meat packs available in the small on-site shop. Private covered verndah if it is raining.

Warkworth Castle Pod has the most amazing views and is a luxury wheelchair accessible glamping pod with wet room, however please note that the hot tub is not accessible.

For extra luxury, book an exclusive session in the spacious sauna and on a Friday evening order in a homemade pizza to be delivered directly to your pod. (This service is available between Good Friday and late October.) The small shop on-site is licensed with a good range of local beers to go with your pizza and also sells other local Northumberland produce and essential items. There is also a BBQ hut for hire and a small animal petting farm on site.

Locally you can take a stroll to Cawfields Quarry on Hadrian's Wall, just a 15-minute walk away whilst many other attractions in rural or coastal Northumberland can be reached within a scenic hours drive. 

No children or pets. 

Arrival days Monday for a 4 night stay and Friday for a 3 night stay. If you cannot stay until a Monday, this still allows you to maximise your weekend by checking out much later than normal. 

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Room Types

Double Ensuite




 Hot water

 Shower room





 Fairy lights



 Heating - underfloor

 Hot water bottles

 Plug sockets

 Sofa bed


Paid Extras

 BBQ Hut



 Extra logs / firewood


 Pizza Night



 Fairy lights

 Fire pit

 Private entrance


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance

 Public transport




 No loud parties

 Quiet after 10pm


 Mobile - Strong mobile signal

 TV - Smart



 Private Hot Tub

 Private sauna

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Personal check-in

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Deep Covid-19 clean

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 Smoke alarm


 Coffee machine

 Drinking water





 Kitchenware / Utensils


 Tea & Coffee


Shared Facilities

 Communal sauna


 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space

 Parking not alongside accom


 Large site (12+ accoms)

 Quiet location


Can I park my car next to my pod?

No but the car park is just a short stroll from your pod. We do however have 1 accessible pod which has parking alongside.

Is it easy to stargaze?

Yes as we are in a dark sky area with amazing views of the milky way, however your terrace has a red light to help you maintain night vision too!

Do you offer any extras?

Yes we can organise champagne, flowers and party/celebration packs for you. You can also pre-order BBQ or breakfast meat packs.

Can I get to you by public transport?

Yes there is a bus stop right outside for the AD122 Hadrian's Wall bus that runs seasonally along the military road between Hexham and Haltwhistle and the main Roman sites. Its a short walk to Haltwhistle with a variety of public transport options including bus and train. t 1.5 miles away and goes to Newcastle and Carlisle.

Is there a supermarket nearby?

Yes there is a Sainsbury's and Co-Op in Haltwhistle. Many major supermarkets can be found in Hexham about 20 minutes away.

Where is the nearest pub serving food?

The Milecastle Inn is less than one mile from your pod and serves homemade food and fine real ales.

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 1st June 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Sue from Castle Pods