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Herding Hill Farm

Haltwhistle, Northumberland, England

Self-catering Luxury Lodge and Wigwam® Cabins with hot tubs, just 1-mile from some of the most spectacular and rugged sections of Hadrian’s Wall.

Award-winning, 5-star campsite with stunning views and wide open countryside on the doorstep makes Herding Hill Farm Touring, Camping & Glamping Site a pretty special place to visit. Hadrian's Wall is a 15-minute walk away and other attractions in Northumberland can be reached within an hours drive.

Wooden camping cabins, known as Wigwams, offer a warm and cosy glamping experience. Each are equipped with thick foam mattresses, electricity for light, heating and appliances. There is a fridge, microwave, heater, toaster and kettle. Bring your own bedding and towels or these can be hired. They sleep up to 5 adults, are double glazed and lockable. Some have hot tubs for a small extra fee. There are 3 styles of wigwam: Running Water, Big Chief and Wee Brave. There is also a "no dogs" Wigwam for those with allergies.

Also available on the site are grass camping pitches for tents and hardstanding pitches for touring caravans, motorhomes and campervans.

There is also a large wooden self-catering luxury lodge which sleeps up to 4 adults / 2 children (minimum 3-night stay). This has a deck with private hot tub and small private garden.

Herding Hill Farm won Campsite of the Year for the North East for 2017/18 and on the 31st October, 2019 was shortlisted in the 'Camping, Glamping & Holiday Park' category for the 2020 North East England Tourism Awards.

There is a luxurious on-site amenities block, which houses a shower suite (with underfloor heating) copious amounts of hot water, a family/accessible bathroom with bath and shower, an 8 person sauna, drying room, laundry room and dishwashing area.

A BBQ Hut, which accommodates up to 20 guests, can be hired for 3 hours for just £40.

Homemade pizzas can be delivered direct to your pitch. Available most Saturday evenings (between Good Friday and late October) and Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings during high season. There is also a small shop which is licensed and sells essentials.

A large and safe play area is a great attraction for young children, as is the petting farm with alpacas, goats, donkeys, a Shetland pony, a Kunekune pig, guinea pigs, rabbits and hens.

Nearby there is a host of activities for the kids, from Walby Farm Park to Go Ape in nearby Matfen to activities at Calvert Trust at Kielder to a variety of wonderful walks, biking trails and even geocaching is popular. There are local shops nearby and the Metro Centre at Gateshead is a 45-minute drive.

The Wigwam cabins are £40 - £90 per night for 2 adults, children are £8 per night, over 16yrs £20 per night. Dogs £8 per night. Hot tubs available at a cost of £35 per night.

2-night minimum stay / 3 nights over a bank holiday weekend. 

The Luxury Holiday Lodge - Prices start at £356 for a 3 night weekend to £850 for 7 nights at a peak time for 2 adults. Arrival days Monday and Friday for 3/4/7 night stays. No dogs allowed inside the lodge. Additional guests priced as in the wigwam cabins. 

Family-friendly groups welcome, but no single-sex stag or hen dos.

Closed from 3-31 January.

Room Types

Double
Single
Twin
Triple
Quad
Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s

Newcastle