The Guards Van

Akeld, Wooler, Northumberland, England

Luxurious renovated carriage for 2 with hot tub. Located in Akeld, near Wooler and the Scottish borders.

Key Points

  • Beautifully renovated Guards Van carriage with private hot tub situated on the grounds of a former railway station at the edge of Northumberland National Park.
  • A double bedroom, also possible to use as a twin with two single beds, linen, towels and robes supplied. Bathroom with walk-in shower.
  • Fully equipped kitchenette with fridge, ice box, microwave/oven and BBQ for out door cooking. Private patio / garden and on-site parking at the accommodation.
  • Complimentary welcome hamper upon arrival.
  • WiFi with a TV and Bluetooth speakers available.



Enjoy a 10% discount when staying 4+ nights


Set in the grounds of a beautiful former railway station, this renovated Guards Van carriage sleeps 2 and has a private patio, hot tub and garden - with views of the Cheviot Hills.

Bright and airy, the Guards Van is finished to a high standard throughout, with a comfy living area, a fully equipped kitchenette and separate bathroom with a roomy walk-in shower. The double bedroom can be configured as a twin room with two single beds. It is fully equipped with linen, towels, robes, fridge with ice box, microwave/oven, WiFi, TV, Bluetooth speakers, and BBQ. There is also parking and bike storage available. Whats more, there is a delicious welcome hamper included for your stay!

Situated at the edge of Northumberland National Park, near the Heritage Coastline (an Area of Outstanding National Beauty) and the Scottish Borders you are perfectly located to explore all the area has to offer. Set out on one of the many stunning walking or biking trails, stroll the unspoilt sandy beaches, visit some of the numerous historic and wildlife attractions such as Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle, the Farne Islands, Alnwick; wander around the pretty local market town of Wooler with its independent stores, or simply... relax.

House Rules:
- Check-in time is 3pm and check-out is 11am.
- Smoking is not allowed.
- There is on-site parking at the property.
- Adults-only accommodation
- Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at the property

GV Size: 20 m2.

Amenities: Hot Tub (Private), WiFi, Patio, Hair Dryer, Bluetooth Speaker, TV, cooking hob, oven, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, separate entry, garden, towels, BBQ grill, private parking, breakfast hamper (arrival)

There is a minimum 2 night stay.

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Room Types

Double Ensuite

Nearest Airport/s



  • Suitable for Adults only  
  • Former Transport  
  • Historic  
  • Railway Carriage Holidays  
  • Romantic breaks  
  • Rural Retreat