perfectly situated for the pennine way & Hadrian's Wall walks
Vallum Lodge B&B in Northumberland, is about half a mile south of the most scenic part of Hadrian’s Wall, close to all the Roman sites. Vindolanda, Housesteads and Steel Rigg, being within easy walking distance. Vallum Lodge is also listed in the Pennine Way guide book as a place to stay on the Greenhead to Bellingham section of the Trail. There are also numerous local walks to discover – The Haltwhistle Rings collection of 22 walks explores other parts of this beautiful area.
Local Services and Places to Eat
Only 200 metres away is the Twice Brewed Inn serving real ales and good food. The pretty towns of Corbridge and Hexham with its Abbey and market place are 20 minutes away. The Hadrian’s Wall Bus Service connects all the main sites and passes our door. We also have great links to local baggage transfer companies who can collect your bags and drop them at your next destination. For more information on these services, please see our links below.
Hadrian's Wall Trail
Hadrian’s Wall National Trail is an 84 mile coast to coast pathway following the route of Hadrian’s Wall. Vallum lodge is situated in arguably one of the most beautiful parts of the Trail.
Pennine Way TRail
The Pennine Way is a National Trail of upland walking, following the ‘backbone of Britain’. There are 268 miles to walk and Vallum Lodge is situated on the Greenhead to Bellingham route.
The Haltwhistle Rings are a series of 22 circular walks. The Haltwhistle Rings Walking Festival has more information and details about the routes and the festival on their website – see link below
UNESCO world heritage site
Hadrian’s Wall was designated a UNESCO world Heritage site in 1987. The National Trust website provides details of the history as well as information on local attractions, such Housesteads.
Dark Skies PArk Northumberland
Northumberland National Park has been awarded Dark Skies status, which provides an invaluable opportunity to see the wonders of the night sky, often with the naked eye. For more information follow the link below
Sycamore Gap Hadrian's Wall
Sycamore Gap is an iconic landmark and a stunning section of the Hadrian’s Wall Trail. The tree is a TV star, famously appearing in Robin Hood, as well as Vera and featured on Tales from Northumberland by Robson Green.
Baggage transfer Services
There are several baggage transfer companies, who will collect and drop your bags at destinations along the wall, leaving you free to walk without carrying heavy bags.
Eating/Drinking: Twice Brewed Inn
Within walking distance of Vallum Lodge is the Twice Brewed Inn, offering hot meals and local ales. For their menu, please follow the link below.
Hadrian's Wall Bus Service AD 122
The Hadrian’s Wall Bus Service connects all the main sites and passes our door. For more information and a timetable please follow the link below.