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Tel code: 01434 | code search
Postcode: NE48 | code search
Population: 260
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Barrasford is a village in Northumberland, nine miles north of Hexham, on the river North Tyne. Barrasford is noted for its quarry. It lies on a valuable seem of rock known as the Great Whinsill. This impressive outcrop of rock provides the foundation for much of Hadrians Wall, located several miles away. Hadrian's Wall, one of the most significant Roman monuments in Britain, was constructed in 122 AD and spans some 117 kilometres across the width of the country. Barrasford lies in the shadow of Haughton Castle which dates back to circa 14th century, when it was fortified. The castle is an impressive building that is still occupied. It is a popular film location but is not open to the public. Barrasford is near Chesters Fort and only a few miles from the Northumberland National Park, the northernmost national park in England, covering an area of more than 1030 km². Accommodation, meals and a public bar can be found at the Barrasford Arms Hotel. Barrasford’s Methodist Chapel has served the community since 1878. Other village amenities include the general store and a blacksmiths. Nearby Hexham has a vibrant shopping centre, the ‘County Gaol’ and Hexham Abbey. Other popular local attractions include Kielder Water, and Kielder Forest.

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Barrasford Arms (0.03 miles)

Barrasford Arms

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Top chef Tony Binks took over the 1870s pub in 2006. Already voted “Destination Restaurant of the Year,” the pub sits at the heart of Barrasford village in the North ... More

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Crown Inn (1.22 miles)

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The Crown Inn is a traditional country pub, located in the heart of Humshaugh, in Hadrian's Wall Country. Enjoy a pint of real cask ale or a cold refreshing larger whilst ... More | visit website
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Stables Cottage (1.22 miles)

Stables Cottage
Situated in a quiet corner of Northumberland, this attractive accessible, private self-catering cottage is perfect for a country break. The stables cottage is a new built stone cottage (in the village of Gunnerton, Northumberland) standing ... More | visit website
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George Hotel (1.76 miles)

George Hotel

The George Hotel is situated in a beautiful riverside location in rural Northumberland, and is only five miles from the historic market town of Hexham. The North Tyne River is readily accessible for game fishing, ... More | visit website

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Hadrian Hotel (2.68 miles)

Hadrian Hotel
A peaceful location very near to Hadrians Wall. The hotel is located between Hexham & Carlisle. A very historical hotel in Wall villager. Ideal for walkers who want to explore Hadrians Wall and teh surrounding ... More | visit website
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Carraw Bed & Breakfast (3.55 miles)

Carraw Bed & Breakfast

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As featured in The Guardian, this bed and breakfast is one of the finest luxury Northumberland guest houses, situated on the foundations of Hadrian's Wall. Located on a family-run working farm, Carraw ... More | visit website

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Battlesteads Country Inn & Restaurant (4.03 miles)

Battlesteads Country Inn & Restaurant

Originally built as a farmstead in 1747, this four-star Inn and Restaurant features a cosy bar with open fire, sunny conservatory and walled beer-garden, excellent bar meals and a la carte menus (including vegetarian) using ... More | visit website

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Station Inn (5.92 miles)

Station Inn
Hexham is a thriving market town, only a few minutes drive from the lovely Northumbrian countryside and attractions such as Hadrian's Wall. It provides an excellent base for any visitor to the North of England ... More | visit website
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Hall Bank Guest House (5.93 miles)

Hall Bank Guest House
Hallbank Guest House is located in the heart of the town and is ideally situated to give great access to Hexham and surrounding Northumberland countryside. There is a fantastic amount to offer in and around ... More | visit website
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Best Western Beaumont Hotel (5.98 miles)

Best Western Beaumont Hotel

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Delightful family run market town hotel overlooking the 6th century Abbey and Sele park. Set in the heart of Northumbria, Hexham is ideal for exploring a region steeped ... More

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