All our lodges are equipped with a private hot tub for 6 set on the raised decked balcony, perfect for looking at the stars, as this National Park is awarded the largest Dark Sky Park in Europe. Located just under a mile from the centre of Otterburn, which has a mill shop, café and village shop and is ideal to explore the Northumberland National Park, Keilder Forest and observatory and the Northumberland Heritage Coast.
Outdoor pursuits are a huge attraction in the area and a favourite location for walkers and adventure seekers, and is perfect for exploring the whole of this friendly and unspoilt county. Nearby Bellinghamhas a choice of tea rooms, pubs and village shops.
A trip to Alnwick with its famous castle and the Northumberland Heritage Coast peppered with castles and beaches makes a fine day out. Hadrian’s Wall is easily accessible and steeped in history with Roman forts and museums along the way. The market towns of Rothbury and Hexham have plenty of pubs and shops, bistros and restaurants. Unfortunately no dogs are allowed in The Retreat & The Escape, however, The Secret lodge is dog friendly.