Nothing is better for the soul than fresh, countryside views and air.

Catton is a fantasic place to come all year round, and if you're looking for that last minute break, this is the place to look!

Catton, Hexham

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Popular Places & Activities

Hadrian’s Wall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and we are only 20 minutes drive away. Stretching 73 miles from coast to coast, discover the remains of the forts, towers, turrets & towns that once kept watch over the Wall. See rare Roman artefacts, get hands-on in museums and take in spectacular views of the rugged landscape.

Hadrians Wall

The Sycamore Gap Tree or Robin Hood Tree is a sycamore tree standing next to Hadrian’s Wall near Crag Lough in Northumberland, England. It is located in a dramatic dip in the landscape and is a popular photographic subject.

Sycamore Gap

Alpaca encounters are becoming one of the most popular activities right across the country. In Northumberland, we focus the encounters on learning about alpacas and enjoying being around them in their natural environment. To enquire or make a booking, call Paul on 07984 458869

Bird Of Prey Centre with over 75 birds of prey from around the world located in the middle of Northumberlands National Park.Visitor centre open every day from 11am, picnic area, hot/cold drinks and light snacks.

Falconry Days

Roman Vindolanda, one of the North East’s most famous and not to be missed tourist attractions in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian’s Wall. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is the home of Britain’s ‘Top Treasure’ – the Vindolanda Writing Tablets.


The Museum of Classic Sci-Fi’ is a permanent exhibition, nestled in the historic, Northumberland village of Allendale. A substantial & eclectic collection of over 200 original screen-used props, costumes and production made artefacts; a visual ‘episode guide’ to classic era ‘Doctor Who’. 

Hexham Abbey , set in the centre of the historic market town of Hexham. Whether a local or a visitor, you will feel inspired by the sense of heritage, worship and community unique to this beautiful place. We welcome you to explore, experience, and enjoy!

Based on the edge of the Northumbrian village of Allenheads, we offer excellent skiing and boarding whenever there is snow.

The ski area has a good slope with two rope tows to get you to the top.

The village pub ‘The Crown’ is sited 100m from the main entrance. The owners John and Nicole Grey are currently hosting themed food nights on a Saturday evening which are proving very popular!

The Crown Inn, Catton

3 outdoor pools open mid April until Early September. These include a 25 Meter pool, a baby pool and a toddler pool. All pools are heated and constantly supervised by qualified lifeguards at all times.

The UK’s National Landscape Discovery Centre is a hub for the rural economy; a laboratory; a centre & base for education; a driver for the Northumberland economy; a celebration & reminder of the importance of landscape, and a place to emphasise the importance of its care.

For most visitors, a journey on the South Tynedale Railway begins at the former North Eastern Railway station at Alston where buildings still retain their character and charm.