Local Area Information
2 The Crofts is a large Victorian terraced house, built in 1886 and situated on the edge of the village next to fields and woodlands. The location is peaceful, but just ten minutes walk takes you down the slight hill into Corbridge for good pubs, cafes and also speciality shops. Corbridge is a charming village dating from Roman times when the fort was built to supply Hadrian's Wall and the church was built in the sixth century, but now hosts a number of good pubs, cafes and specialist shops.
How to Find Us
Newcastle upon Tyne(approx 15 miles)
Take A69 Newcastle to Hexham and Carlisle. After about 10 miles, you will reach the Styford roundabout. Take B6530 towards Corbridge for 2 miles. Note the sign for The Hayes B&B to your left, then very shortly turn right into The Crofts, just before the bus stop. We are in the middle of the Victorian terrace. Parking is in front of the house (2 spaces) or in the layby immediately opposite.
Corbridge Railway Station(approx 1.5 miles)
From Corbridge Station go towards Corbridge over the roundabout and bridge. At The Angel Inn, turn right - this is Newcastle Road. Continue past Appletree Rise and the Health Centre. At Appletree Lane take the wider path in front of the bungalows parallel to and above Newcastle Road to the end at The Crofts. Altogether, this is about a 20 minute walk with most being gently uphill.
Trains go from Newcastle to Carlisle via the Metro Centre for shopping. Car parking is free at the station.
Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle(approx 15 miles)
The 685 and X85 bus stops on Newcastle Road just beyond the end of The Crofts coming from Newcastle (stop beffore Angel Inn) and at the entrance coming from Carlisle or Hexham (stop after Angel Inn). The 10 runs through Corbridge (10 minutes walk away) and goes to the Metro Centre en route to Newcastle. The 10 is the more frequent bus service.
Hadrian's Wall Cycleway(approx 0 miles)
The Hadrian's Wall Cycleway NN72 goes along Newcastle Road just in front of the house. We have the Cyclists Friendly award and are always happy to store your bikes in the garage, dry out wet gear and provide packed lunches for the following day.
Newcastle Airport(approx 15 miles)
If you are not hiring a car, the easiest way is to get a taxi. Ask for 2 The Crofts on Newcastle Road, Corbridge. The ride will take about 20 minutes and cost around £35. You could go into Newcastle on the Metro and get the train to Corbridge from Central Station or the 685 or X85 bus from Eldon Square, both of which options would take a lot longer.
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