Local Area Information
Carraw Bed and Breakfast is situated on the Northern frontier of the Roman Empire, within Northumberland National Park. Spread over the hills and valleys at the very top of England, but right in the centre of Britain, Northumberland National Park has unspoilt treasures awaiting your discovery. Ancient pre-history and the rare red squirrel exist alongside traditional lifestyles with a thriving culture.
How to Find Us
Newcastle/Gateshead(approx 30 miles)
At junction of A1 / A69 follow the A69 (towards Hexham/Carlisle)
Turn right onto the A6079 (towards Acomb, Bellingham & Rothbury)
Continue on A6079 for approximately 3 miles
At crossroads with B6318 turn left (to Chollerford)
Cross the River Tyne at Chollerford
At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the "Military Road" – B6318 (towards Carlisle)
Carraw Bed and Breakfast is located on the left hand side after approx 4½ miles, just past the Temple of Mithras (Brocolitia), on your left
Carlisle(approx 30 miles)
From the M6 (Junction 43) follow the A69 (signposted Hexham, Newcastle). After approximately 16 miles turn left onto the B630 (signposted Greenhead). Turn right onto the “Military Road” - B6318. Continue on the B6318 for approximately 13 miles. Carraw Bed and Breakfast is located on the right hand side (approximately 4 miles after Housesteads Roman Fort).
Newcastle or Carlisle(approx 30 miles)
There is an excellent tourist bus service (the AD122) in high season, running between Newcastle and Carlisle, stopping at visitor attractions, towns and villages along the way. Alight at the Roman Site, The Temple of Mithras (Brocolitia), on the Military Road (B6318), Carraw Bed and Breakfast is a short walk away. A limited service may run in the winter. Further details can be obtained from Traveline North East and Cumbria on 0870 608 2 608.
Hexham(approx 10 miles)
The nearest stations are at Hexham (10 miles away) and Haydon Bridge (7 miles away). Northern Rail serves both. For details of fares and times contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950.
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