Towns & Villages
Honeystone House is surrounded by a cluster of fascinating towns and villages, all with their own stories to tell and experiences to offer
Aside from its impressive Abbey, the market town of Hexham boasts stunning architecture, picturesque parks and historical landmarks such as England’s first purpose-built prison or the stunning grounds at Hexham House.
Nearby, Corbridge is a beautifully well-preserved Roman market town. Packed full of character and history, it now has a reputation for being a shopping heaven, with a mix of high-street stores and independent boutiques, street theatre, market stalls, cafes, pubs, bistros and restaurants.
A favourite of the poet, Philip Larkin, Allendale’s shimmering rivers, beautiful waterfalls and stunning moorland is a treat for lovers of history, culture and wildlife alike. Although small, this stone-built village and renowned beauty spot has a big personality.
The village of Haydon Bridge is where renowned artist, John Martin, spent his time on the romantic riverbanks sketching the landscape. Its staggeringly beautiful landscape has inspired artists and poets throughout history and still attracts visitors from all over.
The market town of Haltwhistle is at the geographic centre of Great Britain and is home to woodland, shops and restaurants, as well as the region’s only open-air swimming pool. Its quirky heritage makes it a firm favourite with history lovers, railway buffs, walkers and cyclists.