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Hethpool House B&B, Wooler

A 19th century Edwardian manor house set at the heart of the Cheviot Hills in the College Valley.

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  • 18th century buildings
  • Breakfast included
  • Free car parking (on site)
  • No smoking
  • Historic Property


  • Free broadband access
  • Shared gardens
  • Children's cots
  • Children's games
  • Woodland walks

Food and Drinks

  • Continental breakfast (included)
  • English breakfast (included)
  • Lunch available (at additional cost)
  • Dinner available (at additional cost)
  • Picnic area

Nearby recreations

  • Recommended walks
  • Beach (a short drive)
  • Pub (a short drive)
  • Historic houses
  • Gardens
  • Golf course (a short drive)
  • Tennis courts (a short drive)
  • Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


Hethpool bed and breakfast is an Edwardian manor house in the heart of the Cheviot Hills in the College Valley. This is within the Northumbria National Park ideally located on St. Cuthbert’s Way and close to the Pennine Way. This North Northumberland B&B has inspired views of the surrounding Cheviot hills and is within one of the most beautiful settings in Northumberland. It is a perfect place for peace and relaxation with easy access to all the footpaths and bridleways within the valley. All children under 3 are accommodated free. 

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History to the present day

Vice Admiral 1st Baron Cuthbert Collingwood (26 September 1748 – 7 March 1810) originally owned the property and the valley in which it is situated. Collingwood planted acorns at every opportunity to boost future stocks of timber for British ships and there still remains a hillside of oaks near the house which sadly failed to grow because of the poor soil and were not needed when steel arrived. The house was built in 1919 as a plain rectangular house and then was added to in the 30’s by a famous architect called Mauchline who also designed the cottages nearby in an arts and crafts style.

Food and Drinks

Breakfast is served between 7.30am and 9.30am, but can be flexible to fit in with guests wishes. Breakfasts can be traditional English, kippers or kedgeree and served along with fresh orange juice, home made bread, Hethpool speciality ‘Rodgrod ‘and of course porridge. A selection of teas and coffees are served. The B & B can produce dinner for you by prior arrangement using local produce and vegetables from a well-stocked garden. Special diets can be catered for.

Grounds and gardens

There is a large garden where guests are welcome to sit and can be provided with tea or drinks before dinner. There is also a gazebo overlooking the lake where on special occasions guests may have dinner. For the brave hearted there is a deep pool in the river nearby where you can swim or a waterfall where frequently sea trout can be seen jumping.

Other facilities

Within the College Way there are a wide range of activities from bird watching to walking. Further afield in North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders there are many places of interest to visit.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: Hethpool House, Hethpool, Wooler, NE71 6TW, Northumberland, NE71 6TW, United Kingdom

Check In:  5.00pm       Check Out: 10.30am Unless by prior arrangement

Directions: By Road: To get to Hethpool House from Wooler please take the A697 before turning left onto the B3651 for Kirknewton. At Kirknewton turn left for Hethpool after one and a half miles turn left into a private drive signposted Hethpool House. Then take the second driveway on the right.

By Rail: Berwick-upon-Tweed station is on the main east coast line between Newcastle and Edinburgh with regular services.

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