Entries by kathy leazeshead

Winter on the Wall

We’ve had a very busy 2016 at Leazes Head, with so many guests walking Hadrian’s Wall. We’ve had guests from Tazmania to Alaska, Israel to Finland! We’ve met so many lovely people with great stories to tell and we’re looking forward to meeting all our new guests in 2017! We’ll be open again for business […]

Easter is Coming!

There are lots of events happening in Tynedale this Easter. Chesters Roman Fort have their own Easter Egg Trail. In fact there are hundreds of egg trails going on in the region…Allen Banks, Brocksbushes Farm Shop , Wallington Hall  and Wheelbirks Farm all have events. If you are visiting the area with children, the nearby city of  Newcastle has such […]

“Better than Stonehenge”

USA Today travel writer Josh Roberts described Hadrian’s Wall as “England’s top ancient monument.” Of course I’m biased and I agree with him, it is fantastic. There is nothing better than standing on the bleak windswept frontier watching the mist rise from the crisp frosty moorland. We are, however, a county bursting with ‘fantastic’ things […]

Things To Do…

  We are open for business on March 7th! Guests visiting Leazes Head should take the time to visit Hexham and the Abbey. The Abbey is over 1300 years old and now has a museum with lots of interesting artefacts. The Saxon Crypt is well worth a visit, there are little rooms, and tunnels from […]

Not Just Hadrian’s Wall!

Many of our guests who come here are touring the area and while we think Hadrian’s Wall is awesome, there is just so much to see and do in the area. If music is your thing, go to see a local band. There are many excellent performers in local clubs and pubs in the region. Ents24 list […]

Half Term Fun

Hadrian’s Wall features in The Telegraph Travel Section at number 6 in its “10 amazing days out for less than £10” article! It’s great to see Northumberland featuring on a national list. The Roman Fort  featured is The Segendunum Baths and Museum, where under 16’s can visit for free. All the forts are worth a […]