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Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

Situated half a mile from Hadrian's Wall National Park, Hill on the Wall is a unique B&B on the border of Cumbria / Northumberland and in the centre of Hadrian's Wall and the Land of the Rivers.

The property is a Grade 2 Listed Building and has been part of the historic landscape since it was built as a fortified "bastle" farmhouse in 1595, on an outstanding hilltop location overlooking Hadrian's Wall.

All bedrooms are very spacious and are individually furnished and have either ensuite or private bathroom facilities. 

Please note that there is a minimum stay of 2 days over bank holidays.

Check In: 16:30 (4:30pm) - 20:30 (8:30pm) (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check Out: 10:00 (10:00am) - 10:15 (10:15am)

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Top facilities

Breakfast included

Free parking


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Based on 156 reviews
Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

Gorgeous setting, perched on a hill overlooking beautiful gardens and countryside. Our bedroom was amazing, lovely window seat, very comfortable bed and modern ensuite shower room. Thoughtful touches, homemade cake, plenty tea and coffee, plus a bar of Galaxy chocolate! And breakfast was deli...

Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

An absolutely delightful stay in absolute luxury! We received a warm welcome, a private bathroom and a fantastic breakfast. Only a short walk away from Gisland iteself, this space is an absolute gem when walking the wall. Our room had fantastic views over the countryside with the wall itself stre...

Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

Lovely breakfast service - Ellie was super! Loads of tea and coffee, cake, water and a big bar of chocolate! Very welcome. Little far from the pub along dark twisting road with no lights or path so be prepared with head torch and an evening meal plan. Eat before if you can. Super house and g...

Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

Accomodation was fantastic. The breakfast was delicious. Also enjoyed extras such as carrot cake and sweets. Great selection of teas and coffee. I was so pleased that the owner was able to dry my very wet walking shoes.

Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

Lovely well-presented room and the most fantastic ensuite bathroom we had. Lots of useful items in the room. Delicious cooked breakfast in the morning. Lovely owners! A pleasure to stay at, thank you!

Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

Lovely B&B beautiful old house with stunning views - lovely kind host abs gorgeous breakfast. Superb room and comfy bed

Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

Excellent accommodation with lovely thoughtful touches to make it a very comfortable stay.

Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

very warm welcome. food was delicious. lovely setting.

Hill on the Wall B&B, Gilsland

5.0 5 0.5

Great B&B would recommend

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Facilities & information


16th century buildings

Breakfast included

Parking (free)

No smoking

Historic property


Free broadband access (wired)

Shared gardens

Towels included

Sitting room

Hair dryers

Open log fire


Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Pub (a short drive)

Museums (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Arrival information and directions

Address: Hill on the Wall, Gilsland, Cumbria, CumbriaCA8 7DA, United Kingdom

Directions: Leave M6 at Junction 43. Follow A69 towards Newcastle. Follow brown tourist signs for Birdoswald, through Gilsland village follow for half a mile, The Hill is on the right-hand side, just outside of Gilsland village. Follow the signs for "Birdoswald Roman Fort".

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