The Most Sought After Lodges near Newcastle with Hot Tubs
Find the very best Log Cabins in Newcastle. Drink, Relax, Enjoy!
Newcastle – Feel the buzz
History, culture and iconic bridges, Newcastle has been voted one of the world’s top travel destinations for 2018 by the Rough Guide and with a with so much to do and see plus a warm Geordie welcome you are guaranteed a canny time here in the North East.
Border Forest Lodges
Cottonhopesburnfoot, Nr Otterburn, Northumberland
Ideally located at the edge of the spectacular Kielder Forest and in the middle of the Gold International Dark Sky Park, This peaceful oasis affords guests an ideal rural retreat perfect for a romantic hot tub break or action-packed holiday with family or friends.
The luxury pet-friendly lodges offer all the comforts of home with the modern conveniences that you would expect from superior self-catering accommodation and each has a generous outside space for alfresco living plus an indulgent hot tub to unwind under some of the clearest night skies in the UK.
Located on the Pennine Way the surrounding area is a paradise for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers with picturesque trails, breath-taking scenery and an abundance of wildlife such as ospreys, red squirrels and deer.
For the more energetic, Kielder Forest which is nearby, offers a seemingly endless array of outdoor pursuits and activities such as climbing, canoeing, sailing and treetop adventure trails to keep even the most adventurous thrill seeker entertained.
For those looking for peace and tranquillity with the added bonus of only being a 45-minute drive from Newcastle with its vibrant nightlife and attractions, plus the stunning Northumberland coast also within driving distance this beautiful park really does have it all.
Parmontley Hall Lodges
Whitfield, Hexham, Northumberland
Located close to Hadrian’s Wall on a 12,500-acre Whitfield Estate, these stunning lodges are the ideal spot to unwind away from the hustle and bustle of modern-day living in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the banks of a meandering river.
The boutique style 2 and 3-bedroom lodges are finished to the highest possible standards offering spacious accommodation that is hard to beat. Double-glazed and fully heated throughout they can be enjoyed at any time of the year and each has its own outdoor space with garden furniture for alfresco dining and a decadent hot tub in which to spend quality time with your loved ones under the stars, perhaps with a glass of bubbly. Bliss!
There is a bar/lounge onsite which is open at the weekends from March to November ideal for a relaxing drink and the surrounding area is dotted with picturesque villages with a selection of local shops and restaurants.
Further afield but still easily accessible you will find Hexham Abbey and Hadrian’s Wall and The Lake District, Kielder Forest, the Northumbrian coast and cosmopolitan city of Newcastle with all its attractions are all less than an hour’s drive away.
Durham Coastal Lodges
Haswell, Nr Durham, County Durham
This small selection of beautiful lodges, is nestled in the heart of County Durham countryside and provides the perfect combination of jaw-dropping views, uber-stylish luxury and some extra-special touches like an inviting hot tub in which to let your cares drift away.
Designed with the discerning visitor in mind and part of the Hoseasons Autograph Collection, cosy log burners and mood lighting offer the ultimate in soothing ambiance while free Wi Fi, luxurious linen and towels plus a complimentary welcome pack lend an opulence usually only found in boutique hotels.
There is so much to do and see in this region you will be spoiled for choice- the city of Durham with its iconic cathedral and castle is only 6 miles away and a “must visit” for guests is the world-famous Beamish Museum which is also easily accessible and an amazing experience for all the family.
Add to that the stunning coastline, the Durham Dales and the vibrant city of Newcastle which only half an hour away and you have the perfect destination to unwind while exploring the diverse cocktail of delights to be found in the North East.
There is something for all ages in this historic and exhilarating city. From ancient ruins, world-class art galleries and museums, to cat cafés, sport and gastronomical experiences. Newcastle has everything and more to make memories that will last a lifetime.
How to get there
A popular tourist destination for well over a century Torquay has excellent links to major networks and is easily accessible from just about anywhere.
Travelling to Newcastle by car is easy due to a network of major roads and motorway links including the A1 (M) which conveniently links Newcastle to London, Scotland, the South and all major routes across the whole country. From the west the A69 is the road to follow from Hexham, Carlisle and the Lake District and if you are coming from Wales or the South West just follow the M6 North until you reach the A69.
Newcastle is one of the main stops on the Virgin Trains East coast mainline meaning it is easily reached from both London and Scotland. Transpennie Cross Country and Northern Rail also run regular services from the South West, Liverpool, Manchester and Carlisle so wherever you are getting to here is a breeze.
You can reach Newcastle from the length and breadth of Britain by coach as both National Express and Megabus run regular services. The Megabus stops right in the city centre at John Dobson St next to the library and a 2-minute walk to Greys Monument while the National Express coach station is a mere 10-minute walk from Central Station.
Things to do in Newcastle
A vibrant quayside, river cruises, culinary delights, friendly locals and a bustling culture scene are just a few of the reasons Newcastle has become the “must visit” holiday destination I the North East.
Not everyone wants to escape to the country on a short break, in fact a city break can be just as energising and for those staying in Newcastle lodges with hot tubs there is no shortage of interesting things to do.
The Great British Cupcakery
Imagine a tasty cupcake, delicious cookie or creamy milkshake now image them piled artfully in a mason jar, waiting for you to consume; well it can become a reality, if you the visit the Great British Cupcakery on Newcastle’s quayside and ask for a GB Shake. This family-run business specialises in baking celebration cakes and has a charming baking parlour and tearoom where you can indulge in afternoon tea on vintage china with a plethora of sweet treats for just £19.95 per person.
The Centre for Life
Jam packed with interactive displays, exciting exhibitions, shows, events and one of the finest planetariums in the country this award-winning science village and attraction is a great day out for all ages.
Experience a 4D motion simulator ride, conduct your own fascinating experiments, marvel at life size dinosaurs, learn about the history of robotics.
With a packed schedule of events and exhibitions throughout the year there is always something different happening meaning every visit is unique and you are guaranteed an amazing time.
Daily 10.00am-6.00pm (Sundays 11.00am)
Newcastle United Stadium Tour
Fans of Newcastle United F.C. or sports lovers in general will enjoy this 1-and-a-half-hour tour of St James’s Park which is located in the city centre. Go behind the scenes view the impressive pitch and gain access to areas that aren’t normally open to the public.
Visit the media suite and see where the manager and players are interviewed before and after the game, even visit the dressing rooms and sit in your favourite players spot envisaging what it feels like to be a superstar football player.
Times (non-match days)
Places to eat and drink in Newcastle
Take a pinch of contemporary cuisine stir into a blend of exotic and traditional from around the world season with a café culture before washing it down with a pint of real ale, fusion gin or classy cocktail.
There is such a superb mixture of eateries, bars and restaurants in this city its hard to know where to start.
During the summer head along the Quayside to the Tyne Bar, this dog friendly pub has a great bear garden, views over the Tyne, serves great food at affordable prices and often has live music.
For a more refined atmosphere why not book a meal at The Jesmond Dene House Hotel where in stunning surroundings you can enjoy scrumptious afternoon tea for £25 per person or a 3 course Sunday Lunch for £26.
Alternatively, why not try a unique restaurant with a historic location Blackfriars Restaurant and Banquet Hall, is a13th century medieval friary with a superb menu and interesting décor.
Turkish, Italian, Japanese, even Peruvian, Newcastle boasts cuisine from all over the world, so you will be sure to find something for all tastes and budgets
The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Located in a historic flour mill overlooking the River Tyne The Baltic is in fact in Gateshead but can be easily reached by walking across the Millennium Bridge on Newcastle’s Quayside, with exhibitions from the likes of Damien Hirst, Anthony Gormley (creator of the Angel of the North) Yoko Ono and Tracy Emin it is one of the coolest galleries in the country and has even hosted the prestigious Turner Prize.
Entry is to the gallery is free and why not finish your cultural excursion with a meal at Six; the Baltic’s superb rooftop restaurant with spectacular views and delicious sustainably sourced food or pick up a unique gift in the well-stocked shop.
The Metro Centre
Those who love some retail therapy while on holiday will be delighted to find out that Europe's largest and arguably the finest shopping centre is in easy reach for guests staying at lodges and cottages with hot tubs near Newcastle.
With over 300 shops; independent boutiques, well-known high street brands and large department stores, more than 60 bars, restaurants and cafés, bowling, soft play area for the kids and a cinema, the whole family can enjoy a day out in the colour coded malls.
If you walk round the whole place you will have travelled almost 4 miles just like a nature walk without the mud and what better way to ease those aching feet than returning to your luxury hot tub lodge and relaxing in the warm bubbles of your own exclusive hot tub.
Newcastle is famous for its vibrant night-life and people come from all over the UK to experience a Geordie night out and with such a fantastic choice of bars, pubs and clubs it offers everything you need for an evening’s entertainment.
Whatever your tipple you will find it in Newcastle from Real Ales to Champagne, gin bars to cocktails, whether you are looking for a quiet drink, a proper night on the tiles, somewhere to watch the game or views from an elegant roof terrace across the Tyne you will not be disappointed.
The Final Word
Newcastle has the best street in the country (Grey street) as voted by the Radio 4 viewers, it also has the best nightlife in the North East (possibly the country) it has more restaurants than you can shake a stick at, some fantastic landmarks and a long history dating back to before the Romans which is well worth discovering.
It has art, a thriving cultural scene and some of the most passionate football fans in the world. It also has a warm welcome and anyone staying at a hot tub lodge near Newcastle will agree that one visit is never enough to this exhilarating North East city.