The historic market town of Heham with its famous abbey is 15 minutes away by car. Nearby attractions include Hadrian’s Wall and the Beamish historical museum, both about 20 minutes drive.

Northumberland National Park and many National Trust properties including Cragside House and Wallington Hall. Walking, sailing and fishing are all nearby and the rugged Northumberland coast and Alnwick Castle Gardens about 1 hour. Newcastle city is about 30 minutes away by car or by the picturesque Tyne valley railway.

 A village shop, country pubs and restaurants are all within two miles.