Ilderton Dod Barns, Ilderton, Wooler, Northumberland NE66 4JL

Call Pam or Robert on 07786253793 / 07932782611


Opened in 2019, Ilderton Dod Barns includes one barn conversion sleeping up to 9 and a self-contained cottage next door for 2/3. They are located south west of Wooler in the north east corner of Northumberland National Park. Situated on an 1,800 acre working hill farm and down a 1.5 mile private farm track you can really escape from the pressures of modern life, (but there's a 4G mobile signal if you need it). The former stables and cow byre have been lovingly restored to provide quality, cosy accommodation. Facilities in The Barn include kitchen, open plan kitchen/dining area with log burner, 2 large shower rooms, large upstairs sleeping area. Washing machine and drying area. Outside there's a barbecue and seating area, plenty of parking and a lockable bike store.
llderton Dod Barns are ideally located 2 miles from The Pennine Way. The Sandstone Way & NCN 68 together with many other footpaths, bridleways and trails are literally on the doorstep. They are the perfect base for walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders (paddocks available). They are also in one of the darkest locations in Northumberland Dark Sky National Park, so ideal for star-gazing after a busy day. Dogs welcome by arrangement. Sole use only.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    The Barn 9: 4xsgl, 2xbunk, 1xdbl + camp bed. Cottage 3: 1xsgl, 1xdbl
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    The Barn: £404 - £706 (up to 3 nights), £537 - £938 (7 nights)
  • Booking:

    Book online, by email or by phone.
  • Directions:

    Leave the A697 on road to Roddam & Roseden. Take first left signed Roddam. Continue approximately 1 mile up the hill past Roddam Hall on the left then turn right just before the buildings on the right – steep up hill. Continue through an avenue of trees and follow the road as it bends left. After half a mile, turn right (signposted no through road). After half a mile the road bends right but take the track straight ahead. Follow for 1.25 miles to the first farm – turn left into the drive, over a cattle grid, pass between the house on your right and Ilderton Dod Barns on your left and find the parking inside the fenced area.
  • Public Transport:

    The train stations are Berwick-Upon-Tweed and Alnmouth, both approx. 20 miles away. The nearest bus stops are on the A697 approx. 3.5 miles away.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

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aMixed dormitories
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
wGroups Only
9Best Price Guarantee


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January 3rd 2021

Read on to find your handcrafted holiday ideas in the wild Northumberland countryside.

Handcrafted Holiday ideas for a mini-break in wild Northumberland.

Cosy accommodation and open air activities make for a perfect mini-break. It’s up to you what kind of mini-break it’s going to be.

Perhaps you’re of the opinion that the few days away from it all should be spent watching out for the gorgeous birds. Northumberland is known as a birdwatchers paradise after all, the variety of landscape make it possible to spot all manner of birds. The rocky cliffs and sandy beaches aren’t just loved by the birds either… There’s plenty here for ramblers, cyclists, fell runners and photographers alike. Perhaps seeing the seals of the Farne Islands takes your fancy, or maybe you’d like to actually get in the water yourself! Plenty of adventure watersports take place in Northumberland. Kayaking and surfing are favourites of those who can’t sit still. Maybe you’d like to stay dry and delve into the history of the area instead. Or just try the local food and drink. It’s up to you, there is so much to choose from.  Plan your activities for each day,  safe in the knowledge that you’ve got a cosy bed to curl up in afterwards. Surrounded by acres and acres of farmland, without neighbours or light pollution you are guaranteed a good night’s sleep.

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Ilderton Dod Barns is in tier 3 in December 2020 so only allowed to open for Xmas

December 15th 2020

Please keep checking back for updates. We have lots of availability and would be delighted to welcome you to our warm barn in the wilds just as soon as restrictions allow.

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Every season brings different wildlife

August 1st 2020

Perhaps it’s due to the great weather that we’re having, or the lack of disturbance due to lockdown this spring but we seem to be seeing a huge number and variety of wildlife species on our doorstep.

Curlews, deer, partridges, pheasants, hares, owls, cuckoos and red squirrels have always been a common sight on our 1800 acre hill farm. But this year there have been sightings of kingfishers and otters on a nearby lake. You don’t have to look hard to see many of these species, but we provide binoculars in our properties for you to get a closer look.

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