Entries by sophie stephenson

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Lighting Up the Wall

On Thursday 2nd June, to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, a chain of lanterns will be lit along the length of Hadrian’s Wall celebrating not only 70 years on the throne but also the 1900th birthday of the Wall! The lighting of Hadrian’s Wall’s beacons at 21.45 will follow an afternoon of local activities, and […]

2022 – Celebrating 1900 Years of Hadrian’s Wall

This year we are celebrating 1900 years since the building of Hadrian’s Wall, and we are lucky at Layside that we can look out upon this National treasure every day. The weather has been fair over the past few days, and we have enjoyed walking our Labrador Bart along the Wall, and meeting people from […]

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Layside Gift Vouchers

With clear dark skies and frosty mornings, winter is a lovely time to visit Northumberland and to enjoy the stark beauty of the National park and rugged landscapes. Why not put your feet up after a days exploring and enjoy one of Kevin’s home cooked meals delivered to your door? We still have availability throughout […]

Northumberland Sunshine

We are being blessed with some beautiful weather and Layside is bathed in sunshine. Whether you are here to walk the Wall, visit the numerous Roman sites and museums, or just relax and watch the wildlife there is always something to catch your eye! Thank you to our wonderful gardener Allie who keeps the pots […]

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Reopening May 17th

We are pleased to be taking bookings once more at Layside for guests staying from May 17th in line with the Government’s planned “Roadmap to Recovery”. We hope to see many regular guests again and many new faces, as we keep our fingers crossed for a wonderful Northumberland summer!

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Closed until March

It has been a cold and snowy start to the year at Layside and we have been enjoying some picture postcard view and winter skies. We are sorry that we are unable to share this magical part of Northumberland with guests at the moment, but are hoping that we will be able to reopen the […]

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Open from 2nd December

Due to Government restrictions on travel and overnight stays, we have had to temporarily close our doors. We will, however, be open again from December 2nd (subject to restrictions being lifted) and look forward to welcoming guests back as soon as we are able. Wishing everyone well during “lockdown”, and we are here to answer […]

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Open from 4th July

Following the latest Government advice we are hugely pleased to be able to open Layside again for guests from July 4th. Layside is ideal for social distancing offering seclusion and privacy, and all food is delivered to your room (or if we are lucky enough to enjoy more of this beautiful weather, breakfast or dinner […]

Sunshine at Layside

We have had some glorious early summer sunshine at Layside over the past few days, and have been enjoying watching some of the fantastic wildlife we have here. The redpolls and linnets are making good use of the feeders, and the pied wagtails have taken up residence in the stone wall this year (a much […]

Birthday Boys

All the boys at Layside have enjoyed a birthday this week – Eddie is 7, Bart is 2, and Kevin is….21 again! We have been blessed with sunshine and the Spring flowers are looking beautiful (with thanks as always to Allie Dale). It is a wonderful time of year to visit Northumberland with the promise […]