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Welcome to Layside News

Hi, we’ll keep you up to date with everything that’s happening here at Layside and along Hadrian’s Wall.

Signs of Spring

Despite the recent cold (and rather wet) weather, it is the return of the Curlews to Layside which tells me that spring is on the way! We are so lucky that the fields surrounding Layside play host to these iconic birds – the very symbol of Northumberland National Park. Their distinctive and often haunting call can be heard through the morning mist, and always lifts the spirits when it feels like winter just won’t give way to spring!

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Sycamore Tree Update

The largest part of the felled sycamore tree is to be displayed at the Sill National Discovery Centre – a ten minute walk from Layside.

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The Sycamore

This was not just a tree – it was so much more than the Layside Logo, or the view from our kitchen window. This living, breathing soul of Northumberland was our sense of place; our sense of belonging, and represented home.

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing all our customers a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year. We hope to see you at Layside in 2023!

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The temporary public artwork installed on Hadrian’s Wall as part of the 1900 festival will remain in place for another two weeks.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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