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Holly Bush Inn

UK England North East England Northumberland

  • 7 Guest Rooms
  • Cosy Rural Retreat
Stars, real ale and a fabulous pub in Dark Sky country.

A proper little pub – the sign above the door says it all. The farming hamlet of Greenhaugh has one of the best-kept inns in the whole of Northumberland, a charming place of old stone walls, cosy rooms and a garden with glorious valley views. There's no TV signal and no mobile reception – do we hear cheering? – but there are three very nicely turned-out en-suite rooms in the pub itself (one above the bar, which closes at midnight – fair warning), four more in an adjoining cottage, and a rather flash and spacious one-bedroomed apartment five minutes' away with a vast first-floor lounge with more dramatic views. This is 'Dark Sky' country, so night-time star-gazing is pretty much compulsory, and you're just a short drive from Kielder Water and Forest. If the rooms get a lot of plaudits then so does the food – really good locally sourced posh pub grub, all lovely and local. Book ahead as it's not that big, though you can always just call in for a warm in front of the old black-leaded range and a pint of ale.



Open all year. Pub open Mon–Fri 4pm–11.30pm, Sat noon–midnight, Sun noon–11pm.


Single £60, doubles start from £99. Apartment £120 per night, minimum 3 night stay.


Contact Website  01434 240 391  Holly Bush Inn, Greenhaugh, Hexham, Northumberland NE48 1PW

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Getting There

It's 5 miles northwest of Bellingham, up and off the Kielder road.


  • Wifi

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