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Old School House sits at the head of a secluded private drive adjacent to the A68 as it heads towards the Border Ridge and into Scotland .

From the South: follow the A68 Jedburgh road to Redesdale or the A696 Ponteland to Otterburn road, which joins the A68 just north of Otterburn. Five miles north of Rochester, on the left hand side of the road opposite the Byrness Hotel, is the Border Park Services and café. About 300 metres farther north take a sharp turn right, signed ‘Service Road Only’. The road leads to Byrness Cottage, Old School House and the Old Rectory. Please park in the bay by Old School House.

If travelling from the north, Byrness village lies on the right hand side of the road south of Catcleugh Reservoir. A few hundred yards further on take the turning on the left signed ‘Service Road Only’ Old School House is on the left.

Mrs Christine Roberts
Gorsehill, Hillside East
NE65 7YG

Tel: +44 (0) 1669 621883

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Sports & Activities

Cycling, mountain biking, water sports, golf, quad biking and horse riding are all available locally and Kielder Forest Park and Water is a must destination for outdoor all enthusiasts ...

Local Walks & Paths

Forest and riverside walks are numerous, with something for all levels of ability. For the energetic, the Pennine Way rises steeply from the cottage door to the summit of Byrness ...

Place to Visit

Northumberland and the Borders are steeped in history to which the many ancient castles, magnificent houses, bastles and Peles (fortified houses) and museums testify. Hadrian's Wall ...

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