The Old School House, a property with a shared lounge, is located in Haltwhistle, 7.7 km from Thirlwall Castle, 12 km from Housesteads Roman Fort, as well as 39 km from Bywell Castle. The property is situated 43 km from Prudhoe Castle, 48 km from Wallington and 34 km from University of Cumbria. Free private parking is available and the bed and breakfast also provides bike hire for guests who want to explore the surrounding area. With a private bathroom, units at the bed and breakfast also provide guests with free WiFi. At the bed and breakfast, certain units are equipped with a kettle and chocolates or cookies. As an added convenience, the bed and breakfast offers packed lunches for guests to bring on excursions and other trips off-property. Guests at The Old School House will be able to enjoy activities in and around Haltwhistle, like cycling and hiking. Bellingham Golf Club is 40 km from the accommodation. The nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport, 56 km from The Old School House.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Haltwhistle
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Bradshaw
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Excellent breakfast and a wonderful location with fantastic hosts!
  • Marshall
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Kate and Ian could not do enough for two tiered and wet cyclists. Welcomed us with a couple of beers and home made cake. Also provided drying facilities for our wet clothes. Best ever breakfast I've had in any hotel or BB. Stay made special due to...
  • Jennifer
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Everything - our hosts Ian & Kath were wonderful, our rooms were clean with small touches that made our one night memorable and we only wished it was longer. Thank you Ian & Kate for the amazing breakfast.
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property surroundings

Facilities of The Old School House
Great facilities! Review score, 10

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Private bathroom
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Packed lunches
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

Property practice

This property has told us they implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

The Old School House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 22:00


From 06:00 to 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash The Old School House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

FAQs about The Old School House

  • The Old School House is 250 yards from the centre of Haltwhistle. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Old School House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at The Old School House is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Room options at The Old School House include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double

  • The prices at The Old School House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.