If you don’t feel shared accommodation or camping is for you there are a number of B&Bs and other accommodation options nearby. Here are a few we have come to know of…
The Holly Bush Inn: Only 2 minutes walk from Land of Joy. Provides B+B, meals, and a very friendly atmosphere. They even been known to stock alcohol free beer for us Buddhists! (Price range £60 to £100 depending on room.)
www.hollybushinn.net T: 01434 240 391
Wild Northumbrian Tipis & Yurts: Only 15 minutes walk away and each tipi and shepherds hut has its own plot of land so very quiet and ideal for retreats.
www.wildnorthumbrian.com T: 01434 240 902 Mobile: 07720 053724 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eals Lodge: Traditional bed & breakfast by a lovely local couple Bill & Pauline King. Well worth a visit – and she makes wonderful trifle!
www.ealslodgebandb.co.uk T: 01434 240 269 E: email@example.com
Annie’s Cottage: Beautifully presented self-catering holiday accommodation opposite the Holly Bush Inn, Grennhaugh, NE48 1PW. Sleeps 3/4. For further details contact Caroline or Libby.
T: 01434 240210 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Riverdale Hall Hotel: This is a luxury hotel for those who like a swimming pool, sauna, and room for a pony. This one’s in Bellingham, our nearest town with shops, and 4 miles from Land of Joy. Car would be needed, or an hour walking up boggy hills and down again!
www.riverdalehallhotel.co.uk T: 01434 220 254
Other options in Bellingham: We’ll add more here as we become familiar with the area, but there are quite a few places in Bellingham which would be fine for those with cars. See this link for more info: