car free when camping Northumberland is a great way to save money. By choosing alternative options such as
getting to your destination by foot, you can save money on parking charges and
petrol, enabling you to spend your pennies on the good stuff – food, drinks and
attractions at your Herding Hill Farm getaway.
free travel is a great way to reduce carbon emissions, something which is
becoming increasingly important as we continuously move towards an
eco-conscious world. Less cars on the road also reduces noise pollution.
the hassle of sitting in traffic as well as doing your bit for the environment
by reducing traffic congestion and the risk of road traffic collisions. Travelling
car-free is safer and may be less stressful than travelling at peak times on
congested roads. You can travel by foot, train or bus when you visit Herding
Hill Farm. We are lucky that in season (Apr-Oct) the AD122 Hadrian's Wall bus stops at the entrance to our 5-star Northumberland campsite. The bus can be used to visit most of the Hadrian's Wall attractions and you can even enjoy a pint of Northumberland ale along the way! For a child friendly guide to exploring Hadrian's Wall by bus check out the North East Family Fun blog HERE.
Travelling car free is a
beneficial way to increase your exercise and what better place to do it than in
the beautiful heart of Northumberland? With so many attractions in the local
area, there’s no need to bring your car along with so many amenities accessible
to you. Exercise also gives you more energy to enjoy your time at Herding Hill
Farm. Active travel also improves children’s health.
Fresh air and outdoor exercise is
known to improve mental well-being so walking or cycling instead of driving can
make a positive difference to your state of mind. Arriving somewhere under your
own steam can boost confidence and create a feeling of independence. It also
means that you slow down and appreciate what is around you rather than racing
from one destination to another. We also tend to talk to each other more when
we are out and about.
It is often easier when
travelling by foot or by bike to escape the tourist hot spots clustered around
the main car parks and find unspoilt and peaceful new areas. Rural
Northumberland is full of special places just waiting to be discovered.
We all know that we see so much
more when we are immersed in our natural landscape rather than watching it
flash by through a car window. From fleeting and special Northumberland wildlife
moments to chancing upon a stunning view or landscape, none of this is possible
unless you take to your feet or your wheels.