A warm welcome awaits you in the shadow of Hadrian's Wall

In The Press

Our Hadrian's Wall camping & glamping site... featured in the press!

As well as being one of the only 5 star campsites along Hadrian's Wall, we are proud to have been featured in the press on a number of occasions! Our features include articles from The Guardian, Mirror, Independent and Camp Fire Mag. You can read the articles yourself by following the links below. We have also collated several TV programmes and films, all of which explore areas in Northumberland, not too far from our campsite. So, if you fancy having a closer look at the Northumberland area before you visit Herding Hill Farm for your camping Northumberland trip, then follow the links throughout this page for more information.

Dark skies with stars

Campsites for the best dark sky stargazing

Did you know Herding Hill Farm is a Dark Sky Friendly Site and one of the best stargazing spots in the UK?

This article from Camp Fire Mag includes recommendations for the best dark sky stargazing spots! Read it here.

Best UK campsites for a brilliant cheap staycation in 2019

This article from The Mirror handpicks the best campsites in the UK for an affordable staycation! With staycations being particularly popular due to current Covid-19 restrictions, we expect to see this trend sticking around for a while. You can read the full article here.

Wigwam cabins

Ditch the camping stove – these sites have food trucks, cafes and even bars

This article from The Guardian uncovers the top campsites which offer great food facilities.

Our campsite in Northumberland offers homemade pizzas which can be delivered directly to your tent, caravan or Wigwam cabin. We also have a BBQ hut for hire which caters for up to 20 guests. Read the full article here.

The 50 best nights under canvas

This article from The Independent handpicks the best British sites to stay at with expertise from various camping experts and editors. You can read the article here.

"The site is well maintained, the children’s play area is outstanding and the toilet and shower block would put many a hotel to shame."

Toasting marshmellows

Top 12 campsites across the north

This article from Living North picks out the top 12 campsites across the North and we have proudly been featured! 

"It boasts top-notch facilities, including washing and showering facilities that would put a lot of hotels to shame, and – this had us sold – it also offers a home-baked pizza takeaway service."

Tyne Valley campsite hopes for strong summer of trade

In this article, the Hexham Courant talk about what makes our camping & glamping site so unique and how we've been preparing for a busy summer period.

"What makes us quite unique is that we have a small petting farm on the site with alpacas, a couple of goats, chickens, rabbits , a donkey, a Shetland pony and we have recently just got two new Kunekune pigs which are going to be a real attraction this summer."

Our staff
Dog looking over the fields at Herding Hill Farm

No better way to see wildlife

Another article from Hexham Courant discusses our partnership with the Northumberland Wildlife Trust.

“The majority of guests who visit us are wanting to connect with nature, wildlife and the great outdoors and for many of our younger guests it can be their first time camping. The experiences they enjoy whilst holidaying with us may well shape their relationship with natural heritage forever.”

From hostels to castles: Where to stay near Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland

To celebrate the Hadrian's Wall 1900 Festival, The Chronicle Live have put together a list of recommended places to stay near Hadrian's Wall. We are delighted to have been featured and this is all down to the hard work and dedication that goes into making the camping and glamping site the best it can be.

"Herding Hill Farm, near Haltwhistle, is a campsite that has glamping pods, a luxury lodge and even camper van hire. Amenities include a BBQ Hut, petting farm and children's playground, and the farm has received a 5-star rating from Visit England."

Glamping pods
Hot Tubs

The top 10 campsites in Northumberland according to TripAdvisor

We've been featured in another article, this one from Northumberland Gazette runs down the top ten campsites in Northumberland, listing off each of the sites unique selling points.

You can read the full article here.

Wigwam glamping pods with hot tubs

We've been featured on Gripsure's website! Gripsure supplied us with non-slip decking to complete our popular Wigwam Cabins and outdoor hot tub areas.

You can read about it here: https://gripsure.co.uk/pages/herding-hill-farm

North East Family Fun

Herding Hill Farm review & discount code

We worked on a collaboration with North East Family Fun in 2022.

Read about it here.

Herding Hill Farm Camping & Glamping site acquired by WCF Ltd

Read more about it here.

Jo, Phil and Sue
Team photo

Glamping site donates to North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team

"As a lot of their guests explore rural Northumberland, Sue said fundraising for the two charities seemed appropriate as the services are often called out to rescue hikers trapped in rural locations. 

Managers Sue and Phil donated £315 which had been fundraised by guests to the Mountain Rescue Team. WCF then supported the charity with a further £200."

Read full article here.

Northumberland's site named among UK's best for camping and glamping

We have been awarded special accolades - AA Platinum Pennants - in both areas. And Phil Humphreys, who runs the site with wife Sue, could not be happier that all the staff's hard work has paid off.

Find out more about how we have been named among UK's best for camping & glamping.

Wigwam Cabins

Films, TV Programmes & Articles

Below are a number of TV programmes, films and articles which explore areas of Northumberland, very close to our luxury camping and glamping site. Click each programme below to view episodes and find out more info.

Hadrian's Wall with Robson Green

The Amazing Story Behind the Discovery of Wallsend's Segedunum Roman Baths Site

The Flying Archaeologist - Life on the Frontier (Ben Robinson flies over Hadrian's Wall)

Walks with My Dog 

Britain by Bike with Larry & George Lamb - In season 2 episode 1, Larry & George cycle along Hadrian's Wall.

Iconic TV & Film Sites in Northumberland