Pictures of England Pictures of England

Exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England

Over 150,000 photos of England
22,000+ members
Click here to join the community

The Old Track Room

Ponteland, Northumberland, England

The Old Track Room in Ponteland, Northumberland, England
Add to favourites

About The Old Track Room

Converted in 2005. Very warm and cosy cottage which can be booked with adjoining cottage (The Old Stables) to sleep up to 10 + 2 and 2 cots for babies (including 1 double sofa bed & 2 single folding beds in one lounge). Extremely quiet, but within half a mile of shops, restaurants & pubs. Everything included in rent except for towels which are extra (£6.00 per person).
Private, off road covered parking at door. Games room for the children (Snooker / pool, table tennis & darts). Hard tennis court in private garden. Have had many comments saying how comfortable and well equipped they are and also how well placed for visiting the area. Belsay Hall, Castle and gardens (English Heritage) approx 5 miles. Wallington Hall approx 14 miles and Cragside approx. 23 miles (both National Trust). Beautiful, clean uncrowded sandy beaches within half an hours drive. Beamish Museum, County Durham approx three quarters of an hour drive. Scottish border 40 miles. Also within 10 miles of both Newcastle upon Tyne and the Metro Centre, Gateshead for shopping.Guests are asked not to arrive before 3.00pm, nor leave later than 10.00am on the day of departure.

Nearby towns & villages..

Near Bolam in Northumberland.

Bolam (3 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction NW)

This is an historic village, it took its name from a Baron de Bolam in the 13th century...

St. Nicholas's Cathedral

Newcastle upon Tyne (288 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 12.0 km, direction SE)

This important City was known as Pons Aelii in Roman times; the Romans built the first bridge over the River Tyne, it was guarded by a Roman fort which was replaced by a castle.....

The boating lake at Morpeth Park, Northumberland.

Morpeth (10 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction N)

Hidden in the spacious Northumberland countryside where centuries ago the towns and villages of this vast region were the scene of border raids and skirmishes, lies the busy market town of Morpeth...

The Angel of the north

Gateshead (287 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction SE)

The urban sprawl of Gateshead rises majestically skywards in a seemingly endless mixture of concrete and glass. Gateshead stretches for almost 13 miles along the banks of the River Tyne...

Blyth Harbour

Blyth (6 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction NE)

An attractive old place, with a long seafaring history, the port of Blyth is believed to date back to the 12th-century...

Views of the Harbour and Beach at Seaton Sluice, Northumberland

Seaton Sluice (8 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction E)

For centuries salt had been panned in the region, at this time the village was known as Hartley Pans, but this appears to have changed following the building of a harbour with a sluice at the harbour mouth...

St.Bedes monastery in Jarrow, Tyne And Wear

Jarrow (4 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction SE)

This is the town that is famous for the 1930's "Hunger March" caused by the intense poverty that followed the closing of the Charles Palmer shipyard. The last of the surviving marchers, Cornelius Whalen died in 2003 at the age of 93...

Nearby attractions..

Belsay Hall and Gardens, Ponteland, Northumberland

Belsay Hall & Gardens (119 Pictures)

(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction NW)

The dramatic gardens of the Belsay Hall estate are listed Grade I in the Register of Parks and Gardens. They surround a superb.....

Bolam Lake, Northumberland

Bolam Lake Country Park (1 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction NW)

Bolam Lake Country Park occupies a lovely landscape amidst rich Northumbrian countryside. It has lovely watery areas enriched.....


The Castle (4 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.3 km, direction SE)

On returning from a raid into Scotland, Robert Curthose, eldest son of William the Conqueror built a castle calling it his `New.....

St Nicholas Cathederal, Newcastle upon Tyne

St Nicholas Cathedral (4 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction SE)

The magnificent cathedral church of St. Nicholas has stood at the heart of Newcastle for many centuries. Its superb lantern.....

Baltic Centre Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Baltic Centre (3 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.9 km, direction SE)

The Baltic Centre is a new £46m art gallery on the banks of the Tyne and is the latest evidence of the area's growing cultural.....

Gibside Hall

Gibside (41 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.2 km, direction S)

Gibside is famous for the sedate historic estate set at the heart of the outstandingly beautiful Derwent Valley. The estate was.....

The Old Track Room Reviews

See all The Old Track Room reviews..

Please login to make a review