Visit our Wooden Star Cottages by Public Transport

Our guests come from far and wide every year to enjoy the tranquillity, history and attractions within our beautiful Northumberland countryside. However, did you know that the majority of our properties and the points of interest surrounding them, can be accessed by public transport?

With more reliable train and bus services available than ever before, here’s a quick breakdown so you can leave the car at home and enjoy a traffic-free break with us.

Trains to Hexham 

If you’re travelling from outside of the North East region, then Newcastle Central Station will be your first port of call before switching to one of our Northumberland routes.

Northern Rail’s regular service stops at Hexham every 20 minutes, and from Newcastle it takes approximately 30-40 minutes on the train.

Distance from Hexham Train Station

  • Hexham House Apartments – 9 minute walk
  • Seal Cottage – 8 minute walk

If you’re visiting one of our properties which are slightly further afield, taxis are regularly available from Hexham Train Station, or if you want to call one in advance, our recommended firm is Ecocabs https://hexham.ecocabs.com

Trains to Corbridge

Similar to that of Hexham, Corbridge has a train station and is on the Northern Rail service route from Newcastle Central Station. These services run regularly and are only a 30 minute journey away.

Distance from Corbridge Train Station

  • Twenty Princes Street – 14 minute walk away (note: the walk is uphill to reach Corbridge from the station)
  • Shellbraes Farmhouse – 10 minute taxi journey
  • Shellbraes Studio – 10 minute taxi journey

To access live train running times and to book your tickets now, visit the Trainline website

AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus 



If you’re looking to explore the historic Hadrian’s Wall while you stay within our luxury Wooden Star cottages, you’ll need the AD122 bus.

The bus runs daily from April 9th to 30th October 2022 and stops at all the main attractions along the wall including The Sill, Birdoswald Roman Fort and Vindolanda where you can see Europe’s most important Roman archaeological sites.

The route begins in Hexham and if you purchase an AD122 Rover Ticket, you’ll have access to unlimited travel on any of Go North East’s regional routes. Prices for the Rover tickets are listed below.

 1 day3 days
Child (5-16)£5£12.50
Student / concession£8£20
Group (any 4 people)£25£50

Follow the link here to plan your journey on the AD122 service: https://www.gonortheast.co.uk/ad122/

If you have any concerns or would like to know more about the transport available near your accommodation, please get in touch with our team. We’re more than happy to help plan your trip so you can really enjoy Northumberland to its full potential.