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Aquila Cottage

Luxury Holiday Cottage
On Hadrians Wall


Aquila Luxury Self Catering Cottage is the latest addition to award winning Walltown Lodge Bed & Breadfast.  Located in the idyllic Northumberland National Park in a fantastic location just 150 yards from what is acknowledged to be the most dramatic and beautiful stretch of Hadrians Wall and in the amazing dark sky park where the milky way can be seen with the naked eye.


It is the perfect, romantic retreat for couples wishing to have total privacy behind your own front door, from which you can enjoy some of the best walking in the UK (the cottage is directly on The Hadrians Wall Path and Pennine Way), breathtaking star gazing and fascinating Roman history.  Combined  with the cottage's brilliantly,  central location exploring further afield couldn't be easier...The Lake District, North Pennines AONB, Scottish Borders and Northumberland coast are all within an hours offers the perfect combination of  accessibility whilst retaining the total peace and tranquility of its beautiful rural surroundings. 


The cottage is newly refurbished from an old workshop in the grounds of the B&B but is completely self contained.

If, all of this still isn't enough to tempt you away from the appeal of having a delicious cooked breakfast made for you each morning, check out our award winning B&B at


Luxury Self Catering

Aquila Luxury Self Catering Cottage is furnished in a traditional, cosy yet contemporary style and has all the comforts of home to make your stay truly exceptional. . 

Newly refurbished from an old workshop in the grounds of the B&B, it is completely self contained proving total privacy.


What can be  better than cosying up in front of the log burning stove with a glass of your favourite tipple after cooking yourself a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen after a busy day exploring?  Or if cooking's not your thing there's no need to worry, the local pub is just a 15 minute stroll away! 

Whilst no expense has been spared to ensure our beautiful luxury country cottage comes fully equipped with all mod cons, it retains no shortage of rustic, vintage charm ... On the open plan ground floor you will find delightful, rustic, exposed beams, log burner, chunky throws, rugs and vintage furniture sitting comortably alongside the 40" flat-screen smart TV, DVD/Blueray player and Amazon Echo smart assistant.  The quality modern kitchen is fully equipped with full size integrated appliances including oven/hob, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge and microwave.

Climb the stairs to the first floor where you will find  the good sized charming bedroom with kingsize bed (with memory foam mattress) .  The modern, airy bathroom is sited across the landing, and houses a large, luxurious sit-in rainforest shower.

Please note Aquila Cottage is a retreat for Adults Only and is not suitable for  children or babies.

Pets are not permitted.



Free Wifi
Available in all areas of Aquila Cottage


        Linens supplied
Secure bicycle storage
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Rainfall Shower

                     CCTV  monitored





We are located on the site of the former Roman fort Carvoran, directly opposite The Roman Army Museum at Greenhead.  The "Hadrians Wall Bus"  which stops at the numerous historic sites  along Hadrians Wall including Vindolanda and Housesteads Roman Forts stops directly outside Walltown Lodge.  Access to all of our wonderful history couldn't be easier!
Cultural Sites

Situated 150 yards from Hadrians Wall UNESCO world heritage site, directly opposite the Roman Army Museum and within a short 5-10 minute drive from Vindolanda, Housesteads and Birdoswald Roman Forts.



We are on the Hadrians Wall Path and Penine Way.  No detours, pick ups or transport required!

Leisure Activities


Perfectly located for exploring Northumberland, Cumbria, The Scottish Borders and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Mid way between the pretty market town of Hexham with its majestic abbey and historical Carlisle .



We are on the Hadrian's cycleway and coast to coast cycle route.  We provide free secure CCTV monitored bicycle storage.

Dark Skies

Located in the Northumberland National Park which is not only stunning by day but by night is home to officially the darkest skies in England and the largest designated darksky area in Europe.  We are situated directly in front of Walltown Country Park which is a designated dark sky discovery site.

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