Straker Lodges in Hexham

Welcome to Straker Lodges in Kielder Water and Forest Park offering a choice of 3 accommodations. On this page you can find information on Straker Lodges including Straker Lodges photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at Straker Lodges online securely. Straker Lodges is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in Hexham or Northumberland.

Boasting a truly spectacular setting in the heart of award-winning Kielder Water and Forest Park, these exceptional lodges offer a seamless blend of the ultimate in luxury living with outstanding panoramic views. A stunning rural idyll for romantic escapes and revitalising breaks at any time of year. Stylish, sophisticated and superbly equipped, each luxurious accommodation is completed by outdoor hot tubs – the perfect way to soak up those famous Dark Skies. Indoor hydrotherapy pool. Sensory room. Sauna, Aromatherapist. Lounges and bar. Wi-Fi access. Dining room, takeaway meals. Accessible walks and activities. All facilities – Mar 1-Nov 30 Charges apply. Please note: Facilities may be available outside of these dates – please check when booking. Please note: Lodges are located on a hill away from the main centre.

A choice of two bedroom woodland lodges or an outstanding three bedroom lodge.

  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Flat screen TV/Blu-Ray
  • Music system
  • Additional TV in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen including microwave, fridge/freezer, tumble dryer and washing machine
  • Bath and shower
  • Bed linen, duvets and towels
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Double glazed and centrally heated
  • Underfloor heating
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Cots, highchairs and stairgates free of charge
  • Pets £50pw each (max 1) (in McArdle only)
  • All non smoking accommodation

All guests to Straker Lodges have access to the following facilities and amenities:

  • Woodburner
  • Sauna
  • Wifi Internet
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Single Sex Parties Welcome
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Kid's Play Area
  • Café / Takeaway
  • Under 25 Parties Welcome
  • Access - Wheelchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Non Smoking
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi

Accommodation at Straker Lodges

Bradbury (Lodge)


Luxury lodge. One double with overhead hoist, flat screen TV and ensuite bathroom with spa bath and separate shower/steam room and one twin (can be linked to form double). Shower. Open plan living area with bi-fold patio doors leading to terrace with barbecue, garden furniture and outdoor hot tub. No pets.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms

McArdle (Lodge)


Luxury lodge with one double with overhead hoist and one twin, both with access to ensuite Jack and Jill bathroom with bath and level entry shower. Shower. Open plan kitchen/lounge/dining area with bi-fold patio doors leading to terrace with garden furniture. Outdoor hot tub.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms

Straker (Lodge)


Ground floor: One super king size double with overhead hoist and ensuite shower, one king size double and one twin. Bathroom with whirlpool bath and separate deluge shower. Utility room. Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area with woodburning stove and bi-fold patio doors leading to large terrrace with barbecue, garden furniture and eco friendly woodburning outdoor hot tub. First floor: Spiral staircase to mezzanine seating area. No pets.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

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Rated 5 out of 5 by Teresa Canny on 18th May 2019

So comfortable, staff on site were amazing, quiet and peaceful. Well equipped lodge.

Rated 4 out of 5 by judy rowan on 9th June 2019

The McCardle was lovely & the built in hoist over the bed is brilliant. My only comment as a hoist user is that the bed is a double & very low & made undressing & dressing on the bed vertly difficult for myself & my carers. The bed could do with being higher or ideally a profile bed or a bed that could be raised & lowered would make the McCardle perfect for the more physically disabled. We also had a bit of trouble with the Smart TV but after contacting reception someone came straight out & fixed it for us which was great. A good weekend was had by all. Thank you. Judy.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Rebekah Thornton on 7th October 2018

Stayed at The Mcardle lodge for 3 nights for the Kielder Marathon weekend first weekend in October. Lovely lodge in a beautiful location. What spoilt our weekend is the hot tub not working and the heating wasn't working. The main reason we chose this lodge was for the hot tub so it was very disappointing.

Rated 4 out of 5 by donna handley on 10th October 2018


Rated 5 out of 5 by Sonny Smith on 2nd January 2019

Things to do near Straker Lodges

If you're planning a day out during your stay at Straker Lodges then why not visit some of these local points of interest and recommended activities all within easy reach of Straker Lodges. You can use the tools below to search for other ideas for days out within the local area. Use our handy search facility below to find shops, supermarkets, cinemas and many more attractions near Straker Lodges.

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7stanes Newcastleton, Newcastleton - 9.8 Miles away

A great biking centre for families, novices and those who enjoy a challenge, it has a short red route, two blue routes and a skills loop to learn some of the basics. There's also a black graded ridge just for experts. One hour's drive from Glentress and Innerleithen.

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The Borders Abbeys Way walk, Jedburgh - 21.5 Miles away

A circular trail at the heart of the Scottish Borders passes by four 12th century abbeys and through several border towns. The 64.5 mile walk is split into 5 sections of roughly equal distances.

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St Cuthberts Way walk, Jedburgh - 21.7 Miles away

A long distance trek at 62.5 miles. The route takes you across the Scottish Borders all the way to the Northumberland coast. Begin at Melrose, where St. Cuthbert began his early work and finish at the holy site of Lindisfarne where he completed his later works and died. Lindisfarne is a fascinating destination as it is where the first Vikings first landed in 793AD and is steeped in history. Along the way there are links with the famous, Sir Walter Scott Way, the Roman Heritage Way and the Pennine Way.

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Whitton Hillhead Walk, Rothbury - 22 Miles away

This is a nice gentle walk that climbs up to 212 metres at Whitton Hillhead where you can experience stunning views of the Simonside Hills.

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Cragside Carriageway Walk, Rothbury - 22 Miles away

A beautiful walk with impressive and dramatic views of Rothbury. The route takes the walker along the old carriageway of Cragside Estate.

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Rothbury Town Walk, Rothbury - 26.5 Miles away

A short 2 mile walk around Rothbury, going past local points of interest and giving you a small amount of history about the town. Walk time of approximately 1 hour.

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The Pennine Way, Kirk Yetholm - 28.3 Miles away

This 268 mile walk runs from the Peak District National Park along the Pennine Ridge, through the Yorkshire Dales and into Northumberland to finish at Kirk Yetholm.

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Abernethy Glen, Perth - 29 Miles away

A great walk from the heart of Abernethy. Start at one of the last remaining Irish celtic towers in Scotland. There is a fantastic view from the top and Abernethy Museum, down the road offers a vast collection of exhibits about the local history. Enjoy a cuppa at the tea room and then follow the circular route to Craigden and back.

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Otterburn Hall, Otterburn - 14.7 Miles away

Greenchesters Restaurant offers a wide menu to suit all tastes. Quality local produce is always used and will change with the seasons. Paul Clarkson, their award winning chef will conjure up some delectable food in this lovely Victorian restaurant while you enjoy the views.

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The Nightjar, Jedburgh - 21.6 Miles away

Just up from the market square in Jedburgh, The Nightjar is an intimate bistro where people enjoy lingering over their meal. The small but constantly changing menu focuses on very tasty, freshly-cooked food, and always has vegetarian options.

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Queens Head , Rothbury - 26.5 Miles away

The Queens Head in Rothbury has a traditional bar and restaurant offering a choice of bar snacks or full restaurant menu. The village is surrounded by some of the finest scenery in Northumberland.

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Wilton Lodge Park, Roxburghshire - 20.8 Miles away

Take a stroll around one of the many tree lined walks, admire the beautiful formal gardens, visit the museum and sit near the waterfall soaking up the scenery. Keep your eyes peeled for narcissi and daffodils.

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Hawick Walled Gardens, Roxburghshire - 20.8 Miles away

Some lovely glasshouse displays and herbaceous borders to admire, whilst you soak up the lovely atmosphere of these walled gardens. Located in Hawick, a multiple winner of 'Scotland in Bloom', these gardens have proved a hugely important factor in the award.

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Monteviot House Gardens, Jedburgh - 24.2 Miles away

Encompassing over 30 acres, these lovely gardens include immaculate lawns, woodland and meet the flood plain of the River Teviot at the far end of their reach. Many distinct gardens join together in the original section to ensure there is always something of interest in bloom all year round. A wonderful place to explore with all the family.

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Teviot Water Gardens, Kelso - 25.9 Miles away

Positioned as a series of terraces, these beautiful gardens are a tranquil place to visit and relax in. Stunning water features provide a mirror to the gardens and are set amongst Rodgersias, Rheums and Bamboo to name but a few.

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Bolam Lake , Belsay - 26.3 Miles away

Set at the very heart of the beautiful Northumberland countryside, this lake is surrounded on all sides by sites of historic importance and stunning views. Explore the woodland and grassed areas in the vicinity.

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Mertoun Gardens, Melrose - 28.7 Miles away

Encompassing 26 acres of garden, this varied garden is a great place to relax, unwind and while away the hours in. Admire the kitchen garden, feature specimen trees, azaleas and fascinating Arboretum.

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Scott’s View, Melrose - 29 Miles away

Soak up the stunning scenery at Scott’s View; so called after Sir Walter Scott as it was one of his favourite vistas. It was reported that he visited the spot so often that his horses stopped without command. Admire as he once did the peaks of Eildon Hill, the gently sloping countryside and the meandering River Tweed.

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Kielder Water and Forest Park, Northumberland - 2.3 Miles away

As well as being voted the country's most tranquil spot, this park is truly is a haven for walking, cycling and horse riding.

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Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre, Jedburgh - 24.1 Miles away

Whatever the weather, you can have a great day out at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre. There's lots of events, children's activities, exhibitions and walks for all the family. And the biggest play park in the Borders!

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Hermitage Castle, Hawick - 12 Miles away

A vast and eerie ruin of the 14th and 15th centuries, associated with the de Soulis, the Douglases and Mary Queen of Scots, it was partly restored in the 19th century. Nearby is the 14th-century Hermitage Chapel.

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The Whitrope Rail Heritage Centre, Hawick - 12.4 Miles away

This great heritage centre is located on the former Waverley railway route at the half way point between Hawick and Newcastleton. Learn about the history of the railway and its local area. The centre is also part of the Waverley Walk, a great route for hikers or cyclists alike.

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Liddesdale Heritage Centre, Newcastleton - 14.9 Miles away

A great little local museum with an excellent railway memorabilia collection and other interesting artefacts.

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Drumlanrig's Tower, Hawick - 20.4 Miles away

Built as a Peel Tower House and home of the Douglas family, and later the home of Anne, Duchess of Monmouth, and still later the Tower Hotel, the premises now house exhibits showing the history of Hawick and the Tower through the ages.

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Jedburgh Castle Jail & Museum, Castlegate - 21.4 Miles away

Built in 1820 Jedburgh Castle Jail is an important example of Howard Reform Prison architecture. Displays explore the development of the Jail and what it would have been like to be a prisoner and a guard.

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Jedburgh Abbey, Jedburgh - 21.5 Miles away

One of the border abbeys, founded by David I around 1138 for Augustinian canons. The church is built in the Romanesque and early Gothic styles and is remarkably complete. Finds from the excavations of the cloister buildings are on display. (Limited wheelchair access)

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Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre, Jedburgh - 21.7 Miles away

Set in peaceful and scenic gardens, the house tells the story of the life of the tragic Queen, who herself visited Jedburgh in 1556, staying in this Bastille House. A good range of souvenirs and books are for sale and audio tours are available.

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Carlisle Castle , Carlisle - 24.6 Miles away

Carlisle Castle is still a sight to behold. Founded in 1092, it's housed a few famous guests in its time, including Mary Queen of Scots who was imprisoned here.

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Nethead Mines, Alston - 27.2 Miles away

Delve into the history of mining on the North Pennines in this fascinating museum. Hear about the people that worked there, the lifestyle they lead and the legacy this important mine had on the social and cultural history of the area.

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Halliwell's House Museum & Robson Gallery, Selkirk - 29.1 Miles away

Displays recreate the building's former role as a home and ironmonger's shop while the story of the Royal Burgh of Selkirk is told in the upstairs galleries. The Robson Gallery hosts an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions.

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Sir Walter Scott's Courtroom, Selkirk - 29.1 Miles away

Dating from 1803, this former Town House and Sheriff Court is where Sir Walter Scott sat as Sheriff of Selkirkshire until 1832. Visitor centre, audio visual and small sales point.

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Dryburgh Abbey, St Boswells - 29.1 Miles away

Although now ruined, Dryburgh is still a remarkable Border Abbey. This lovely setting is also the final resting place of Field Marshall Douglas Haig and Sir Walter Scott.

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Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk - 30 Miles away

There is so much to see and do at this early 19th century house in beautiful countryside: outstanding collection of paintings, superb silverware, porcelain and French furniture, restored Victorian kitchen, and children's and family activities, to name but a few.

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Newcastleton Forest, Newcastleton - 9.8 Miles away

Discover Iron Age remains, 5000 year old cairns and the wonder of one of the largest forests in Britain. This beautiful place is perfect to explore however you choose, be it on horse back, on a mountain bike or on a leisurely stroll.

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Jedforest Deer And Farm Park, Jedburgh - 17.2 Miles away

Working farm in beautiful countryside with a huge range of attractions including rare breeds of farm animals and deer herds, Ranger led activities and nature walks, indoor/outdoor play areas, Bird of prey demonstrations and tuition, and much, much more.

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Craik Forest, Hawick - 23.8 Miles away

Take a stroll around this beautiful forest and perhaps enjoy the Waterfall Walk. Discover local Roman history and use the hide to spot red squirrels and a wide variety of birds.

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Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre, Selkirk - 29.7 Miles away

Watch salmon live via underwater cameras on the large plasma screen and see them leaping at the cauld on their migration journey, depending on river levels. Stop by The Waterwheel restaurant for some delicious home baking.

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Otterburn Sporting Clays, Otterburn - 14.5 Miles away

Clay pigeon shooting for all ages in a carefully controlled environment with fully qualified instructors, where safety is of the utmost importance.

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Hexham Golf Club, Hexham - 20.8 Miles away

A splendid 18-hole golf course set in undulating parkland with fine views over the Tyne Valley.

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Eastcote House Archery Centre, Eastcote - 21.1 Miles away

If you like a challenge or want to try something new, then archery is the sport for you. They cater for all ages and abilities and offer courses to suit your needs. All sessions are led by qualified instructors registered with the Grand National Archery Society.

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Jedburgh Golf Club, Jedburgh - 21.3 Miles away

This course is situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders amidst rolling hills and breathtaking scenery. It offers members and visitors of all abilities an enjoyable round of golf over a challenging layout.

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Laidlaw Memorial Pool, Jedburgh - 21.6 Miles away

This community 25m swimming pool offers a range of facilities including a steam room, fitness suite, café and soft play area for under 5'. There's also general fun sessions for all the family.

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Hawick Cashmere of Scotland, Hawick - 20.7 Miles away

The finest quality knitwear is available at The Mill Shop, and at The Hawick Cashmere Visitor Centre you can watch Shima Whole garment machines at work and browse round the extensive range of knitwear.

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South Tynedale Railway, Alston - 24.5 Miles away

Preserved steam and diesel locomotives from Britain and overseas run between Alston station and Kirkhaugh. There are refreshment facilities and a railway shop at the station.

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Robert D Clapperton Photographic Museum, Selkirk - 29.2 Miles away

This small family owned museum is located in the last surviving genuine daylight photographic premises in the UK. Original photographic artefacts and equipment are on display and the building houses a vast archive of glass and film negatives dating from 1860.

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Lochcarron Visitor Centre, Selkirk - 29.5 Miles away

Lochcarron specialise in cashmere, woven and knitted goods. The company is family owned and have been producing Scottish designs in Scotland since 1947. They are the world leader in tartan manufacturing, with over 700 in stock. Clients include Sean Connery and Shrek!

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