Do you like cycling? This popular cycling route passes the front door of Drakestone Cottage. There are also bike storage facilities in the garden.
The route takes in some of the most spectacular landscapes and unspoilt countryside that England has to offer, including the Eden valley, the dramatic North Pennines, the South Tyne Vally, past Hadrian’s Wall and through the Northumberland National Park. It passes over 60 tourist attractions and 85 towns and villages.