Run by: Lynne Moffitt

Ideal staging post for first or last nighters (depending on whicn direction you choose to tackle the route), Ovington is an elegant Georgian house set in five acres of land with stunning views across the Tyne Valley. Built in the 1730s with original features, such as shutters and fireplaces, there is an orchard, courtyard and also a converted barn with open plan self-catering accommodation from £300 a week. Ideal base for exploring the area and superb value for money given its standard and location.

Rooms: 2T, 3D. B&B: £39-£45. Eve meal: v-good restaurant nearby. Pk lunch: please give notice. Cycle friendly with secure lock-up drying facilities.

Tel: 01661 832442