A Northumberland brewery is to open a glamping web site to spice up the realm’s tourism sector.
Cheviot Brewery will open the glamping web site at Slainsfield, close to Wooler, by the top of Might, that includes each glamping pods and bell tents that every home a double mattress, whereas the pods even have an en-suite bathe room and kitchenette.
The brewery hopes that its on-site bar shall be a selected draw for guests. It additionally has three alpacas and is providing alpaca trekking within the native countryside. The positioning – which is able to create quite a few new jobs – can accommodate 35 and has been constructed utilizing regionally sourced supplies, together with timber from the Ford and Etal property.
Head brewer Jonathan Hodgson stated: “From the primary second we visited what’s now our brewery web site on the Ford and Etal Property, we knew we had an incredible alternative to create a vacation spot brewery. “We made the primary steps in the direction of that final summer season once we opened Cheviot Faucet, our on-site faucet bar, which proved immediately in style.”
Web site supervisor Ellie Bain stated: “Whereas glamping continues to develop in reputation, Cheviot Glamping is fairly distinctive as there aren’t many with an on-site bar serving award profitable cask ale brewed on the location.
“However, in all seriousness, the Ford and Etal Property, to not point out north Northumberland itself, has a lot to supply guests; whether or not you’re a actual ale fanatic or not.”
The glamping expertise is being marketed with an attraction to canine house owners and eager cyclists, in addition to individuals eager to discover the wealthy historical past and heritage of the Northumberland countryside.
Cheviot Faucet opened final summer season on the Ford and Etal Property, providing contemporary cask ale and stone baked pizzas made on-site.
It’s run by the Cheviot Brewery, which opened in 2018 and likewise manages the Black Bull pub in close by Etal. The brewery produces quite a few beers that take their names from native landmarks, together with Flodden Thirst, Harbour Wall, Holy Bounty and Upland Ale.