Accessible self-catering holiday cottage in Northumberland
Situated at Bingfield near Hexham Northumberland
April 2006 Opened the Hytte, on time - our biggest achievement!
May 2006 First Visit Britain Quality assessment- Awarded Five stars
July 2006 Assessed for National Accessible Scheme. Awarded "Access Exceptional" for mobility, level 1 for hearing and visual impairment
Quality in Tourism "Walkers Welcome" and "Cyclists Welcome" Quality Marque
November 2006 Assessed by Green Tourism Business Scheme. Achieved Gold Award
December 2006 Featured in "Eco Escape" the UK's first eco-travel guide
March 2007 Featured in "The Mail on Sunday" Green Holidays in the UK Visit Britain quality assessment - 5 star
July 2007 Featured in Woman Magazine, summer special
September 2007 North East Tourism Awards, "Silver" Award for Sustainable Tourism
Invited to give a presentation of the Hytte at the Green Tourism Business Scheme 10th Annual conference at Glen Eagles.
Featured in TV Documentary on Hadrian's Wall with Tanni Grey Thompson (available on DVD!)
April 2008 Visit Britain Quality Assessment- Five stars National Accessible Scheme. Awarded "Access Exceptional" for mobility, level 1 for hearing and visual impairment.
Featured in "Woman's Health Magazine" Disability no obstacle
September 2008 North East Tourism Awards. Winners of three awards;
Gold - Access for all
Gold - Sustainable Tourism
Silver Self Catering Holiday of the year
February 2009 Featured in "The Observer" 50 Reasons to Holiday in the UK, the pick of the best new British breaks.
March 2009 Featured in "The Mail on Sunday" - you're my wonder wall by Tanni Grey Thompson.
April 2009 We were very proud to represent the North East at the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence. The Hytte was the only business to be National finalists in two categories.
Gold Award for Tourism for All and Silver Award for Sustainable Tourism
April 2009 Featured in "The Observer" Escapes Featured in "9 Reasons to be Green" celebrating England's Sustainable Tourism Champions 2009
Quality in Tourism Gold Award Gold and silver awards are given to hotels and guest accommodation that provide exceptional quality in all areas but in particular in service and hospitality.
June 2009 Featured in "Greener Living" Magazine.
February 2010 Included in the
March 2010 Featured in "The Gulf News"
Visit Britain Quality Assessment - Five stars