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The Ship Inn

(42 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.0
  • Value 4.3
  • Friendliness 4.8
  • Cleanliness 4.6
  • Facilities 4.1
  • Service 4.8
  • Location 4.4

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The Ship Inn Information


The Ship Inn is located in the attractive village of Wylam, close to Hadrian's Wall and famous as the birthplace of railway pioneer George Stephenson, who's cottage is nearby. We are situated just 8 miles from the centre of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and 5 miles from the Metro Centre, one of Europe's largest shopping centres. Newcastle Airport is only 5 miles drive away and Close House Hotel and Golf Course is just half a mile away. The Ship Inn is in a great location for exploring the Northumberland National Park with its many walks and rivers. Wylam railway station is 5 minutes' walk away from the inn and there is also a local bus service to Newcastle and Hexham. All our rooms have private bathrooms and free WiFi, Freeview TV, and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms are situated on the first floor above the welcoming public house and have their own private entrance. There is free parking available at the rear of the building. We serve a full range of beer's, wines and spirits along with a home cooked food, lunch and dinner which is available in the main bar area. Our beautiful beer garden is also the ideal space to sit and relax with a beer, chilled glass of wine or a cocktail.


  • Baggage store
  • Bar
  • BBQ/Picnic area
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Porter / concierge service
  • Restaurant
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet
  • Breakfast served in restaurant


  • Free parking


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Shopping
  • Walking


  • Check in
    15:00 22:00
  • Check out
  • Child Policy
    No preference
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    Pets welcome
  • Parties Allowed
    Parties not allowed
Booking Terms and Conditions


All rooms are situated on the first floor and are only accessible by stairs


  • Train from Wylam Railway Station (0.3 miles)
    Walk over the main bridge across the river and The ship inn is located in the village on the main road about 5 minutes walk from the railway staion
  • Road from A69 (1.0 miles)
    Take the junction signposted Wylam from A69 and and follow signs we are located on the main road in the village
  • Air from Newcastle Airport (5.0 miles)
    Take A696 to the A69 and take turnoff for Wylam. We are located 1 mile from the A69 in the Village on main Road

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