Situated 2½ miles from Alston an ideal centre from which to visit the Lake District, Hadrian's Wall, the North Pennines, Durham Cathedral and the Yorkshire Dales. 3-acres of secluded gardens with unspoilt views of the surrounding countryside.
Lovelady Shield is a 19th century country house with 12 individual bedrooms nestling in a valley 400 metres from the nearest road devoid of traffic noise and boasts an award winning restaurant.
Visitors describe Lovelady Shield as a hidden gem. They value peace, tranquillity and natural beauty, we like to call them Lovelady People.
You can choose to stay in the hotel itself or we also have three cottages in converted barns in the grounds offering the choice of 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms. All of which have been awarded 4 stars Gold Award by Visit England.