Central England & Shropshire: Accommodation in bunkhouses, camping barns & hostels

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This map of central England and Shropshire shows the locations of bunkhouses, camping barns and hostels in prime holiday locations across Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and the Midlands. It also covers the areas of the Cotswolds, Cambridgeshire and Oxfordshire where hostels and bunkhouses are rare. The cities of Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and Nottingham have city centre hostels providing friendly self catering accommodation for stays as short as one night. Shropshire and the heart of England has some glorious public footpaths meandering between old English villages and the hostels and bunkhouses in these areas provide ideal facilities for walkers and cyclists. Familys and groups are always welcome at the hostels of Shropshire and Central England.

Central England & Shropshire
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  • Profile picture of Ludlow Mascall Centre

    Ludlow Mascall Centre

    Located in the heart of Ludlow and within walking distance of restaurants, shops, pubs and attractions. The nearby Shropshire Hills and Mortimer Forest offer miles of stunning landscapes to explore. This beautiful Victorian building has been extended to provide en suite accommodation with twin rooms, a family room, and a room designed for those with limited mobility. Fresh towels, bedlinen, complimentary toiletries, tea- and coffee-making facilities, parking and WiFi included. Breakfasts available for an extra charge.

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    Thorpe Farm Bunkhouses

    Close to Hathersage and 2 miles west of Stanage Edge, the bunkhouses are on a family-run dairy farm. Popular areas for climbing, walking from meadows to moorland with fantastic views & mountain biking. Each bunkhouse is heated and has a living room, kitchen, bathrooms with two toilets, showers and washbasins. Sleep in dorms with bunks or the Hayloft has mattresses on the gallery floor. Camping is available. Secure bike storage and free parking.

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    Clumber Park Bunkhouse

    A converted gardener's cottage situated on the National Trust's Clumber Park Estate. Once part of Sherwood Forest, this 538 hectare estate of undulating woodland, grassland, heathland, farmland and an ornamental lake, is one of the most valuable havens for wildlife in Nottinghamshire. There are opportunities for walking and cycling on the estate making this a fabulous location for families. The bunkhouse is well equipped for self-catering with kitchen, dining area and lounge.

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    Chilterns Bunkhouse

    Located on the National Trust's Ashridge Estate in the heart of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, This bunkhouse provides rustic, basic accommodation which comprises of two restored barns located amongst the woodlands and grassland of the estate. A well equipped, self-catering kitchen, lounge and outdoor eating area make it perfect for self-catering groups whilst the nearby village of Aldbury has pubs and cafés. The mobile reception here is limited making it the perfect place to get away from it all!

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  • Profile picture of Embassie Liverpool Backpackers

    Embassie Liverpool Backpackers

    The Embassie is a majestic terraced house in an unspoiled Georgian square. Until 1986 it was the Consulate of Venezuela! Only 15 minutes' walk from the centre of Liverpool, known for its nightlife, it's in the perfect position. Recently refurbished, there are new kitchen facilities, a brand new shower suite and an all new games room & relax area with Sky Sports and HD television. The hostel is clean, safe and staffed 24 hours. Bedding is provided (including sheets) and free coffee, tea, toast and jam are available 24 hours.

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    Ackers Adventure

    Ackers Residential Centre (ARC) is a purpose built accommodation set in 70 acres of semi rural land just 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham. Perfect for The Sea Life Centre, Cadbury World, Thinktank, The Bull Ring shopping centre, National Motorcycle Museum, the NEC. With 9 sleeping rooms, a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, dining area and a rec room with TV, DVD, games and comfy seating. Akers Adventure provide instructor led outdoor activities on site which can be incorporated into your stay.

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    John Hunt Base

    The John Hunt Base is situated in the High Peak on the site of Hagg Farm OEC. The base offers comfortable, family friendly accommodation ideal for sightseeing, hillwalking, trail running and biking as well as quieter pursuits such as photography. There is a picnic area, wildlife garden with fire pit and a playing field with climbing boulder. Activities can be arranged including climbing, stream scrambling, caving & on-site high ropes.

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    Igloo Hybrid

    On Market Square, right in the centre of Nottingham, Igloo offers great value and comfort. Rooms are decorated using locally sourced, up-cycled furniture and feature street art murals. With a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, free WiFi, power showers, lockers, lounge, outdoor courtyard and laundry facilities. Igloo Annexe & Pods, offers further accommodation with the same standard.

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    Court Hill Centre

    Just 2 miles south of Wantage, and only a few steps from the historic Ridgeway National Trail, Court Hill Centre enjoys breathtaking views over the Vale of the White Horse. Reclaimed barns surround a pretty courtyard garden. Offering accommodation to families, groups and individuals, the centre offers evening meals, breakfasts and picnic lunches. There is a beautiful high-roofed dining room which retains the atmosphere of the old barn. A meeting/class-room camping and self-catering available.

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  • Profile picture of Berrow House Bunkhouse & Camp Site

    Berrow House Bunkhouse & Camp Site

    Visit Berrow House Bunkhouse in the idyllic Malvern Hills with direct access to the hill and Eastnor Castle just down the road. Berrow House is near to the old spa town of Malvern and within half an hour of the Welsh Border and the Forest of Dean. It's an ideal base for walkers with the start of the Worcestershire Way walk near by. In the garden around Berrow House there is a selection of simple accommodation and camping with a wildlife picnic area, woodland, star gazing and grass sledging.

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  • Profile picture of Hatters Hostels Birmingham

    Hatters Hostels Birmingham

    Your perfect base for exploring central Birmingham, Hatters has combined hotel quality en suite accommodation with the social buzz of an international hostel. Groups of all sizes and independent travellers will enjoy free WiFi & breakfast, large communal areas and helpful staff. Full/half board possible for larger groups. Ask about discounts for Cadbury World, Warwick Castle, The Sealife Centre and other attractions.

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  • Profile picture of Woodside Lodges Bunkhouse

    Woodside Lodges Bunkhouse

    Woodside Lodges Bunkhouse sits in a landscaped park with pools & wild flower meadows, along with Scandinavian self-catering lodges, a campsite and camping pods. The bunkhouse offers 5 self-catering units. Guests enjoy private rooms but share the campsite shower block. Close to the Herefordshire Trail, Malvern Hills & the Forest of Dean it's ideal for walkers, cyclists & nature lovers.

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  • Profile picture of Stokes Barn Bunkhouses

    Stokes Barn Bunkhouses

    On top of Wenlock Edge, AONB, in the heart of Shropshire. Stokes Barn has two bunkhouses with comfortable, centrally heated, dormitory accommodation. Perfect for corporate groups, walkers, field study, schools, stag and hen parties, or a reunion with friends/family. Ironbridge World Heritage Site is 6 miles away. Much Wenlock is walking distance with shops, pubs and sports facilities.

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  • Profile picture of Hatters Hostels Manchester

    Hatters Hostels Manchester

    Hatters on Hilton Street combines hotel quality en suite accommodation with the social buzz of an international hostel. Located in the heart of the bohemian Northern Quarter of Manchester, itâ??s your perfect base for all city centre attractions & transport links. Full/half board options for larger groups. Ask about discounts to Alton Towers, about Man Utd & City football stadium tours and about all that is FREE to do in Manchester!

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  • Profile picture of Thornbridge Outdoors

    Thornbridge Outdoors

    Thornbridge Outdoors offers excellent flexible group accommodation. With its superb location in the heart of the Peak District you have access to wonderful countryside, interesting places and the traffic free Monsal Trail, so popular with walkers and cyclists. The 3 buildings can be booked separately or together.

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    Hatters Hostels Liverpool

    Hatters Liverpool combines hotel quality en suite rooms with the social buzz of an international hostel. Conveniently located for all city centre attractions and transport links it's your perfect base for experiencing the heart and soul of Liverpool. Full/half board options for larger groups. Ask at the reception about discounts to Alton Towers, Beatles tours, football stadium tours, Albert Docks and many other FREE adventures.

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  • Profile picture of Peak District Holiday Barn

    Peak District Holiday Barn

    This beautifully converted, impressive holiday barn is situated in the heart of the Peak District, perfectly for large groups for celebrations, holidays or residential courses. Close to Chatsworth, Hathersage, Bakewell and Tideswell. With new games room plus lawned garden with BBQ, fire pit, hot tub & pizza oven. A 2 bed cottage is also available.

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  • Profile picture of Croft Farm Waterpark

    Croft Farm Waterpark

    Just outside Tewkesbury in the scenic River Avon Valley, with it's own lake. Accommodation is in cabins, a pod village, chalets and camping. Great for touring the Cotswolds, Malverns, Bredon Hill and the Forest of Dean. There are also a wide range of watersports activities and tuition on offer providing added interest for those wanting a more active holiday. A footpath meanders through the meadow to the River Avon, and free river fishing is available to all guests.

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    Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse

    This beautiful riverside pub has been standing on the banks of the River Wye since the 15th century. With charming traditional features, warming open fires and stunning views across the valley, Ye Old Ferrie Inn is the ideal base for your exploration of the Wye Valley. Ye Old Ferrie Inn Bunkhouse, adjoining the inn, is the perfect place for you to hang up your rucksack, kick off your walking boots and relax. Popular with canoeists, walkers and climbers. If you don't fancy self-catering there is B&B in the Inn.

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  • Profile picture of Hagg Farm Outdoor Centre

    Hagg Farm Outdoor Centre

    Situated in the Peak District's Woodlands Valley Hagg Farm offers comfortable accommodation for up to 44 people with an additional 18 beds in the John Hunt Base next door. Part of Nottinghamshire County Council's Environmental and Outdoor Education Service, Hagg Farm is available for private hire by groups of friends, families, clubs and charitable organisations and can be booked on a self-catering or catered basis.

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    The Barrel Store

    Located in the heart of Cirencester, the newly converted Barrel Store provides stylish self-catering accommodation for up to 43 guests in 14 rooms. The rooms are designed to be simple but stylish and almost all are en-suite. Within easy reach of many well-known Cotswold attractions and accessible to transport links, the Barrel Store is perfect as a base from which to explore this fantastic area. Exclusive hire available, get in touch for details.

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  • Profile picture of Llangollen Hostel

    Llangollen Hostel

    Llangollen Hostel, in the Dee Valley is your perfect location for walking, cycling, canoeing and white water rafting. Families will love visiting the steam railway, horse drawn canal boats and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct - a World Heritage Site. The town offers a great choice of restaurants/pubs and is home to a fringe music and arts festival and the International Eisteddfod. Llandegla, Chester, Wrexham and Offa's Dyke Path are all nearby. A warm welcome awaits!

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  • Profile picture of Royal Oak Bunkbarn

    Royal Oak Bunkbarn

    A refurbished stone barn next to an award winning Peak District country pub, The Royal Oak Bunkbarn, is perfectly situated with direct access onto the High Peak and Tissington Trails (disused railways for easy off-road cycling). The area is also very popular with climbers and walkers with limestone gorges and stone circles to explore. The bunkbarn offers comfortable, clean bunk bed style rooms. The five separate bunk rooms are all heated and lockable. Campsite and holiday cottages also available.

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  • Profile picture of Springhill Farm Bunkhouse

    Springhill Farm Bunkhouse

    Part of a Welsh hill farm on the Wales/Shropshire border at 1475ft above sea level, with beautiful views over the Ceiriog Valley and Berwyn Mountains. Great for walking, riding, cycling, team building, meetings, or just to relax. There is a heated games and lecture room. The bunkhouse has under-floor heating, entrance hall with w/c and large kitchen plus lounge and dining room. The patio and lawn have a BBQ and hot tub. Horse riding and archery are available on site. Horses and pets welcome on request.

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  • Profile picture of Ollerbrook Farm Bunkhouses

    Ollerbrook Farm Bunkhouses

    Close to the start of the Pennine Way with easy access to Kinder Scout and the village of Edale via a network of footpaths from the doorstep. Castleton, Buxton, Bakewell and Chatsworth House are all within 40 minutes' drive. There are 2 bunkhouses each with a fully equipped kitchen and available for sole use by groups. Bring your own sleeping bags.

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  • Profile picture of Bridges Long Mynd Youth Hostel

    Bridges Long Mynd Youth Hostel

    Tucked away in the tranquil Shropshire hills, close to Long Mynd & Stiperstones, Bridges Hostel is an ideal spot for walkers with the Shropshire Way passing close by. It is also handy for the End to End cycle route and good mountain biking routes. The hostel has a good kitchen, lounge with wood fire, a drying room, a shop and a large garden. Meals are available, camping is allowed and there is a pub nearby.

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  • Profile picture of Dalehead Bunkhouse

    Dalehead Bunkhouse

    Dalehead Bunkhouse is on a working hill farm at the remote head of Edale Valley. Providing basic but comfortable accommodation heated by log burner & infrared radiant heat. There is a kitchen with fridge/freezer, a lounge, dining room and plenty of parking. Please bring sleeping bags, pillows and towels. Edale is a very popular destination for walkers, climbers, mountain bikers, hang-gliders or for enjoying the magnificent scenery.

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    St Michaels Centre

    At the heart of Hathersage in the Hope Valley, close to Stanage and the other gritstone edges, the Derwent Valley Reservoirs, Chatsworth, Castleton and Hathersage outdoor pool. With limitless walking from the door. High quality accommodation for groups, with a well equipped self-catering kitchen, dining room, lounge & classroom. Outdoor activities available on request.

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  • Profile picture of Shining Cliff Hostel

    Shining Cliff Hostel

    With its own crags, streams, lakes and over 100-acres of mature woodland, the hidden Shining Cliff Hostel has nature on its doorstep. The hostel offers a full range of activities; on-site there's bushcraft, abseiling, ecology and environmental art, or travel a little further afield for climbing, caving & canoeing. Access is a ten minute walk, down a very rough track, from the nearest parking area. Paths lead through the woods to the A6 at Ambergate (20 mins' walk) which has a food shop, pubs, buses and trains to Derby. Sole use only.

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  • Profile picture of Moorside Farm Bunkhouse

    Moorside Farm Bunkhouse

    A 300-year-old farmhouse set 1300 feet up in the beautiful Derbyshire/Staffordshire Peak District National Park. Five miles from historic Buxton and a perfect base for all the Peak District has to offer. The 2 sleeping areas sleep 14 and 6 - perfect for a small group or family. A 3 course breakfast, packed lunch and a substantial evening meal are provided, vegetarians catered for. Hot drinks can be made in the small kitchen. Ample parking space is provided.

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  • Profile picture of Dunfield House

    Dunfield House

    In rural Herefordshire, close to the Welsh border, Dunfield House provides accommodation for groups of up to 95 with sole use of the house, stables, parkland and swimming pool. From November to March the house and stables can also be hired individually by smaller groups. The house provides fully catered accommodation and the stables have a self-catering kitchen. A great choice for school, youth, music or church groups, training courses and family get-togethers.

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    Big Mose Bunkhouse

    Situated on the National Trust Dudmaston Estate, 4 miles south east of Bridgnorth, Big Mose Bunkhouse accommodates groups of up to 18 in 4 bunkrooms of varying sizes. As well as its spacious communal areas, a large multi-purpose room can be hired. The bunkhouse is perfect for groups of family/friends, walkers and clubs. Dudmaston has lots to offer with managed woodlands, beautiful walks, tranquil pools with plenty of wild life.

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  • Profile picture of Haye Farm Sleeping Barn

    Haye Farm Sleeping Barn

    This bunkhouse on a working farm has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, dining room and lounge. Enjoy the quiet rural location on the covered decking, patio (with BBQ) and lawn. The Wyre Forerst is one of the largest remaining ancient forests in England. On the Worcestershire Way and close to the Severn Way and Mercian Way (NCN route 45) at Bewdley (1 mile). The West Midland Safari Park and Severn Valley Railway are also very close.

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  • Profile picture of Broughton Bunkhouse

    Broughton Bunkhouse

    Clean and cosy accommodation in a 17th century barn with a wealth of exposed beams and full of character. There is a fully equipped kitchen, central heating, hot water and showers. Clothes washing and drying facilities are also provided. Located just outside Bishops Castle in South Shropshire, perfect for walking on the nearby Stiperstones and Long Mynd. Ideal for cycling around Clun or just enjoying the real ale brewed in two of Bishop Castle's own pubs.

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    Foundry Adventure Centre

    With the Peak Park easily accessible, the centre is an ideal location for outdoor activities and it welcomes a wide range of groups. The 2 units, Kinder & Howden can be booked together or separately. The spacious centre includes; comfy lounges with library, TV and wood burning stove, well equipped kitchens & dining areas, An extensive network of paths give access to the countryside. Adventure activities available-great for team building & courses.

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    Ilam Bunkhouse

    The former 18th century stable block of Ilam Hall in the Peak District National Park close to Dove Dale. Now managed by the National Trust and providing high quality group accommodation. Each bunk has a locker, night light and plug socket. The sociable main living area has a large dining table with benches, an open plan kitchen and large comfortable sofas. Explore the limestone hills, dales, rivers and woodland of the picturesque White Peak.

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    Butterton Camping Barns Waterslacks and Wills Barns

    Waterslacks Camping Barn is perched on the edge of the Manifold Valley with breath-taking views of the surrounding hills. BYO all camping gear including stove and sleep mats. Wills Barn is a fully equipped bunkhouse with stunning views of this unspoiled area of the Peak District National Park. A rustic log-burning stove provides heating and cooking facilities. Fenns Barn 4* self-catering holiday let and camping are also available

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    Womerton Farm Bunkhouse

    Womerton Farm Bunkhouse sits right next to the Long Mynd in the heart of the Shropshire Hills. It offers small select accommodation for 8 with a well appointed kitchen and living area. it is just 3 miles from Church Stretton, 12 miles from Shrewsbury and 15 miles from Ludlow. Local attractions include Acton Scott Working Farm Museum, Stokesay Castle and Museum of Lost Content. Well behaved dogs allowed.

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    Sheen Bunkhouse

    Sheen Bunkhouse is in a quiet corner of the Peak District, close to the beautiful Dove and Manifold valleys. It offers a large TV lounge, well equipped self-catering facilities and two bunkrooms with wash basins. The Manifold Track, Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail give easy access to beautiful countryside, ideal for families and cyclists. Dovedale, the Upper Dove Valley and the remote moors around Flash and Longnor offer stunning walking. Buxton (8miles), Leek (10 miles) and Bakewell (12 miles) & Alton Towers (20 mins by car) are all easily accessed

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    Upper Booth Camping Barn

    Next to a small campsite alongside Crowden Clough. Hire the barn and additional pitches on the campsite if required. There is space for cooking (BYO equipment) and tables for eating. Toilets, sinks & showers are shared with the campsite. On a working hill-farm, the Pennine Way passes through the farmyard and there is great mountain biking locally.

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    Pindale Farm Outdoor Centre

    A mile from Castleton in the heart of the Peak District, Pindale Farm offers a range of accommodation. There's B&B in the farmhouse. The Barn has 6 self-catering units. The Engine House is a self-catering unit and The Powder House is a small camping barn. There is also a campsite. The ideal base for many outdoor activities. Instruction is available.

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    Edale Camping Barn Cotefield Farm

    Overlooking Mam Tor and at the start of the Pennine Way - great for walking holidays, Edale Barn is a traditional camping barn or ?stone tent? with a basic sleeping platform and a small communal living area. Within easy reach of the high moorland of Kinder and the wooded Derwent Valley. Adjoining the barn, but with external access, is a cooking area and separate toilet. There is no hot water or electricity. BYO sleeping & cooking equipment and torches. The Old Nags Head pub at Edale serves hot food within walking distance. 4 self-catering holiday cottages also available.

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    Glenorchy Centre

    The Glenorchy Centre is found on the edge of the Peak District National Park in the historic market town of Wirksworth. The High Peak Trail for walking, pony trekking and cycling and Black Rocks for bouldering and climbing are within a couple of miles. Nearby Cromford has Arkwright's mills, a World Heritage Site, and Cromford Canal. Suitable for self-catering groups, the accommodation is well appointed and boasts a spacious multi-purpose room with a large stage.

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    Alstonefield Camping Barn

    Close to Dovedale, the Manifold Valley Cycle Trail, Carsington Water, AltonTowers and the Roaches Rocks (great for climbers). Ideal for quiet group get togethers, families, cyclists, walkers, D of E, Scouts, school groups and team building. This is camping in the comfort of a remote cosy barn, with log burning stove. Having no electric and no distractions it is the perfect place to switch off from the hassles of a hectic life. BYO all camping equipment.

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    All Stretton Bunkhouse

    All Stretton Bunkhouse offers comfortable, cosy, self-catering accommodation for individuals and groups of up to 10. It has easy access to the Long Mynd with walks and bike rides for all levels. It is within easy reach of the busy town of Church Stretton and just 10 minutes' walk from the local pub. There's a well equipped kitchen, a shower, two toilets and a tumble dryer. Sole use bookings may bring dogs.

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    Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse

    Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse, is situated within a relaxed, family-run campsite, with glorious views of South West Shropshire's beautiful hills. Just a few minutes' walk from the Shropshire Way, Offa's Dyke Path and the Sustrans cycle network, it is the perfect base for walkers, cyclists, photographers, families or couples. The lively town of Bishops Castle with its pubs, cafés, restaurants and take-aways is just a 10 minute walk away. In addition to the bunkhouse there are 2 cabins nearby. The Datcha sleeps 6 and the Eco cabin sleeps 8.

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    Euro Hostel Liverpool

    Right in the heart of the city and a perfect base from which to experience Liverpool's legendary night life, shopping and waterfront walks. Backpackers, couples, families and groups are all welcomed. Rooms vary from 8 bed dorms (mixed or female only), en suite private rooms for up to 8 people or VIP suites accommodating groups of 6 or 8 in bunks with private TV lounge and en suite facilities. The Hatch bar serves meals including breakfast and is a great live music venue as well as providing good quality food and drink. Car park discounts provided on check out.

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    Bunkhouse at the Workhouse

    The well equipped, community run bunkhouse at Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Workhouse offers a unique opportunity to stay in one of the last remaining Victorian workhouses still open to the public. Handy for Welshpool, Oswestry & Shrewsbury and close to the Berwyn Mountains National Nature Reserve it has access to a wide range of outdoor and adventure activities. Nearby attractions include Lake Vyrnwy and Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall, the tallest single drop waterfall in the UK.

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    Roaches Bunkhouse

    The Roaches Bunkhouse is at the foot of The Roaches gritstone edge in the Peak District. The area has some of the best climbing in the country plus walks and cycling in stunning scenery. An ideal base for climbers, walkers and cyclists. It has a drying room, secure bike storage and rooms sleeping 2 or 4 in bunks. The communal area has tables and chairs, log fire, TV and board games. Self-catering facilities are available in a small kitchen. Parking available on site. Close to Ye Old Rock Inn and 3 miles from shopping in the market town of Leek.

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    Underbank Camping Barn

    Blaze Farm dairy and sheep farm is in Wildbourclough valley on the western edge of the Peak District National Park with stunning views of Shuttlingsloe. A ?stone tent?, the barn provides a simple base for family escapes and for walking, climbing, fell-running and mountain biking. Bring equipment as if camping. There is a fridge, and a fire pit in the enclosed patio. Blaze Farm ice-cream parlour and café serves snacks & light meals and there are good pubs nearby.

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    The Reckoning House

    Renovated to a high standard including double glazing and insulation, the Reckoning House is situated 3 miles from Bakewell. It is on the edge of the Lathkill Dale National Nature Reserve, full of interesting flora and fauna as well as outstanding geological features. Horse riding, fishing, golf and cycle hire are available locally. Local walks include the Limestone Way. Facilities include: cooking area, 4 calor gas rings (gas supplied), hot water for washing up & showers, storage heaters in all rooms.

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This area of central England has been chosen by the Independent Hostel Guide to display the bunkhouses, camping barns and hostels in Shropshire, Herefordshire and central England. The region covers an area of approximately 100 miles radius centred on Birmingham. Prime holiday areas include Shropshire, Herefordshire the Cotswolds and the Peak District. This region extends to Cambridgeshire in the East and Shropshire in the West, as far as Bristol in the South and Manchester in the North. There are approximately 50 self catering bunkhouses and hostels in central England. Central England has a plethora of places to visit from well-known resorts such as Alton Towers, Warwick Castle and Birmingham Sealife Centre to the historic towns of Shrewsbury, Ludlow and Stratford upon Avon and stunning landscape features such as Wenlock Edge, The Long Mynd and the Wrekin.
The area has a selection of great walk routes including the Thames Path, The Cotswold Way and the Ridgeway in the south to Offa’s Dyke in the Welsh Marches. Birmingham, Stoke on Trent, Nottingham and Bath are great to visit for their shopping, events and history. Visitors to Nottingham can find out more about Robin Hood, the city’s historic public houses or the cave system that runs under Nottingham Castle. Birmingham is famous for its shopping, Cadbury world and Victorian City layout it also hosts many great sporting events and exhibitions at the NEC.