Allenheads Lodge, Allenheads Lodge, Allenheads, Northumberland NE47 9HW

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Based in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Allenheads Lodge is situated right in the heart of the North Pennines, making it an excellent venue for outdoor activities or relaxing in the peaceful countryside. Situated right on the Coast 2 Coast route, Allenheads Lodge is an ideal accommodation stop, just 47 miles from the North Sea coast at Sunderland and Tynemouth. Allenheads Lodge has 24 beds in four separate dormitories, is fully central heated, with individual toilet and showers and has a large kitchen and dining room. Hot showers, drying facilities and secure bike storage available. No need for sleeping bags as bed linen is supplied. Allenheads Lodge is also an excellent base for experiential and learning programmes, ideal for Skills for Life. Staff are fully qualified, friendly and professional and there to meet your group's needs. Activities available include Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Kayaking, White Water Tubing, Climbing and more!

This accommodation is featured on our map of Northumberland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    Bed only: £19.50pp. B&B: £25pp. Ask for group discounts.
  • Booking:

    provisional booking can be held for up to 7 days without payment. The total booking should be paid at least 8 weeks prior to arrival. Springboard will, where applicable, send you an invoice for all payments at least two weeks before the payment due date, based on the latest guest numbers provided.
  • Directions:

    Drive along the B6295 from Hexham, drive through Allendale towards the top of the Valley, after Spartylea follow signs for Ropehaugh. Travel 300m and Allenheads Lodge is on your left hand side.
  • Public Transport:

    The 688 bus from Hexham Railway Station takes approx 40 mins.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the C2C Cycle Route and the North Pennines.

It has availability at Autumn Half Term, Christmas, New Year, February Half Term, Easter, Spring Bank Holiday and Whitsun Half Term and May Bank Holiday.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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Allenheads Lodge

September 25th 2019

In the heart of the North Pennine, Allenheads lodge makes an excellent venue for outdoor activities. Whether you are looking for a school residential, gearing up for the coast 2 coast or just relaxing in the countryside.

Allenheads Lodge has a long history in outdoor education and has been owned and operated by Springboard since the 1970s. The lodge offers groups an opportunity to be involved in many outdoor and experiential learning activities across the North Pennines. Our staff are fun and energetic and can motivate even the most challenging groups. We are currently a key delivery partner for the Princes Trust Team programme and run regular weeklong residentials for them. We also run day activities to schools, youth organisations and colleges.

Or if you’re looking for something a little different for a Hen or Stag Do, Allenheads can offer the perfect outdoor experience. Transport can be provided from locations in Tyne and Wear, Durham and Teesside. Catering is available as part of the package, please get in touch for more information.

Allenheads Lodge is also a prime stop on the Coast 2 Coast cycle route.

school residential at allenheads lodge in the independent hostels network

Allenheads Lodge is situated right in the heart of the North Pennines, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

February 19th 2019

Our hostel is situated right on the Coast 2 Coast route; the perfect place to host your outdoor adventure! Come join us in our winter wonderland, as the snowy season approaches Northumberland.

Activities available include Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Kayaking, White Water Tubing, Climbing and more!

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Hostel Warden Vacancy

February 7th 2019

A new live in hostel warden post is coming up soon at Allenheads Lodge. Recruitment will be in February/March.

Situated in the heart of the North Pennines the 24 bed hostel is on the Coast 2 Coast route.  It is also a well established provider of residentials for school, clubs and colleges, and is a hen and stag party venue.



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