Barrington Bunkhouse, Barrington Cottage, Rookhope, Weardale, Co. Durham, DL13 2BG

Call Valerie Livingston on 01388 517656


Situated in the tranquil village of Rookhope, itself nestled in the stunning scenery of Weardale in the Wear Valley. Barrington Bunkhouse is the perfect place for cyclists and walkers to rest up for the night, or for Family groups wanting a weekend get away. Inside Barrington Bunkhouse you will find clean, comfortable accommodation for large or small groups. The bunkhouse can accommodate 15 people, 13 in the bunkroom, each bunk has a personal reading light, and two in the cosy and quirky caravan. There is also space for campers on the two lawns in front of the bunkhouse. In the centre of the bunkroom is a communal seating area which includes a television and a selection of films. The kitchen offers guests a self-service continental breakfast, with a full range of utensils provided alongside two toasters, a kettle, a fridge and a microwave. An electric two-hotplate hob and saucepans are available on request if you are wanting to self cater. All are welcome at Barrington Bunkhouse but its idyllic location, right next door to The Rookhope Inn which serves a good pint and very substantial tasty meals, makes it the perfect place for cyclists tackling the Coast to Coast (C2C) route and walkers embarking on The Pennine Journey or The Weardale Way. This accommodation is featured on our map of Northumberland and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    12 (+1): 1 x 12 + 1 fold up bed
  • Open:

    All year, All day.
  • Price per night:

    £24pp incl. snack b/fast. Camping £14 with b/fast, £10 without. Sole use rates negotiable.
  • Booking:

    Book with deposit by phone/email. Payment in advance for weekends.
  • Directions:

    Next door to Rookhope Inn in Rookhope.
  • Public Transport:

    Nearest train stations: Hexham 19 miles, Durham 25 miles, Bishop Auckland 23 miles. Buses to Crook, Durham and Bishop Auckland.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the IHUK signage page, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the C2C Cycle Route and the North Pennines.


aMixed dormitories
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
tWithin 1 mile of NCN


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A welcome sign on the Weardale Way, Pennine Journey and the Coast to Coast bike route.

July 26th 2019

Barrington Bunkhouse provides comfortable accommodation ideal for walkers and cyclists in the North Pennines.

Barrington Bunkhouse, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Being on The Weardale Way and Pennine Journey, and directly on the cycling Coast to Coast route, the bunkhouse is located in perfect walking country.

Not only that but there are many interesting places to visit within easy reach, such as the Beamish open air Museum, Killhope Lead mining museum, the coast and castles of Northumberland, and Durham city and Cathedral. We may be high up in the North Pennines but there is loads to see and do.

Barrington Bunkhouse

Lots of availability this Summer at Barrington Bunkhouse in the North Pennines

July 18th 2019

If you are looking for unique group accommodation. Somewhere with a dark skies location that won’t break the bank. Look no further than Barrington Bunkhouse.

Barrington Bunkhouse is in the village of Rookhope  in the most wonderfully remote of the North Pennine dales .  The bunkhouse provides a warm welcome and a comfortable bed for the night in comfortable communal accommodation.  Ideal for small groups (up to 12 people) but also available to individuals and families.  The bunkhouse has a self catering breakfast bar with complimentary hot drinks and free range eggs laid on. There is a traditional pub next door, perfect for an evening relaxing.   Barrington Bunkhouse is right on the Sea to Sea ( C2C ) cycle route and has a great cycle shed.

North Pennines near Barrington Bunkhouse
Late Availability

Barrington Bunkhouse, Rookhope, Weardale, County Durham.

June 20th 2019

Barrington Bunkhouse in Rookhope, Weardale. We still have availability from July 12th through to the end of August … forget B & B ..we need B ON B … (bums on beds !!) 🙂

We still have almost full availability from July 12th right through to the end of August. We are directly on the Cycling Coast to Coast route, and also directly on two walking routes .. The Pennine Journey and The Weardale Way, so please get those bikes out of the shed or polish up those walking boots, forget about the weather … your skin is waterproof !! We ARE dog friendly if you are booking the whole bunkroom or if not we have a small 2-berth caravan. We love dogs here 🙂

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