Birdoswald Bunkhouse, Birdoswald Roman Fort, Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD

Call Reservations team on 03703 331187

Overview

Birdoswald Bunkhouse is a 17th century farmhouse built into the remains of Birdoswald Roman Fort. The fort is on one of the best preserved stretches of Hadrian's Wall and has its own Heritage Centre. Set in a 61 hectare English Heritage estate overlooking the magnificent Irthing Gorge, the bunkhouse is an ideal base for wild walks with breath taking views, Walking the Wall and discovering the area's Roman heritage. Birdoswald Bunkhouse provides group accommodation for groups of between 15 and 37 people. It has seven bedrooms & bathrooms, a large farmhouse kitchen and a dining room with views over the fort. The building is centrally heated and has many original features. Each bedroom is fitted with bunk beds, a hand basin and has its own individual shower/WC room nearby. A disabled bedroom with en suite facilities is available on the ground floor. The large farmhouse kitchen has two Aga cookers, plenty or fridge space and dishwashers. The dining room, which overlooks the exposed ruins of the fort, has folding tables and scatter cushions providing space for groups to socialise. Groups are welcome to self-cater or catering can be provided. Laundry room and drying facilities available. This accommodation is featured on our map of Northumberland and here is its own website.

Details

  • Rooms & Beds:

    37: in 7 rooms
  • Open:

    All year
  • Price per night:

    Enquire for prices. Minimum group size of 15.
  • Booking:

    Groups between 15 and 37 people are welcome. Please enquire by email.
  • Directions:

    Sat Nav postcode CA8 7DD. 4 miles west of Greenhead off B6318. Signposted from A69 Carlisle-Hexham road at Brampton roundabout.
  • Public Transport:

    Trains at Brampton (8 miles), Haltwhistle (7 miles). Buses run from April – September. The 185 runs between Haltwhistle & Birdoswald and the AD122 Hadrian's Wall bus passes the site.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is available only to groups and is on the or near to the Settle to Carlisle railway, the page of accommodation near Castles, the Hadrians Wall National Trail and the dark sky area.

Facilities

aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
jShowers
pClothes washing facilities
wGroups Only

Map

Map showing the location of View Nearby Hostels

News & Offers from Birdoswald Bunkhouse

Birdoswald Bunkhouse

February 2nd 2019

Our groups only bunkhouse is built into the remains of an ancient Roman fort on one of the best preserved sections of Hadrian’s Wall!

Our large dining room which looks over the remains of a Roman fort, is accompanied by a large, well equipped kitchen for home cooking, or meals are available locally. We also provide a drying room, to store your equipment in after a day out exploring the ancient lands.

Birdoswald Bunkhouse - Hadrians Wall ancient roman fort remains
News

Stay with your group in a Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall

November 6th 2018

Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place to see the longest continuous remaining stretch of the magnificent World Heritage Wall.

The fort is set in a 61 hectare estate which offers opportunities for walking and bird watching as well as history. The bunkhouse is in an old farmhouse built within the walls of the fort and is perfect for visiting groups.  37 people can stay in the bunkhouse with its seven bedrooms, large farmhouse kitchen and dining room.  Birdoswald Bunkhouse can only be booked for one group at a time.

birdoswald bunkhouse on Hadrians Wall
News

Stay with your group in a Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall

November 6th 2018

Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place to see the longest continuous remaining stretch of the magnificent World Heritage Wall.

The fort is set in a 61 hectare estate which offers opportunities for walking and bird watching as well as history. The bunkhouse is in an old farmhouse built within the walls of the fort and is perfect for visiting groups.  37 people can stay in the bunkhouse with its seven bedrooms, large farmhouse kitchen and dining room.  Birdoswald Bunkhouse can only be booked for one group at a time.

birdoswald bunkhouse on Hadrians Wall
News
birdoswald bunkhouse on Hadrians Wall

Contact Birdoswald Bunkhouse

Contact Birdoswald Bunkhouse - Call Reservations team on 03703 331187

Visit Website   Send Message
03703 331187 Visit Website   Send Message