Birdoswald Bunkhouse, Birdoswald Roman Fort, Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD
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.
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Sat Nav postcode CA8 7DD. 4 miles west of Greenhead off B6318. Signposted from A69 Carlisle-Hexham road at Brampton roundabout.
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.