Carrs Farm Bunkhouse, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3BQ
Call Joy Henderson on 07592 744 649
OverviewCarrs Farm Bunkhouse is a converted 17th century barn with stunning views over Weardale. It provides comfortable bunk bed accommodation in three rooms for groups of up to 21 people (minimum group size 10). Situated on a working farm in the heart of the North Pennines the bunkhouse is Eco Friendly. It is fully self-sufficient on wind and solar power, with an eco wood burning stove for heating and a rain butt harvest system and spring water. There are three bunkrooms, 2 sleeping 6 people (one of these is en suite) and a larger room which sleeps 9. The bunks have fitted sheets and pillows with covers, bring your own sleeping bag or duvet. There is a fully equipped self catering kitchen, games/lounge area and outdoor seating with BBQ. Pizza and Chinese takeaway delivered to the door.
Carrs Farm has lots of experience in providing outdoor activities for groups and educational resources for schools. Activities include, paintball, zorbing, archery and archery tag, clay pigeon shooting, white water rafting, rock climbing and guided walks. Hen and stage groups are welcome. Schools can take part in hands-on activities related to farming, early settlers, mini-beasts, sensory trail, farm tours, biodiversity and countryside stewardship. Bushcraft and combat bushcraft instruction is available in the farm's ancient woodland. Minibus hire available. The farm also has a campsite which is ideal for DofE groups and as extra accommodation for large groups.
Beds & Rooms:21: 2x6, 1x9
Open:All year (Arrival time: from 4pm. Departure time: before 10am)
Price per night:£25 per person. Enquire about sole use.
Booking:By phone or email. Deposits are non-refundable.
Directions:Coming from Wolsingham once over the metal bridge (Wears Bank) turn right, ignore Sat Nav and drive to the top of hill. Take the next right turn. Look for the metal pole with a bridleway sign and a large white stone saying Carrs Farm then go along the track (along Rushylea Lane). Drive past the 2 cottages and keep driving along the track to to the bunkhouse. Please shut any gates you go through as there may be stock in the field.
Public Transport:Nearest Trains and buses are in Wolsingham, 20 minutes walk from the bunkhouse.
Walks:Long Distance Walks C2C Cycle Route
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Hammocking with views over Weardale, Co Durham
September 17th 2021
Carrs Farm has 2 .6 acres of woodland with benches to sit up to 32 people and two fire pit areas, the woodland is ideal for hammocks and camping. There is a compost toilet at one end of the woodland built inside a little log hut .
Discounts and free camping for DofE groups
May 28th 2021
Carrs Farm Bunkhouse in the North Pennines loves to support DofE groups. Just for DofE groups, they offer a discount on the bunkhouse rates and camping is FREE. Is it any wonder that DofE groups love staying at Carrs Farm?
The whole family is welcome at Carrs Farm Bunkhouse, including the dog!
May 5th 2021
Enjoy the North Pennines with your family this season in this comfortable converted barn. The gorgeous surroundings are just made for long walking adventures and games of fetch, and there’s a host of outdoor activities available too – you’ll never be bored!