Carrs Farm Bunkhouse, Carrs Farm, 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:£20 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 Nat and drive to the top of hill. Look for white static caravan which is next to turn off Carrs Farm track (along Rushylea Lane). Take track for one mile pass the 2 cottages to the bunkhouse.
Public Transport:Nearest Trains and buses are in Wolsingham, 20 minutes walk from the bunkhouse.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is available only to groups, is an 'Eco Hostel' and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award page, the map of accommodation for school groups, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the Hostels with Camping map, the C2C Cycle Route and the North Pennines.
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Learn bushcraft in Northumberlands Ancient Woodland
April 9th 2019
Learn bushcraft and enjoy wild camping in Carrs Farms very own piece of ancient woodland.
The Ancient woodland around Carrs Farm Bunkhouse is used by local Bushcraft enthusiast, Mike, to teach the essential skills of living sustainability in the naturally environment. Come for a full day or an overnight stay and learn wild camping, camp fire cooking, foraging and woodland management skills with a fully qualified guide.