Chatton Park Bunkhouse
Chatton Park Bunkhouse, Chatton Park Farm, Chatton, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 5RA
Chatton Park Bunkhouse started life as a smithy and has been converted into self-catering accommodation. It is situated on a mixed working farm which nestles around the River Till, half a mile from Chatton village. Good village pub, The Percy Arms. Eight miles from the coast and five miles from the Cheviot Hills, Chatton Park is an ideal base for exploring Northumberland’s vast empty beaches, heather clad hills & historic castles. Walking, water sports, climbing, fishing, golf and cycling are all available nearby. Accommodating 12, the bunkhouse is perfect for smaller groups, families & individuals. The 2 bedrooms are fitted with large custom made bunks and can be rented separately as secure units. Bedding can be provided at a small extra fee. The living area has a fully equipped kitchen & seating around the original blacksmith’s fire. Wash & drying room with hot showers. Secure storage, ample parking. Room for 2 small tents. £10/person/ night for camping. £10/dog/stayThis accommodation is featured on our map of Northumberland and here is its own website.
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All year, flexible times but no check in after 9pm.
From £15.00. Group rates available. Teens must be led by a responsible adult. Dogs: £10/dog/stay
Booking recommended but not essential.
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From A1 take B6348 to Chatton. 4 miles at bottom of hill on right is Chatton Park Farm.
Nearest train station Berwick upon Tweed. Buses to Chatton from Alnwick / Berwick.
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When you’re at Chatton Park Bunkhouse, you’re on just the right side of remote.
When you’re at Chatton Park Bunkhouse, you’re up in the Cheviot Hills, equidistant between the Northunberland Coast AONB and the Northumberland National Park, you’re on just the right side of remote. Lindisfarne with all its stark glory and wildlife is just there and the market town of Alnwick (home of arguably Britain’s best bookshop) is on the postal address. When we stayed there, the children were enchanted by the working farm machinery and animals and all the birdlife almost close enough to touch. It started life as a smithy before being converted into self-catering accommodation and you can tell by the old forge which is still there in the kitchen. Although the weather was scorching when we stayed, I’m sure it would be welcome on cooler evenings.
We explored the area from by cycling and walking. Taking a long climb up to a beautiful waterfall, whose pool cooled us after our exertions. The whole family was fascinated watching raptors of various species hunting over the moors and farmland.
Sit around the blacksmith’s fire or enjoy the evening sun in the secluded garden.
Chatton Park Bunkhouse is on a farm in rural north Northumberland. A great base to explore Alnwick with its famous Castle and Gardens, Chillingham Castle (a brisk walk away) and the many other castles along the Scottish Borders (just 12 miles away). The Northumberland National Park is 5 miles away and has a huge area of walking and cycling in the heather covered Cheviot Hills. There are also climbing and boulder crags very close to the bunkhouse. The bunkhouse has been converted from the old Blacksmiths shed and the high hearth open fire is still in use in the kitchen. You can sit around the blacksmiths fires, looking at the beams where pigeons used to roost and enjoy the evening sun in the secluded garden.
Chatton Park Bunkhouse is on this new 120 mile mountain biking route that runs along the sandstone ridge through the heart of North Northumberland.
The Sandstone Way is a new mountain biking route between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Hexham linking the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding National Beauty with Northumberland National Park, along a sandstone ridge. One of the most scenic rides in England.
Much of the route is off-road over a varied terrain, it takes advantage of dirt tracks, un-surfaced lanes and bridleways. Find out about the Sandstone Way here.