Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel, Gibbs Hill Farm, Bardon Mill, Nr Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AP
Call Valerie Gibson on 01434 344030
OverviewGibbs Hill Farm Hostel is a conversion of a barn on a traditional working hill farm near Once Brewed and Hadrian's Wall and close to the Pennine Way. The hostel is designed to reduce energy consumption and is centrally heated throughout. There are 3 bunkrooms, 2 shower rooms, 2 toilets, a well equipped kitchen, comfortable sitting and dining area and a large deck where you can enjoy the evening sun. The hostel has a drying room, lockers, laundry facilities and safe cycle storage. Ideal for families who may take a whole room with private facilities. Study groups welcome. Situated near Hadrian's Wall it is an excellent base for exploring the Roman sites, Hadrian's Wall Trail and Northumberland National Park.
Beds & Rooms:18: 3x6
Price per night:£20 adult, £14 child (under 12), including bedding (minimum of 8 people).
Booking:Advisable, groups require full payment 4 weeks before arrival.
Directions:From the A69, turn north at Bardon Mill, signed Once Brewed. Follow the signs towards Housesteads. At the B6318, turn right and then immediately left towards Steel Rigg. Follow for 1 mile, turn right to Gibbs Hill.
Public Transport:Trains at Haltwhistle 6 miles. Regular bus service along A69 between Newcastle and Carlisle, and in summer the Hadrian's Wall bus runs between Haltwhistle and Hexham. Alight at Once Brewed Information Centre and walk north to farm. Last bus 5.30pm from Haltwhistle.
Walks:Long Distance Walks Sand Stone Way Hadrians Wall Path Pennine Way
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Walking Hadrian’s Wall? There’s great accommodation at Gibbs Hill Farm near Once Brewed
March 26th 2021
Weary walkers will appreciate the warm welcome, the central heating, the drying room, the laundry facililities and the provision of bed linen.
Evening meals are available nearby and if you have a four legged walking friend, dogs are allowed in the hostel by arrangement. Sleeping 18 in 3 rooms of 6 beds (bunks) it is perfect of single walkers, couples, families or groups. Just be sure to book early on this very popular route.
Farm stay hostel just off the Pennine Way.
September 30th 2020
If you are planning to walk/cycle the Pennine Way take a look at Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel. Bedding is provided and meals are available close by. So you can travel light.
There’s a drying room, so you’ll be assured of dry clothes for the next day and secure storage for your bike. Dogs are welcome. What more could a walker or groups of walkers wish for. Unfortunately clear blue skies and a gentle breeze on your back can’t be booked so easily!
Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel is temporarily closed in Winter 2020 due to local restrictions.
June 27th 2020
Once we are able to open again bookings will be welcome from groups of up to six people or a single household/bubble, as advised by the government. 4 day bookings are the shortest stays available due to strict cleaning regime which will be applied between groups.
Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel is on a working hill farm near Once Brewed and Hadrian’s Wall and close to the Pennine Way. Designed to reduce energy consumption it is centrally heated throughout. Comprising 3 bunkrooms, 2 shower rooms, 2 toilets, a well equipped kitchen, a comfortable communal area and a large deck where you can enjoy the evening sun.