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:£18 adult, £12 child (under 12), including bedding.
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
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee and is an 'Eco Hostel'. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, a dark sky area, the Sandstone Way, the horse B&B page, the IHUK signage page, the Hadrians Wall National Trail, the Pennine Way and the North Pennines.
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Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel will re-open from 4th July
June 27th 2020
Bookings are welcome from groups of one or two households/bubbles, 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.
We’ve decided not to accept any guests in the month of July.
June 25th 2020
For August bookings we will review the situation a few weeks in advance of the booking.
Gibbs Hill Farm, a brilliant midpoint stop off discovering ancient roman monuments
January 1st 2020
Hadrian’s wall, a fascinating piece of Roman history still partially standing in the UK. Gibbs Hill Farm provides bunkhouse accommodation right in the middle of the route. Lockable bike facilities make it perfect for cyclists traversing this marvel.
For a lot of cyclists the historic Hadrian’s wall coast to coast journey is on the bucket list. The 100+ mile ride winding ride is relatively straightforward and can even been done in a day for those looking to challenge themselves. But for a more relaxed cycle Gibbs Hill Farm is right in the middle of the two coasts. Secure bike storage and lockers are available ideal for splitting the journey over two days.