Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel, Gibbs Hill Farm, Bardon Mill, Nr Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AP

Call Valerie Gibson on 01434 344030


Gibbs 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.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Northumberland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    18: 3x6
  • Open:

    All year
  • 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 Walkers AssociationLong 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 horse B&B page, the IHUK signage page, the Hadrians Wall National Trail, the Pennine Way, the North Pennines, the Sandstone Way and a dark sky area.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel

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.

Roman Wall, Gibbs Farm

Dog friendly hostel for a Roman adventure

December 2nd 2019

Gibbs hill farm provides fresh air and an exciting chance to see Roman sites with an interesting history

Gibbs farm offers a wonderful opportunity to see the historic Roman sites including Hadrian’s wall. The hostel itself is spacious and  contains all home comforts such as wifi and washing facilities. Dogs are welcome on arrangement so no one has to stay at home. Which is good news because there is plenty of walking to be done.


Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland National Park

September 12th 2019

Delve over 2000 years into the past, to discover the stories, secrets and legends of 400 years of ingenious roman empire.

Come to Giibs Hill Farm Hostel on your exploration of Hadrian’s Wall, whether you are passing through or staying for a while to explore some of the amazing findings turning up in excavations of the Roman Vindolanda Fort. It is a fascinating site and museum and you never know what you might see being uncovered.

Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel - Hadrian's Wall
Gibbs Hill Farm Bunkhouse on Hadrians wall in Northumberland

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