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 Sandstone Way, a dark sky area, 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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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.
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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.
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