Greencarts Bunkhouses and Camping, Greencarts Farm, Humshaugh, Northumberland. NE46 4BW
Call Jean Newton on 01434 681320
OverviewGreencarts Bunkhouses and Camping are situated on a working farm in the beautiful Tyne Valley on the south eastern edge of Northumberland National Park. Surrounded by open farmland with glorious views of the countryside you can switch off from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With Hadrian's Wall a stone's throw away Greencarts is very popular with 'Wallers' either on two feet or two wheels and early booking is advised.
The Bunkhouse sleeps 10 in two rooms and has a well equipped kitchen, dining area and shower/WC. While the Barn is an open plan room sleeping 13 with a dining area and kitchenette. Guests in the Barn use the campsite's high standard shower/WC facilities. All bedding is provided and a continental breakfast is available. For larger groups there are camping pitches and electric hookups on the campsite. Available to individuals, families or groups you can book a bed, a room, sole use of either unit or the entire place. The Barn is not heated so is only available from mid May until the end of August. Greencarts is popular with DofE and scout groups and as a wedding, event venue.
Local attractions include Hadrian's Wall, Kielder Water, The Scottish Borders, Alnwick Castle & Gardens and The National Trust site of Cragside. Both east and west coasts are within one hour's drive.
Beds & Rooms:23: Bunkhouse: 2x5. Barn 1x13
Open:B/house: 1 Mar-31 Oct. Barn: mid May-31 Aug. All year for large groups.
Price per night:Bunkhouse: £25pp or £30 single occ. Incl. continental b/fast. Barn: £15pp + £5 continental b/fast. Enquire for sole use.
Booking:Please contact us by e mail or phone.
Directions:If heading along the military (B6318) road from the west, you need to ignore the first left hand turn as it brings you down a farm track and instead head to the crossroads and turn left here. We are then the first left hand turn. If you are coming from the east you need to turn right at the crossroads.
Public Transport:Trains to Hexham then the Hadrian's Wall bus, AD122 from Hexham. They can drop you at our road end.
Walks:Long Distance Walks Sand Stone Way Hadrians Wall Path
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March 3rd 2021
With the 12th of April fast approaching we’d like to inspire you with some of the wonderful things you could get up to in and around Greencarts Bunkhouses and Camping.
Following the latest announcements from the Government, we are able to accept bookings from single households in self contained units from the 12th April. A working farm nestled in the Northumbrian countryside Greencarts is ideal for a relaxing break. The area is well known for it’s rich history, the town of Hexham with a lot of potential for days out. Hexham Old Gaol being one of them, being believed to be the oldest prison in the country it’s now a museum where you can learn more about the marches and their medieval history. Or there’s Hexham Abbey with its roman carvings.
But of course there’s plenty else to see if history isn’t your cup of tea. By the 12th of April Northumbria will be fully in spring. See the countryside in bloom on a long walk through the wonderful scenery. The choice is yours.
Greencarts Bunkhouse and Camping on Hadrians’s Wall has closed due to local Government restrictions.
December 1st 2020
Check back for updates. Greencarts is an ideal base to explore the spectacular Northumberland countryside and an easy ride from Kielder Water, The Scottish Borders, Alnwick Castle & Gardens, and The National Trust site of Cragside.
A choice of accommodation right on Hadrians Wall near Walwick
March 3rd 2020
Greencarts Bunkhouses and Camping could be just the answer to your accommodation problems if you are planning to walk or cycle Hadrians Wall this summer.
You have the choice of a well equipped comfortable bunkhouse, a more basic barn or a campsite on Greencarts working farm. Surrounded by open countryside you will be able to relax and recharge. Breakfasts can be booked and there’s a great pub at the village of Humshaugh for your evening meal just a short walk away. The cyclists among you will find the safe cycle shed a big bonus