Greenhead Bunkhouse, Greenhead Hotel, Greenhead, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7HG
Call Greenhead Hotel on 01697 747411
OverviewGreenhead Bukhouse, previously known as Greenhead Hostel and Greenhead Youth Hostel, is a converted methodist chapel in the village of Greenhead on Hadrian's Wall. It is ideal for those walking the Pennine Way or The Wall and is in a great location for those exploring the nearby Roman heritage sites. The church was built in 1886 to serve the village miners and gave its last service in 1972. It has been a hostel since 1978. Greenhead Bunkhouse has a self-catering kitchen ideal for large group catering. There is a large lounge with a TV. There are 40 beds in four rooms of six beds and two rooms of eight beds. These can be booked as family rooms, by groups or by the bed for individuals. Tea and coffee supplies are available and there is a drying room. Above the hostel is a self contained flat with kitchen, lounge, two double rooms and a single room. Evening meals, breakfast and packed lunches are available. The bunkhouse is operated by Greenhead Hotel (over the road) with a welcoming bar and restaurant. VisitEngland approved. This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.
Rooms & Beds:45: Hostel 40: 4x6. Flat 5: 2dbl, 1 single.
Open:All year. All day. Groups only in winter, please enquire.
Price per night:Bunkhouse: From £15.50pp, sole use £600. Flat (sleeps 5) £85.
Booking:Book by phone or email.
Directions:On the A69 between Carlise and Newcastle. Turn off at sign for Greenhead. Turn right at the T junction, the hostel is opposite the Greenhead Hotel.
Public Transport:Trains: Haltwhistle 3 miles, Carlisle 19 miles, Newcastle 45 miles. Bus: May to Sept Stagecoach AD 122 from Newcastle to Bowness-on-Solway. Arriva 685 Carlisle-Newcastle passes Haltwhistle station and runs hourly all year.
Walks:Local Walks Long Distance Walks
This accommodation is in a National Park, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance, has availability this Christmas and this New Year and is on the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the present or past youth hostel page, the Hadrians Wall National Trail, the , the Pennine Way and the North Pennines.
Haltwhistle Walking Festival, September 29th – October 7th 2018
August 27th 2018
Join the Haltwhistle Walking Festival for 9 days of walking on the Northumberland moors around Hadrians Wall. There are places available on many of the walks and ideal accommodation at Greenhead Hostel.
Long walks include: Crammel Linn to Haltwhistle, Wark to Housesteads, The John Wesley Way (a three day walk), Muggleswick and Smiddy Shaw
Shorter walks include: Mohope Moor and Valley, Allen Banks and Silly Wrea, Crindledykes and the Wall
Special Interest walks: Do you know your trees? (Fully booked), In the footsteps of Capability Brown (Fully booked), Fungal Foray with Gordon Beakes (Fully booked), Nenthead Mines Walk (4 places remain)
Find out more on the Haltwistle Walking Festival website.
Live Music at the Greenhead Hotel on Hadrian Wall LDP
May 16th 2018
Nestled in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country, the Greenhead Hostel is the ideal base for visitors, walkers and cyclists alike, with a warm welcome being given to all. Across the road from the hostel is Greenhead Hotel where Colette Nicol Cox will be giving an evening of song from 60’s till now on 18th May 2018. Many people passing through are walking Hadrians Wall Long Distance Path. The area is great for those wanting to spend more time around the major Roman attractions such as the Roman Army Museum. Birdoswald, Vindolanda and Housesteads Roman forts are all close by, with the AD122 bus running from Greenhead to all these attractions though out the summer months.
Live music, pub quizzes and great food on Hadrians Wall.
May 9th 2018
Greenhead Hostel, on the Hadrians Wall long distance path, is run by Greenhead Hotel just across the road. The hotel is a lively place with live music, pub quizzes and great food. The hostel welcomes groups and individual walkers, tourists and families. It has lots of beds in 6 bunk private rooms, a large recreation room, self catering kitchen. There is also a 3 bedroom flat and B&B in the hotel. The hostel and hotel are open all year round and in Winter they offer courses from cake decorating to Astro photography, in one of the UK’s Dark Skye zones.