Haggs Bank Bunkhouse and Camping, Haggs Bank Bunkhouse, Nentsbury, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3LH

Call Danny Taylor on 07919 092403/ 01434 382486


Set in the stunning North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, often described as England's last wilderness, this location is ideal for anyone who loves the great outdoors - walkers, cyclists and mountain bikers . The 36 mile Isaac's Tea Trail walk passes through the site; directly on the C2C and with bicycle hire (including electric bikes) available nearby. The bunkhouse is a modern conversion of an historic mine building. Warm with plenty excellent hot showers it sleeps up to 25 in 3 bunkrooms of 4/5, 9 and 11. There is a relaxing lounge, self-catering kitchen, modern shower room and large conservatory for chilling out in. Breakfast and evening meals can be provided for larger groups if pre-booked. Nestled between a special nature conservation area and the wildflower meadow, the campsite has been created with tiered pitches to enhance the infinite views across the Nent valley. Electric hook-ups for caravans and motor homes are also available within the car park. The site has its own private supply of spring water, unique outdoor equipment washing area and secure bike and gear store.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    25: 1x4/5, 1x9, 1x11
  • Open:

    All year. All day access.
  • Price per night:

    £20pp. Sole use £400, £1080 (3 nights). Camping: £12, U15, £7. Motorhomes/caravans £25 up to 2.
  • Booking:

    Book online or contact by email or phone
  • Directions:

    Directly on the A689 between Alston and Nenthead.
  • Public Transport:

    On 889 / 888 bus routes operated by Wright Bros, Nenthead
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Settle to Carlisle Isaacs Tea Trail C2C Cycle Route Pennine Way
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
School Groups Duke of Edinburgh's Award Hammocking Mountains in the UK Accommodation for Cyclists Stag and Hens Camping Eco Hostels Available to Individuals IHUK Signage North Pennines

This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available for Christmas 2021 Available New Year 2021 / 2022 Available February Half Term 2022 Available Easter 2022 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2022 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022 Available August Bank Holiday 2022 Available Autumn Half Term 2022


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
7Green Tourism Award: Silver
uWithin 3 miles of NCN


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Duke of Edinburgh – ideal campsite and centre in the North Pennines

September 20th 2021

Haggs Bank Bunkhouse and Campsite provides secluded camping and a bunkhouse for group leaders, just North of Alston on the Pennine moors. Excellent facilities and a warm base with plenty of parking.

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Hammocking in England’s last wilderness

September 14th 2021

This ideal hammocking wood is part of Haggs Bank campsite which has its own supply of treated spring water, excellent facilities and secure bike storage. And if the weather gets too hard you can opt for a bed in the bunkhouse, a modern conversion of an historic mine building.

Situated not far from Alston in the Pennines this friendly campsite is ideal for hammocking.   With views over the moors and surrounded by wildflower meadow  you know you’re on to a winner.

hammocking wood at Haggs Bank
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Open for lovers of the great outdoors

May 28th 2021

A top tier bunkhouse promoting sustainability and great value! Situated not far from Alston in the Pennines this secluded hostel is ideal for that break you’ve been desperate for.

Just on look into the wildflower meadow and you know you’re on to a winner. Oodles of trails to get lost down right from the bunkhouse, Isaacs Tea Trail being particularly popular. Or if you’re more a two wheels than two boots you’ll be happy to know that there is lockable bike storage. Or just hire a bike if you’d  prefer to travel light. We could go on about the wonderful atmosphere but you’ll just have to see for yourself…

Haggs Bank Bunkhouse accommodation in the north pennines

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