Near Nenthead mines in the North Pennines.


Mill Cottage Bunkhouse, Nenthead, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3PD

Situated close to the historic Nenthead mines in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Mill Cottage Bunkhouse sleeps 6 in an upstairs bunkroom. Each “ship’s cabin” bunk has blinds for privacy and an internal light and shelf. Downstairs is a small well equipped kitchen and a sitting/dining room. A self-catering continental breakfast is provided and a full english cooked breakfast can be purchased for £4. The local Miner’s Arms pub is great for evening meals (please book ahead).

A community shop and bike repair shop are close by in the village.

The bunkhouse is located right on the C2C cycle route in the outstanding countryside of the Roof Of England, making it the perfect base for cyclists and walkers alike. Lockable bike storage is available. Groups please book together to get extra discounts and ensure sole use.

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Mill Cottage Bunkhouse | Near Nenthead mines in the North Pennines.


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01434 381674

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Rooms & Beds:

6: 1×6


All year all day

Price per night:

£18 pp. Groups of 6 get a £10 discount when booked together


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Julie or Phil


A689 from Alston, In Nenthead opposite Methodist Church turn right go past Nenthead mines, Mill Cottage is 200 yards further on the left.

Public Transport:

Nearest train station is at Hexham, there are buses from Hexam to Nenthead just a short walk up the road.

This accommodation is available to individuals and is on the Pennine Way, the C2C Cycle Route, the North Pennines and the Isaac's Tea Trail.

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Accommodation in Nenthead on the C2C

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Mill Cottage bunkhouse provides ideal accommodation for cyclists on the C2C Cycle route

Mill Cottage bunkhouse provides ideal accommodation for cyclists on the Sea to Sea Cycle route.  Situated in the centre of Nenthead on the C2C cycle route, Mill Cottage has secure cycle storage.  A self catering continental breakfast is provided and other meals can be booked at the local pub, the Miners Arms. The bunkhouse has a self catering kitchen and bedding is provided.  Amazingly good value at £18, with a £10 discount if all 6 beds are booked.   The kitchen is downstairs and an upstairs room sleeps six people.  The village of Nenthead has a community shop and a bike repair shop specifically for the needs of cyclists on route from coast to coast.

The Roof of England

The Roof of England

Visit the English Highlands, with a trip to Mill Cottage Bunkhouse in the North Pennines.

Mill Cottage Bunkhouse in the North Pennines provides accommodation for 6 individuals, a family or a small group, in the English Highlands.  This undiscovered Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is sometimes know as the Roof of England.  The area around the bunkhouse was once an industrial landscape of lead mining, but is now deserted.  From the bunkhouse you can walk to the head of the gill and behind the waterfall of Ashgill force.  A glorious walk to one of the great waterfalls in the north of England.  Or visit an open day at the Nenthead Mines on the same site as the bunkhouse. Availability at Mill Cottage Bunkhouse is shown here.

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