Wooler Youth Hostel, 30 Cheviot Street, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6LW
Call Hostel Manager on 01668 281365
OverviewWooler Youth Hostel & Shepherd's Huts is set in its own spacious grounds on the edge of the town. It has newly refurbished en suite bedrooms & Shepherd's Hut sleeping cabins, a huge dining and common room, drying facilities and a large self-catering kitchen, making it great for groups & families. There is also a good value restaurant, on site car parking and secure cycle storage. The hostel sleeps up to 54 people. There are en suite rooms sleeping 2,4 and 6 people and rooms with shared bathrooms sleeping 4 and 8 people. There are four Shepherd's hut, three sleeping 2 people and one sleeping 3 people with a double bed and single bed. Wooler has inns, grocery stores and specialist shops, and is an ideal base for exploring the Northumberland National Park, the Cheviot Hills (rich in archaeological sites), local castles and fine sandy beaches of the Northumbrian coastline. For walkers there is the long distance St Cuthbert's Way and many shorter walks. For cyclists there are the Wooler cycle hub routes, Pennine Cycleway, the Sandstone Way and many quiet lanes to explore. Nearby there are bridleways perfect for mountain-biking, some of the best bouldering in the UK, riding centres and even a gliding school. Bird watchers can take a boat trip to the Farne Islands and visit the Cheviot Hills. Why not speak to the warden about kayaking/canoeing in the area or book onto one of his guided walks in the area.
Beds & Rooms:53: 3x2, 6x4, 1x6, 1x8. Shepherd's huts 3x2, 1x3 (family).
Open:March-Oct. (Group bookings Nov to Feb). Reception 8-10am & 5-9pm.
Price per night:From £22 adult, £20 child. Group discounts available.
Booking:Booking advised. Always call the hostel in advance of arriving.
Directions:From the Market Place at the bottom of the high street go up Cheviot Street past The Anchor pub. The hostel is 300 yards up the hill on the right.
Public Transport:Market Place, 400 yards from the hostel. Arriva Northumbria/Travelsure 464, Border Village 267 from Berwick. Travelsure 470/3 from Alnwick.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation is in a National Park, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the Sandstone Way, the map of accommodation for school groups, the present or past youth hostel page and the page of hostels with en suite rooms.
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Wooler Youth Hostel “Get-together” Packages
August 29th 2020
We are now offering Exclusive/Private hire of Wooler Youth Hostel and Shepherds huts for October, November and December with three different packages and rates to suit.
Choose from 16, 25 or 30 People packages.
*Minimum two night stay
*Packages do not include Christmas/New Year period (22nd Dec – 4th Jan)
Option 1 = 16 People
Sunday – Thursday @ £160 per night
Friday – Saturday @ £200 per night
Includes 1 x 2 bed ensuite, 2 x 4 bed ensuite, 1 x 6 bed ensuite (Bunk-beds) | Kitchen facilities, large Communal area, Bike shed, large outdoor space, Drying room. (No Dogs)
Option 2 = 25 People
Sunday – Thursday @ £250 per night
Friday – Saturday @ £300 per night
Includes 1 x 2 bed ensuite, 2 x 4 bed ensuite, 1 x 6 bed ensuite, 3 x 2 bed Shepherds Huts, I x 3 bed Shepherds Hut (Bunk-beds) | Kitchen facilities, Large Communal area, Bike shed, large outdoor space, Drying room. (Dogs welcome in Huts)
Option 3 = 30 People
Sunday – Thursday @ £300 per night
Friday – Saturday @ £360 per night
Includes 1 x 2 bed ensuite, 2 x 4 bed ensuite, 1 x 6 bed ensuite, 1 x 6 bed room (Non ensuite) 3 x 2 bed Shepherds Huts, 1 x 3 bed Shepherds Hut (Bunk-beds) | Kitchen facilities, Large Communal area, Bike shed, large outdoor space, Drying room. (Dogs welcome in Huts)
When booking Wooler Youth Hostel and Shepherds Huts on Exclusive Hire, it is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance on travel and gatherings in self-catering accommodation. In making a booking with WYH you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay.
Currently it is against the law for gatherings of more than 30 people to take place in private homes (including gardens and other outdoor spaces), or in a public outdoors space, unless planned by an organisation in compliance with COVID-19 secure guidance. The government have recently introduced spot fines of up to £10,000 for those organising gatherings beyond this size.
Our hostel accommodation can only be let to two households.
Dogs can stay but only in our Shepherds Huts (Option 2 &3)
To book either click on our booking link, or alternatively contact us direct email@example.com | 01668 281 365.
Wooler Youth Hostel and Shepherds’ Huts open its doors again on the 17th July.
July 4th 2020
We can most definitely point you in the right direction for your well deserved Northumbrian adventure.
We are looking forward to welcoming our guests back to our hostel. We will be running under half capacity with only huts and ensuite rooms available.
We have 2 bed, 4 bed, 6 bed rooms and 2 bed and 3 bed Shepherds’ Huts Available. (All with their own WC/SHOWERS)
Also Private hire for two family groups (as per Government guidelines) (*Min two night stay applies for Private Hire)
Lots of outdoor space in the grounds to enjoy some R&R after a day in the Cheviot Hills or exploring the Northumberland Coast.
Wooler Youth Hostel and Shepherds’ Huts is opening from the 17th July
June 24th 2020
From stunning coastline to our superb the Northumberland National Park , we are in a great place to base your Northumberland Adventure this summer.
We have made changes to our usual operating by only offering En-suite rooms and Shepherds’ Huts with allocated tiolets and showers.
Check out our website for more details and to book.
We look forward to welcoming you all…… You all deserve a break.