Wooler Youth Hostel, 30 Cheviot Street, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6LW

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Wooler 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.

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


  • 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 Walkers AssociationLong 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 and the present or past youth hostel page.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
4VisitEngland Quality Assured
yYHA Affiliated


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News & Offers from Wooler Youth Hostel

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.

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Wooler Youth Hostel Reopening With A Fresh New Website

June 12th 2020

Wooler Youth Hostel and Shepherds’ Huts are proud to announce the launch of their new website and booking system.

During the last few weeks we have put our time to good use and created a fresh new site and booking system. We would be really appreciative if you could SHARE and help us spread the word after what has been a difficult time for us as well as other small businesses. www.woolerhostel.co.uk #HeresToTheFuture

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