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Self catering accommodation in the Eden Valley

Greengill is a unique collection of self-catering cottages, campsite, and a bunk barn in the prettty pretty village of Morland in Cumbria’s Eden Valley. Easily accessible from the M6, yet in a quiet and beautiful location, the village boasts a cafe and a pub.

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Greengill Barn - C2C cycle route

Seahouses Hostel’s Bursary Fund is available now!

Open to all visiting schools and youth groups, the fund enables many children from disadvantaged backgrounds to benefit from financial support and thus enjoy a residential visit here – providing the perfect opportunity for a holiday, soak up the history and to experience the beautiful countryside and stunning Northumberland coastline.

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Gearing Up for Springtime in North Northumberland

At Ilderton Dod Barns, sheep farming is our main enterprise and the annual cycle seems to come around faster each year. The rams have been out with the ewes since November and within the next month the ewes will be pregnancy scanned, with lambing starting mid-April. Our Scottish Blackface sheep are ideally suited to the wild hills surrounding the holiday accommodation, but for lambing time most ewes are brought closer in so it’s impossible not to see our lambs during this time.

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Seahouses Hostel Welcomes Schools!

We have welcomed many schools over the years from Primary and Middle through to High schools; some enjoying activity breaks whilst others spend time supporting subjects such as History or Geography.

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Hendre Isaf Bunkhouse - group accommodation - Conwy - Snowdonia

Purpose built hostel on the Isle of Lewis

Grinneabhat Hostel on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis could be the answer to your holiday dreams. Opened in 2021, this bright and airy hostel offers affordable accommodation to individuals, couples, families and groups of up to12 on this magical island in the Outer Hebrides. Immerse yourselves in island’s culture & history, spot otters and eagles, relish the deserted beaches and breathtaking scenery. Relax, unwind and make memories.

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landscape scene showing Grinneabhat Hostel and surrounding crofts on the Isle of Lewis

Superbly accessible, brand new hostel on the Isle of Lewis

This brand new comunity run and owned hostel has been desiged with accessibility in mind. The whole of the ground floor is wheel chair accessible. There’s an ensuite downstairs twin or double bedroom with a fully accessible ensuite shower room. The dining table in the kitchen has room for a wheelchair and there’s a lift/ramp which allows access into the main building and hostel the our car park.

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Brand new acessible ensuite shower room and WC at Grinneabhat Hostel on the Isle of Lewis

Bring your dog to Great Langdale!

A warm welcome to well behaved dogs- we just love to see their waggy-tails! W ith magnificent landscape including some of the finest mountain scenery in England and immediate access to fells, we wouldn’t be surprised to see your tails wagging too! 😉

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Great Langdale Bunkhouse - Cumbria - dog friendly accommodation

With Christmas now a distant memory, why not check out our availability for special winter mid-week breaks here at Seahouses Hostel – four nights for the price of three!

Perfect for those seeking a bit of rest and relaxation; we are located in the pretty coastal village of Seahouses in beautiful, rural North Northumberland and within walking distance to the beach and picturesque coastal walks, and local amenities in the centre of the village.

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Super Cosy Winter Ready Camping Pods

Our super cosy, heated and fully insulated camping pods are bookable throughout the winter, making a wonderful winter getaway (snow not guaranteed!!). We’re not sure which is the best feeling – stepping out in the morning to crunchy frost or new snow – or stepping back inside to the warmth of underfloor heating. Come and find out for yourself.

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The Best Hostel for Wild Swimming

There are few more dramatic places for wild swimming than Derwentwater, and Derwentwater Independent Hostel stands on the lake shore, overlooking the shallow sheltered waters of Barrow Bay, which warm quickly in the spring and summer months. And we hope this image speaks for itself.

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Tissington Well Dressing May 26th – June 1st 2022

Ashbourne Gateway Centre looks forward to welcoming guests on a group mini-break at this fabulous time of year. Do you have the spectacular and artistic Derbyshire well dressings in mind for 2022? For one week at the end of May the village of Tissington displays traditional and superbly decorative panels made from flower petals. These are set up across no less than 6 village wells.

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the ppicture is of a beautiful well dressing, the well dressingdepicts "the First Miricle"where Jesus turns water into wine

February half term in beautiful, secluded Lakeland woodland

Here’s what some of our guests say about Rookhow, a 16 bed bunkbarn with 12 acres of woodland in South Lakes:

“I like the forest & the walks. There are no cars, just lots of birds. Rookhow makes me feel calm, happy and safe.” (G, aged 12)
“It’s a place where our children can roam free and spend valuable time in nature.” (mum)
“Still amazed from walking down to the forest the first time and being blown away by the beauty and size.” (dad)

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Adult Adventure Breaks, Lake District

Why not book a short break at the Hawse End Centre near Keswick to help reset after a hectic Christmas and New Year. The beautiful Borrowdale Valley offers fresh air and big panoramas. Kick start a more active lifestyle for 2022.

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Hawse End Centre on Derwentwater

Groups at Ninebanks Youth Hostel

Ninebanks is a great base for groups who appreciate sole use. You get the building to yourselves, a dedicated meals service designed around your programme and choices, good quality accommodation and a good space for work and play.

If studying, on the doorstep are Hadrian’s Wall with its host of Roman attractions, and outstanding geology.  Or it’s a great venue for team building and revision breaks. 

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Fires For All Seasons at Ninebanks Youth Hostel

Ninebanks has added gravel terraces, chimineas, barbecues and a lovely firepit to the front of the hostel so that people can enjoy this lovely setting with views across the valley.  You can share time together, listen to the curlews calling or watch the stars wheel overhead.  And when you’ve had enough, turn your steps to the cosy sitting room and enjoy the woodburning stove.

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Fantastic Highland hostel joins the IHUK network

Fraoch Lodge is a 5* family run hostel near Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park. It is ideally located for walkers, cyclists, wildlife enthusiasts. Enjoy a complimentary light breakfast. Eco friendly with an organic garden. Self-cater or treat your self to delicious home-made meals.

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Cairngorms hostel

Seahouses Hostel Welcomes Faith Groups!

We have welcomed a great many groups over the years of all faiths; some use this calm and quiet space as a retreat, whilst others use their time for activities or exploring local heritage. With a wide range of things to see and do locally from boat trips to the Farne Islands, visits to Bamburgh Castle and the holy island of Lindisfarne to explore, there is plenty to keep everyone busy!

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2022 availability

We have now changed to a minimum two night stay in peak season over the weekends. Also get in touch for group bookings where we can apply discounts for any stays of more than two nights.

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The best classroom and richest cupboard, is roofed only by the sky

Not all classrooms have walls. Robin Hood’s Bay’s cobbled streets, rock pools and coastal environment provide a natural outdoor classroom and curriculum to explore, discover and unwind. Run by ex school teachers who will share their love of learning, rock pooling, fossil hunting, star gazing and cliff walking. Ideal for residential trips and also day visits for school educational trips.

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robin hoods bay