Sit around the blacksmith’s fire or enjoy the evening sun in the secluded garden.
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.
New for Autumn 2022 – 17th October –21st October – Guided Walks From Wooler Youth Hostel and Shepherds’ Huts
Stay at this unique campsite on the tranquil shores of Little Loch Broom in the West Coast of Scotland. Badrallachs beautiful and unique location at the foot of Antellach and a short drive from Ullapool makes this campsite a must visit.
A long weekend is the ideal time to walk The Isaac’s Tea Trail and the perfect way to see the diverse landscapes of The North Pennines.
The Old School bunkhouse is perfectly nestled in between Inglebrough and Whernside. There are some lovely walks from the door step and the bunkhouse is on the Three Peaks challenge route. There’s lots more to do in the area too.
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.
The Great North Trail is an exciting new off-road cycle trail which goes from the southern Peak District to the northern tip of Scotland. With over 180 miles of trail to explore, you may choose to do it all in one go or in smaller sections over weeks and months.
Ashbourne Gateway provides exclusive access to our centre for your group bubble of 12 for only £400 for two nights. Cycle or walk from our front door along the Tissington Trail or go further afield. Alton Towers Resort and Waterpark complex is a 20 minute drive away.
Chartners Farm group accommodation is just a short 20 min (1.6miles) walk from the main path at Fallowlees farm and is happy to help groups with the logistics needed tocomplete the walk.
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.
Alston youth hostel is right on the Pennine Way Long Distance Walk and close to the C2C. It provides ideal accommodation for walkers and cyclists. A night at the youth hostel will give you the opportunity to chat to other walkers, gather useful information from the staff and enjoy private rooms, self catering and secure bike storage.
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.
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.
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.
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! 😉
With good access to the Tarka Trail in North Devon, the bunkhouse is perfect for families wanting to explore this magical part of the country.
Tyddyn Bychan is a stunning converted 18th century traditional Welsh farmhouse that sleeps up to 27 people. Located on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, the location is the perfect base to try out water sports in the area such as canoeing, kayaking and white water rafting.
Ballater Hostel is located in Cairngorms National Park and there are so many high and low level walking routes straight from the front door.
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.
Enjoy Rookhow Bunkbarn, a historic 300 year old Quaker Meeting House and 12 acres of woodland with campfire all to yourselves for a whole week’s New Year break! Friday 30th December-Friday 6th January. 7 nights for the price of 6
Although we are still cautious about Covid, all our crew are vaccinated & we work with our customers to respect each others personal space, and Deepdale is a face covering friendly place. All bookings this Winter and Spring are covered by our Covid-19 Booking Promise.
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.
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.
Book early for 2022 and secure a 10% discount. Secure the best rooms, pods and camping pitches now at the best prices.
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.
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)
Shining Cliff hostel is a unique, off-road, woodland hostel, with stunning firepits, hundreds of acres of woodland to explore, crags and streams; it’s a beautiful place for families to explore and make memories.
Great offer for groups of 10-15 looking for somewhere to go during February half term. Book the Old School Bunkhouse (near Ingelton in the Yorkshire Dales) for 7 nights from 11th -20th Feb 2022 for just £1400.
£900 for 4 nights (Mid week- Monday to Thursday only)
We are so pleased to announce that Elterwater hostel has achieved Bronze place in The Great Outdoors Reader Awards; hostel or bunkhouse of the year!
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.
You can now email us at email@example.com or you can use WhatsApp – 07909223819 or Messenger on facebook. It is so easy to get in touch to book your next break away.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.