Northumbrian bunkhouses & hostels
Hemscott Hill Farm, Widdrington, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 5EQ
Calico Barn Bunkbarn, Hemscott Hill Farm is on the Northumberland Coast close to Amble and Warkworth. Perfect for walkers and cyclists on NCN1 and Coast & Castles routes, this stylish converted traditional barn has a log burner and all the comfort of home. Private and shared rooms available.
Brown Rigg, Bellingham, Northumberland. NE48 2HR
Brown Rigg Guest Rooms offer luxury hostel accommodation in the Northumberland National Park. Close to Bellingham, for Kielder Water & Forest Park, it is also directly on the Pennine Way & 400m to the Sandstone Way, Reviers Route & Pennine Cycleway.
Nr Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE16 6BG
In the heart of the National Trust Gibside Estate, Gibside stables bunkhouse sleeps 25. Enjoy the estate or visit Newcastle, Northumbria, Durham or further afield.
Chatton Park Farm, Chatton, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 5RA
Chatton Park Bunkhouse, in rural Northumberland, is 8 miles from the vast empty beaches and historic castles near Alnwick and 5 miles from the heather clad Cheviot Hills near Wooler. Converted from a former smithy, the fully equipped kitchen has seating around the original blacksmith's fire.
Greystones, Lanehead, Tarset, Hexham, NE48 1NT
In the heart of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park and close to the Pennine Way. Tarset Tors striking timber eco-buildings provide self catering accommodation for all, integrated into the natural surroundings. Enjoy this remarkable location for relaxing or outdoor adventures.
Birdoswald Roman Fort, Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD
Birdoswald Bunkhouse is a 17th century farm house built into the remains a Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall. Owned by English Heritage it provides group accommodation.
36 Abbey Street, Carlisle, CA3 8TX
Carlisle City Hostel, Carlisle's only independent hostel, is located on picturesque Abbey Street in the centre of town. A great place from which to explore Carlisle, The Tuille House Museum, Eden Valley, Hadrien's Wall and more. The staff look forward to welcoming you as their guest.
34 - 38 Green Batt, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1TU
Alnwick Youth Hostel, a family friendly 4* hostel, has en suite rooms, cosy lounges and a spacious dining room. Town centre location by Alnwick Castle and Gardens. Short drive to the Northumberland Coast, with castles, islands and sandy beaches and inland to Cheviot Hills & Hadrian's Wall.
Barrington Cottage, Rookhope, Weardale, Co. Durham, DL13 2BG
Barrington Bunkhouse is on the C2C cycle route in the peaceful village of Rookhope, Weardale. It accommodates 15 people with camping also available. Breakfast is provided and there is a small kitchenette. The Rookhope Inn, next door, serves fine food and good drinks. All are welcome.
157 Main Street, North Sunderland, Seahouses, Northumberland NE68 7TU
Seahouses Hostel Main St, is a recently refurbished hostel offering affordable, spacious self catering accommodation. A perfect base for visiting the beaches & castles of the Northumbrian Coast. Popular with divers, families, cyclists, walkers, school & youth groups, parties of all sizes welcome.
Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4AR
Visitors to Wallington Bunkhouse have free access to the National Trust estate and mansion. Perfect for groups of families with lots of onsite activities including cycling and play areas or for walkers wanting a base from which to visit the Cheviots and Hadrien's wall, both within an hour's drive.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 7PX
Cragside Bunkhouse group accommodation was Victorian workers cottage in the centre of the National Trust Cragside estate. It has fabulous views overlooking the lake and surrounding hills at the heart of Northumberland. Within an hours' drive of the coast, the Cheviots and Hadrian's wall.
Market Place, Allendale, Hexham, NE47 9BD
Allendale Bunkhouse on the Market Square overlooks the bustle of this small country town and the fells and river beyond. Book a bunk, a room, a floor (up to 18) or the whole bunkhouse (up to 38). An oasis for walkers, cyclists, horse riders, families, groups of friends and youth & school groups.
Garrigill Village Hall, Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3DS
Perfect for the Pennine Way or C2C cycle route. In the lovely village of Garrigill, the bunkroom above the village hall has a kitchen, showers, efficient drying room, made up beds and covered cycle store. Large groups can bring bedding and use the hall with camp beds (available) and sleeping mats.
30 Cheviot Street, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6LW
Wooler Youth Hostel, is on the edge of the town and offers an ideal base for exploring the Northumberland National Park, the Cheviot Hills, local castles and fine sandy beaches. For walkers there's St Cuthbert's Way and for cyclists, Wooler cycle hub routes, Pennine Cycleway & the Sandstone Way.
Mount Hooley, College Valley, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6TU
Mounthooly Bunkhouse nestled in the remote College Valley, North Northumberland, is a perfect stop on the Pennine Way and St Cuthbert's Way. With bunkrooms, a well equipped kitchen and living area with log burner and bedding is supplied. A haven for wildlife, the perfect wild get away from it all.
Low House, Edmundbyers, Consett, Durham,DH8 9NL
Now owned by a local farming family this former youth hostel is a 17th century inn with wooden beams and a cosy open fire. Edmundbyers YHA at Low House Haven is set in moorland, close to the Northumberland/County Durham border. It is on the Coast to Coast cycle route and close to Hadrians Wall.
Harwood Forest, Ewesley, Morpeth NE61 4LJ
Hidden in Harwood Forest, Chartners Farm is a 5 mile drive along forest tracks from the road. Electricity is generated by wind turbines & solar panels, while a huge log burner heats the radiators. For mountain bikers it's directly on the Sandstone Way.
17 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UQ
With its brilliant city centre location and recently refurbished rooms, Euro Hostel offers comfortable, convenient & cost effective accommodation in the heart of Newcastle. Guests enjoy en-suite rooms, comfy TV lounge and a great onsite bar.
Allenheads Lodge, Allenheads, Northumberland NE47 9HW
Allenheads Lodge in the heart of the North Pennines, Northumberland, provides excellent accommodation for outdoor activities or relaxing in the countryside. Ideal for cyclists on the Coast to Coast cycle route. 24 beds in four rooms, central heating, and a large kitchen/dining room.
Florrie's on the Wall, Kingbank, Walton, Cumbria, CA8 2DH
Right on the Hadrian's Wall National Trail, Florrie's on the Wall Bunkhouse provides B&B accommodation with evening meals for walkers and cyclists.
Demesne Farm, Bellingham, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 2BS
Demesne Farm Bunkhouse welcomes individual, families and groups on a hill farm in Bellingham near the Northumberland National Park. Situated on the Pennine Way and Route 68, it is an ideal base for exploring Northumberland, Hadrian's Wall, Kielder Water and many climbing crags.
Haggs Bank Bunkhouse, Nentsbury, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3LH
Haggs Bank Bunkhouse & Campsite near Alston in the stunning North Pennines, England's last wilderness. A friendly welcome for everyone. Ideal for lovers of the great outdoors. On Isaac's Tea Trail and C2C cycle route. Self catering accommodation and tiered campsite with great views.
Houghton North Farm, Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland, NE15 0EZ
Houghton North Farm Accommodation at Heddon-on-the-Wall was partly built with stones from Hadrian's Wall. Right on The Wall in the beautiful Northumberland countryside. Perfect for groups, individuals or families. Long-term parking, baggage transfer and packed lunches available for Wall walkers.
Springhill Farm, Seahouses, Northumberland NE68 7UR
Springhill Bunkhouse and Wigwams are superbly located on the Northumberland heritage coastline with stunning views towards the Farne Islands & Cheviot Hills. Seahouses & Bamburgh are within very easy reach. Great value, comfortable accommodation ideal for groups, families & independent travellers.
146 Main Street Seahouses Northumberland NE68 7UA
The Hides are within easy walking distance of the beach at Seahouses. They provide affordable accommodation on the Northumbrian Coast perfect for groups, families or independent travellers. Each Hide is a private room sleeping 4 which opens onto a communal courtyard and self catering kitchen.
Near Blue Row Cottages, Carrshield, Hexham, NE47 8AR
Carrshield Camping Barn in the newly renovated 18th Century Barney Craig Mine Shop, is outside the village of Carrshield in SW Northumberland. Sleeping 18 people in 3 rooms, each with a wood-burning stove and a raised wooden sleeping platform.
Ilderton, Wooler, Northumberland NE66 4JL
Ilderton Dod Barns, a luxury bunkhouse for 8 and cottage for 2/3 are down a 1.5 mile private track in the Northumberland National Park. The Pennine Way, The Sandstone Way & many more footpaths, bridleways and trails are close by. Horses and dogs welcome.
Bluebell Farm Caravan Park, Belford, Northumberland, NE70 7QE
Bluebell Farm Bunkbarn is within walking distance of shops and pubs in the village of Belford. Ideal for exploring Nothumberland's Heritage Coast, the Cheviot Hills and the Scottish Borders. Studio apartments, camping and cottages also available. Dogs welcome.
Gibbs Hill Farm, Bardon Mill, Nr Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AP
Gibbs Hill Farm Hostel, Northumberland, is on a working hill farm near Once Brewed and Hadrian's Wall and close to the Pennine Way. Ideal for groups or families who can book a whole room with private facilities. Study groups welcome. Amazing views of the wall from the Farm and a feel of remoteness.
Friends of Nature House ,Waukford, Kirk Yetholm, Kelso,Roxburghshire, TD5 8PG
Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House is perfectly located at the northern start/end of the Pennine Way. It is also close to St. Cuthbert's Way, the Borderloop Cycle Route and Sustrans Route 84. It's a great base too for local day hikes, ideal for individuals, families and small groups.
Preston, Chathill, Northumberland. NE67 5ES
Joiners Shop Bunkhouse, just a few miles to the Northumberland coast, Bamburgh Castle & Alnwick, sleeps 18. There’s a good kitchen, dining area & lounge with open fire. Close to NCN Route 1 it's popular with cyclists, walkers & outdoor enthusiasts.
Orchard House, Mohope, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 8DQ
Ninebanks Youth Hostel, now privately run, is an 18th century cottage in the North Pennines and close to the iconic Hadrian's Wall. En suite bedrooms, sitting room with log-burner, high quality chalets and a stunning rural location. The perfect base to explore this spectacular part of England.
Slack House Farm, Gilsland Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DB
Slack House Farm provides walkers accommodation on an organic dairy farm overlooking Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall. It is on the NCN 72 cycle route and is only a field from the Hadrian's Wall National Trail. Warm and cosy with farmhouse breakfasts, suppers and packed lunches.
Firs Edge, The Firs, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3RW
Alston Youth Hostel, on the eastern edge of Cumbria, nestled on the North Pennines in the historic town of Alston. Halfway point on the Coast to Coast (C2C) cycle route and right on the Pennine Way. Warm welcome and large drying room guaranteed and hopefully a sight of the resident red squirrels.
Carrs Farm, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3BQ
Carrs Farm Bunkhouse is a 17th century barn bunkhouse providing group accommodation with stunning views over Weardale.
Greenhead Hotel, Greenhead, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7HG
The iconic Greenhead Youth Hostel, now privately, is in the village of Greenhead on Hadrian's Wall and the Pennine Way. Ideal for walkers and exploring the nearby Roman heritage sites. This flexible self catering accommodation can be booked by the bed, the room or for sole use by groups.
Bunkhouses, camping barns and hostels in Northumberland, Country Durham and Tyne & Wear.
The map takes in the cities of Newcastle, Durham, Sunderland and Middlesborough as well as smaller towns such as Rothbury, Berwick, Wooler and Alnwick. There is a concentration of National Parks in the area including the Northumberland National Park and the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A number of hostels are located close to Hadrian’s Wall whilst others are situated along the coast in Seahouses, Dunster and Alnmouth . The stunning landscape of the area takes in Kielder water and Kielder forest, part of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. The Cheviot Hills are to the west of Berwick Upon Tweed. The Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve & the Farne Islands and be reached by causeways and boat. The Durham Heritage Coast is also worth a visit.
Great for Family Holidays
Entertainment for the family can be found at Alnwick Garden, whilst lovers of the arts can visit The Angel of the North or attend a concert at the Sage, Gateshead. The area’s important and varied history is shown off at it’s best at Alnwick Castle and the ruined castles at Dunstanburgh and Warkworth along with Durham Cathedral and of course Hadrian’s Wall. Walkers and cyclists regularly take on the challenge of the long distance paths in Northumberland and independent hostels are perfect stopping points on these journeys. Independent Hostels and Bunkhouses provide ideal accommodation for walkers, cyclist and tourists. They have self catering kitchens which are great for budget holidays and many have drying rooms and secure cycle storage. The locations of the accommodation are chosen in areas of natural beauty or close to path and cycle routes.