Panoramic views, stunning sunsets and stars, a natural water supply fed by a famous onsite spring used by travellers for years and a warm friendly welcome all awaits you! This renovated mine shop and forge is now a warm modern bunkhouse where you can relax, meet new friends and soak up a little piece of the historic atmosphere. Sleeping 23 in 3 bunk rooms (1 bunkroom has its own ensuite). With a fully equipped self catering kitchen, lounge, large conservatory and of course hot showers! There’s plenty of space for drying off wet boots and clothing and a unique equipment washing area outside together with secure storage facilities. After a day exploring this stunning area, you can relax and chill out under the stars. The adjoining terraced campsite pitches make the most of the beautiful views down the Nent valley. Opposite the bunkhouse is a large carpark with electric hook ups, water and an elsan point for motorhomes and caravans. The North Pennines is 1 of only 7 European and Global Geoparks within the UK in recognition of its global importance to Earth heritage. This special area is renowned as the last wilderness in England. With its stunning landscape of open heather moors and peatlands, tumbling upland rivers, unique industrial and mining heritage and distinctive local wildlife a memorable holiday is guaranteed. The bunkhouse is directly on the C2C route and close links with local businesses means we can link you up with a wide variety of experiences. Locally there’s cycle hire, on and off road bicycle, motorbike and 4x4 routes and tours, mine exploration trips, fishing, instructor lead outdoor activities, loads of walks, museums like The Hubb in nearby Alston, Killhope Mining museum, Epiacum Roman site and its only 20 miles to Hadrians Wall.
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