Bunkhouse - Tarset Tor - (20)

Hexham and Nearby, Hadrian's Wall

You can book this property from:

  • £3694 per week
  • £528 per night


Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 18:00
  • Check out: 10:00


This eco-friendly stylish Bunkhouse sleeps up to 20 and uses the latest green energy technology. It can be booked with The 3 Bothies each sleeping 8. 4 well behaved dogs welcome in The Bunkhouse & 2 in The Bothies, all free of charge.

The Bunkhouse is on 1 level and is divided into 6 well proportioned rooms adjoined by a corridor at its rear. Ideal for disabled guests as there is ramp access at the rear door. The open plan kitchen/living space is contemporary with a wood pellet stove being a cosy and welcoming feature. Its large hand-built dining table and benches become a sociable space with pool table by uncovering the wooden table top. Each of the four family bedrooms are identical with two sets of bunk beds; single size on top and double on the bottom. At the far end of the property is a fresh and modern wet room with five separate cubicles; 2 WC’s, 2 showers and a wheelchair accessible shower cubicle with shower and WC. There are 3 sinks in the communal area. A south facing covered veranda spans the entire length of the property and affords stunning views; an idyllic space to dine alfresco after a day exploring the wild and rugged vistas that surround Tarset Tor.

Set within 5 acres with stunning views and along with Tarset Tor, offering unique high quality Bothy and Bunkhouse accommodation, which has been lovingly created from sustainable sourced cedar, ideal for the gathering of larger groups and extended families. The site also benefits from a small woodland that includes a bar, BBQ area and firepit facilities. There is also a small coarse fishing pond, ideal for children (supervision required at all times).

Employing a sustainable approach to tourism to preserve the beautiful Northumbrian landscape for future generations to enjoy is at the heart of Tarset Tor’s ethos. The dedicated owners have worked hard to keep the carbon footprint to a minimum by using renewable resources and buying locally.


Enter through the rear door which takes you directly into the internal corridor
You can also access the property via the patio doors


Kitchen area:

Range-style LPG cooker
Plenty of cupboards
Good selection of pans
Enough crockery & glasses for 10 people
Eco friendly washing up liquid

Dining Area

Dining area:

Dining table and benches with pool table underneath


Lounge area:

Open plan living space with Pellet stove
TV (for DVD use only)
IPod dock
2 comfy sofas
Patio doors

Bedrooms / Bathrooms


Bedroom 1: 1 double bed, with single bunk over & 1 set of single bunks (sleeps 4/5)
Bedroom 2: 1 double bed, with single bunk over & 1 set of single bunks (sleeps 4/5)
Bedroom 3: 1 double bed, with single bunk over & 1 set of single bunks (sleeps 4/5)
Bedroom 4: 1 double bed, with single bunk over & 1 set of single bunks (sleeps 4/5)

Bedding and bed linen is supplied in each room for guests to make their own beds on arrival.

Shower room:
2 with toilets cubicles and 2 shower cubicles
3 sinks in the communal area
1 wheelchair accessible cubicle with shower and toilet

You are booking bunkhouse style accommodation, bedding and bed linen are provided fully laundered and prepared free of charge, ready so that you may make up your own beds on arrival. Towels can pre-booked at £2 per towel.


TV (for DVD use only)
IPod dock

Outside Facilities


A south-facing covered veranda spans the length of the building
BBQ and fire-pit available
Outside table and chairs
Private parking for 12 cars

Communal Spaces:
Shared 3-acre grounds
Outbuilding with sauna (plunge shower outside), £10.00 per day. Free of charge when the whole site is booked i.e. The Bunkhouse & the 3 Bothies.
Bird hide
Drying room
Bike store with ramp for easy access and power supply
Outside hose for bike washing
Private woodland bar with BBQ area and firepits
Outdoor shower, double sink and composting eco WC

What's Included

What is included:

Fuel for stove
Gas and electric
All bedding and bed linen supplied for guests to make their beds on arrival.
Towels can be hired at a cost of £2.00 per person
Travel cot & highchair available (on request)
4 well behaved dogs very welcome free of charge

What can be arranged

What can be arranged: Charges may apply per week.

Towels can be hired at a cost of £2.00 per person
Outbuilding with sauna (plunge shower outside), £10.00 per day. Free of charge when the whole site is booked i.e. 3 Bothies & The Bunkhouse.
Tarset Tor have many contacts with local activity providers and specialist instructors, and can create a tailored itinerary to suit individual requirements.

Children's facilities

Travel cot & high chairs available on request

Bringing Your Dog on Holiday

4 well behaved dogs welcome in The Bunhouse & 2 in The Bothies, all free of charge.

A bit of K9 etiquette should be observed during your stay:-

  • Your pet should not be left in the property unattended
  • Your pet should not be allowed in the bedrooms or on furniture
  • On booking for your pet, you are confirming that it is fully up to date on its flea treatment

Special Notes & Conditions

Unlike most bunkhouse accommodation you have exclusive use of the full Bunkhouse sleeping up to 20 people. The cost is for the whole Bunkhouse, we do not operate a per person per night price.
You are requested to keep the outside communal areas ie fire-pits etc clean and tidy and to be respective of other guests on site in other properties.
Up to 4 well behaved dogs are welcome.
Note towels are not included but can be hired.


Set within five acres on the fringe of Kielder Forest in the heart of the Northumberland National Park.

?At Tarset Tor, visitors can explore the area on foot and by bike from a base that’s rooted in the countryside.

The Tor has a wetland/pond (with fishing for kids coming soon) and wooded meadow to encourage the proliferation of flora and fauna; here and in the nearby Kielder Forest, you’ll have lots of opportunities to observe the local wildlife, including ospreys, wild goats, red squirrels and deer.

Set in the Gold award winning National Park Dark Sky area, the darkest in Europe and ideal for stargazers. With vistas extending right to the Scottish Borders and the Tyne Valley.