Bothy Bunkhouse - Tarset Tor (2)

Hexham and Nearby, Hadrian's Wall

You can book this property from:

  • £1865 per week
  • £266 per night


Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner


  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

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


In the heart of Northumberland National Park with its award winning Dark Sky area, on the edge of Keilder Forest lies Tarset Tor. The 3 eco friendly Bothies have stunning views and are built from sustainable sourced Cedar.

Each self contained Bothy sleeps 8 and can be booked individually or collectively, and with the Bunkhouse which sleeps 20. Well behaved dogs are welcome free of charge, 2 in each Bothy and 4 in the Bunkhouse.

Set within 5 acres each individual Bothy has stunning views and along with Tarset Tor have been lovingly created from sustainable sourced cedar to offer unique, high quality Bothy and Bunkhouse accommodation 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).

The ground floor of the Bothy provides a kitchen, a contemporary open plan living/dining area with pellet burning stove. A steep staircase leads to the two 1st floor bedrooms each with 2 sets of bunk beds and an ensuite shower room with handbasin (the toilet is on the ground floor).


Enter through the door which is at the side of The Bothy directly into the kitchen area
You can also access the property via the patio doors


Kitchen area:
Gas oven and hob
Plenty of cupboards
Good selection of pans
Enough crockery & glasses for 10 people
Eco friendly washing up liquid

Dining Area

Dining area:
Long wooden table with bench seating for 10 people
Cloakroom with wc


Lounge area:
Open plan living space with Pellet stove - fuel supplied.
Freeview Smart TV
iPod Dock
2 comfy sofas and side table
Patio doors

Bedrooms and Shower rooms

All bedding is supplied and will be available for guests to make up their own beds on arrival.
In the main bunk house There are 4 bedrooms each with one double bed with a single bunk over, and a pair of bunks so each of the 4 rooms sleeps up to 5 people.
In the Bothy there are 2 bunk rooms upstairs, each sleeping 4 people, each bunk is supplied with a privacy curtain, and each room has a shower and basin "ensuite". The toilet is situated separately on the ground floor.
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.


Freeview Smart TV
iPod Dock

Outside Facilities

Small decked area at the front
BBQ and fire-pit available
Outside table and chairs
Private parking for 3 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. 3 Bothies & The Bunkhouse.
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 fire-pits - bring your own drinks and food.
Outdoor shower, double sink and composting eco WC

What's Included

What is included:
Fuel for stove
Gas and electric
All bed linen
Towels can be hired at a cost of £2.00 per person
Travel cot & highchair available (on request)
2 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
Please note the stairs are steep, stair gate permanently fitted at the top

Bringing your dog on holiday

2 well behaved dogs welcome in The Bothies & 4 in The Bunkhouse, 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 Bothy sleeping up to 8 people. The cost is for the whole Bothy, we do not operate a per person per night price.
  • Please note that steps are steep.
  • You are requested to keep the outside communal areas ie firepits etc clean and tidy and to be respective of other guests on site in other properties.
  • 2 Well behaved dogs are welcome free of charge.


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.