Birdoswald Roman Fort, Brampton, Cumbria for Youth and Schools

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Bunkhouse
Large Holiday Farmhouse near Brampton for Groups

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Birdoswald Roman Fort, Brampton, Cumbria, sleeps 39 in 7 bedrooms.

The converted 17th Century farmhouse offers accommodation for groups of up to 39 people. We can provide self catering or full board accommodation. We offer the unique opportunity to stay within the walls of a Roman Fort, wake up in the morning, look out of the window and see the remains of Roman life from almost 2,000 years ago.

The fort and study centre are set within a 61 hectare estate which offers opportunities for walking and bird watching as well as history; Chesters Roman Fort, Housesteads Roman Fort, Corbridge Roman Town and Vindolanda are all located nearby. Not only is the area rich in historical attractions it also offers many recreational facilities too.

The accommodation contains 7 bedrooms and consists of bunk beds, a wash basin, and has full central heating. Bedrooms vary in size, sleeping 4 to 8 people. An accessible bedroom with en suite facilities is located on the ground floor; all others have their own individual shower room near to the bedroom. A shower room consists of a toilet, wash hand basin and shower. All bedding is included.

Situated near the front entrance to the farmhouse is a purpose built drying room for drying wet clothes, a payphone is also located in the drying room. A coin operated washing machine and dryer are available.

A Duty Officer is on site 24 hours a day when catered school groups are in residence. As well as the Duty Officer the accommodation has security key code pads so that groups can control entry and exit to the accommodation.

The visitor centre has excellent facilities; an education room is situated within the former farm buildings next to the accommodation, this room is equipped with tables, chairs, sinks and workbenches. It can be booked independently for you to run your own activities or take advantage of Birdoswald's education programme, including guided tours and Roman re-enactors.

Facilities

Excellent self-catering facilities with the use of a 6 oven Aga, hot water urn, toaster, fridge and microwave. Tea towels & dish clothes provided.
Dining room adjacent to the kitchen with traditional wooden tables and benches.
Open plan kitchen and dining room.
Television and DVD player are in the dining room.
Good mobile reception.
152 acres outside to explore.
Oil central heating.
7 bedrooms that consist of bunk beds & hand basin. Each room has a shower room near to the bedroom. A disabled bedroom with en-suite is available.
Linen is provided.
Each bedroom has a shower room nearby consisting of shower, hand basin and toilet. Guests are required to bring their own towels.
A disabled bedroom with en-suite facilities is located on the ground floor. This has a double bed with a single above. Also a bed settee.
Children most welcome. Wonderful parkland to play in.
In a fantastic location set within the walls of the fort and on the Hadrian's Wall National Trail ideal for walking and site seeing.
We do not have a pool.
Parking adjacent to the property is available 07.00pm - 09.00am. Outside of these hours parking is in our nearby main car park.
Sorry no smoking in the building.
We are unable to cater for pets in the accommodation but are allowed outside on site.

Location

Located on the C1028, 4 miles West of Greenhead off B6318. Signposted from A69 Carlisle-Hexham road. 45 miles from Newcastle, 16 miles from Carlisle.
2 miles from the Village of Gilsland with village pub.8 miles Brampton and 7 miles from Haltwhistle.
Brampton 7 miles away.
Gilsland Spa Hotel 3 miles, Lanercost tea room 5 miles. Megs tea room Gilsland 2 miles.

Booking Information

Self-catering sleeping up 39 persons £385 per night. Discounts available for longer stays please contact for details.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Leader Rooms
No
Risk Assessment
Yes
Educational Focus
No
Presentation Aids
No
Outdoor Activities
No
Disabled Facilities
Yes

Getting here

Birdoswald Roman Fort
Gilsland
Brampton
CA8 7DD UK
Cumbria
United Kingdom
The nearest train stations are Brampton 8 miles, Haltwhistle 7 miles.
Newcastle International Airport 42 miles

Rental Rates

£42.50 full board, per person per night, additional nights £40.50 pppn. Full board of breakfast, packed lunch & evening meal. Min 15 max 39. Self catering, £321 per night for hire of the building.

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Birdoswald Roman Fort, Brampton, Cumbria
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Harvey Peacock

+44 (0)1697 747 602
Birdoswald Roman Fort
Gilsland
Brampton
CA8 7DD UK
Cumbria
United Kingdom

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