Tarset Tor Bunkhouse and Bothies, Northumberland

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    from £ 3456
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 1536
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 2176
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 640
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Eco bunkhouse and bothies for families and friends, sleeping 8 to 44 in the Northumberland National Park

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Tarset Tor Bunkhouse and Bothies, Northumberland, sleeps 8-44 in 10 bedrooms.

Sleeps 8 to 44 in the bunkhouse and 3 bothies

The bunkhouse sleeps 20
3 bothies sleep 8 each

Tarset Tor Bunkhouse and Bothies are located in the Northumberland National Park. Offering versatile, eco-friendly, self-catering accommodation, available as individual bunkhouses, or a group can take the whole site.

Tarset Tor’s striking timber eco-buildings integrate effortlessly into their natural surroundings, making the most of this remarkable location and providing the perfect base for any outdoor adventure. There is a beautiful, tranquil woodland setting, contemporary living accommodation, barbecue and fire pit, cycle store and bike wash and green energy technology. There is a pool table, drying room, free WiFi, sauna/bird hide and a private BYO woodland bar. Pets are very welcome to wander around the purpose built dog circuit in a 3 acre fenced area.

The stylish bunkhouse is a superb social space, offering comfortable, contemporary sleeping quarters for 16/20 guests in 4 separate rooms, together with shared cooking, eating, showering, lounge facilities and a dining table that seats 20. The versatile floor plan can be quickly adapted to create a welcoming venue for events, conferences and parties. A south-facing covered veranda spans the length of the building, capturing the best of the sun and providing additional al fresco space.

The self-contained bothies sleep 8 in 2 rooms which each have an en suite shower facility. The open-plan layout includes cosy pellet fired stoves as well as lounge/diner kitchens. The bothies benefit from individual verandas with vistas that extend to the North Tyne/Tarset valleys and the nearby Scottish hills. Perfect for larger families or smaller groups looking to get away from it all and explore one of England's wildest and most unspoilt landscapes.

A small number of campervan/camping pitches are available for customers who book the whole site (which includes the Bunkhouse and 3 Bothies). The site includes an eco-WC, one shower and 2 basins for your washing up. There are also areas available for barbecuing and lighting fires.

Bothy 3 opened in June 2016.


The Bunkhouse has a fully fitted kitchen inc. large fridge, double sinks and microwave. The Bothies have fridge freezer, double sinks and microwave.
The Bunkhouse has a dining table that seats 20. The Bothies each have a dining table that seats 8.
The Bunkhouse combines its dining area and lounge in a large open social space that together can seat up to 33. The Bothies have cosy seating for 8.
The Bunkhouse and Bothies each have a TV/DVD player, iPod docking station and radio. You can also play music CDs through the TV/DVD player.
Free WiFi covering entire site.
There is a pool table in the Bunkhouse and a selection of games. The Bothies have a games compendium, book and DVDs.
The buildings benefit from Biomass pellet stoves which heat the hot water, the radiators & also the open space. On site there are several fire pits.
The Bunkhouse has 4 family rooms each with 1 double and 3 singles. The Bothies each have 2 rooms with 2 curtained bunk bed pods with reading lights.
All bed linen, duvets and pillows are provided. Towels not included but available to hire for £2 each.
The Bunkhouse has 3 showers, 2 toilets and a combined accessible WC/shower room. The Bothies each boast 2 en suite shower facilities and a WC.
The Bunkhouse has a accessible access ramp, wide corridors and accessible shower/WC.
We provide high chairs, travel cots and stair gates upon request.
The site has a wooded bar area with covered BBQ & fire pits. Dotted around are also other fire pits & BBQs. Sauna, bike shed/wash and wildlife pond.
There is no swimming pool.
There is ample on site parking for 18 cars.
Generally smoking is not allowed within the buildings but for whole site bookings the rules can be relaxed. Smoking is permitted in all outside areas.
We allow up to 4 dogs in the Bunkhouse and 2 dogs in each Bothy. We have a small area of grazing for persons wanting to bring their horses or ponies.


The small hamlet of Lanehead in the Northumberland National Park is home to Tarset Tor. Around 40 miles from both Newcastle and Carlisle and 11 miles south of the Scottish border.
Bellingham - 3 miles, Hexham - 20 miles, Kielder - 15 miles, Otterburn - 8 miles.
Bellingham - 3 miles.
The Hollybush Inn - Greenhaugh - 1 mile, The Pheasant - Falstone - 5 miles.

Booking Information

Prices are for exclusive use of whole site. Check-in is Friday for 7/14 day bookings. 2 day min stay over a weekend.
5 night for the price of 3 deal which runs Sun to Thur, please call for details. All other dates flexible.
Breakage deposit for the Bunkhouse is £100 and Bothies are £75 each.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Lanehead, Tarset
NE48 1NT
United Kingdom
Hexham - 20 miles, Hayden Bridge - 20 miles.
Bellingham - 3 miles. There is a limited service to Lanehead - Please ask for details.
Newcastle - 30 miles.

Rental Rates

PeriodDatesWeekly Price3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
Mid Season
24th Oct 16 to 15th Dec 16
High Season
16th Dec 16 to 29th Dec 16

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Tarset Tor Bunkhouse and Bothies, Northumberland

Claire Briggs

+44 (0)1434 240 980
Lanehead, Tarset
NE48 1NT
United Kingdom

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