The Greenhead Hostel, Greenhead, Northumberland

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  • Weekly price
    from £ 1800
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 800
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1000
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 300
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Comfortable hostel sleeping up to 45 with a games room, near Hadrian's Wall for walking groups and reunions with friends

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Greenhead Hostel, Greenhead, Northumberland, sleeps 2-45 in 8 bedrooms.

The Greenhead Hostel is a converted chapel in Greenhead village, sleeping 40 in dorms with an additional self catering self contained apartment for 5. The hostel is located just over the road from Greenhead Hotel where breakfast and dinner are available.

Surrounded by wonderful countryside, the hostel is just outside the Northumberland National Park and it is very close to Hadrian's Wall. The hostel is within easy reach of all local attractions including Housesteads, Vindolanda and other historic sites. The hostel is also on the border of the Lake District.

Greenhead Hostel has a well equipped self catering kitchen and plenty of seating so visitors can all sit and eat together. The large recreation room has a TV, pool table, table football and comfy sofas affording a place to relax. This room has wonderful high ceilings and great acoustics for those who enjoy music and love to sing - great fun for a special evening with family and friends.

Accommodation in the hostel is in dorm bedrooms which each sleep between 6 and 8.

There is a drying room available for soggy boots with a washing machine. Bike storage is available also.

We also welcome dogs to the hostel and in the pub across the road.

There's plenty of great walking and cycling routes locally, as well as other outdoor activities. Your hosts can organise talks on dark skies or arrange for a Roman Soldier to come and give instructions on how to be a Roman in the days of Hadrian.


Kitchen has basic facilities, cookers, utensils, pans, plates and cutlery. Kettle, toaster and microwave, fridges and freezer, cleaning products.
Dining table is in recreation room and can seat 40+ seated round tables.
Recreation room with comfy sofas and plenty of chairs. TV to relax and enjoy. Pool table and table football.
We have TV freeview.
Can get 4G mobile signal but don't have WiFi. The Hotel over the road does have free WiFi available.
Games room has pool table and table football, board games.
Central heating throughout.
2 x 8 bed dorms and 4 x 6 bed dorms on two floors. Apartment has 2 double beds and a single in 2 bedrooms, bathroom and living room.
Linen is provided and towels can be hired at £5 each.
Two bathrooms on two floors with showers and toilet facilities.
Unfortunately disabled access is limited. We can open fire doors to allow access for wheelchairs but there are steps down into lower floor bedrooms.
Rec room great for children to run riot. Outdoor space to kick a ball around, plenty of outdoor fun to be had on Hadrian's Wall.
Grassy area outside to sit or play.
Hexham is 30 minutes drive and has a large Olympic size pool; there is also an outdoor pool available in Haltwhistle during the summer months.
Parking available over the road in Hotel car park.
No smoking within building; we will tolerate outdoor smoking if cigarette ends disposed of in bins and not on floor.
Well behaved pets are more than welcome.


Set in Hadrian's Wall country, just outside the Northumberland National Park and not far from the North Pennines and the Lake District.
Haltwhistle 3 miles east and Brampton 6 miles west, larger towns of Hexham east 25 mins and Carlisle West 20 mins.
Haltwhistle has supermarkets and chemist and other independent shops.
Hotel/pub just across the road from the Hostel is part of the same business.

Booking Information

Please call us or email to book your stay at the Greenhead Hostel so that we can get to know a little more about you to be able to cater for your requirements as best we can. Deposit to be paid on booking, remainder 4 weeks before arrival. Friday or Saturday changeover day.

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

Getting here

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Haltwhistle railway station is only 3 miles away.
Bus stop outside Hostel and Hotel on Military road and also bus stop on A69, all within walking distance.
Newcastle International Airport is about 45 minutes by car.

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The Greenhead Hostel, Greenhead, Northumberland

Jill Gregg

+44 (0)1697 747 411
+44 (0)7506 772 852
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