Wooler Youth Hostel & Shepherds' Huts, Northumberland

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Large accessible bunkhouse and glamping sleeping 53 for families, friends and walking groups, near Bamburgh

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Wooler Youth Hostel & Shepherds' Huts, Northumberland, sleeps 10-53 in 15 bedrooms.

Sleeps from 10 - 53 in a bunkhouse and glamping options:
1 x 8 bed room
1 x 6 bed en suite
6 x 4 bed, 4 en suite
3 x 2 bed, 1 en suite

3 Shepherds Huts sleeping x 2
1 Shepherds Huts sleeping x 3
All bedding is provided.
Fully open during March-November for individuals and groups, it is also available for exclusive use for groups November – February.
If you don't require exclusive hire our standard prices start at £22 pp and vary depending on room.

Set in its own grounds in the market town of Wooler, the Hostel now sleeps 53 in its newly refurbished en suite rooms and Shepherds' Huts.

Purpose built in 1943 to accommodate the Land Army girls. Interpretation panels displayed around the hostel tell of the buildings fascinating history, making it the ideal place for educational group visits for children.

A large self-catered kitchen is open to guests . Other facilities include a large dining room/common room with WiFi, Large on-site car park and safe secure cycle storage. Spread over one floor the Hostel full disability access throughout. A laundry room is available with specialist drying facilities.

Location and proximity to a number of Northumberland's treasures such as Northumberland National Park, the St. Cuthbert's Way and it’s spectacular views of the Glendale's and Cheviot Hills make it ideal specialist groups to visit. Other nearby attractions include bird watching at the sea bird sanctuary on the Farne Islands, and castles such as Etal, Alnwick and Bamburgh and the miles of sandy beaches on the Northumberland coast.

Other attractions include the Wooler cycle hub routes, and the quiet lanes of the Pennines cycle way. Or for the more adventurous the near bridleways are perfect for mountain biking for example the Sandstone Way a new 120 mile / 193 km mountain bike route in Northumberland between Berwick upon Tweed and Hexham providing some of the best bouldering in the UK. Accredited with the a 3 star Hostel Badge and also open to the Walkers and Cyclists Welcome Scheme.
For advice on walks and also booking private guided walks, contact the owners as Karl (one of the owners) is a fully qualified mountain leader .


A self catering kitchen is also available for the use of guests.
The dining area can cater for up to 53 guests in one sitting.
The common room shares the same open-plan space as the dining area, WiFi is available.
The hostel does not have a TV on site, a great chance for guests to catch-up about their day and get away from it all.
Good mobile reception. Free WiFi.
The hostel does not have a games room.
The centre has the benefit of a full central heating system.
The hostel has dorms comprising of twin, four, six and eight bunk rooms, four of the rooms are en suite. The Shepherds' Huts cosy spaces sleep two.
All linen is provided.
Hostel dorm bedrooms are serviced by male and female showers and toilets. The Shepherds Huts have a separate shower room just metres from your door.
The hostel has full disability access to all areas throughout the building, even the garden is on one level enabling access for all.
Plenty of games and puzzles for the young and the young at heart.
The hostel sits within its own grounds there is plenty of space for all & picnic tables. We also have a locked cycle shed that houses up to 15 bikes.
The hostel does not have a pool.
On site parking for up to 14 vehicles and a locked cycle storage shed.
The building is non-smoking throughout.
Pets are not allowed at the youth hostel. Unless you are using exclusive hire and have prior permission from the manager and staying in a Hut


Situated close to the Scottish Border on the edge of Northumberland National Park, Wooler Hostel has 57 beds and is ideal accommodation for groups.
Wooler, 400 metres to the market place.
Wooler Town Centre has a large number of shops and is just 400 metres walk from the hostel.
Wooler has four pubs and a number of cafes, restaurants and takeaways just 400 metres walk from the hostel.
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

30 Cheviot Street
NE71 6LW
United Kingdom
Berwick upon Tweed and Alnmouth (for Alnwick) are both East Coast mainline stations and 16 miles from Wooler.
Regular buses to Berwick & Alnwick leave from the Market Place, a 400 metre walk from the hostel.
Newcastle International is less than an hour away and Edinburgh International can be reached in 1 hr 15 mins.

Rental Rates

PeriodDates3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
1st Jul 20 to 30th Sep 20
Early Autumn
1st Oct 20 to 31st Oct 20
Autumn/Early Winter
1st Nov 20 to 21st Dec 20
Christmas/ New Year
21st Dec 20 to 3rd Jan 21

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Wooler Youth Hostel & Shepherds' Huts, Northumberland

Karl Wait

Joined us: 2011
+44 (0)1668 281 365
30 Cheviot Street
NE71 6LW
United Kingdom