Region: North East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Greystones, Laneshead, Tarset, Hexham NE48 1NT

Contact: 01434 240980



Tarset Tor Bunkhouse and Bothies are located in a secluded spot on the edge of Kielder Forest in the heart of the Dark Skies Park within Northumberland National Park. Offering versatile, eco-friendly self-catering accommodation, our cleverly constructed holiday homes are perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and people who crave a few home comforts. Come and explore with us all year round! 

We are 3 miles from Bellingham, 10 miles from Kielder and 30 Miles from Newcastle.

There is CCTV covering the Bunkhouse car park and we are contactable at the house 24/7

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What group sizes do you cater for?

The whole site sleeps up to 44. 

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

The Bunkhouse sleeps 16/20 in 4 separate rooms each with 1 double bed and 3 single bunk beds.

We have 3 Bothies which each sleep 8 people in 2 separate rooms each with 4 single bunks and an en suite shower room.

There is a TV/DVD player in each property along with an assortment of games.

What is the cost of the accommodation?

The Bunkhouse is between £320-£384 per night depending on the time of year

A Bothy is between £160-£192 per night depending on the time of year

We offer a ‘5 nights for the price of 3’ deal from Sunday to Thursday in all properties.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

We have an up to date risk assessment that we supply on request.  All our fire/gas/electrical certificates are up to date and checked regularly by a Fire Assessment Officer.              

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?

Claire Briggs and Rob Cocker

01434 240980

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

There are first aid kits in all the properties but no qualified first aider on site.

Please list facilities available.

Each property has a fully fitted kitchen with all the pots, pans and crockery you need for a large group.

The Bunkhouse has 3 showers and 3 toilets. There is large table with benches that can seat 20 and a social area with sofas around the pellet boiler. There is a pool table in the Bunkhouse which is available to hire for £10 per day or it takes £1 coins.

Each Bothy has 2 en suite shower rooms.  There is a table that seats 8 and a social area that overlooks spectacular views.

We have a sauna on site which is available to hire for £10 per day and there is a lockable bike store with a bike wash.

We have free WI-FI which covers the site.

All properties have ipod docking station with radio.

Packed lunches can be organised upon request for £4.25 per child.

What are your disabled facilities?

The Bunkhouse is suitable for disabled children as there is ramp access into the main building, a fully accessible shower room, wide corridors’ (access to rooms is through the doors on the veranda) and emergency alarms.

The Bothies would not be suitable.

What are your opening days and hours?

We are closed for the first 2 weeks in January.

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

We have a long list of activity provider’s we use in the area and are happy to pass this information on or contact on parties behalf.

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Bunkhouses Lodges

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