Tarset Tor

NE48 1NT

01434 240980
07815 473883

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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, BBQ 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.
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.

From £352pn which works out at £22pppn

The Bothies (small bunkhouses)

The 3 self-contained bothies sleep 8 in 2 rooms on a mezzanine level which each have an en suite shower facility. The open-plan layout includes cosy biomass pellet fired boilers as well as lounge/diner kitchens. There is a ground floor WC.  Please note that the stairs to the mezzanine are steep. The Bothies benefit from individual verandas with vista's that extend to the North Tyne valley and 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.

From £176pn which works out at £22pppn.

Camping - Only during the Summer school holidays. (28 day rule)

We have 3 hook ups on our basic site.  The site includes an eco-wc, one shower and 2 basins for your washing up. Our pitches are only suitable for campervans as there is a steep incline. They are also areas available for bbqing and lighting fires.  A small number of camping pitches are available for customers who book the whole site (which includes the Bunkhouse and 3 Bothies) Total bed spaces - 44. Please contact the owners for further details.

Unit information for Tarset Tor

Type Qty Capacity Guide price
1 16
per unit per night
Min: £352.00 - Max: £400.00
3 8
per unit per night
Min: £176.00 - Max: £200.00
Total capacity: 40

The Bunkhouse is also available as 4 individual family rooms, sleeping up to 4 people per room. Prices per room per night - Guide Price: £70, Minimum £50, Maximum £90.  Call for availability.

Special offers

5 nights for the price of 3

All year round, excluding New Year.

Sunday to Thursday only.

This 'SPECIAL' is ideal for families as it also runs during school holidays.

Online booking at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Book online
Or call 01434 240980
Car parking available at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Car parking available
Child / family friendly at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Family friendly
Travel Cot and High Chair available
Credit / debit cards accepted at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Credit / debit cards accepted
Cycle friendly at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Cycle friendly
Bike Store and Wash on site
Dark Sky Friendly at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Dark Sky Friendly
Special 'Astro-Tourist' rates available
Dogs / pets allowed at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Pet friendly
5 max
DVD player available at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation DVD equipment
Event venue at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Event venue
Catering available upon request
Food shop at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Food shop nearby
3 miles to Bellingham
Fridge at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Fridge
Ground floor bedrooms at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Ground floor bedrooms
Linen provided at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Linen provided
Towel hire available
Microwave available at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Microwave
Open all year at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Open all year
Except first 2 weeks in January
Packed lunches available at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Packed lunches available
Short breaks available at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Short breaks available
Walker friendly at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Walker friendly
Drying room with dehumidifier within Bunkhouse
WiFi available at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation WiFi
Laundry / washing facilities at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Washing machine / Laundry
Available upon request
Freezer at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Freezer
Within woodland bar
Guest garden at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Garden for guest use
5 acres with pond, bird hide and BBQ area
Log fire / Open fireplace at Tarset Tor Self Catering Accommodation Log fire / Open fireplace
Within woodland bar area
Sleep quality
Sleep quality
Certificate of ExcellenceCertificate of ExcellenceCertificate of Excellence

Fantastic Place

David W,
We booked the whole site for a large group at the end of September and enjoyed a fantastic weekend. The Large Bunkhouse offers very comfortable rooms and ample space for entertaining. The Bothies were quiet and relaxing with stunning views. Rob and Claire were great hosts. I highly recommend this place for groups of any size.

Cracking place ideally situated

jaj0409, Durham, United Kingdom
Had a mid week break in one of the lodges at this place and quite frankly it is excellent. The eco lodge we stayed in was comfortable, superbly well appointed and an exemplar of what sustainable tourism should be all about. Add spectacular views from its elevated situation, very friendly hosts, and ideal situation for the exploration of the wider area and there you have it - simply put a great find and I look forward to returning

Superb Accommodation

Chris M, Newcastle, United Kingdom
I went to this as a part of a stag do and having gone with fairly low expectations was extremely pleasantly surprised at the quality of the place. It's not five star luxury but then it isn't meant to be but the quality of accommodation is very high. The main bunkhouse is clean and comfortable with room for socialising and cooking but the real highlight for me were the bothys which were warm and accommodating. The site sleeps 44 but is still very reasonable for a group of 20-30 people as booking the whole site means you get free run of the place but still with plenty of space in such large numbers. The Holly Bush Inn up the road is a 15 minute walk away and the locals were very warm and welcoming. The views and scenery are spectacular. I would thoroughly recommend this place for large groups or any traveller looking to explore this area of the world on a budget.

Beautiful Country setting

JojoM2829, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
We found Tarset Tor on a google search, we called and organised a recce for later that week. Rob was really friendly and after a walk around we decided to book the full site for my 30th Birthday. Tarset Tor is perfectly located within the boundaries of Northumberland National park so you have a great combination of being right in the middle of the country but still not too far from civilisation.The views are simply breathtaking! Make sure you look up when it's dark too, you can see the milky way! We slept 40 Adults across 3 Bothies and the Bunkhouse. The Bothies have the luxury of being at the top of the site so the views whilst having your morning coffee on the decking is a treat. The wood burning stoves make it very cosy and there was no risk of going cold! The bunkhouse is great for a group like ours, there is a lovely veranda on the front which all bedrooms have sliding door access to, really enhancing indoor/outdoor living. All bedrooms have bunkbeds, basic but very clean and the bunkhouse has shared toilets and showers whereas the Bothies have the luxury of having ensuite showers. We had a BBQ on the Friday night, meaning we utilised the Bunkhouse's amenities, including a well stocked kitchen. On our main night, we hosted all of our guests in the cops area utilising the bar, which is quirky and rustic but the firepits and BBQ create a really nice atmosphere. We had Wood fired Pizzas cooked by Hadrians Pizza, highly recommended! All in all, Tarset Tor is a very special place and this is made even more enjoyable due to Rob and Claire being great hosts. They have a very relaxed approach to it all, they suggested ideas, including where to put the slip and slide to make it faster! and were accommodating with anything we needed. We had such a fantastic weekend, and made some great memories in this very beautiful location!

1st class family break!!

Katie D,
Myself, my partner and our twin boys (age 8) travelled North for a long weekend and boy was it worth the drive. Rob was at door 10 minutes after our arrival with fishing rods, bait and easy instructions. The creek complete with pontoon is just down the hill for our fabulous Bothy. The Bothy was far more spacious and well equipped than we imagined and heated by an amazing peat boiler, resulting in a hot powerful shower and regulated heat throughout our stay. The local area is spectacular and full of things to do for us all. The Cocker family as hosts were perfect, we couldn't have had a better time!

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