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Haggs Bank Bunkhouse & Campsite

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We arrived without booking, on a day when they had just finished a big event of some kind but the owners still gave us a very warm welcome. We were in a camper van so we were staying on the hard standing which also had a giant tipi erected in it at the time (possibly from the event). We were...

2Thank jamwest77
Someren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Haggs Bank is 'n prachtig gelegen camping die goed onderhouden is en uitstekende en schone faciliteiten heeft. De eigenaar is vriendelijk en behulpzaam. Je hoeft niet in de auto te stappen voor 'n mooie wandelplek, want rondom de camping is het heerlijk wandelen. We komen hier zeker terug! Haggs Bank is a beautifully situated campsite that is well-kept and which...

1Thank reggykuijpers
Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

If you're doing the Coast-to-Coast cycle in 5 days, this is a great place to stay for day3, particularly if taking the Alston option. It is also perfect for discovering the area. We stayed at the campsite. Danny, the welcoming and lovely owner, has levelled out a series of terraces above the bunkhouse. These are as flat as a billiard...

1Thank Stef M
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Yes the campervan park is like a layby, but a great layby nice and level with electric points. It is fronted by low stone and wild flower walls and at the rear a bank that also has wild flowers and the river Nent beyond and below, so no chance of flooding. The main A689 runs past the site, but this...

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Westcott, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stayed for a family break in the campsite 15/08/16 for a week. Had a fantastic break. The site owner could not have been more welcoming or helpful during our stay. The toilet and shower facilities were both spotless and of a high standard (the most important thing to me when camping). The campsite was very quiet. We were the only...

Thank Kerry M
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Excellent place to stop. Excellent facilities and kitchen together with secure storage for the bikes. This is the second year we`ve stopped at Haggs Bank as it provides a guaranteed night out of the rain(we camp for the other 3 nights) at halfway and an opportunity to wash and dry kit if necessary. Highly recommended.

1Thank Treasurer56
Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful barn. Clean,well resourced and great location. Perfect for a large family gathering over a weekend . Well recommend this place .good for walking up haggs bank which has interesting flora. River only across the road and great for pottering with children. Lead mine museum well worth a visit. Good bakery and deli in Alston.

1Thank Hilary G
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Fabulous place, amazing location and superb facilities, great host too! Only crashed there for a night, but was very pleased with my decision to do so. Very clean, warm and pleasant. Even went for a beer with Danny at the local pub.!

1Thank Craigbanwen
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Large group of friends had a weekend using both the campsite and the bunkhouse. very friendly reception and help throughout the weekend. The place is well run and the bunkhouse is both warm and immaculately clean. Excellent kitchen, toilet and shower facilities. This is a wild and isolated area althouth there is a pub within 20 minutes walking distance of...

1Thank CASCAROL797
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Another fantastic stay at this bunkhouse. Clean, tidy, spacious and very welcoming owners. If you are looking for a bunkhouse in the area it is the only place you should choose to stay. This was our second stay at this place and it was as good as the first time.

2Thank BenjPBerry

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm recently renovated bunkhouse sleeping up to 24 in 3 bunkrooms of 5, 9 and 10 and includes relaxing lounge, self-catering kitchen, modern shower room and large conservatory for chilling out in! Nestled between a special nature conservation area and our own wildflower meadow, the campsite has been created with tiered pitches to enhance the views across the valley. We also have a small wooded area with some glades for those wanting to pitch up in different surroundings! There's plenty of space to choose an individual pitch or larger areas for groups wanting to camp together. The car park also has electric hook-ups and an Elsan disposal point for caravans and motorhomes. We have secure equipment storage facilities for bicycles and a unique equipment washdown area! A warm welcome guaranteed! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Haggs Bank Bunkhouse & Campsite

Address: Nentsberry, Alston CA9 3LH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Alston
Number of rooms: 3
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Haggs Bank Bunkhouse & Campsite Alston, UK - Cumbria
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“Bunk in with the rest and do your best!”
 of 5 bubbles Craigbanwen, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“bunkhouse is brilliant.camping pitches are great”
 of 5 bubbles rosiem758, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The friendlyist & best campsite we've stayed”
 of 5 bubbles 578jacky, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Speak to the owner if you need any information before booking, we found him really helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles JoeToad, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rear rooms have less traffic, though 3-4 cars an hour is nothing to worry about. Shared bathroom facilities (same sex)”
 of 5 bubbles 77petej, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
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