YHA Ninebanks

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

This 300 year old, stone built lead miner’s cottage, furnished in traditional style, has been refurbished and extended to provide an outstanding level of comfort and also innovative environmental practices. Ninebanks achieved a gold award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

Catering is available by prior arrangement with the hostel. We offer home cooked local food with a range of menus, prices and times to suit our guests. Well-equipped, self-catering kitchen. Kitchen contains 2 large domestic sized ovens, 8 gas burners, microwave, 2 grills, fridge and freezer, toaster, kettles and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery, also children’s crockery and highchair. Tea towels are provided. Local beers and good wines are available.

28 beds arranged in 2x3 (double bed with single over) 2x4, 1x8 all en-suite and 1x6 with private shower room. Cot and baby bath are available. All bed linen is provided and beds made up ready for you.

On the roadside for 5 cars and a minibus - Includes charging points for electric vehicles

Other facilities
The lounge is a lovely relaxing space with stone floors, log burners and beams, overlooking the valley. There is no TV reception but we do have an extensive range of books and games to keep you entertained during your stay. Logs for the log burner are provided so you can relax and get cosy!

Dining room
The dining room is a large airy room big enough to seat 30 people or with tables pushed to one side is a great party venue. French doors open onto a patio with picnic tables and BBQs.

Washing Facilities
All rooms have private or en-suite shower rooms. Please bring your own towels.

YHA Ninebanks welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

There is central heating, payphone and a garden. Laundry and drying room facilities are available.

The garden has some seating, a BBQ and a picnic table. You will need to bring your own charcoal (and don't forget the burgers!) if you are planning to have a barbecue during your stay.

This property is suitable for children under the age of three years

YHA Ninebanks welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700


At YHA Ninebanks we strive to cater for everybody. The hostel building was built into a hillside in the 17th century and so the facilities are on various different levels.

We also have:

  • Induction loop
  • Steps from car parking into hostel
  • Steps between communal rooms on the ground floor
  • Steps to ground floor bedroom and bathrooms

For more information please download the full access statement here (45KB)

In the area

Allen Valleys Electric Bike Network, Allendale Forge Sudios Art centre (7 Miles), Killhope North of England lead mining museum (7 Miles), variety of walking and cycling from the front door. Central section of Hadrian’s Wall and Roman sites (15 miles). C2C cycle route - Alston (8 miles), Haydon Bridge (11), Hexham Market town (15),

Hostel amenities

  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • WiFi
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • BBQ Grill
  • Children
  • Smoking allowed outside

Things to do

  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Ninebanks
Orchard House,
NE47 8DQ



The hostel is signposted from the A686, 2 1/2 miles south of Whitfield.
The hostel at Mohope is signposted from the hamlet of Ninebanks.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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