YHA Ninebanks (Youth Hostels Association)

Northumberland, Northumberland, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 31st July 2020. If you are able to donate to support YHA’s charitable work at this difficult time, we’d be very grateful. Support YHA

We are offering our hostels to the NHS, homeless organisations and public sector services. For support please email [email protected]

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night. The adjacent chalet accommodation is not part of the Exclusive Hire offer but can be booked separately to give two more bedrooms (subject to availability).

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. The 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 2×3 (double bed with single over) 2×4, 1×8 all en-suite and 1×6 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.


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.


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.


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.

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!

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

YHA Ninebanks welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friends along with you. We recommend a maximum of 2 dogs per booking at Ninebanks.

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.


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Northumberland, Northumberland, United Kingdom
54.8569687 -2.3558540999

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