YHA Wooler (Youth Hostels Association)

Wooler, Northumberland, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 17th 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 communitysupport[email protected]

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

Situated on the outskirts of the market town of Wooler in the foothills of the Cheviots and on the edge of Northumberland National Park, YHA Wooler and Shepherd’s Huts is an ideal base for walking, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, bouldering and exploring the delights of Northumberland and the Borders.

It is part of the Walkers and Cyclists Welcome Scheme.

There’s plenty of walking available, long distance along St Cuthbert’s Way to Lindisfarne or closer to home in the Cheviot hills.

The area is rich in points of interest, including the Ford and Etal Estate, the bird sanctuary on the Farne Islands, historic castles such as Alnwick, Bamburgh and Etal, along with miles of sandy coastline. And don’t miss Cragside – a fascinating house full of Victorian inventions – or the spooky torture chambers of Chillingham Castle!


The self-catering kitchen contains a catering sized gas oven with 8 rings, 4 hobs, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettles, toaster and range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for about 40 people. Tea towels are provided.


All rooms are different and there are rooms available to sleep from two to eight people. Bed linen is included, however, guests should bring their own towels.

Sleeping 51 guests, the breakdown of the rooms is as follows: 1 en-suite room sleeping six 1 en suite room sleeping four – this makes the ideal room for a group as it can comfortably sleep four in separate bunk beds. There is an adjoining en-suite shower room 2 en-suite twin rooms sleeping two 4 rooms sleeping four people with shared bathroom facilities 2 twin rooms sleeping two 1 room sleeping eight guests with shared bathroom facilities 1 three bed Shepherd’s Hut with one double and one single bed 3 two bed Shepherd’s Huts


Private car park for up to 16 vehicles, plus safe on street parking.


Leave the A1 and join the A697 to Wooler. The hostel is located on Cheviot Street past The Anchor pub.

Other facilities:

Dining room/lounge Seating for 40 at tables and chairs, plus seating for 12 people in easy chairs.

Washing Facilities:

There are 6 showers and 2 washrooms with 2 toilets and washbasins in each. 1 toilet and shower are suitable for people with disabilities. Please bring your own towels.


Large garden, ideal for children. Many games and a quiet area.

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.

Registered guide dogs are welcome at YHA Wooler. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted.



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