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Hardraw Old School Bunkhouse

Accommodation type: Bunkhouse

Hardraw, Hawes, North Yorkshire DL8 3LZ, UK
Helen Hooper/Andy Jones
01969 666034/07546894317

Grade II listed schoolhouse adjacent to the Pennine Way in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales in the picturesque village of Hardraw. Ideally placed for outdoor enthusiasts with many opportunities for caving, walking and cycling accessible locally. Family and group activities can be provided by prior arrangement. Both Helen and Andy are qualified outdoor leaders and offer introductions to caving, climbing, walking and gorge scrambling in the Yorkshire Dales. Dates and specific activities offered tailored to meet group requirements/experience. Technical instruction and more advanced caving days or training in navigational techniques can also be offered. Discounts are available for bunkhouse guests and independent activity groups can access information about the local area/outdoor activities.

Individual/small group bookings can be made, or the bunkhouse can be hired for sole use by schools/clubs/larger family groups. Single night bookings are accepted from Sun-Thurs nights. 26 beds are split between 4 bunkrooms (sleeping 3, 6, 8 & 9). There is a well-equipped kitchen, dining/lounge/teaching area (the old school hall), separate male and female toilets/wash/shower rooms, drying room, cycle shed, enclosed grass area and ample parking, Guests bring sleeping bags/duvets (pillows & undersheets are provided). Duvets and towels can be supplied at an additional charge of £3pp.

Hardraw is a tranquil Dales village with a café, felt studio and the Green Dragon Inn. A 1.5 mile walk along a limestone slabbed footpath (part of the Pennine Way) will bring you to the market town of Hawes with its creamery, rope factory and numerous pubs and cafes.

4 bunkrooms (sleeping 3, 6, 8 & 9)
Prices from:
£15.50pppn. £180-£315 sole use.
Additional mattresses & 2 x 2 person tents for larger groups only
Prices from:
Additional mattress/camping space: £9pppn


  • WiFi Available: Yes

Cyclist Facilities

  • Secure cycle storage: Yes
  • Bike wash facility: Yes

Entry last updated: 11/05/2018

Grade II listed schoolhouse
Adjacent to Pennine Way
Outdoor activities offered for small groups
Ideally placed for winter walking
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