Open for both self-catered and B&B accommodation, the West Wing can be booked for:
Cyclists passing through on the C2C route
Artists in residence
The West Wing can accommodate up to 12 and facilities include:
Large open-plan area with well equipped kitchen
Built in oven and touch controlled ceramic hob
Sturdy, solid oak extending dining table
Coal & log burning stove
There are four bedrooms:
2 bedrooms with the option for double or twin beds in each
2 bunk rooms, each with 4 beds
Total beds 12
There is also central heating throughout the wing, with additional portable oil filled radiators in bedrooms if required.
Other facilities and utilities:
Clothes washing machine and tumble dryer
Large classroom(8 x 8 metres) available for meetings, conferences, workshops, performances and/or exhibitions etc.
Stunning local views and grounds
Trip advisor, read our reviews:
‘We came here for a working retreat. We wanted to escape the distractions of our usual creative and working environments.
‘Thanks for a great weekend! A beautiful house with good views and the little boat was awesome. Gilly had an amazing 21st so thanks for being so nice (and even giving us that rabbit). Cheers’. Gilly and the gang.
‘Thank you for having us stay and use this beautiful space. We’re so thrilled to have found you! Looking forward to our spring retreat in April’ Hilary, Chit, Anne, Sue, Sally, Dannielle, Lalitha Susannah, John, Sarah, Lucy and Maricke.
NEWS! - An observatory will be built at
The Old Schoolhouse Allenheads
Stargazing holidays and artists’ residencies
From November 2016 a new Community-owned observatory in the dark heart of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty will be available to our guests at Allenheads Contemporary Arts