The Sill is the UK’s National Landscape Discovery Centre in the Northumberland National Park, bringing the landscape of Northumberland to life via inspirational exhibitions and a fully accessible Whin Sill grassland roof. The Park’s experienced learning staff and subject specialists can be booked to run sessions in school, on sites in the National Park, and in the excellent teaching facilities within The Sill. Explore our offers for different age groups on our website, with subjects including science, history, geography, art, and literacy, or contact the team to discuss the possibility of designing something bespoke for your students.
The Sill is home to a brand new state-of-the-art Youth Hostel – YHA The Sill at Hadrian’s Wall. The hostel sits just a stone’s throw from Hadrian’s Wall itself, making it perfect for history buffs and school trips. Complete with 86 beds, the location offers innovative spaces designed to support outdoor learning, engagement with natural sciences, and explore arts and culture. The hostel is fitted with everything you can come to expect from YHA including comfortable social spaces, free Wi-Fi, cycle store, drying room, self-catering kitchen, 4 bedded en-suite rooms, a scrumptious full meals service, and meeting rooms with modern facilities.
Closed Christmas Day
Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN