Ideal for families and groups of friends

The Old School House Allenheads, in rural North Pennines is a beautiful holiday home for families and friends or a residential retreat with studios for artists and writers, we also have an on-site observatory for stargazers in one of the country’s best dark sky areas.

For more details and photographs of the accommodation go to our listing here 


Find out about our self funded residencies here


Get information about star-gazing experiences here

Contact us:

Helen Ratcliffe

Alan Smith 

Telelphone:         +44 7966257276


The Old School House




NE47 9HR

Come and experience our dark skies

Photograph taken from the observatory at ACA 

© 2018 Allenheads Contemporary Arts, Allenheads, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 9HR