Assay Office Bunkhouse

The Assay Office Bunkhouse at the Smelting Mill can sleep up to twelve people in two 6 bunk bedrooms. The Bunkhouse has central heating.  kitchen, toilets and 2 showers.

We provide pillows and mattresses – guests must provide pillowcases, bedding and towels.

The Bunkhouse is not available on weekends coinciding with Open Days, except to volunteer members.

Currently the bunkhouse is available to BCA insured members and their guests at a cost of £7.50 per night per person.   NMCS Members  are charged £5.00 per night. NMCS members volunteering on Society Projects are not charged for overnight stays.

To make a booking contact Joyce Jackson, either by phone at 01388527532 or email at admin(at)


The Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 28th May 2016 commencing at 1100hrs at Nenthead Village Hall, Nenthead, Alston, Cumbria.

AGM papers will be sent out before the meeting. The Treasurer’s Report is attached here  TREASURER’S REPORT 2015-16

Minutes of the 2015 AGM are here:   AGM 2015 minutes

Progress report based on members syndicate work is here:  Syndicate exercise Final updated – AGM 2015