Lake District Hostels & Bunkhouses

Find the best Lake District hostels and click on the images below for availability, tariff and to book your hostel online. Great group and budget accommodation in the Lake District and Cumbria with superb facilities in stunning locations.

 

Scroll down to see our map of bunk barns and hostels in the Lake District and Cumbria.

South Lake District Hostels

With the largest number of hostels in the Lake District, the area around Windermere and Ambleside is extremely popular with visitors. The choice includes a hostel in the centre of Windermere and a lakeside hostel in Ambleside. There are several rural hostels in the area in fabulous locations with great facilities.
 

image of Backpackers hostel in the Lake District
Lake District Backpackers
From £16.75 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Windermere
image of the YHA Windermere, one of the most popular Lake District hostels
Windermere YHA
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms, private rooms, tipis
Windermere
image of YHA Ambleside, a lakeside hostel in the Lake District
YHA Ambleside
From £18.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Ambleside
image of Grasmere hostel, one of the private hostels in the Lake District
Grasmere Hostel
From £20.00 pppn
Dorms, private rooms, pods
Grasmere
image of YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe, one of the largest Lake District hostels
YHA Butharlyp Howe
From £15.00 pppn
Dorms, private rooms.
Grasmere
image of thorney how youth hostel in the Lake District
Thorney How Hostel
From £80 for 4 adults
Private rooms, breakfast extra
Grasmere
image of Elterwater Hostel budget accommodation in the Lake District
Elterwater Hostel
From £19.50 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Elterwater
YHA Hawkshead, a youth hostel in the Lake District
YHA Hawkshead
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms, private rooms, tipis, pods
Hawkshead
image of the YHA Coniston, one of the rural Lake District hostels
Coniston Coppermines YHA
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Coniston
image of the YHA Coniston Holly How, one of the YHA Lake District hostels
Coniston Holly How YHA
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms, private rooms, tipis
Coniston
image of the YHA Langdale, one of the Lake District hostels near Ambleside
Langdale YHA
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Langdales
image of Raise Cottage, budget accommodation in the Lake District
Raise Cottage
Room from £51.00 pppn
Private rooms, breakfast optional
Windermere

North Lake District Hostels

Friendly budget accommodation in the Lake District in the area around Keswick,the Borrowdale valley and Ullswater. Excellent Lake District hostels for climbers, walkers and all outdoor enthusiasts in the centre of the Adventure Capital of the UK.
 

image of Keswick YHA, budget accommodation in the Lake District
Keswick YHA
From £15.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Keswick
image of Denton House at Keswick, one of the Keswick hostels in the Lake District
Denton House Hostel
From £19.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Keswick
image of a hostel in Borrowdale near Keswick in the Lake District
YHA Borrowdale
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms, private rooms, pods
Nr Keswick
image of Derwentwater Hostel offering budget accommodation in the Lake District
Derwentwater Hostel
From £23 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Borrowdale
image of Buttermere youth hostel in the Lake District
Buttermere YHA
From £15.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Buttermere
image of Patterdale YHA, one of the hostels in the Lake District
Patterdale YHA
From £15.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Patterdale, Ullswater
image of Helvellyn YHA hostel in the Lake District
Helvellyn YHA
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Glenridding, Ullswater
image of Honister hostel in the Lake District
YHA Honister Hause
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Honister Pass, nr Keswick
image of Black Sail hostel in the Lake District
Black Sail YHA
From £35.00 pppn
Dorms or exclusive use
2.5 miles on foot from Honister
image of Skiddaw bunkhouse, budget accommodation in the Lake District
Skiddaw Bunkhouse YHA
From £13.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
3 miles on foot / nr Keswick
image of Fisher-gill Camping Barn, budget accommodation in the Lake District
Fisher-gill Camping Barn
From £16.00 pppn
Dorm bed
Thirlmere, near Keswick
image of the White Horse Inn bunkhouse, budget accommodation in the Lake District
White Horse Inn Bunkhouse
From £8.00 pppn
Dorm beds
Threlkeld, near Keswick

Western Lake District Hostels

Find a complete retreat in some of the most secluded hostels in the Lake District. Switch off and relax when you stay at Ennerdale and Wasdale Hall hostels as there’s no mobile signal or WiFi.
 

image of eskdale hostel, budget accommodation in the lake district
Eskdale YHA
From £18.00 pppn
Dorms, private rooms, pods
Holmrook
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YHA Wasdale Hall
From £30.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Wastwater
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YHA Ennerdale
From £18.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Ennerdale

Hostels in Cumbria outside the Lake District National Park

image of a Penrith hostel in cumbria
Wayfarers Hostel
From £26.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Penrith, North Cumbria
image of New Ing Lodge hostel, budget accommodation in cumbria
New Ing Lodge
Dorms & private rooms
From £19 pppn
Shap, East Cumbria
image of kendal hostel in Cumbria
Kendal Hostel
From £20.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Kendal, South Cumbria
image of a Carlisle City Hostel offering budget accommodation in Cumbria
Carlisle City Hostel
From £21.60 pppn
Dorm beds
Carlisle, North Cumbria
Hillside Farm Bunk Barn
Hillside Farm Bunkbarn
From £14.00 pppn
Dorm beds in one room
Near Carlisle, North Cumbria
image of Arnside YHA hostel in cumbria
Arnside YHA
From £20.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Arnside, South Cumbria
image of Kirkby Stephen hostel, budget accommodation in cumbria
Kirkby Stephen Hostel
From £22.00 pppn
Dorms & private rooms
Kirkby Stephen, South Cumbria

 

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