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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