Windermere Hostels

Windermere Hostels

Book hostels in Windermere and the surrounding villages. YHA and independent hostels around Windermere lake. Scroll down or go to Map View.

YHA Windermere hostel

Just 2 miles from Windermere Village, this Windermere hostel is set in 4 acres of semi wooded grounds and has 69 rooms. Glamping in the grounds also available from Easter to the end of October.
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Parking. Cycle store
  • Laundry. Drying room
  • Bed in a single gender dorm from £13.00
  • Private room from £25.00
  • Tipi or Bell Tent from £35

YHA Ambleside hostel

A fantastic location on the shores of Windermere lake, within walking distance of Ambleside and close to Ambleside pier for boats around the lake. 249 beds including 11 en-suite rooms.
  • Bar, restaurant & lakeside terrace
  • Parking. Cycle store
  • Laundry. Drying room. Luggage store
  • Self-catering kitchen. BBQ area
  • Bed in a single gender dorm from £18.00
  • Private room from £39.00

Lake District Backpackers Hostel

Located in the centre of Windermere Village, just 2 minutes walk from the main train and bus station and in the centre of all the shops, bars and restaurants. An independently owned Windermere hostel.
  • Breakfast, tea & coffee included
  • Steam room
  • Laundry facilities. Luggage storage
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Bed in a single gender dorm from £16.75
  • Private room from £39.00

Grasmere Hostel

A deluxe 4 star luxury hostel just a short stroll from Grasmere village. With extensive facilities of a very good quality, this independent hostel has 24 beds, including dorms and 5 ensuite rooms.
  • 400 yards to a real ale Lakeland Inn
  • 2 self-catering kitchens. Bike store
  • Laundry. Drying room. Parking. Sauna
  • Dorm bed from £20.00
  • Private ensuite room from £60.00
  • Ensuite pod from £50

YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe

Just two minutes’ walk from Grasmere village, this converted 80 bed mansion has spectacular views of the surrounding fells. A family friendly hostel with extensive grounds and safe play area.
  • Licensed bar. Meals available. Small shop
  • Self-catering kitchen. BBQ area.
  • Parking. Cycle store
  • Laundry. Drying room
  • Bed in a single gender dorm from £15.00
  • Private room from £29.00

Thorney How Grasmere

A privately owned independent hostel in a 350 year old Lakeland farmhouse in extensive grounds, just 10 minutes walk from Grasmere village. 7 rooms are ensuite. Overall up to 42 beds.
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Self-catering guest kitchen
  • Parking. Cycle store. Bike hire
  • Drying room. Luggage storage
  • Full cooked breakfast available at extra charge
  • Private room from £80.00 for 4 adults

Elterwater Hostel

Situated just a very short stroll from the centre of Elterwater village, and close to the banks of the river Rothay, this privately owned independent hostel has 38 beds. .
  • 2 minutes walk from a Lakeland Inn
  • Self-catering kitchen. Meals available
  • Cycle store
  • Drying room
  • Dorm bed from £19.50
  • Private room from £52.80

YHA Hawkshead

Overlooking Esthwaite Water and 20 minutes walk from Hawkshead village, YHA Hawkshead is a grade II listed building with 106 beds. A mixture of dorm rooms and private rooms, some en-suite.
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Parking. Cycle store. Drying room
  • Bed in a single gender dorm from £13.00
  • Private room from £25.00
  • Tipi, Pod or Bell Tent from £25

YHA Coniston Holly How

Excellent for activity breaks, this traditional Lakeland house hostel is just a 5 minute walk into Coniston village. 60 beds between dorms, private rooms and camping.
  • Licensed bar. Meals available
  • Parking. Cycle store. Drying room
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Bed in a single gender dorm from £13.00
  • Private room from £35.00
  • Tipis from £39

YHA Coniston Coppermines

Informal and cozy, YHA Coniston Coppermines is 500 feet up the ascent of the Old Man of Coniston in a wonderful wild landscape. 20 minutes walk to Coniston village, 30 minutes back up. 26 beds.
  • Licensed bar. Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Parking. Cycle store
  • Drying room
  • Bed in a single gender dorm from £13.00
  • Private room from £35.00

YHA Langdale

10 minute drive from Ambleside and 20 minutes walk from Elterwater village. A wonderful old mansion, steeped in history, with unparalleled views of the Langdale Pikes. Great base for walking the fells.
  • Licensed bar. Meals available.
  • Self-catering kitchen. Basic shop. BBQ area
  • Parking. Cycle store
  • Laundry. Drying room
  • Bed in a single gender dorm from £13.00
  • Private room from £35.00