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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just had fabulous trip at this hostel once again.Location amazing for many outdoor pursuits with stunning mountain views all around,beautiful rural little village with 2 great pubs/hotels,tea shop and some of the best camping I have had at Sykes Farm too! and Buttermere water is...More

Thank gail t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant location, close to stunning walks and the local village. Good amount of parking on site, staff were very helpful and friendly, check-in took less than 2 minutes. A private room for £39 booked just two days before arriving is an absolute bargain! Room was...More

Thank janebee26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying at this hostel for some 27 years, it is one of my favourite places in the whole lakes. I decided to take my son up this week for 3 nights, for his first proper walking trip with "Dad". We had rain,...More

Thank stuartrowe74
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Enjoy one of the multitude of walks that are possible direct from the hostel steps.... my favourite is to walk up to Red Pike, then traverse the long ridge, going up Haystacks then dropping back down to Buttermere

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Thank petersclan241
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Rather a grand building in a superb location, with plenty of lakeside and fell walking right from the door. Staff very friendly and helpful, good "supper club" meals, a small bar, the usual hearty YHA breakfasts and plenty of hot water. Really enjoyed the stay

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Paweł M
17 July 2015|
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Response from wilbo63 | Reviewed this property |
My sons and I prebooked our evening meal and breakfast so we didn't need a fridge,however there is a communal kitchen for those who wish to self cater. My sons brought their own hair dryer but I don't think the shower room... More
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"Try for a room on the lower floor, it was like an oven with four of us on the top floor"
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"can;t say, stayed just the once to date, but will be back"
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