YHA in North West
YHA Alston
Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3RW
"Superb" - 97% Customer Satisfaction Based on 11 customer scores

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  • Booking for more than 16 people? Click here

    Please Note:
    If you plan to bring children under 5, please stay in a Private Room.
    Children under 15? Please be accompained with an adult staying in the same room.
    Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

  • We are no longer taking bookings for customers wishing to arrive today. Please select alternative dates or location.

Availability Calendar

Can't find a bed on your preferred date? Try choosing a different room type from the selection box above. Alternatively please call us on 0800 0191 700 or +44 (0) 1629 592 700. Members of YHA or Hostelling International are entitled to a discount of up to £3/night off the prices quoted above for bookings at YHA operated properties. Member discounts are redeemable at the checkout stage of your online booking. Family room prices are only available if your booking contains at least one adult and one child under 18.


  • BBQ area
  • Board games
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for family breaks
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Laundry
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shop
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Free wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £8 per person
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Need to Know

Reception Times

08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.00


17.00 - 22.00


08.00 - 10.00

Open every day?



There is parking for 12 cars at the hostel and additional parking nearby.


Assistance dogs are welcome.

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Maps & Directions


The Firs, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3RW

How to get here

At the Southern end of Alston turn onto The Firs road opposite petrol station, take first right at top of bank.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 (0) 1434 381509
Email: alston@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 86
OS Grid ref: NY717461
Longitude: -2.441886
Latitude: 54.808934

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01434 382244
Website: www.visitcumbria.com

YHA Exclusive Hire

Make YHA Alston your home for a few days by booking the whole place for yourself! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more details. Group bookings can be made from November through to the end of March.

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