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YHA Alston

Alston, Cumbria

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3 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
3 Star Hostel

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  • BBQ area
  • Board Games
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle Store
  • Cycling
  • Drying room
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Family breaks
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group catering available
  • Laundry
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking
  • Picnic lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Restaurant/dining room
  • Self-catering dining room
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shop
  • Under 3s welcome
  • Walking
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £8 per person

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.


Assistance dogs are welcome.

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.

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
Public Transport: View travel options.

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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Under 5? Please stay in a Private Room.
Under 15? Please be accompanied with an Adult staying in the same room.
Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or Adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

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