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YHA Ambleside

Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EU

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10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £10.00
Private rooms from £20.00
Family rooms from £20.00


  • Bar
  • BBQ area
  • Board Games
  • Cafe bar
  • Classroom/Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle Store
  • Drying room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Good Public Transport Links
  • Group catering available
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Library / Quiet room
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store
  • Meals available
  • Parking
  • Picnic lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Restaurant/dining room
  • Self-catering dining room
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Special Breaks
  • Suitable for families
  • Table Licence
  • Trade Bookings
  • TV
  • Under 3s welcome
  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Great for groups

Need to Know

Reception Times

07.30 - 00.00


14.00 - 00.00


07.30 - 10.00

Open every day?


Towels & Toiletries

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.


Limited on-site parking


Pets are not permitted at YHA Ambleside. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property


Maps & Directions


Waterhead, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EU

How to get here

By car: M6 Jct 36, follow A591 via Windermere to Waterhead. Hostel is 1 mile south of Ambleside town

Public Transport

Book your coach tickets here.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 845 371 9620
Email: ambleside@yha.org.uk
Social Media:
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Map References

OS Map: 90
OS Grid ref: GR377031
Longitude: -2.961813
Latitude: 54.41917

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 015394 32582
Website: http://www.visitcumbria.com/amb/ambleside
Public Transport: View travel options.

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YHA School Trips

There are a range of educational and action/adventure packages available at YHA Ambleside. The hostel has 249 beds, Internet access, classroom facilities, a library and group catering is available. Visit the YHA School Trips website to reserve the hostel for your field trip.

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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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