YHA in North West
YHA Black Sail
Cleator, Cumbria, CA23 3AX
"Excellent" - 93% Customer Satisfaction Based on 137 customer scores
1 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
1 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £25.00
Private rooms from £25.00
Family rooms from £25.00

YHA Affordable Family Holidays - Rooms from £29

 

 

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    Admissions Policy:
    Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
    Children under 11 are welcome at YHA but can only stay in Private or Family Rooms.

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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.

Facilities

  • Board games
  • Cot available
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for climbing
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Trade bookings
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • YHA School Trips
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
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Need to Know

Reception Times

08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.00

Check-in

17.00 - 22.00

Check-out

08.00 - 10.00

Hostel closing times

22.00

Open every day?

YHA Black Sail is open every day for bookings from mid-March until the end of October. During the winter months, the hostel is open for group bookings and YHA Exclusive Hire only.

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.

Parking

The hostel is only accessible by foot or bike. The nearest road is 2 1/2 miles away by mountain path. Vehicle access to Black Sail is permitted for staff only and they're permitted to drive between YHA Black Sail and YHA Ennerdale. Customers for YHA Black Sail may leave their cars in the Bowness Knott car park, but their vehicles are not authorised beyond.

Pets

Pets are not permitted at YHA Black Sail. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online

Yes

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Maps & Directions

Address

Black Sail Hut, Ennerdale, Cleator, Cumbria, CA23 3AX

How to get here

Walking/cycling access only via Bowness Knot in the Ennerdale Valley, 6 miles. Also via Buttermere, 6 miles, Honister, 4 miles and Wastwater, 6 miles. Access to Black Sail is permitted for staff only and they're permitted to drive between YHA Black Sail and YHA Ennerdale. Customers for YHA Black Sail may leave their cars in the Bowness Knott car park, but their vehicles are not authorised beyond.

Public Transport
The nearest bus stops are at YHA Honister or at Gatesgarth Buttermere - both 2.5 miles away by hill path. Both are stops on the 77 Honister Rambler service from Keswick.

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Contact Information

Hostel: +44 845 371 9680 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.)
Email: blacksail@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 89
OS Grid ref: NY194124
Longitude: -3.244845
Latitude: 54.500346

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01539 724555
Website: http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/
 
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