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This hostel provides the following facilities:
Classroom/Educational meeting room
Credit cards accepted
Group catering available
Picnic lunch available
Private rooms available
Suitable for families
Under 3s welcome
About YHA Borrowdale
YHA Borrowdale is perfect for outdoor activity breaks, school trips and family breaks. This large Lakeland hostel has a fabulous valley location with fine mountain scenery and a warm, informal atmosphere.
High-level adventure for climbing holidays or hiking holidays, and family-friendly walking holidays await you and bustling Keswick is only seven miles away. All dishes are freshly prepared and wines, Cumbrian ales and spirits are available. Have a look at a sample menu of what you can expect when you eat with us here. River bathing in crystal clear water during summer and cosy log fires in winter.
YHA members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA Borrowdale!
Need to know
There is no access for coaches, nearest drop off 400 metres. The hostel has NAS level 3 accessibility award.
Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.
07.00 - 23.00
Hostel Closing Times:
Is the hostel open every day of the year?
- For climbing holidays and hiking holidays, scaling Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England, Great Gable and Bowfell will reward your effort with some fantastic views. For family walking holidays try the walk to Watendlath, Langstrath or along the crystal clear River Derwent to Castle Crag to relax and restore. For outdoor activity breaks, The Honister Via Ferrata, Whinlatter Mountain Biking and Go Ape tree-top ropes course are sure to exhilarate. We have all the ingredients needed for a wonderful day out on the Fells, perfect for family breaks and school trips. Brilliant!
Fancy spending some time in the stunning Lake District making a difference? YHA offers volunteering opportunities for individuals or groups throughout the year including student placements, week & weekend working parties or as much time as you’re willing to give. Tasks are varied and can be tailored to your interests or you can learn lots of new skills. If you’re interested in helping out please use either the hostel details above or contact our volunteering team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YHA School Trips
YHA Borrowdale is perfect for outdoor activity breaks for school groups. There are also geography, science and biology educational packages available from KS2 - A level. The hostel has 86 beds, classroom facilities and provides group catering.
Visit the YHA School Trips website to book your visit.