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YHA Cockermouth


Double Mills, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0DS

T: 0845 371 9313

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BBQ areaBoard GamesCot availableCredit cards accepted

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This hostel provides the following facilities:

BBQ area

Board Games

Cot available

Credit cards accepted

Cycle Store


Drying room





Private rooms available

Self catering only

Self-catering dining room

Self-catering kitchen


Suitable for families

Under 3s welcome


26 Beds

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About YHA Cockermouth

A handy base for cycling and touring the west Cumbrian coast and great walking in the quieter northwestern lakeland fells, this hostel is a converted 17th century watermill in an idyllic spot on the river Cocker. Perfectly located for hiking and all kinds of outdoor activity breaks, this has all the makings of a magical Lake District holiday you'll never forget. Self catering only but it’s only a 10 minute walk to the centre of this attractive market town with plenty of good pubs and restaurants.

Need to know

Parking is limited, but there is a cycle store if you're arriving on two wheels.

Reception Times:
07.30 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.00

Hostel Closing Times:
23.00 - Doors locked at this time.

Is the hostel open every day of the year?

Manager recommends

  • Great for cycling and walking holidays or if you want to explore the quieter corners of Cumbria on your Lake District holiday.

Volunteering opportunities

This hostel is looking for volunteer wardens.

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 volunteering@yha.org.uk.

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Standing on the banks of the River Cocker, YHA Cockermouth is a beautifully renovated 17th Century Water Mill. Nestled on the edge of the Lake District, this is the perfect starting point for any Lakeland adventure or simply cosy up on cold winter nights.

Book YHA Cockermouth and start your exploration of the Lake District at any time of the year.

Contact YHA

Trevelyan House, Dimple Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3YH

Freephone: 0800 0191 700
Telephone: 01629 592 700
Email: customerservices@yha.org.uk

Company No: 282555
Registered Charity No: 306122

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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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