YHA in North West
YHA Coniston Coppermines
Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8HP
"Excellent" - 93% Customer Satisfaction Based on 46 customer scores

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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 or in our camping and cabins products.
    Children aged between 11 and 16 can stay in dorm rooms as long as they are accompanied by an adult of the same gender.

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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.


  • Board games
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Early Bird School Holidays Offer
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for climbing
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Library/Quiet room
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • YHA School Trips
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £5 per person






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Need to Know

Reception Times

09.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 21.00


17.00 - 21.00


09.00 - 10.00

Open every day?

YHA Coniston Coppermines is open every day for bookings from mid-March until the end of October. From November to March, the hostel is open for group bookings and YHA Exclusive Hire. During this time, beds and rooms may become available up to three months before your travelling date, so please check the website for availability.

Towels & Toiletries

Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception. Bedding is supplied in all rooms.


Free parking available on-site.


Pets are not permitted at YHA Coniston Coppermines. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property


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Maps & Directions


Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8HP

How to get here

By car: From Coniston village, take the road between the Black Bull Pub and Co-op. The road becomes an uneven track, climbing steadily then levelling - distance 1.25 miles.

Public Transport
The nearest coach stop is at Ambleside, 3.48 miles away.

Book your coach tickets here.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 345 371 9630
Email: coppermines@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 96
OS Grid ref: SD289986
Longitude: -3.095299
Latitude: 54.377599

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 015394 41533
Website: http://www.visitcumbria.com/amb/coniston.htm
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YHA Exclusive Hire

Want to rent the whole property to yourself? YHA Coniston Coppermines is available as an Exclusive Hire property from the autumn half term to the Easter holidays. Please visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information.

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