YHA in North West
YHA Hawse End Bunkhouse
Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UE

This hostel is not bookable online. Please contact the hostel direct.

Make a Group booking request

This hostel is not bookable online. Please contact the hostel direct.

Make a Group booking request

3 Star Group Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
3 Star Group Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee


  • BBQ area
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for activity breaks
  • Lounge
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Parking
  • 24 hour access
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Great Location
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £7 per person



Need to Know

Reception Times

9.00 - 17.00

Open every day?



Parking is available in the grounds for up to eight cars.


Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online

YHA Hawse End Bunkhouse can only be booked online for YHA Exclusive Hire.

Maps & Directions


YHA Hawse End, Hawse End Cottage, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UE

How to get here

By car: From Penrith and the M6 – Take Exit 40 and follow A66 follow road signposted for Portinscale, just west of Keswick junction. Follow the road through Portinscale continuing for approx. 3 miles following signs for Hawse End Centre. Pass the Derwentwater Marina and go straight on past two right hand signposts to Ullock and Stair. The turning to the centre is on the left directly opposite the Swinside Lodge Hotel. Follow this drive along to Hawse End Centre, the Cottage is further along the road.

Public Transport
The nearest coach stop is in Keswick, 1.24 miles away.

Book your coach tickets here.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 (0)1768 812280
Email: hawseend@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 90
OS Grid ref: NY250210
Longitude: -3.16153
Latitude: 54.57900

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 017687 72645
Website: http://www.visitcumbria.com/

YHA Exclusive Hire

Make YHA Hawse End your home for a few days by booking the whole place for yourself! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more details. Open for group bookings from the autumn half term to the Easter Holidays.

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