YHA in North West
YHA Langdale
Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9HJ
"Excellent" - 90% Customer Satisfaction Based on 91 customer scores
2 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
2 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £13.00
Private rooms from £25.00
Family rooms from £25.00

YHA Affordable Family Holidays - Rooms from £29



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  • Booking for more than 16 people? Click here

    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.

  • We are no longer taking bookings for customers wishing to arrive today. Please select alternative dates or location.

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.


  • BBQ area
  • Board games
  • Classroom
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Early Bird School Holidays Offer
  • Games room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for climbing
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Laundry
  • Library/Quiet room
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shop
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • TV
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • YHA School Trips
  • Parking
  • Ambulant accessible
  • Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £6 per person







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Need to Know

Reception Times

07.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.15


17.00 - 22.15


07.00 - 10.00

Open every day?

From 18th March to 31st October YHA Langdale is open during weekends and school holidays for families and individual travellers. From Monday - Thursday the hostel is open for group bookings. From 1st November until 17th March YHA Langdale is open for group bookings and YHA Exclusive Hire only.

Hostel closing times


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.


Free parking on-site


Pets are not permitted at YHA Langdale. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property


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Maps & Directions


High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9HJ

How to get here

By car: Please be aware that the A591 is still closed between Grasmere and Keswick. If you are driving from the north, we recommend leaving the M6 at junction 36, 37 or 38. From Ambleside follow the A593 to Coniston and the Langdales. After about 1 1/2 miles take the steep right hand turning signposted "High Close" (with YHA OS symbol). Continue to top of the hill for approximately 2 miles until a left-hand switchback takes you to the hostel, 200 yards on the left.

Public Transport
By bus: If you are traveling by bus, there is a shuttle bus running between Keswick and Grasmere, which bypasses the closure. You can then change to the regular 555 service.

By coach: The nearest National Express coach stop is in Grasmere, 1.01 miles away. Book your coach tickets here.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: 015394 37579
Email: langdale@yha.org.uk
Social Media:
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Map References

OS Map: 90
OS Grid ref: NY338052
Longitude: -3.02148
Latitude: 54.43857

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 015394 32582
Website: http://www.visitcumbria.com/tourist-information-centres.htm
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Virtual Tour

YHA Exclusive Hire

Invite all your family and friends along to this gorgeous Victorian mansion and hire the whole property for yourself. To do so please visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website. Open for bookings from the autumn half term to the Easter holidays.

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