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Saturday: 9am - 5pm
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YHA Langdon Beck


Forest-in-Teesdale, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, DL12 0XN

T: 0845 371 9027

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Board GamesClassroom/Educational meeting roomCot availableCredit cards accepted

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This hostel provides the following facilities:

Board Games

Classroom/Educational meeting room

Cot available

Credit cards accepted

Cycle Store


Drying room


En suite rooms available

Group catering available



Meals available

Mountain Biking


Picnic lunch available

Private rooms available

Self-catering kitchen

Suitable for families

Table Licence

Under 3s welcome



33 Beds

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About YHA Langdon Beck

Fans of outdoor activity holidays with an interest in the environment will enjoy this remote rural retreat. You’ll find magnificent views, great walking holiday routes and High Force and Cauldron Snout waterfalls. A good base for cycling holidays, activity breaks and fishing holidays too. We provide breakfast and homemade evening meals and the opportunity to watch the sun set over the north Pennines with a glass of wine or local beer.

This property is also available for Exclusive Hire during the winter months. Click here for more details.

Need to know

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.

Reception Times:
08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.30

Hostel Closing Times:

Is the hostel open every day of the year?

Manager recommends

  • Langdon Beck is England's highest Youth Hostel! In a splendid position close to the Cow Green Nature Reserve with excellent routes nearby, the hostel is perfect for cycling holidays and walking holidays. This lovely, rural retreat is a great spot for family Northumberland holidays or activity breaks.

Volunteering opportunities

There are currently no volunteering opportunities at YHA Langdon Beck. Please visit YHA Volunteering to see what opportunities are available.

YHA Exclusive Hire

Make YHA Langdon Beck your home for a few days by booking the whole place to yourself! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more details. Available every weekend of the year.

YHA School Trips

YHA Langdon Beck provides a range of geography packages as well as a chance to explore the great outdoors. Situated just six miles away is the Kingsway Adventure centre, prefect for an activity break! The hostel holds up to 33 people and provides home cooked meals for groups.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

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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