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This hostel provides the following facilities:
Library / Quiet room
Self catering only
Self-catering dining room
Suitable for families
Under 3s welcome
About Skiddaw Bunkhouse
This former shooting lodge and shepherd’s bothy with coal and log fires, is the highest YHA associated building in Britain. Between Skiddaw and Blencathra, it can only be reached on foot or bike. A true rural retreat for your Lake District activity break, the bunkhouse is located in the tranquil Northern Fells and on the Cumbria Way. An ideal base for walking and cycling holidays. The accommodation has no mains electricity or phone - the perfect escape for an activity break.
Need to know
The nearest road is 3.5 miles from YHA Skiddaw. The bunkhouse has no mains electricity, but has solar-powered battery lighting. There are no phone or credit card facilities so please come prepared.
08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 23.00
Hostel Closing Times:
10.00 - 17.00
Is the hostel open every day of the year?
- This Cumbria Way accommodation is 1,550 feet above sea level, so a walk or ride to the top of Skiddaw is a must for anyone staying here on a Lake District activity break.