Welcome to the Pennines
The Pennines – a stunning landscape of open moors, attractive valleys, tumbling rivers, wonderful woodlands, fascinating imprints of its industrial past, distinctive wildlife and much more. In recognition of its special qualities, the Pennines area is now an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and a UNESCO Global Geopark, making camping in the Pennines .
The Pennines is a great holiday destination for adventure and outdoor lovers, with much to explore amongst this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Why you should use our YHA campsite in the Pennines:
- Popular location for walking holidays
- Good location for exploring
- 24-hour access to hostel facilities
- Spectacular views of the open countryside
YHA hostels with camping in the Pennines
Camping is available from £5 per person per night.
YHA Edmundbyers is a popular base for camping in the Pennines. The campsite is situated in a walled garden area dotted with mature trees. Campers can indulge in mighty views of the open countryside from the campsite. The reason why YHA Edmundbyers is liked by so many for camping is because of the location. This spot is great for walking holidays, with much to explore amongst this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The campsite has room for eight pitches and is suitable for both families and organised groups. Campers have 24-hour access to hostel facilities including the self-catering kitchen, lounge, showers and toilets.
Things to do in the Pennines
Discover the wildlife and history of Derwent Reservoir along the trail whilst admiring the views of the reservoir. The grade of the walk is easy and is suitable for cyclists, walkers, wheelchairs and pushchairs.
The Pennines has great cycling opportunities for all ages and abilities - from country roads on gentle gradients, to more challenging routes. Perfect for cycling lovers.
Hamsterley Forest offers something for everyone. Riders of all abilities are encouraged, whether you want a ride out with the kids, or a full-on downhill experience, you won’t be disappointed here.
The three-mile long reservoir offers a safe and fun way to learn water sports. The reservoir is particularly popular for sailing. A fun day out for everyone.