Walking and Rambling in Dufton

Walking and Rambling in Dufton


You can approach Cross Fell, the highest point along the Pennine Way from the hostel. Don't miss High Cup Nick, an impressive geological feature popular with walkers, and the North Pennines very own 'Grand Canyon' with its impressive rock formations.
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Hostels nearby

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YHA Dufton

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Walking and Rambling in Dufton

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OS Grid Ref: NY 68914 25126

Lat/Lng: 54.620316, -2.4829261

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Other things to do nearby


Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill

Acorn Bank Garden is a National Trust garden, best known for its collection of herbs. Wander along the beck to the partially restored watermill.

Aira Force waterfalls

Aira Force Waterfalls

Indulge in impressive mountain scenery and a 65ft waterfall that inspired many of Wordsworth's great works.

Ashgill Force

Ashgill Force

The highest waterfall in the area, the gill falls a spectacular 50ft into a pool in the wooded valley below.


Bowlees Visitor Centre

A fantastic base for walks, the centre provides information and displays on the landscape, wildlife and people of Upper Teesdale.


Climbing in Patterdale

For the full mountain experience, serious climbers can try the exposed technical routes of Dove Crag, Raven Crag and Eagle Crag - three star routes within walking distance of the hostel.


Cycling in Alston

The hostel is a popular stop off for the Sea to Sea bike ride. The secure bike shed and drying room offer all the facilities a cyclist needs. However we do not have bikes to rent out.


Cycling in Dufton

There's fantastic road cycling around Dufton with lots of quiet roads making it suitable for all cycling abilities.


Cycling in Langdon Beck

The hostel is close to the Coast to Coast cycling route. Local roads offer great cycling for all abilities for anyone who wants to enjoy stunning views over the North Pennines landscape.



The second largest lake in the Lake District is nine miles long, snaking through a stunning valley between high mountains, none more impressive than Helvellyn to its southwest.

Mountain Biking at YHA Langdon Beck

Mountain Biking in Langdon Beck

Hire a bike at Hamsterley Forest and explore the graded trails including serious levels of descent and lovely family routes through the tranquil woods.

Eggleston Hall Gardens

Eggleston Hall Gardens

Four acres of garden full of surprises with winding paths, borders, organic vegetables and fell views - a truly magical place.     Visit the website

Walking and Rambling at YHA Alston

Walking and Rambling in Alston

The Pennine Way passes through some of the most beautiful and remote countryside England has to offer. This section boasts the highest waterfall in England.