Walking and Rambling in Langdon Beck
The Pennine Way in on the hostel's doorstep, with two of the best stretches of the route in the area up to High Cup Nick. There's plenty of open space and time to explore this lovely part of the country.
What makes it special
- Stay here while doing the Pennine Way
- Explore the southern end of the North Pennines
Other things to do nearby
Kingsway Adventure Centre, six miles away, offers guided tuition in a range of outdoor activities. YHA Langdon Beck is right by the River Tees, with a variety of paddling from beginner sites to
Hire a bike at Hamsterley Forest, about 20 miles away, and explore the graded trails including serious levels of descent and lovely family routes through the tranquil woods.
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. see
High Force waterfall suddenly and spectacularly drops 70ft into a plunge pool, making it England's highest uninterrupted drop of water. Park at the nearby car park, also on a bus route, and walk
A fantastic base for walks, the centre provides information and displays on the landscape, wildlife and people of Upper Teesdale. Within walking distance of both High Force Waterfall and
Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, is a fully restored nineteenth century lead mine, where you can experience for yourself the life and work of the lead mining families of the Pen
The highest waterfall in the area, the gill falls a spectacular 50ft into a pool in the wooded valley below.
See the mineral mining past of the North Pennines, with underground tours and interactive waterpower demonstrations. See samples in the nearby museum and tea-room. Visit the Mine website for
There's fantastic road cycling around Dufton with lots of quiet roads making it suitable for all cycling abilities.
Four acres of garden full of surprises with winding paths, borders, organic vegetables and fell views - a truly magical place. Visit the Garden website
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
Appleby-in-Westmorland ia an attractive, historic, market town, famous for its horse fair that attracts a huge gypsy gathering each year. While here visit the Appleby Castle. Tours of th
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.
The South Tyne Trail is a great route for all abilities to enjoy traffic-free picturesque rides.
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.
A new narrow gauge railway from Cumbria into Northumberland. There's also a shop, café & Hub transport museum. Visit the Railway website