YHA in North West
YHA Dufton
Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6DB
"Excellent" - 94% Customer Satisfaction Based on 77 customer scores
4 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
4 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £18.00
Private rooms from £39.00
Family rooms from £29.00

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  • Booking for more than 16 people? Click here

    Admissions Policy:
    Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
    Children under 11 are welcome at YHA but can only stay in private or family rooms or in our camping and cabins products.
    Children aged between 11 and 16 can stay in dorm rooms as long as they are accompanied by an adult of the same gender.

  • We are no longer taking bookings for customers wishing to arrive today. Please select alternative dates or location.

Availability Calendar

Can't find a bed on your preferred date? Try choosing a different room type from the selection box above. Alternatively please call us on 0800 0191 700 or +44 (0) 1629 592 700. Members of YHA or Hostelling International are entitled to a discount of up to £3/night off the prices quoted above for bookings at YHA operated properties. Member discounts are redeemable at the checkout stage of your online booking. Family room prices are only available if your booking contains at least one adult and one child under 18.


  • Board games
  • Classroom
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Laundry
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Parking
  • En suite rooms available
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £6 per person
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Need to Know

Reception Times

17.00 - 21.00


Before 10.00

Open every day?

YHA Dufton is open every day from March until the end of October. From November until February, the hostel is available for group bookings and YHA Exclusive Hire. Availability is released three months in advance so please check the website for more information.

Towels & Toiletries

Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception. Bedding is supplied in all rooms.


There is a good amount of car parking at the hostel.


Pets are not permitted at YHA Dufton. Assistance dogs are welcome.

You are also able to bring your dog if you book the hostel on YHA Exclusive Hire.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property


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Maps & Directions


Dufton, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6DB

How to get here

From Scotch Corner and the East: leave the A66 at Appleby, follow the signs for Dufton. From Penrith and the West: leave the A66 before Appleby, take left turn signed Long Marton and Dufton.

This 3 word address identifies the precise 3m x 3m square at the hostel's entrance. It’s much more reliable than a street address, which can take you to the wrong place particularly in the countryside. Paste these 3 words into the what3words app to get directions, even without a data connection. Click here to learn more.
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Contact Information

Hostel: +44 345 371 9734
Email: [email protected]

Map References

OS Map: 91
OS Grid ref: NY688251
Longitude: -2.484206
Latitude: 54.619877

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 017683 51177
Website: www.visitcumbria.com

YHA Exclusive Hire

Make YHA Dufton your home for a few days by booking the whole place for yourself! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more details. Open for group bookings every weekend of the year.


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