YHA in North West
YHA Windermere
Troutbeck, Cumbria, LA23 1LA
"Great" - 89% Customer Satisfaction Based on 113 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 £13.00
Private rooms from £29.00
Family rooms from £25.00
Camping from £15.00

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    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
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Early Bird School Holidays Offer
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Great for watersports
  • Group catering available
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Library/Quiet room
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sole use
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • TV
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA School Trips
  • Free wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Ambulant accessible
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
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Need to Know

Reception Times

15.00 - 22.00


Before 10.00

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Towels and 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.


A good amount of car parking is available at the hostel with an overflow car park for busy times.


Dogs can stay on our campsite and in our tipis. There is a £5 charge per dog per night for our tipi accommodation which is payable upon arrival. You can bring your dog for free if you are camping in your own tent.

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

Pets are not permitted in the hostel accommodation at YHA Windermere however, assistance dogs are welcome throughout, please advise upon booking.


Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.

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Maps & Directions


Bridge Lane, Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LA

How to get here

By car: If you are driving from the north, we recommend leaving the M6 at junction 40 and following the A592 to Troutbeck. Bear right onto Townhead Brow shortly before you enter Troutbeck and continue onto Bridge Lane, where you will find the hostel on your right. From the south, leave the M6 at Junction 36, and follow the A590/A591 to Troutbeck Bridge, before turning right onto Bridge Lane shortly after passing a petrol station. The hostel will be on your left.

Public Transport

By bus: Services 505, 555 & 599 run from Windermere train station at regular intervals. Alight at Troutbeck Bridge and follow the Youth Hostel sign from the main road. We are a 20 minute uphill walk from this point. Please visit the website for the most up to date timetables.

By coach: The nearest National Express coach stop is at Ambleside, four miles away. Book your coach tickets here.

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Contact Information

Hostel: +44 345 371 9352 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.)
Email: [email protected]
Social Media:
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Map References

OS Map: 90
OS Grid ref: NY405013
Longitude: -2.917495
Latitude: 54.403862

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 015394 46499
Website: http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/visiting/placestogo/explorewindermere/bownessinformationcentre
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