Acorn Bank Garden is a National Trust garden, best known for its collection of herbs. Wander along the beck to the partially restored watermill.
YHA Dufton is a great base for outdoor activity breaks and exploring the wild moorland and green valleys which characterise the area. This accommodation in Cumbria is the perfect opportunity to stay in Europe’s first Geopark, an area of great geological interest.
YHA Dufton faces the pretty village green near to the Pennine Way, and is perfectly placed to give easy access to Cross Fell and High Cup Nick. The area is great for walking and cycling holidays or just a relaxing weekend break in a quiet village.
Why guests love YHA Dufton
Accommodation at YHA Dufton
YHA Dufton has 32 beds in a selection of dorm, private and en-suite rooms. The Youth Hostel also has educational facilities, beautiful grounds and cosy social areas. The open plan dining space and common room has a selection of tables and chairs and comfortable seating.
Hire the whole place
This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website.
Food and drink at YHA Dufton
- Cot available
- Garden / grounds
- Drying room
- Board games
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
Food & drink
- Dining room
- Group catering available
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
Transportation & parking
Other YHA products
- Trade bookings
- YHA Exclusive Hire
Need to know
Check in: 17.00 - 21.00
Check out: 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 and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not supplied but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.
Parking: There is a good amount of car parking at the hostel.
Pets: Pets are not permitted at YHA Dufton. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 7.30 til 9am
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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.
Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.
The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions.
You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website.