Acorn Bank Garden is a National Trust garden, best known for its collection of herbs. Wander along the beck to the partially restored watermill.
Dufton, Cumbria, CA16 6DB
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.
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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.
We are very grateful for all of the help and support that our generous volunteers give to YHA. We are proud of our “Investors in Volunteering” accreditation and have a wide range of opportunities available across the country, all of which will provide great learning or social experiences and help us to create even more opportunities for young people.
Volunteering is a great way to meet people, visit new places, gain experiences and have fun. Full details of all of our various volunteering programmes can be found on the Volunteering website.
At YHA Dufton we offer the following volunteering opportunities subject to availability:
Please contact [email protected] or call 01629 592562 for more information.