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YHA Helvellyn - Directions

Greenside, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0QR

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Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9742

Email: [email protected]

Map references

OS Map: 90

OS Grid Ref: NY366173

Lat/Lng: 54.547756, -2.981393

How to get here

By car: Helvellyn is signposted from Glenridding village, one mile past the Traveller's Rest. The lane leading to the hostel is unsurfaced but suitable for most vehicles. When using this track, please proceed with caution, especially if travelling on a motorbike.

By coach:
The nearest coach stop is at Penrith, 2.28 miles away. From Penrith you can take the 508 bus to Glenridding, and from there it is a 20 minute walk. On weekends and school holidays, the 508 also goes from Windermere. On weekends and school holidays, the 208 also goes twice a day from Keswick to Glenridding.

Book your coach tickets here.