YHA Ingleton Exterior

YHA Ingleton

Ingleton, LA6 3EG
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room


All YHA hostels are temporarily closed for recreational use as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are currently only accepting new bookings for stays from 1st August 2020. Please read our latest statement for further guidance.

YHA Ingleton is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, in the pretty village of Ingleton. Surrounded by magnificent countryside with caves, waterfalls, and mountains, the area is known for its walking routes and striking caves, with a famous waterfall trail that begins in the village.

If you appreciate the great outdoors, Ingleton and the surrounding area has plenty to offer. Explore caverns and amazing water features, conquer rock faces, splash around underground or take a dip in the open air - it’s all here.

Why guests love YHA Ingleton

  • Victorian house set in private grounds in the village of Ingleton
  • Yorkshire Dales base for walking and climbing
  • Close to Lake District, Forest of Bowland and Morecambe Bay

Accommodation at YHA Ingleton

The hostel

Private rooms and single-sex dormitories are both available in this newly refurbished Youth Hostel. Situated in its own private grounds, YHA Ingleton is great for family breaks. The hostel has plenty of room for muddy boots and lots of posters and info about the local area - you'll be spoilt for choice! There are two lounges (one with a TV) for guests to relax in, plus a new sun lounge and a newly-extended dining room. 

Rooms: 1 x 2-bedded room, 7 x 4-bedded rooms, 2 x 5-bedded en-suite rooms (with double beds) and 4 x 6-bedded rooms. There are 64 beds in total.

There is ample storage and food preparation space in the well equipped self-catering kitchen. There is a wide range of crockery, cookware, pots and pans.

Hire the whole place

This hostel is available for hire on an exclusive basis from early November until early March each year. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website.​
We can also offer Sole Use (Catered and Self Catered) Bookings during our main summer season but suggest you get in touch with us early if you have specific dates in mind.


Food and drink at YHA Ingleton


Food and drink

Prebooked Group Evening meals are available, please contact Ingleton in advance of your stay for more details.



  • 24 hour access
  • Cot available
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden / grounds


  • Drying room
  • Lounge


  • Board games
  • Library/Quiet room
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available

Food & drink

  • Dining room
  • Group catering available
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • Sole use
  • Trade bookings
  • YHA Exclusive Hire

Need to know

Reception times: 08.00 - 10.00 17.00 - 22.00

Check in: 17.00 - 22.00 (10.30pm on Friday and Saturday).

Check out: 08.00 - 10.00

Open every day?: Open every day from Mid March to the end of October.

Parking: There is free parking on site. A coach park is available within the village and drop off is approximately 30m from the hostel in the village square.

Pets: Dogs and other domestic pets are not permitted at YHA Ingleton. ​Assistance dogs are welcome, please advise at time of booking.

YHA Ingleton - Access Statement

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YHA Ingleton

Map references

OS Map: 98

OS Grid Ref: SD695733

Lat/Lng: 54.155057, -2.467694

Contact information

Phone: 03452602752

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

Invite all your family and friends along to YHA Ingleton and hire the whole property fro yourself. To do so please visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website.


Ingleton and the surrounding area was settled in the Iron Age by the Brigantes who built a hill fort on top of Ingleborough with walls a kilometer in circumference. The Romans defeated the Brigantes in battle and built a fort alongside the hill fort. The valley was crossed by Roman roads as Ingleton was a strategic river crossing. By the 12th century the Normans had built a church in the village.

Meet the team

The Howson family purchased the hostel from YHA in January 2014, with a view to keeping a Youth Hostel within the village to the benefit of the local community and visitors to the area.

Manager recommends: Set yourself the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge taking in the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough,in under 12 hours – the perfect way to experience the beautiful countryside the Yorkshire Dales has to offer. 

Walkers and cyclists welcome

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