YHA Mankinholes Exterior
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room


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In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

Set within a quiet rural hamlet in the East Lancashire countryside, YHA Mankinholes is a former 16th century manor house perfect for walks in the nearby Pennine moorland. The Pennine Way and Calderdale Way are close by and you’ll find an abundance of other footpaths, bridleways and packhorse trails to explore. 

The hostel enjoys excellent views and boasts a cosy lounge with a log burning stove, making it a favourite for those looking for a peaceful spot to relax after a long day on two feet.

Why guests love YHA Mankinholes

  • Quiet rural retreat
  • Great for walking holidays
  • YHA Exclusive Hire available

Accommodation at YHA Mankinholes

The hostel

We have 2 x two bedded rooms, 4 x four bedded rooms and 2 x 6 bedded rooms. One of the six bedded rooms is en- suite. There is a cosy lounge with comfortable Chesterfield seating where guests can relax and a spacious dining room.

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.




  • Basic food shop
  • Cot available
  • Cycle store
  • Garden / grounds


  • Drying room


  • Board games
  • Library/Quiet room

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available

Food & drink

  • Dining room
  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • YHA Exclusive Hire

Need to know

Check in: 17.00 - 21.00

Check out: Before 10.00

Open every day?: YHA Mankinholes is open every day from 1st March until 31st October for overnight bookings. YHA Exclusive Hire is also available at YHA Mankinholes at weekends. From November until the end of February, the hostel is only available for group bookings and YHA Exclusive Hire.

Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are able to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.

Parking: Parking is available at this hostel.

YHA Mankinholes - Access Statement

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YHA Mankinholes

Map references

OS Map: 103

OS Grid Ref: SD960235

Lat/Lng: 53.708477, -2.061909

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9751

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

Want to rent the whole property to yourself? YHA Mankinholes is available as an Exclusive Hire property all year round. Please visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more details.


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.

This hostel is part of our Volunteer Managers programme. You can find out about becoming a Volunteer Manager and supporting our small hostels on our Volunteering site.

Meet the team

This hostel is looked after by Volunteer Managers who each give up a week or more of their time to ensure that our guests receive a warm welcome .The hostel also has the support of Alan Clarke and his team at YHA Haworth.

Manager recommends: Blow away the cobwebs with a walk up to the monument on Stoodley Pike - fabulous views! 

Walkers and cyclists welcome Trip advisor 2020 Travellers Choice award

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