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YHA Hawkshead Hostel

Hawkshead, Ambleside, Lake District, England

The hostel is a beautiful Regency mansion with stunning grounds overlooking Esthwaite Water. This is a great base to explore the beautiful village of Hawkshead, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top, Grizedale Forest and the southern fells. Read more

84% Overall Rating 17 out of 25 customers would recommend this property based on 25 reviews

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 80%

Location 86%

Safety 86%

Staff 91%

Value 86%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Linen Included
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • SANITISATIONBADGE
  • Towels for hire

Important Information

***Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.***

*All bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.*

Please note that our breakfast price is £5.75.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 17:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Lake District?

Contact us directly

The hostel is a beautiful Regency mansion with stunning grounds overlooking Esthwaite Water. This is a great base to explore the beautiful village of Hawkshead, Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top, Grizedale Forest and the southern fells. Read more

Shared Rooms

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About YHA Hawkshead

Family-friendly and in a glorious setting, this grade II listed Regency style building overlooks tranquil Esthwaite Water. Great for walking and cycling, nearby Grizedale Forest also offers some of the country’s best mountain-biking. Explore the surrounding Beatrix Potter country from here too, plus there’s easy access to the southern fells and Lake Windermere. Enjoy good food and local ales in the hostel’s comfortable restaurant.

Our rooms are in two buildings, one of which has 24 hour access once check-in has been completed.

***Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.***

*All bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.*

Accommodation Information

At YHA Hawkshead we strive to cater for everybody.Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or washrooms is accessible to modern standards.

We also have:
Two steps into the main building and also into the Courtyard Lodge
Ground floor bedrooms in the Courtyard Lodge
En-suite rooms

Please note that our breakfast price is £5.75.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.