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Featured Hostels in Borrowdale

Newby Bridge Hotel
3 out of 5
Newby Bridge, Ulverston, England
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The price is £64 per night from 18 Oct to 19 Oct

Situated on a lake, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Fell Foot Park and Lake Windermere. Lakes Aqaurium and Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing are also ...

3.9/5Good! (340 reviews)

"The Hotel itself is a gem and the staff worked hard to make our 3 night stay a pleasure. Being 2020 and the Covid Pandemic regs is unmissable, yet our stay went by too fast."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

Newby Bridge Hotel
Great Langdale Bunkhouse Hostel
1 out of 5
Great Langdale, Ambleside, England
The price is £42 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct

Situated in Ambleside, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Helm Crag, Grasmere Garden Village and St Oswald's Church. Harrison Stickle and Wordsworth Museum ...

4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Nice location excellent Bunk beds and clean. c

"Pleasantly surprised about how organised it is and clean too. I am not sure if it is value for money though."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2017

Great Langdale Bunkhouse Hostel
YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe - Hostel
4 out of 5
Easedale Road, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £39 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct

Situated in Ambleside, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Grasmere Garden Village, Helm Crag and St Oswald's Church. Wordsworth Museum and Dove Cottage ...

4.4/5Excellent! (24 reviews)

"It was"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe - Hostel

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Thorney How
3 out of 5
Thorney How, Grasmere, Ambleside, England
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Situated in a national park, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Grasmere Garden Village, Helm Crag and St Oswald's Church. Wordsworth Museum and Dove Cottage ...

3.7/5Good! (15 reviews)

"Quiet, peaceful , lovely room and great shower. Food excellent"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2019

Thorney How
Derwentwater Independent Hostel
The price is £100 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct

Situated on the riverfront, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Derwent Water and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Lodore Falls. Theatre By The Lake and Hope Park are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Quick trip with my young sons

"Spent a couple of days here with my young sons. It was always just going to be a base as we were doing lots of activities. The grounds are lovely, great location, even the kids mentioned how nice the views were and how nice it was to see the waterfall from out room. My boys (aged 8 and 4) enjoyed ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Derwentwater Independent Hostel
YHA Ambleside - Hostel
4 out of 5
Waterhead, Ambleside, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £29 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct

Situated in Ambleside, this hostel is steps away from Ambleside Pier and Lake Windermere. White Platts Recreation Ground and Stock Ghyll Force are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (94 reviews)
Amazing

"Amazing all what our group needed thank you"…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2019

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YHA Keswick - Hostel
4 out of 5
Station Road, Keswick, England
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The price is £39 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct

Situated in Keswick, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Keswick Museum and Art Gallery and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Derwent Water. Hope Park and Cumberland Pencil ...

4.4/5Excellent! (28 reviews)

"Great place to stay close to the action, friendly staff, very clean and nice bedding. We were able to access our room a little early to decorate for our friend’s birthday. Would definitely recommend staying here"…"

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2019

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YHA Buttermere - Hostel
3 out of 5
Buttermere, Cockermouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £29 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct

Situated in Cockermouth, this hostel is 1 mi (1.5 km) from Buttermere and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Crummock Water. Lake District National Park and Honister Slate ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (20 reviews)

"There no Wi-Fi, no mobile phone service, and no shower jel and shampoo and dinner also only frozen vegetables, brake fast is fine."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019

YHA Buttermere - Hostel
Wayfarers Independent Hostel
The price is £61 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct

Situated in Penrith, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Penrith & Eden Museum, St Andrew's Church and Penrith Castle. Mayburgh Henge and Rheged are also ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Perfect cycling stop for LEJoG"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2019

Wayfarers Independent Hostel
YHA Eskdale - Hostel
3 out of 5
Eskdale, Boot, Holmrook, England
The price is £39 per night from 23 Oct to 24 Oct

Situated in Holmrook, this hostel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Eskdale Mill and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Hardknott Roman Fort. Lake District National Park and Muncaster ...

4.3/5Excellent! (11 reviews)
Yha Eskdale

"Great location, friendly staff, clean rooms. This was our first time in a hostel. We were very impressed with the overall location and facilities. Lovely to wake up in the morning and hear the birds singing and the stream running past outside. Pub close by for evening meals."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2018

YHA Eskdale - Hostel
YHA Wasdale Hall - Hostel
2 out of 5
Wasdale Hall, Wasdale, Seascale, England
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Situated in Seascale, this hostel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Wast Water and within 6 miles (10 km) of Scafell Pike and Lake District National Park. Eskdale Mill ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Very nice hostel in a very nice setting."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2019

YHA Wasdale Hall - Hostel
YHA Helvellyn - Hostel
The price is £59 per night from 16 Oct to 17 Oct

Situated in Penrith, this hostel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Ullswater and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Hellvellyn. Place Fell and St. Sunday Crag are also within 6 miles ...

4.3/5Excellent! (21 reviews)

"Really helpful friendly staff, value for money. Lots of choice to eat/ drink compared to what i expected."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

YHA Helvellyn - Hostel
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The Borrowdale Hotel

The Borrowdale Hotel

4 out of 5
Borrowdale, Keswick, England
The price is £155 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (52 reviews)
Weekend with our dog

"Really enjoyed our stay. Very pet friendly, when the weather was wet and windy it was lovely to sit in front of a roaring fire chatting with other guests. We ate in the hotel both nights and was very good. Although breakfast on the 2nd day could have been better. We booked a standard after being ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

The Borrowdale Hotel
Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa

Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa

4 out of 5
The price is £210 per night from 15 Oct to 16 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (86 reviews)

"Very good hotel at an excellent location with really friendly staff and a great restaurant. WiFi service needs definite improvement as there is limited mobile signal."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa
Borrowdale Gates Hotel

Borrowdale Gates Hotel

4 out of 5
The price is £173 per night from 21 Oct to 22 Oct
4.8/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"Set in a great location.All staff were wonderful and friendly.We dined in both evenings - food was superb.Breakfast was also great and staff made sure you had plenty of coffee etc.We were in ‘classic double room’ -nice view but warm with no ventilation.Bed was comfortable.TV channels not very good! ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2020

Borrowdale Gates Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Borrowdale?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for exploring. If you’re hoping to enjoy the natural surroundings, you can check out the lake views while you’re here.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget-friendly prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Borrowdale?
Not sure where to stay in Borrowdale? This hostel is popular: Derwentwater Independent Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Derwent Water. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. You’ll find showers and linens in all rooms.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Borrowdale?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Borrowdale is 627 inches.
What is there to see and do in Borrowdale?
In general, Borrowdale is known for its mountain views, cycling trails and forests. Major attractions include Scafell Pike, Lake District National Park and Ullswater. Get out into nature with places such as Lodore Falls, Derwent Water and Bowder Stone. Cultural attractions include Cumberland Pencil Museum, Theatre By The Lake and Beatrix Potter Gallery.
What's the best way to get to and around Borrowdale while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Borrowdale in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the closest airport, which is Carlisle (CAX), 32.7 mi (52.6 km) from the city centre.

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