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Featured Hostels in Penrith

YHA Helvellyn - Hostel
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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
YHA Patterdale - Hostel
2 out of 5
Patterdale, Penrith, England
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Situated in Penrith, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Place Fell and Ullswater. Brotherswater is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) away.

4.8/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
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"Lovely stay. Part of our honeymoon Travelling down from Gretna."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

YHA Patterdale - Hostel
Wayfarers Independent Hostel
The price is £61 per night

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
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Other property types in Penrith

Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge
Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge
3.5 out of 5
The price is £135 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (225 reviews)

"Really enjoyed my stay... would highly recommend. The room and breakfast were both great. Staff were lovely. My only criticism was the shower - it kept running hot"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge
North Lakes Hotel And Spa
North Lakes Hotel And Spa
4 out of 5
The price is £100 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (483 reviews)

"Staff all very friendly, spa was lovely and the swimming pool managament was brilliant so everyone could enjoy the pool"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2020

North Lakes Hotel And Spa
Orchard Hideaways
Orchard Hideaways
1.5 out of 5
The price is £49 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (23 reviews)

"Really comfortable camping pods which were well kitted out. A little noisy though as close to the motorway. Overall good value for money"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

Orchard Hideaways
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Penrith?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. This destination’s bars offer plenty of opportunities to treat your taste buds, and the lake views create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Penrith?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the highest reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to look first: Wayfarers Independent Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Penrith Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and TV in a common area. You’ll find lockers in all rooms. YHA Helvellyn - Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a restaurant. YHA Patterdale - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Ullswater. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant.
What's the weather like in Penrith?
Good weather’s always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 12°C, while the coldest months are December and January, with an average of 3°C. Average annual rainfall for Penrith is 618 mm.
What is there to see and do in Penrith?
Overall, Penrith is known for its countryside, bars and forests. Major attractions include Ullswater, Lake District National Park and Derwent Water. Get out into nature with places such as Yorkshire Dales National Park, Aira Force and Brotherswater. Cultural attractions include Penrith & Eden Museum, Mayburgh Henge and Courtyard Gallery.
What's the best way to get around Penrith?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.), 53.9 mi (86.7 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Carlisle (CAX), located 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to use public transport during your trip. To check out more of the area, take a train from Penrith Station, Langwathby Station or Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station.

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