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YHA Hawkshead

Group of 15 or more?

Contact our Group Travel team directly for a tailor made solution for your group

  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvelous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvelous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

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 Potters Hill Top, Grizedale Forest and the southern fells.

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 countrys best mountain-biking. Explore the surrounding Beatrix Potter country from here too, plus theres easy access to the southern fells and Lake Windermere. Enjoy good food and local ales in the hostels 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

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
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YHA Hawkshead Located at Hawkshead, Ambleside, Lake District.
YHA Hawkshead
Lake District LA22 0QD Hawkshead, Ambleside
85% 100
54.3618327 -2.9950940
YHA Hawkshead
    Rooms available 8 Bed Female Dorm 8 Bed Male Dorm 8 Bed Male Dorm 8 Bed Female Dorm 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 6 Bed Private Shared Bathroom

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Tue 25 Oct 2016 - Fri 28 Oct 2016 Change

Room Summary

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Latest Review

" Excellent site. Great atmosphere. Clean. Friendly staff. Really good kitchen facilities. "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Linen Included Free Parking Free WiFi

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room Breakfast Not Included Self-Catering Facilities Reading Light Hair Dryers For Hire Parking Steam Room

  • Services

    Towels for hire

  • Food & Drink


  • Entertainment

    Games Room Pool Table



Child Friendly Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew

Things to Note

• Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception. Bedding is supplied in all rooms.
• Free Wi-Fi is available in social spaces

Please note that our breakfast price is £5.75.

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above (see 'Things to Note' information).

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