YHA Coniston Coppermines

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

Originally the home of the manager of the old copper mines, this building looks out over some of the most rugged fells in the Lake District. In a wonderfully remote mountain setting, surrounded by the Coniston Fells, there are few other buildings in the vicinity.

The self-catering kitchen contains two electric domestic sized cookers, a microwave, toasters, kettles, fridge, freezer and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 26 people. Tea towels are also provided.

26 beds: 3x4, 1x6 and 1x8 bed rooms, all bed linen is provided.

On site for 12 cars, reached by a 1 mile un-surfaced track.

Other facilities
Dining Room & Lounge
The dining room seats 26 people at tables and chairs. The lounge, on the first floor with magnificent views and a wood-burning stove, has soft seating for 18.
There are 3 showers and 2 washrooms. Each washroom has 2 toilets and 2 washbasins. Please bring your own towels.
There is central heating and a payphone, which can accept incoming calls.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years.

YHA Coniston Coppermines welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700


At YHA Coniston Coppermines we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms currently meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • One ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bathrooms

For more information please download the full access statement here (96KB)

In the area

The Lakeland walking country of Wetherlam, Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag. low level walking routes around Coniston Water. Hawkshead (6 miles), Ambleside (9).

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • BBQ Grill
  • Children

Things to do

  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Coniston Coppermines
LA21 8HP



From Coniston village, take the road between the Black Bull Pub and Co-op.
The road becomes a track, climbing steadily then levelling - distance 1.25 miles.

Take a virtual tour

View the Reception View the Dining Room View the Lounge View the Bedroom View the Surrounding Area

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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