YHA Dufton

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

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

Dufton is a large stone house with polished wooden floors and its own garden. It overlooks the village green in the centre of a pretty, 17th century village in the Eden Valley, on both the Pennine Way and Cumbria Cycle Way.

The self-catering kitchen contains 2 domestic cookers with an oven and four hobs for each appliance, four hobs, a microwave, water urn and a range of kitchen utensils, cutlery and crockery. Tea towels are provided.

A meal service is available when booked in advance - please enquire.

32 beds: 1x2(en-suite shower), 1x2, 4x4, and 2x6 bedded rooms. All bed linen is provided.

In front of the building for 12 cars with additional space in village car park.

Other facilities
Dining Room & Lounge
There is a combined dining room and lounge which seats 24 people at tables and chairs and 8-10 on easy chairs around the fire - all kindling, logs and coal are provided.
The conservatory provides additional seating for 10 overlooking the large garden ideal for spotting local wildlife.
There are 6 showers and 6 toilets, please bring your own towels.
Central heating throughout. YHA staff reside in an adjacent building.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years.

YHA staff members live on site at YHA Dufton. There is a separate access door for staff and therefore they do not need access to the main building.

YHA Dufton 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 Dufton we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms is accessible to modern standards.

We have:

  • Two steps to acces the ground floor
  • Grab rail at front door
  • Ground floor rooms

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

In the area

Cosy village pub. Dufton Village. Walking on the Pennine Way to High Cup Nick. Cycling on the Cumbria Cycle Way and Sustrans route 68. Settle - Carlisle railway (Appleby station 3.5 miles), Penrith (13).

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • Children

Things to do

  • Biking
  • Hiking

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 Dufton
CA16 6DB




From Scotch Corner and the East:
Leave the A66 at Appleby, follow the signs for Dufton.

From Penrith and the West:
Leave the A66 before Appleby, take left turn signed Long Marton and Dufton.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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