YHA Eskdale

Beds / Sleeps
28 / 45
7 / 9

Pricing Options

YHA Eskdale has 2 bed options to choose from - 29 or 45 beds. The prices shown on the availability calendar in the top left corner refer to the 29 bed option (except for at Christmas and New Year when we only accept bookings for the 45 bed option).

If you would like to enquire for the 45 bed price then please call us on 01629 592700 and one of our advisors will be more than happy to help.

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night. This property has multiple bed options. Where prices are shown, these are for the lower bed option.

This purpose built granite building offers comfortable accommodation in the Eskdale Valley. Nestling among the fells it's a good base for those seeking to explore the rugged western summits or the more tranquil west Lakeland fells.

Set in 15 acres of grounds, the property offers peace and solitude in beautiful, wildlife-rich surroundings.

The self catering kitchen contains eight gas rings, two ovens, a microwave, a dishwaher, two fridges, two kettles, two toasters, a range of crockery, cutlery and utensils for 45 people. Tea towels are provided.

Catering Options are also available - please contact the hostel for further information.

28 bed option arranged in 1x2, 5x4 and 1x6 bedrooms.
43 bed option arranged in 1x2, 5x4, 1x6, 1x7 and 1x8 bedrooms.

Most rooms have storage units, bed lights and washbasins. All bed linen is provided.

For 14 cars or 6 minibuses in the grounds.

Other facilities
The dining room seat 45 people. The dining room doubles as a spacious lounge with log fire. There is a second, smaller lounge.
There is central heating, a payphone, garden with nature trails, a washing machine and large drying room.
YHA staff reside in the building in private accommodation.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years

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

We have:

  • On site parking
  • 12cm step to enter hostel

For more information please download the full access statement here (93KB)

In the area

High and low level walks, Ravenglass and Eskdale Miniature Railway, Cumbria coastline, Hardknot Roman Fort and 3 traditional Cumbrian pubs all within walking distance, shop (4 miles).

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • Private Garden
  • BBQ Grill
  • Children

Things to do

  • Biking
  • Mountain 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 Eskdale
CA19 1TH



The hostel is located in Eskdale valley (in the western Lakes) between Boot village and the foot of Hardknot Pass.

Take a virtual tour

External View Entrance Porch Dining Room Lounge External Seating

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

Availability calendar