YHA Hawkshead - Courtyard

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

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

Situated in a tranquil location or Esthwaite Water, YHA Hawkshead is a grade II listed Regency building which offers a fantastic base for walking and cycling holidays.

The Courtyard has a total of 30 beds. This is made up of: 1 x 5 bed (with a double) en-suite, 1 x 5 bed (with a double), 2 x 3 bed (with a double), 2 x 3 bed, 1 x 4 bed and 1 x 4 bed en-suite. All bed linen is provided.

We have two en-suite rooms in the Courtyard, all the other rooms are serviced by shared toilets and showers.

There is central heating throughout.

The dining room is located within the kitchen area and can seat up to 35 people for an open plan, social feel.

The kitchen facilities include two electric ovens with four hobs on each, a microwave, toasters, a water boiler, fridges, freezer and a good range of kitchen utensils, baking trays, crockery and cutlery sufficient for up to 35 people. Tea towels, black bin bags, recycling bags and washing up liquid are all provided for you.

Other Facilities
There are two large spaces that can be used for social occasions. Wif-Fi is available at this property which is free of charge for guests to use.

There are extensive grounds at YHA Hawkshead, including a veranda and a large lawn at the front of the property and there is picturesque woodland at the back of the Youth Hostel.

There are three car parks at YHA Hawkshead, enough to park up to 40 cars.

YHA Hawkshead 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 Hawkshead Courtyard we strive to cater for everybody.Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or washrooms is accessible to modern standards.

We also have:

  • Steep slope from car park to Courtyard Lodge
  • Two steps into the Courtyard Lodge
  • Ground floor bedrooms in the Courtyard Lodge
  • En-suite rooms

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In the area

Near to the Grizedale Forest and with easy access to the southern fells and Lake Windermere, YHA Hawkshead is a perfect base for activity breaks.

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • TV
  • High-speed Internet
  • WiFi
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • Children

Things to do

  • Water sports
  • 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 Hawkshead
LA22 0QD



From the M6 J36:
Take the A590 towards Barrow in Furness.
At Newby Bridge, go straight on at the roundabout then take next right following signs to Lakeside and Hawkshead.

From Hawkshead village
Turn right out of the village following signs for Newby Bridge.
YHA Hawkshead is 1 mile out of the village.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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