YHA Honister Hause

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

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

A must for dedicated walkers! This former quarry workers' house, at the summit of Honister Pass, is in true mountain country with easy access to England’s highest peaks. Steep valleys stretch down from the mountains to Derwentwater to create a beautiful and distinctive landscape. There’s a 400 year old working slate mine next door.

Unfortunatley this property is not able to provide catering

Our kitchen has 2 domestic size gas cookers, one fridges and kettles on the hob. There is no mains electricity which means that we don't have a toaster, electric kettle etc. There are utensils crockery and cutlery for 26 people.

26 people to share 5x4 bedded rooms and 3x2 bedded rooms, all bed linen is provided.

Space for 5 cars in the car park and there is a national trust car park near by

Other facilities
Dining Room & Lounge
We have a combined dining room and lounge, with seatign for 26 around tables and chairs, plus a few easy chairs and a comfy sofa.
Washing Facilities
four toilets and four showers
Centrally heated throughout.

YHA Honister Hause 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 Honister Hause we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately, none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • 3 steps up to hostel from car park
  • Portable ramp available
  • Portable induction loop
  • Ground floor bedrooms
  • Step free access to public facilities within hostel

For more information please download the full access statement here (97KB)

In the area

Walking, Cycling, Fell-running and Slate-mine visits all in the local area.

Hostel amenities

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

Things to do

  • 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 Honister Hause
CA12 5XN



From Keswick follow the B5289 (signed Borrowdale) for approximately 9 miles.
The hostel on the left at the top of the pass.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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