- Beds / Sleeps
What we have to offer
Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.
Owned by the National Trust, Langdale is a rambling, Victorian mansion set in extensive grounds, close to the Langdale Pikes. High on Redbank between Elterwater and Grasmere, this is a superb location for exploring the popular Langdale Valley. One of our larger properties, it's great for parties and celebrations!
There is a self-catering kitchen. The kitchen contains two large domestic sized electric cookers with ovens, grills and eight hobs, six gas burner units on the side, microwave, fridge, toaster and a full range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 106 people. There is also access to another two fridges and a freezer further down the corridor. Tea towels/oven gloves are provided.
Rooms are arranged in 2 x 4 bedded rooms (1 en-suite), 4 x 6 bedded rooms, 2 x 5 bedded rooms, 3 x 8 bedded rooms, 1 x 11 bedded room, 1 x 13 bedded room and 1 x 16 bedded room. All bed linen is provided but please remember to bring your own towels.
Parking for cars and minibuses on site. Coach drop off in Elterwater village, 1 mile away.
There is seating for 90 people in two adjoining rooms. But with some creative arranging a max of 106 can be seated.
8 showers and 16 toilets. Some rooms have hand basins. Please bring your own towels.
There is a payphone, good mobile phone reception, TV, open fire places in the Great Hall and the drawing room (wood is available to purchase at the hostel for £15 per night) and central heating. YHA staff reside in the building.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years
Need to know
If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700
At YHA Langdale we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms is accessible to modern standards. We have: For more information please download the full access statement here (97KB)
At YHA Langdale we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms is accessible to modern standards.
For more information please download the full access statement here (97KB)
In the area
Brockhole Visitor Centre, market town of Kendal, Keswick's shops and museums, Whinlatter Forest Centre, pub in Elterwater, Wordsworth's cottage and Ambleside.
- Parking - private
- Washing machine
- Ironing board
- Bed linen provided
- Water kettle
- Kitchen utensils provided
- Private Garden
- BBQ Grill
Things to do
- Rock climbing
Discounts on your stay
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How to find us
YHA Langdale From Ambleside follow the A593 to Coniston and the Langdales.
After about 1 1/2 miles take the steep right hand turning signposted "High Close" (with YHA OS symbol).
Continue to top of the hill for approximately 2 miles until a left-hand switchback takes you to the hostel, 200 yards on the left.
From Ambleside follow the A593 to Coniston and the Langdales.