YHA Windermere

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

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

Overlooking England's largest natural lake, there is no doubt that YHA Windermere is one of the most spectacularly located of the YHA Exclusive Hire properties. This idyllic countryside setiing is just two miles away from the centre of Windermere and its attractions.

Our 70 beds are arranged across 16 bedrooms, including some double beds and some en-suite rooms. All bed linen is provided but please don't forget to bring your towels!

Toilets and showers are located next to all of the bedrooms.

The dining room comfortably sits 58 and is perfect for large parties and extended family get togethers.

The kitchen facilities include everything you need to prepare meals for all guests.

Other Facilities
The main lounge seats up to 20 on comfy sofas and tub chairs. There is an additional small lounge area with sofa seating for four people. Extra chairs can be brought in from the dining room and there is also a TV in the dining room. Wif-Fi is available at this property which is free of charge for guests to use.

We have large landscaped woodlands and a terrace with outside furniture and stunning views across Lake Windermere to the Coniston Fells, Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell and the Langdale Pikes.

There is space on site for 20 cars with access for minibuses or a coach.

YHA Windermere welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

In the area

YHA Windermere is situated on the banks of the famous lake, just two miles from the centre of the town.

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • TV
  • High-speed Internet
  • WiFi
  • Private Garden

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.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Windermere
Bridge Lane,
LA23 1LA



From Windermere follow the A591 for 1 mile north as far as Trouteck Bridge.
After the filling station, take the first turning on the right, the hostel is well signed here and is 1 mile up Bridge Lane.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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