YHA Dufton (Youth Hostels Association)

Dufton, Cumbria, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 17th July 2020. If you are able to donate to support YHA’s charitable work at this difficult time, we’d be very grateful. Support YHA

We are offering our hostels to the NHS, homeless organisations and public sector services. For support please email [email protected]

Dufton is a large stone house with polished wooden floors and its own garden. It overlooks the village green in the centre of a pretty, 17th century village in the Eden Valley, on both the Pennine Way and Cumbria Cycle Way.

Self-catering kitchen
The self-catering kitchen contains two domestic cookers with an oven and four hobs for each appliance, four hobs, a microwave, water urn and a range of kitchen utensils, cutlery and crockery. Tea towels are provided.

32 beds arranged in:
1×2 en-suite shower, 1×2, 4×4, and 2×6 bed rooms. All bed linen is provided.

In front of the building for 12 cars with additional space in village car park.

From Scotch Corner and the East: Leave the A66 at Appleby, follow the signs for Dufton.
From Penrith and the West: Leave the A66 before Appleby, take left turn signed Long Marton and Dufton.

Dining room & lounge
There is a combined dining room and lounge which seats 24 people at tables and chairs and 8-10 on easy chairs around the fire – all kindling, logs and coal are provided. The conservatory provides additional seating for 10 overlooking the large garden ideal for spotting local wildlife.

There are six showers and six toilets. Please bring your own towels.

Central heating throughout. The hostel manager and his family and staff live on-site in a property at the rear of the hostel and share access with guests to the hostel garden. There is a separate access door for staff and therefore they do not need access to the main building.

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!
To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

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

At YHA Dufton we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms are accessible to modern standards.
We have:
Two steps to access the ground floor
Grab rail at the front door
One ground floor room accessed by stairs unless an alternative is pre-arranged with staff.
For more information please download the full access statement here.



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Dufton, Cumbria, United Kingdom
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