YHA Honister Hause (Youth Hostels Association)

Keswick, Cumbria, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 31st 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]

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.

Our kitchen has two 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.

There is space for 26 people to share 5 x 4 bed rooms and 3 x 2 bed rooms. All bed linen is provided. The hostel is centrally heated throughout.

There is space for five cars in the car park and there is a national trust car park nearby.

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

Dining room and lounge
We have a combined dining room and lounge, with seating for 26 around tables and chairs, plus a few easy chairs and a comfy sofa.

Washing Facilities
There are four toilets and four showers.

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

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.


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Keswick, Cumbria, United Kingdom
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