YHA Kettlewell (Youth Hostels Association)

Skipton, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom








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

YHA Kettlewell is located in the centre of this lovely Yorkshire Dales village. With plenty of options for walking for all abilities, Kettlewell offers a perfect holiday destination. With a nice atmosphere and plenty of space, Kettlewell is suitable for all types of groups.


The self-catering kitchen contains two large domestic electric ovens, two hobs with a total of six rings, microwave, two fridges (one with a freezer compartment) and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 40 people. Tea towels are provided.

40 beds in 11 rooms: 1 x twin, 1 x double, 2 x 4 bed, 4 x 3 bed, 1 x 5 with double bed (sleeps 6) and 2 x 6 bed rooms. All bedrooms have washbasins and all the beds are made when you get here.

The roadside and driveway can hold up to eight cars. We recommend that extra cars are left in the long stay car park which is three minutes’ walk from the hostel and is just £3/night.


From Skipton travel north towards Grassington then follow signs to Kettlewell. In the village, cross two bridges then turn right in front of the Bluebell pub. At the T junction turn left. The hostel is the second building on right.

Dining room and lounge

The stylish dining room can comfortably seat 40 people. The separate lounge is on the first floor of the building and will seat 20 people – great for board games!


There are five showers and six toilets, towel hire is £2.00 or bring your own.

There is a small, stylish private garden to the rear of the property which is not overlooked. Phillipe Starck sofas and deckchairs to help you enjoy the Yorkshire sunshine.


We have excellent free WIFI throughout the hostel, There is a drying room and the property is centrally heated throughout. This property is suitable for children under the age of three years.


We have an excellent reputation for providing great value, high quality food for groups including our famous ‘8 hour beef stew’ with proper mash and peppered cabbage, followed by apple crumble and custard. Please contact the hostel for an up to date menu.

In the area
Plenty of pubs, village shop, Forbidden Corner, Stump Cross Caverns, Buckden Pike, Grassington, Skipton Castle and museum.

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.


Registered guide dogs are welcome at YHA Kettlewell. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted.

View the full YHA Kettlewell access statement here



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Skipton, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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