The duty of care we have to our guests, beneficiaries, staff and partners compels us to progress and open our hostels with caution and careful consideration in the best interests of the charity and those it serves.
For the foreseeable future, YHA Langdon Beck will operate on an Exclusive Hire basis only, with contact-free check in.
To find out more about our COVID-19 secure enhanced health and safety measures, please read our FAQs.
Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.
YHA Langdon Beck is small hostel located in the heart of Upper Teesdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in County Durham with stunning views for miles. Standing 385 meters above sea level, the hostel is a great base for walkers, cyclists, bird watchers and flower spotters. Make YHA Langdon Beck your chosen holiday location today.
What is great about YHA Langdon Beck?
Rural retreat in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
385 metres above sea level.
Close to the Pennine Way.
The self-catering kitchen contains two domestic sized cookers with eight hobs, one microwave, one fridge, and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery, and cutlery for guests to use during their stay. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
The lounge and dining room are combined. The cosy lounge area has comfy sofa seating for 12 people, and the dining area fits 33 people with 14 tables. There are also fantastic views of the surrounding meadows. Highchairs are also available.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Langdon Beck includes 33 beds:
One five-bedded accessible room with en-suite.
Three two-bedded rooms. Includes 1 set of bunk beds. With shared bathroom facilities.
Two four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With shared bathroom facilities.
One eight-bedded room. Includes 4 sets of bunk beds. With shared bathroom facilities.
One six-bedded room. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 4 showers and 4 toilets close to the bedrooms. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
The Pennine Way is on YHA Langdon Beck’s doorstep, with two of the best stretches of the route in the area up to High Cup Nick.
The Bowlees Visitors Centre is a great base for family walks, with information and displays on the landscape, wildlife, and people of Upper Teesdale.
YHA Langdon Beck sits by the River Tees, with a variety of beginners paddling to grade IV rapids and falls. Low Force, a set of magnificent waterfalls, is popular for kayaking and canoeing.
Need to know
Check-in and Check-out times
On the day of arrival, the Hostel is available from 4.00pm. On the day of departure you are asked to vacate by 10am.
Explore the market towns and villages dotted around the Durham Dales, enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the dramatic Durham Coast, or get active with many rambling, hiking and cycling routes with unforgettable views for miles, suitable for all ages and abilities. There are plenty of pubs, restaurants, and tearooms located in the surrounding area for you to stop and refuel if you are feeling peckish. The possibilities are endless.
There is a small car park off the main road which can accommodate 8 cars.
YHA Langdon Beck is on B6277, six miles from Middleton in Teesdale.
YHA Landgon Beck welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
At YHA Langdon Beck we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately, none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern accessibility standards. We have:
- A permanent ramp into the hostel
- Step-free access to ground floor facilities
- Ground floor rooms
- One en-suite room
Please view our access statement here.
Adhering to Government guidance
It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance on gatherings in self-catering accommodation. In making a booking with YHA (England & Wales) you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay. Please bear in mind that the guidance may be different in England and Wales.
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. Please note that YHA membership discount is only available when you book direct through YHA.