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 Mankinholes 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 Mankinholes is a cosy and traditional hostel situated below the iconic Stoodly Pike monument in the hills above the picturesque Calder Valley. It is situated perfectly for hikers and cyclists riding and hiking the Pennine Bridleway, climbers seeking a rush of adrenaline on the local craggs at Widdop and Blackshaw Head, or for foodies and shopaholics exploring the market towns of Hebden Bridge and Todmorden.
What is great about YHA Mankinholes?
Set within a quiet rural hamlet in the East Lancashire countryside.
Great for walking holidays.
A stone’s throw away from the Pennine Way.
The self-catering kitchen is linked to the spacious dining room. The kitchen is well equipped with two domestic sized cookers, two kettles, two fridges, one microwave, two toasters, one freezer and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery, and cutlery for 32 people. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
The dining room comfortably seats 32 people on upholstered chairs in an open plan room adjacent to the kitchen. The cosy lounge area seats 10 people on five- two-seater sofas. The lounge has magnificent views and is perfect for winding down after a day’s exploring. 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 Mankinholes includes 32 beds:
One six-bedded room. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Four four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Two two-bedded rooms. Includes 1 set of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One six-bedded room with en-suite. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 4 showers and 5 toilets throughout the hostel for guests to use. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
There are some popular routes for keen mountain bikers around the Pennine Bridleway and the village of Mankinholes.
Go shopping in the quirky market town of Hebden Bridge, especially on a weekend where the town plays host to a local food and craft market.
One of the best ways to enjoy Mankinholes is to hike up to the Stoodley Pike monument and enjoy the far-reaching views of both Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Need to know
Todmorden is located in the Calder Valley with plenty of things to see and do. Explore the cobbled streets engulfed with quirky shops and cafes, and wander round the regular markets that draw in hundreds of visitors. There are plenty of cycling and walking routes within the area, including Stoodley Pike and the Pennine Way. Whatever you decide, you are sure to enjoy this quaint town full of vibrancy and attractions.
There is car parking available for 8 cars in front of the hostel.
Whether you are coming from Halifax or Burnley you stay on the A646 and will see signs for Mankinholes and YHA Mankinholes between Todmorden and Hebden Bridge.
YHA Mankinholes welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
At YHA Mankinholes we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately, none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility. We have:
One step up into hostel
One step up to reception
Ground floor room
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.