Independent Hostels Cumbria

Cumbria Independent Hostels are a local group of Independent Hostels UK. Based in Cumbria and the Lake District these hostels are  working together to promote their accommodation. Independent Hostels Cumbria produce a leaflet and have exhibited at Keswick Mountain Show.  The hostels and bunkhouses are all members of the Independent Hostels UK  Network.

Independent Hostels Cumbria
Independent Hostels Cumbria
Independent Hostels Cumbria
Independent Hostels Cumbria

Click on the photos below to find out more about each hostel in the IHUK Cumbria network. Or map of Cumbria.

Hostels in IHUK Cumbria network
  • Profile picture of Denton House

    Denton House

    Denton House is a purpose built hostel and outdoor centre in the Lake District offering bunkhouse accommodation. Warm and well equipped for self-catering, the centre was designed for groups with parking for 40 cars. A variety of outdoor activities can be arranged on site. There is equipment storage and access to the River Greta across the road.

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  • Profile picture of Derwentwater Independent Hostel

    Derwentwater Independent Hostel

    Family run and friendly, Derwentwater Independent Hostel is a Georgian mansion in 17 acres of grounds with stunning mountain views. Just 2 miles from Keswick, close to the Coast to Coast route and the delights of Borrowdale it makes a great base for individuals, families, groups and conferences. The hostel has plenty of space in and out for you to use and relax. Home made food is available.

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    Elterwater Hostel

    Located in the peaceful village of Elterwater, in the Langdale valley, 15 mins' drive from Ambleside. The area has many walks for people of all abilities, from gentle riverside meanders to the challenge presented by the Langdale Pikes, Bowfell and Scafell. Pubs, shops and other amenities are nearby. The area is popular for both on and off-road cycling, rock climbing and other outdoor activities. An ideal overnight stop on the Cumbria Way.

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  • Profile picture of Grasmere Hostel

    Grasmere Hostel

    This small deluxe 4* hostel, is situated on a farm in the heart of the Lake District National Park and a short stroll from the idyllic village of Grasmere. It is ideal for individuals, couples, families and groups, especially if you want sole use for a club, school or special event. For groups requiring more space, 4 luxury cottages and a Micro Lodge Pod are also available. The hostel, recommended by the Guardian and the Rough Guide, has first class facilities including a sauna.

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  • Profile picture of Homestead and Cheesehouse

    Homestead and Cheesehouse

    In the heat of Bamford these two bunkhouses are on a small farm just 3 miles from Stanage Edge. The Derwent Dams are close by. Perfectly located for visiting Castleton, Chatsworth House and Hathersage. Both bunkhouses are centrally heated have hot showers and have their own well equipped kitchens. Sheets and pillows are provided (BYO sleeping bags) Book separately or together. Sorry, no dogs.

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    Kendal Hostel

    Kendal Hostel is a family run hostel set in, a Georgian townhouse in the historic market town of Kendal, right in front of the well known Brewery Arts Centre and only a stone's throw from the town centre. 13 bedrooms sleep up to 68 guests which are welcome to use the Kitchen, Lounge, Dining Room, Bike Shed and FREE Wi-Fi.

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  • Profile picture of Kirkby Stephen Hostel

    Kirkby Stephen Hostel

    Former Methodist Church with a range of accommodation for individuals, families and groups amongst beautiful authentic features; stained glass, arches and panels. There's a large dining room & kitchen and a quiet lounge in the gallery. Kirkby Stephen is a market town in the upper Eden valley, On Wainwright's Coast to Coast path with easy access to the Pennine Journey, the Walney to Wear Cycle Route, the Howgill Hills, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lakes.

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  • Profile picture of New Ing Lodge

    New Ing Lodge

    This 10-bedroom, 10-bathroom B&B and hostel offers comfortable, friendly, accommodation with delicious food. Shap is in the Eden Valley, just off the M6, on the edge of the Lake District National Park. The Howgills and the Pennine Fells are a short drive away. On Wainwright's Coast to Coast, the Westmorland Way and the Miller's Way and perfect for large, sole use groups.

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    Thorney How

    Thorney How offers clean, comfortable accommodation in Grasmere. Family-run and welcoming it provides en suite, B&B and self-catering accommodation. Close to the Coast to Coast path, local village and lake it is your perfect Lake District base. A bar, restaurant and spacious grounds complete the experience.

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  • Profile picture of Wayfarers Independent Hostel

    Wayfarers Independent Hostel

    Close to Penrith town centre and perfect for those on the C2C cycle route. Excellent value accommodation to those visiting Penrith, the Eden Valley and the North Lake District National Park. Bike cleaning and maintenance facilities and bike hire on site. Full kitchen and dining facilities, en suite rooms with made up beds, lockers, bedside lights, Individuals, small parties and groups of up to 18 are welcome.

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