Bank House Farm Hostel, Bank House Farm, Glaisdale, Whitby YO21 2QA

Call Chris or Emma Padmore on 01947 897297

Self catering hostel on the North York Moors

A luxury Bunk Barn and a simple Camping Barn on a working organic farm with farmhouse B&B. Set in beautiful Glaisdale Dale, with stunning views of the North York Moors. The Bunk Barn is a modern barn conversion with under-floor heating, large comfy kitchen/dining/living room with sofas, drying room, showers and private toilets. Picnic BBQ area and garden with panoramic views. There is one large dorm with eight single beds and one bunk bed, each equipped with sheet and pillow. Bring your own sleeping bag/duvet and towel.

The Camping Barn provides simple, single-night shelter for those walking or cycling with their own sleeping bags and cooking equipment. Duvet & towel hire £5. DIY breakfast £5. The farm's beef & lamb is available seasonally, bring other food with you, or arrange a supermarket delivery. Wainwright's Coast to Coast route 1m (collection possible), Whitby & Jurassic coast 12m, steam trains 3m, Esk Valley walk 3m.

Please note the Camping Barn will be closed during the summer 2022 for refurbishment.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    18: Bunkbarn: 10: 8x singles, 1x bunk. Camping barn: 8: 2x4
  • Open:

    All year. (Camping barn closed Summer 2022). Phone calls 9am-9pm
  • Price per night:

    Bunkbarn: W/ends £600 (2 nights), £700 (3 nights). Bank Hols £800 (3 nights). M/week £30pppn (min 2 people, 2 nights). Sat only £400. Deals for longer stays. Camping Barn: £12pp. Farmhouse B&B: £40.
  • Booking:

    Booking essential. Deposit required, balance 30 days before arrival.
  • Directions:

    From Glaisdale station go uphill through village and turn left at T junction signed Glaisdale Dale Only. After 1 mile turn left by Witchpost Cottage. Pass New House Farm then turn left over cattle grid and follow farm track 1/3 mile to farmyard.
  • Public Transport :

    Glaisdale train station 3 miles. M&D Transport minibus from Castleton to Whitby in Glaisdale village (2.5 miles). Nat. Express coaches at Whitby.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Walney to Wear Mountain Bike Coast to Coast Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available Autumn Half Term 2022 Available for Christmas 2022 Available New Year 2022 / 2023 Available February Half Term 2023 Available Easter 2023 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2023 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2023


aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Bank House Farm Hostel

A great base to explore Whitby!

January 22nd 2022

Soak up the heart and soul of Whitby’s famous culture! With Whitby being the setting of the most famous vampire novel of all time, Dracula… and is by far the best place to buy fish and chips, you know you’ll come away home to Bank House Farm Hostel with a smile on your face! 😉

With Whitby just a short drive away, you can’t miss spending a day out in one of the UK’s most renowned seaside towns! This lively, cultural town can promise you a soul-filling cultural experience, while little fishing villages such as Staithes surround it, singing a soft song of underlying peace and tranquility which you can even taste in your fresh, warm plate of fish and chips!

Alternatively, the immeditate surroundings of Bank House Farm Hostel are remote and relaxed. It is situated within The North York Moors National Park. It is perfect for a relaxing and tranquil stay.


Bunkbarns and B&B just 1 mile off Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk

March 5th 2020

Bank House Farm in Glaisdale in the North York Moors National Park has a variety of accommodation for C2C walkers. Pickups, bedding/towels, DIY breakfast and supermarket deliveries all possible.

If only there were more places like Bank House Farm on our nation’s long distance routes.  Where flexibility and service are first class. You have 3 choices of accommodation, a comfortable bunkbarn for sole use of groups of up to 11 , a basic camping barn for individuals, couples and smaller groups to share with others  and farmhouse B&B.  Bedding and towels can be hired, dogs are welcome with prior arrangement, DIY breakfast can be booked and supermarket deliveries are welcome.  The C2C is 1 mile away and pickups can be organised.  The immediate area has plenty of footpaths and bridleways and other local well known routes include: The Cleveland Way, Esk Valley Walk and St Hilda’s Way.


Glaisdale a perfect setting for a calming retreat

February 6th 2020

Bank House Farm Hostel is situated in the North Yorkshire Moors. The organic farm being the only sign of civilization. Well needed peace and quiet is what you’ll find here.

Beautiful scenes encircle this hostel, an ideal place to unwind from everyday pressures. The town of Whitby is a short car journey away providing a chance to taste some quality seafood, or charter a fishing boat and catch some yourself. If fish aren’t your cup of tea there’s always yoga with the local instructor able to be booked and come to the hostel. The surrounding area being very peaceful makes Bank House perfect for any type of retreat.


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