Group accommodation in the Lake District : Self catering hostel near St John's-in-the-Vale


Carlisle Diocesan Youth Centre, St John's-in-the-Vale, Keswick, Cumbria,CA12 4UB

Carlisle Diocesan Youth Centre is located near St John’s-in-the-Vale just four miles from Keswick. The centre offers self catering accommodation for a variety of groups in modern en suite 4-6 bed bunkrooms and a recently refurbished common room with wood burner. With fell walking, climbing, orienteering, geo-caching and cycling on the doorstep and freedom, space and amazing views from the buildings, this is the perfect place for a group retreat, large family get-together or activity field trips. Projection equipment, flip-chart easel and TV & video/DVD player are available by arrangement with the Chaplain. School House and Chapel House sleep 25 and 14 respectively with well equipped self-catering kitchens, communal spaces with a wood burner in the School House and comfortable rooms. The buildings can be hired separately or together. Visitors must bring their own sleeping bag, pillowcase and towel etc. Groups are responsible for providing all consumable items including toilet rolls and cleaning materials.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.
Carlisle Diocesan Youth Centre | Group accommodation in the Lake District : Self catering hostel near St John's-in-the-Vale

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07530 968219

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Rooms & Beds:

39: School 25: 1×6,1×5,3×4,1×2, Chapel 14: 3×4,1×2.


All year. 24 hours.

Price per night:

£18pp. Charity groups with children (eg scouts, schools and church groups) 14pp.


Book via phone or email. Availability shown on website.


Trains at Windemere and Penrith, bus 555 Windemere to Keswick stops about 40 minutes' walk away.

Public Transport:

The centre is well signposted from the A66 (Youth Centre) and from the B5322 St John's-in-the-Vale road (Diocesan Youth Centre).

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available only to groups, has availability this Christmas and this New Year and is on the map of accommodation for school groups and the Cumbria Way.

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Contact Carlisle Diocesan Youth Centre:

07530 968219MessageView website