Earby Hostel, 9-11 Birch Hall Lane, Earby, Lancashire, BB18 6JX
Call Matt on 01282 842349 or 07791 903454
OverviewThe iconic former Earby Youth Hostel is a cosy historic cottage on the outskirts of the peaceful village of Earby. On the Pennine Way and close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with a picturesque garden, stream and waterfall, it is perfect for individuals, families and small groups. Ideally situated for walkers and cyclists there's a well equipped self-catering kitchen, comfortable lounges with log burning stove, drying room and secure bike storage. The adjoining cottage is also available as a self contained family unit with a double bed and three singles bunks. Meals are available at the hostel with advanced booking, Cooked breakfast £5, porridge/cereal and toast £3.50 and a choice of 3 evening meals. The Pennine Way passes nearby, the Pendle Way passes through Earby and the nearby Leeds and Liverpool Canal passes through neighbouring Salterforth. The Pennine Bridleway, the Lancashire Cycleway and the proposed off road Land's End to John O' Groats Walk/Cycle route also run close by. Other areas to explore are Gisburn Forest, great for mountain biking and the Trough of Bowland, lovely hiking and cycling country. The pretty market towns of Skipton known as the Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales is only a 10 minute drive and connect to National Rail.
Beds & Rooms:26: Hostel 21: 1x2, 2x6, 1x7. Cottage 5: 1xdbl, 1x3
Price per night:£20pp, or £400 for exclusive use of the whole hostel. Adjoining family cottage (sleeps 5) £65.
Booking:Book via email or phone. Booking portal on the website.
Directions:Earby is situated on the A56 between Skipton and Colne - the hostel is signposted by brown tourist signs. Turn off the A56 in to Victoria Road (Co-op food store). Continue along Victoria Road to a mini Roundabout. Take the third exit and in a couple of hundred yards take the left fork. Continue along Water Street and over a hump back bridge into Red Lion Street. Continue along this road until you come to the hostel on the left hand side. Parking is available behind the hostel (turn left at the hostel up a lane to the car park). Satnav BB18 6JX
Public Transport:Bus 280 direct from Skipton to Earby. Skipton rail station (famous for for the Settle/Carlisle line) give access throughout the UK and London is within 3.5 hours.
Walks:Long Distance Walks The Pennine Bridleway Pennine Way
We’re Good to Go Accommodation for Cyclists Youth Hostels Available to Individuals Walking Festivals School Groups
This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2021 Available August Bank Holiday 2021 Available Autumn Half Term 2020 Available for Christmas 2021 Available February Half Term 2022 Available Easter 2022
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Earby Hostel is just a 10 min cycle ride from the Pennine Bridleway
January 29th 2021
There is a racked secure bicycle store for 20 bikes. Dorms for 2, 2×6 and 1×7. Matt, who runs the hostel is a keen cyclist and has all the kit should a running repair be required. He is happy to cook evening meals to coincide with arrival, or breakfast. As well as packed lunches. Lovely pub just 300 yards from the Hostel. What more could you want?
Bring the dog with you too!
January 21st 2021
After lock down when we are all enjoying holidays again Earby Hostel will be launching Dog Friendly weekends. Where you are welcome to bring your dog to stay in the hostel too.
Currently closed due to Tier 3 restrictions.
October 19th 2020
Unfortunately we have had to close due to Tier 3 restrictions. We are still taking bookings for future dates, and look forward to welcoming guests back when things get betters.