Elterwater Hostel, Elterwater, Ambleside LA22 9HX
Call Nick Owen on 01539 437245
Friendly hostel accommodation in the Langdale ValleyElterwater Hostel is located in the peaceful village of Elterwater, in the Langdale valley, 15 minutes 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 available nearby. The area is also a favourite for both on and off-road cycling, rock climbing and many other outdoor activities. An established overnight stop on the Cumbria way. The hostel is also ideal for individuals, families, outdoor groups, schools and college trips.
Beds & Rooms:38 : 6x2, 1x4, 1x4 ensuite, 3x6
Open:All year (Nov-Feb groups only). Access 7.30am-11.30pm. Reception 7.30-10am & 5-10pm.
Price per night:From £25pp. Check website for special offers.Call for sole use.
Booking:Booking advisable all year round, via website or phone.
Directions:From Ambleside take the A593. After 2 miles, turn right onto the B5343. After a further 2 miles go over cattle grid, then next left. Go through the village over the bridge and turn left and then the hostel is on the right.
- Nearest Station Windermere. From Ambleside: Stagecoach-in-Cumbria route 516 toward Dungeon Ghyll.
- Long Distance Walks Ravenber Way Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk Mountain Bike Coast to Coast Cumbria Way Trans Euro Trail
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This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable Easter 2024 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2024 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024
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Sustainable travel is rewarded at Elterwater
March 28th 2023
A committed ECO hostel, Elterwater offers a ‘No Car Discount’. As part of their commitment to ‘Going Green,’ they offer a 5% discount for individual guests arriving to the area by public transport, on foot or by bike. The offer is only available to guests booking direct via their website or telephone and evidence will be required on arrival. Please use Promo Code NOCAR5.
Stunning base for Lake District adventures
December 31st 2022
Located in the iconic Langdale valley, just 4.5 miles from Ambleside, staffed by passionate and welcoming people its no wonder the Elterwater Hostel won bronze in ‘ Great Outdoors Magazine Readers’ Awards Best Hostel or Bunkhouse 2021′.
The hostel is a perfect base for those seeking adventure on the fells of the Lake District or those looking for a quiet escape surrounded by beautiful scenery. With several cafes and pubs, including the Britannia Inn which is one of the country’s oldest, there are many places to unwind after a long day on the hillside . You don’t have far to go to reach them with the hills and trails perfect for walkers and cyclists alike right outside the front door as well as winding roads for those cyclists who prefer to avoid getting to muddy.