Independent youth hostel in Kettlewell in the Yorkshire Dales


Kettlewell Hostel, Whernside House, Kettlewell, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5QU

The Kettlewell Hostel has 40 beds spread over eight bedrooms, a large dining room, serving the best cooked breakfasts, a bookshop, a well equipped self-catering kitchen, a lovely lounge with wood-burning stove and a nice garden to sit out in during the summer. There are dormitory rooms and private rooms, most with bunk beds and shared bathroom facilities. The hostel offers really good value, delicious home cooked evening meals and a great range of local ales and carefully selected wines. It is in the heart of Kettlewell which is well served by three great pubs and a village shop. There are lovely walks to be had right out of the front door including Great Whernside and Buckden Pike or you can join the Dales Way for a more gentle walk along the river Wharfe or over to Grassington. Kettlewell also makes a great base for touring the Yorkshire Dales, from here you can easily drive to Hawes, Malham or Skipton. There is a large cycle shed and some of the country’s most fabulous riding including Park Rash, Fleet Moss and Buttertubs all right around the corner.

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Kettlewell Hostel | Independent youth hostel in Kettlewell in the Yorkshire Dales


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Rooms & Beds:

40: 1×2, 1×4, 2×5, 4×6


All year. Reception times: 08.00 – 10.30 16.00 – 22.00.

Price per night:

Beds from £19, private rooms for 2 from £49.


Email to hire whole hostel or via YHA website for individual bookings.


Dales Way

Ask for:

Saul & Floss Ward


From Skipton travel north towards Grassington then follow signs to Kettlewell. In the village, cross two bridges then turn right in front of the Bluebell pub. At the T junction turn left. The Hostel/Post Office is the second building on right.

Public Transport:

Bus number 72 from Skipton train station.

This accommodation is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is affiliated with the YHA and is on the Dales Way.

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