Former youth hostel in Kirkby Stephen on the Coast to Coast Path


Kirkby Stephen Hostel, Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4QQ

Kirkby Stephen Hostel, is a former YHA hostel converted from a Methodist Church and has been independent since 2010. The old chapel has a range of accommodation for individuals, families and groups amongst beautiful authentic features; stained glass windows, arches, oak panels and stone covings. The chapel houses a large dining room and kitchen, with a lounge/reading room in the gallery. The bedrooms and dormitories are in a building at the rear, with ample lavatories and showers, WiFi and a drying room. Kirkby Stephen is a pleasant market town in the upper Eden valley, situated 15 miles from Kendal, 15 miles from Hawes. It is on Wainwright’s Coast to Coast path and the W2W (Walney to Wear) cycle path. It enjoys easy access to the Lady Ann Clifford Walk, the Pennine Journey, the Howgill Hills, the Dales National Park and the Lake District. Paragliding is also available. The hostel stands prominently on the main street of Kirkby Stephen, with a range of restaurants, cafés, pubs, take-aways (including fish and chips) and food shops on the doorstep.

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Kirkby Stephen Hostel | Former youth hostel in Kirkby Stephen on the Coast to Coast Path

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Rooms & Beds:

38: 1×8, 3×6, 2×4, 1×2, 1×2 en suite.


All year. Please arrive after 5pm (or ring to arrange arrival).

Price per night:

£20pp. Group rates.


Book by phone or email. Booking advised but not essential.


In the centre of town on main road. From M6 leave at junction 38 and follow signs towards Appleby.

Public Transport:

One mile from Kirkby Stephen train station on the Leeds-Carlisle line. Regular buses from Penrith, Kendal and Appleby stop outside hostel.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the or near to the Settle to Carlisle railway, the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map, the present or past youth hostel page, the Coast to Coast Mountain Bike route and the Coast to Coast Walk.

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