Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House, Friends of Nature House,Waukford,Kirk Yetholm,Kelso,Roxburghshire,TD5 8PG
Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House, nestling below the picturesque village green, is a former village school that has been offering hostel style accommodation for over 70 years. Located at the start / end of the Pennine Way it is a classic stop and is also ideal for those doing the St. Cuthbert’s Way and for cyclists on the Borderloop Cycle Route or Sustrans Route 84. A great base for local day hikes, particularly suited to individuals, families and small groups. Recently upgraded, the house offers a friendly and peaceful retreat after a day exploring the stunning countryside and local heritage. There is a comfortable lounge, a well equipped kitchen, seating for 18 in the dining area and secure bike storage. Evening meals and breakfast are available in adjacent Border Hotel. Well stocked village shop and other eateries 10 min’s walk away. FoN is one of Europe’s oldest environmental groups with 600K members and 800 houses across Europe.
Under 16’s should be accompanied by an adult sharing the same dorm.
or call Manager on
22: 1×7, 1×5, 1×4, 2×2 (twin), 1×2 (bunk).
All year (Nov-Feb incl. groups only). Reception 5pm-11pm & 8am-10am.
From £18, under 18’s from £15. Discounts for IFN / SYHA / HI.
Book via website, email or phone. Verbal bookings held until 6pm daily.
OS Grid Ref: NT 826 282. Geo-Coord: 55.533378 -2.277233. 7 miles from Kelso on Pennine Way. Located 100m below the village green at Kirk Yetholm.
Kelso to Kirk Yetholm approx every 2hrs. Stops within 100m of building. Connections onwards from Kelso to all parts of country and to rail station
News & Offers
From February 2017 Earby Hostel (Earby YHA) will be our sister hostel
Earby Youth Hostel, with its long history of providing accommodation for people who enjoy getting out into the countryside, will soon be under the same management as Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House. Preserved for the future.
Our House is nestled below the picturesque village green
Our House is nestled below the picturesque village green and is located start / end of the Pennine Way it is a classic stop and is also ideal for those doing the St. Cuthbert’s Way and for cyclists on the Borderloop Cycle Route or Sustrans Route 84.
Wee Row Hostel in New Lanark, has just been taken on by the New Lanark Trust.
Located in the heart of the New Lanark World Heritage Site, the running of the Hostel has been taken over by the New Lanark Trust . Remaining as a SYHA affiliate Hostel. SYHA operated the hostel for 21 years but the lease is now at an end. Scott Gagen, who is the current youth hostel manager, will be staying on as the Wee Row Hostel manager.