Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House, Friends of Nature House, Waukford, Kirk Yetholm, Kelso,Roxburghshire, TD5 8PG

Call The Manager on 01573 420639

Hostel and Friends of Nature house in Kirk Yetholm

Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House, nestling below the picturesque village green, is the former village school and will have been offering hostel style accommodation for 80 years in 2022.

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. Under 16's should be accompanied by an adult sharing the same dorm.

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.

Friends of Nature is one of Europe's oldest environmental groups with some 350K members and 800 houses across Europe.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Northumberland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    22: 1x7, 1x5, 1x4, 2x2 (twin), 1x2 (bunk).
  • Open:

    All year (Nov-Feb groups only). Check-in 5pm-11pm. Check-out by 10am.
  • Price per night:

    From Β£20, under 18’s from Β£17. Discounts for NFI / SYHA / HI.
  • Booking:

    Book via website, email or phone. Verbal bookings held until 6pm daily.
  • Directions:

    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.
  • Public Transport :

    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
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks St Cuthbert's Way Scottish National Trail Pennine Way
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022 Available August Bank Holiday 2022 Available Autumn Half Term 2022


bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
hSome areas heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
yYHA Affiliated


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News & Offers from Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House

πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰ Kirk Yetholm – 80 Years Young in 2022 🎁🎈

January 22nd 2022

πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰ …80 Years Young in 2022… 🎁🎈

Our house in Kirk Yetholm celebrates 80 years of offering accommodation to walkers, cyclists and all those who love nature and exploring the amazing Borders countryside and heritage.

Regular opening from April this year and hopefully the final corner of Covid restrictions will be reached… we need to gain our wings and fly once more.



Just the perfect place for walkers & cyclists

July 28th 2021

This fabulous hostel on the Scottish borders is always a popular choice for walkers and cyclists. In prime walking/cycling country, it’s close to The Pennine Way, St Cuthberts Way, Borderloop Cycle Route & Sustrans Route 84. Plus there are lots of lovely day routes.

In fact this lovely, picturesque hostel is perfect for any outdoor adventurers. Walkers, cyclists and families will all find something to delight them in this comfortable and historic accommodation.


Kirk Yetholm: Where guests are warmly welcomed.

February 26th 2021

Details, availability and online booking are available one our website.Β  Remember our newly formed community shop for your local provisions and the Border Hotel and Plough HotelΒ  will both be open for food and beverages.Β 


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