Lake District Backpackers, High Street, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AF

Call Paul on 01539 446374


Situated in the heart of Windermere and central Lakeland, you will find this cosy, friendly hostel ideally situated for exploring the surrounding area. There is a lot of information for you on routes for walks and cycle rides and maps are available. There is easy access to the lake and fells from our door and the hostel is adjacent to the main 555 bus route through Lakeland and opposite local bus tour operators. The hostel with its cosy dormitories provides you with every comfort but at a budget price. The hostel is right next to a number of pubs, restaurants, shops and take-aways and only minutes away from the rail and bus stations. Lockers are available. Internet access with WiFi helps you to keep in touch! with the world! A well equipped kitchen and comfortable common room make your stay one to remember. Self service breakfast of fruit juice, cereal, toast/spread and jam and all day teal and coffee is included.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    20:- 1x6, 2x4, 2 x double with single above.
  • Open:

    All year. 24 hours with key code for front door.
  • Price per night:

    From £16.95pp dorms, £19.95pp private rooms. £2pn discount for stays of 3+ nights (Nov-Mar) inc self serve continental b-fast & free tea/coffee.
  • Booking:

    Essential, 24 hours in advance.
  • Directions:

    Turn left out of the station, walk to the information centre, the hostel is opposite, between Simpson and Parsons |Insurance and the Lamp Lighter Bar, 2 minutes' walk from station
  • Public Transport:

    Windermere train station is 2 minutes' walk. National Express coach stop 2 minutes' walk.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Dales Way.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
4VisitEngland Quality Assured
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Lake District Backpackers

Lake District Backpackers has private rooms for well behaved hounds

January 30th 2020

A homely hostel in the heart of the lakes, Lake District Backpackers offer dog friendly private rooms for a budget price

Clean air and lakes for miles around. The awe inspiring views make it easy to see why the lakes were a favourite of Beatrix Potter. Private rooms are on the ground floor with easy access for the morning or late evening walkies. The lamplighter bar, right next door to us, accepts dogs and does some great food. Please note there is a small charge of £2.50 per dog per stay

Dog in grass

Lake District Backpackers invites you to come spend Easter in the Lakes

January 14th 2020

Spring is in the air in the lake district and it is a lovely time to visit.

Watching the spring arrive in a beautiful location, not a worry in the world. Our accommodation is perfect to do just that. In the Heart of the Lake District our Hostel continues to be a great base for cyclists, ramblers and explorers. Local walks from the door, an all day bus explorer ticket is available from £8.50 or an organised tour by the Mountain Goat, across the road from us. We offer a 3 day break from £21.95 pp per night inclusive of a light breakfast. A fully equipped kitchen is also available for your use.

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Book Direct at Lake District Backpackers

October 20th 2018

In the centre of the lakes so perfect for exploring this iconic National Park

Book Direct at Lake District Backpackers, Windemere. The central location makes it really easy to explore all the must visit locations in the Lake District National Park.  Book Direct via the link on the #indiehosteluk website or on Lake District Backpacker’s own website.


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