Rydal Hall Bunkhouse, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LX

Call Bookings Office on 01539 432050

Group accommodation self-catering near Ambleside, Lake District

Situated next to Rydal Beck in the heart of the Lake District, Rydal Hall Bunkhouse can sleep up to 28 people across 4 rooms.

The bunkhouse can be booked as a whole and is ideal for groups and families who prefer a simpler style of accommodation.

The common room has tables, chairs and a cosy wood-burning stove with a complimentary bag of logs. The fully equipped stainless steel kitchen has a cooker, microwave, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. As well as en-suite facilities to two of the dormitories there are showers and toilets and a drying room on the ground floor. Pillows and pillowcases are provided, but guests are asked to bring their own towels, tea towels and sleeping bags, bed linen, blankets or duvets.

Rydal Hall also offers a quiet campsite for individuals and families, eco-pods in the grounds and residential accommodation for up to 50 at the Hall in single, twin, double and family en-suite bedrooms.

Catered packages are available if you don't want to self-cater.

Dogs welcome £5 per night.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    Bunkhouse 28: 1x10, 1x9, 1x6, 1x3 (accessible). Plus campsite, eco-pods & accommodation for 50 in the main hall.
  • Open:

    Opening February 2023. All year (excluding xmas). All day.
  • Price per night:

    Bunkhouse: Sole use £435 (min 2 nights at w/e), Pods: from £45 (min 2 nights at w/e) Dogs: £5pn.
  • Booking:

    Pre-booking only, deposit payable. Contact by phone or email
  • Directions:

    GR 366 064. Take the A561 from Ambleside to Grasmere, Rydal is reached after 2 miles. By the church turn right and go up lane for 200m.
  • Public Transport :

    Trains at Windermere. National Express at Ambleside. Local Stagecoach service (555) from Lancaster to Keswick 200 yards from the Hall.
  • Walks :

    Ravenber Way Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk Mountain Bike Coast to Coast
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Eco Hostels Mountains Close to a Pub Dog Friendly Individuals welcome Camping Hostels with log burners and open fires Accessible to disabled people Hostels with Camping Pods or Glamping En suite rooms Evening Meals IHUK Signage


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rAccessibility features
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement

r Accessibility Info

There's a three-person accesssible room. Furnished with a single bed and one set of bunks it has an ensuite wet room, direct accessible access to the outside and a stair lift leading to the kitchen and communal lounge ..Click for photos and more


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Recently Renovated Rydal Hall Bunkhouse

March 7th 2023

Rydal Hall Bunkhouse, set in 30 acres of the Rydal Hall Estate, close to the 30-bed hall, the Grade II Thomas Mawson Gardens, the Campsite, Eco-pods and two holiday cottages. It stands on the coffin route between Ambleside and Grasmere, with an onsite riverside tea shop right on hand to explore local walking routes.

Our spacious and purpose-built self-catering group accommodation has all you need to make the most of your stay in the Lake District. The accommodation is both welcoming and comfortable and has facilities that enable you to relax following a big day in the great outdoors. 

We offer a friendly atmosphere set in spectacular scenery in the heart of the Lake District, with something for everyone.

£435 per night (min 2 nights at weekends)

For more information and to book please email us at [email protected] or ring our bookings office on 015394 32050


The comunal lounge with upholstered bench seating
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Rydal Hall Bunkhouse Re-opening!

February 17th 2023

The Bunkhouse renovation started at the end of January 2023, focusing on maximizing our guests’ comfort, providing a much better flow within the property.
We are pleased to announce that after an extensive make over we are due to re-open on the 5th March 2023!
Come and enjoy the Lake District and be one of the first to stay at Rydal Hall Bunkhouse!

For more information and to book please ring us on 015394 32050 or email our bookings office at [email protected]

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