Former Youth Hostel in Grasmere , the Lake District


Thorney How, Thorney How, Off Helm Close & Easedale Rd, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QW

Thorney How offers clean and comfortable guest accommodation in Grasmere, the heart of the Lake District. Family-run and welcoming it provides en suite, bed and breakfast and standard self-catering accommodation for individuals, families and groups. With a backdrop of magnificent fells, adjacent to the Coast to Coast path, local village and lake, the tranquil location provides the perfect base to explore the Lake District. The Main House, 26 beds in a gentleman’s farmhouse, is charming with well proportioned rooms and fabulous views. There are 7 en suite rooms ranging from doubles to family 6-person rooms. Grasmere bunkhouse is ideal for groups of up to 16 with 4 bunk rooms each with shower facilities. All larger groups are automatically offered breakfasts and at least one evening meal. Parking, electric car charging, bike hire, cycle store, drying room, licensed bar, restaurant and spacious grounds complete the experience. Pizza nights Friday. Free films Saturdays. No pets.

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Thorney How | Former Youth Hostel in Grasmere , the Lake District


or call Taylor Nuttall on
01539 435597

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Rooms & Beds:

42: Main House 26, Bunkhouse 16


Open all year. Closed 10.30am to 3.30pm – check in 3.30pm to 10.30pm.

Price per night:

Bunkhouse from £20. Main House B&B from £25.50. Double en suite from £77.00. 4 person rooms from £76.00. Larger groups please contact hostel.


Online booking recommended, Or by phone or email. First night’s accommodation non-refundable payment required to secure,

Ask for:

Taylor Nuttall


Grid ref: 332084. Half a mile NW of Grasmere village.

Public Transport:

National Express coaches stop in Grasmere. Local bus 555 to / from Windermere & Keswick. Train station at Windermere.

News & Offers

Grasmere Bunkhouse 2016 prices until end of March

Grasmere Bunkhouse 2016 prices until end of March

We are holding prices until the end of March. Book now to get a great rate. Available Half Term onwards. Individual beds, private rooms or whole bunkhouse bookings accepted.

Our 16 bedded Bunkhouse has 4 rooms each with 4 beds. Facilities include dedicated individual unisex showers with underfloor heating plus access to all of the facilities in our main building with guest kitchen, dining room with wood burning stove, drying room, free parking, free wifi, TV lounge and of course our bar with great local beers.

Food available including breakfasts, packed lunches and evening meals as required.

Book direct for the best prices. All prices below are self catered.

Individual beds from £20 pppn

Rooms from £76 = £19 pppn

Whole Bunkhouse from £288 = £18  pppn

Have you spotted this sign when you’re out and about ?

Have you spotted this sign when you’re out and about ?

Thorney How are the latest hostel in the IHUK network, to add an Independent Hostels logo to their bunkhouse.

Thorney How, a gentleman’s residence in the Lakes, provides comfortable accommodation in a grand Lakeland Cottage and bunkhouse accommodation in the annexe. The bunkhouse accommodation is arranged in 4 bunk dorms with shared shower rooms and toilets.   All the bunkhouse rooms are comfortable, carpeted and located on the ground floor with views across Lakeland fells.  All bedding and bed linen is provided but you will need your own towel.   Residents at the bunkhouse share the  social space and  catering facilities in the main house.  The bunkhouse sleeps 16 and is ideal for groups.  It is also really suitable for families and smaller parties traveling together.

Contact Thorney How:

01539 435597MessageView website