Wayfarers Independent Hostel, 19 Brunswick Square, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7LR

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Self catering hostel accommodation in Penrith

Wayfarers Independent Hostel is situated close to Penrith town centre, providing excellent value accommodation to those visiting Penrith, the Eden Valley and the North Lakes. Penrith is on the edge of the Lake District National Park, close to the M6 and on the West Coast Mainline with shops, pubs, restaurants and a cinema all within 5 minutes' walk of the hostel. The C2C cycle route passes 100m from the doorstep. Secure indoor bike storage, a drying room, bike cleaning and maintenance facilities make this an ideal place to stay. Newly refurbished in a comfortable, modern style, facilities include a lounge, full kitchen and dining area and an outside seating area for guests to enjoy. All bedrooms are en suite with beds made up (sheets & duvets), lockers, bedside lights, USB charging points, and have free WiFi. Towels available for hire. Individuals, small parties and groups of up to 18 are welcome.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    18: 2x2 (twin), 1x6, 2x4
  • Open:

    Jan-Dec. Office 8-11am, 4-9pm.
  • Price per night:

    From:- £26pp dorm, £60 twin en-suite. £104 4-bed room en-suite, £156 6-bed room en-suite, £77 apartment en suite, £404 whole hostel exclusive use. Towel hire: £1.
  • Booking:

    Recommended online, by phone or email.
  • Directions:

    M6 jcn 40 into Penrith along Ullswater Road. Past the station, bear left at first roundabout, straight over second heading down the hill past Booths and Morrisons. At bottom of the hill follow round to the left and take first turning on left.
  • Public Transport :

    Trains and National Express to Penrith train station, 104 bus from Carlisle and X4-5 from Workington to Penrith bus station.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Ravenber Way C2C Cycle Route LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike Cathedral Cycle Route Trans Euro Trail Settle to Carlisle
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available February Half Term 2024 Available Easter 2024 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024


aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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January 21st 2023

Wayfarers is a cosy, boutique hostel with en-suite facilities for each bedroom, well equipped kitchen, snug lounge, bike storage with maintenance bay and drying room. Perfect for families and groups of friends.

We’re based on the edge of the Lake District National Park in the lovely town of Penrith. We have everything close by for the perfect holiday or outdoor adventure; Ullswater Lake is only 5 miles away, the coast2coast cycle route only 50 meters away, castles to explore, and many, many beautiful fell walks for all abilities. Within Penrith is a vintage style cinema, boutique shops, a local wine maker, brilliant junk yard, fantastic pubs, restaurants and cafes. Follow the link below for help planning your getaway and always book direct for the best price and special offers!

Plan a mini-break holiday in Penrith at Wayfarers Hostel. There is so much to do.

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Wayfarers’ 100th Google review!

June 19th 2022

Yesterday we got our 100th Google review!
Thank you to everyone that has reviewed us, we really appreciate it and it puts us on 4.9 out of 5 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
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