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

Call Zahava or Ben on 01768 866011


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.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    19: 2x2 (twin), 1x6, 2x4 + 1 extra bed
  • Open:

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

    From £25pp dorm room. £57 twin room en-suite. £100 4-Bed room en-suite. £150 6-Bed room en-suite. Sole use from £387. Towel: £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 Trans Euro Trail Settle to Carlisle Land's End to John O Groats on foot LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike C2C Cycle Route
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available February Half Term 2022 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2022 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022 Available August Bank Holiday 2022 Available Autumn Half Term 2022


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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Motorcyclists Welcome at Wayfarers!

November 6th 2021

Here at Wayfarers there’s everything a motorcyclist needs for a comfortable stay.

We have plenty of parking, maintenance and cleaning supplies and a drying room for wet gear at Wayfarers Independent hostel. Not to forget comfy beds, en-suite rooms, cosy lounge and fully equipped kitchen. We’re also only a few minutes walk away from great pubs, restaurants, cafes and supermarkets. A perfect stop over for motorcyclists on the Trans Euro Trail 

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LEJOG walkers or cyclists love Wayfarers Hostel

September 28th 2021

When planning your LEJOG or JOGLE route make sure to include a stopover at Wayfarers Hostel in Penrith. Tucked away on a quiet square, yet just 5 mins’ walk to the centre of this quaint market town, Wayfarers is geared up for Lejogers. There’s a drying room, secure indoor bike storage, bike cleaning and bike maintenance facilities. The beds are fully made up and towels can be hired. The modern, warm, rooms are all ensuite. Shop in town and cook in the well equipped kitchen or treat yourselves to a take out or a pub meal. After a night you’ll be rested and ready for the next leg of your journey.

Wayfarers Hostel has everything for a cycling staycation
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Wayfarers Hostel featured in ‘The 12 best hotels in the Lake District’ – Skyscanner

August 16th 2021

Wayfarers provides clean and modern, budget friendly accommodation for solo travellers, groups and families.

Check out Wayfarers Hostel in Skyscanner’s article under the best budget option (link below.)

Kitted out for walkers, cyclists, kayakers, and motorcyclists with comfy beds each with personal reading lights and USB charging ports, en-suite bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, a drying room, WiFi, outdoor terrace and secure storage, Wayfarers makes the perfect stay for your trip.

Book direct by calling 01768 866011 or check out our website.


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