Yealand Old School, Yealand Rd, Yealand Conyers, Carnforth, LA5 9SH

Call Sue Tyldesley on 01524 732336


Yealand Old School hostel at the heart of Yealand Conyers and is part of the Quaker Heritage of the village. The hostel is run on a not-for-profit basis and has undergone a refurbishment, reopening in May 2019. The hostel offers three en-suite private rooms and simple self-catering accommodation for all sorts of groups. Facilities include a well equipped kitchen, good dining space, fast Wifi, inside cycle storage and a ramp for disabled access. Upstairs there is a sizable hall and a comfortable sitting room. Duvets are available for a small charge per visit. Camping in the adjacent field may be possible and there is a Resident warden. Groups normally have sole occupancy of the building and get priority for bookings at weekends. Stroll from Yealand Old School's doorstep to Warton Crag for views across the sands of Morecambe Bay. In early summer hunt out a host of wild flowers on the limestone scenery at nearby Gaitbarrows NNR and Hutton Roofs crags. Kids will enjoy Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, a small zoo close by and the RSPB reserve at Leighton Moss make a nice day out. The hostel is well located for walking and cycling. It is often used by cyclists on the LEJOG route and is on on the National Cycle Network Route 6. This accommodation is featured on our map of Yorkshire and Lancashire and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    25: 3x2 plus 20 on mattresses.
  • Open:

    Closed until May 2019
  • Price per night:

    £15pp, £7.50 children 5+, Min charge £100 for group Friday/Sat, £50 during week.
  • Booking:

    Contact warden for booking form.
  • Directions:

    Exactly at the top of the hill on the main road through Yealand Conyers village, 5 mins from J35 M6.
  • Public Transport:

    Carnforth station 3 miles, with a connection by local bus which stops outside the hostel.
  • Walks:

    Local Walks Long Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is available to individuals, is an 'Eco Hostel' and is on the or near to the Settle to Carlisle railway, the Land's End to John O' Groats Cycle Route, the ideal for retreats page and the Hostels with Camping map.


bSingle sex dormitories
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (locakable)
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement


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Opening 1st May 2019, the refurbished Yealand Old School Hostel

February 5th 2019

Yealand Old School offers  accommodation in the pretty village of Yealand Conyers, surrounded by the gorgeous Lancashire Countryside.

Explore the National Cycle Network route 6 from the door.  Dog friendly, lockable equipment store, self catering facilities, and WiFi!


Yealand Old School closed for refurbishment

August 27th 2018

Yealand Old School is intending to close over the winter for a substantial refurbishment of the bedrooms, likely to be shut from 31 Oct 2018 through to 1 May 2019.    After refurbishment the accommodation will have 3 rooms with en suite bathrooms and  a large space with mattresses for groups.  The large newly refurbished communal kitchen will suitable for group catering and the space ideal for youngsters to expand into on a wet day.

Part of the Quaker heritage of Yealand Conyers, Yealand Old School is at the heart of the village, the landscape and local history. The  village is right up in the far north of Lancashire, relishing its proximity to the Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales and The Forest of Bowland. The bunkhouse at The Old School is in the heart of the village in the Arnside and Silverdale AONB.    It is ideal for refugees off the M6,  Lejog (Lands End to John O Groats) cyclists,  youth groups and  extended family group holidays.

Yealand Conyers is not just in the heart of a lovely landscape but also of history too. In 1652 the Quakers were formed locally – hence the area is called ‘1652 country’. It is owned and run by the local Society of Friends (or Quakers).  It is a simple, wholesome, ethical and welcoming group hostel. If you are looking for accommodation for your group to experience the history or the unparalleled local landscape, Yealand Old School could well be it.

Yealand Old School

Dog friendly accommodation in Arnside & Silverdale Area of Natural Beauty

August 17th 2018

Dogs are welcome in our simple self catering accommodation as long as they are kept out of the bedrooms.  There is a lobby area ideal for your dog bed/basket and some people bring dog cages.  This area has a hard floor and pillars ideal for tethers, just in case your dog is inclined to wander.

When visiting us be sure to check out the RSPB Nature Reserve only a 10 minute drive away and filled with lots of fun things or all the family to do.  You can relax and see some magical wildlife or go bird watching, whatever takes your fancy!

Yealand Old School

Our friendly hostel!

March 12th 2018

Yealand Old School offers affordable group accommodation in the pretty village of Yealand Conyers, surrounded by the gorgeous Lancashire Countryside. View details

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