Hostel and Bunkhouse Accommodation on the Settle to Carlisle Railway
Settle to Carlisle is famous for the iconic 73 mile railway line which goes between these two northern towns. Crossing some of the most remote and scenic regions of the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines, not only is it an eco-friendly means of transport for the locals but also a major tourist attraction for visitors from home and abroad.
Accommodation along the Settle to Carlisle Railway
Settle to Carlisle country is also a paradise for walkers with numerous walks from the various stations along the route. What fun to combine journeys on this stunning railway with a walking holiday or mini-break. There is also the annual Settle to Carlisle Ride2Stride Walking and Music Festival. Taking place each Spring, it is a week long festival of walks, talks and music along the Settle to Carlisle line. Growing in popularity with visitors from the far corners of the world, it was listed in the top 10 walking festivals by The Telegraph in 2017.
There are independent hostels and bunkhouses all along the route of the Settle to Carlisle line. The map below shows you where they all are and further down you will find each individual accommodation provider is listed with a brief description. Providing flexible and great value self-catering accommodation with no minimum length of stay, Independent Hostels have long been firm favourites with so many outdoor enthusiasts. From small and simple camping barns to large and very well appointed hostels there is something for everybody and every budget.
The Settle-Carlisle Walking & Music Festival
30th April to 6th May 2019
ride2stride is a festival of walks, talks and music along the fabulous Settle-Carlisle railway line.
It’s a week long celebration of the wonderful landscape and culture of the western Dales and Eden Valley.
The festival is made up of lots of events and activities and things will be happening along the length of the line. Walks will be led from stations by experienced walk leaders. Speakers will share their local knowledge and love of the area, and the pubs will be buzzing with music and song.
ride2stride is for everyone who loves the Yorkshire Dales. With independent hostels, bunkhouses and camping barns all along the route there’s no reason not to treat yourself to a few days of great walking, wonderful music and stunning scenery in the company of like minded people. For more information go to the ride2stride website.