Yorkshire & Lancashire: Bunkhouses, camping barns & hostels

Self catering bunkhouses & hostels
Yorkshire and Lancashire

This map of Yorkshire and Lancashire shows the locations of bunkhouses, camping barns and hostels in the Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and the Forest of Bowland. The map takes in the cities of York, Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool as well as smaller towns such as Hebden Bridge, Harrogate and Richmond. There is a concentration of National Parks in the area including the North York Moors, The Yorkshire Dales as well as the Forest of Bowland AONB. A number of hostels are located along the coast around Whitby and Scarborough. The stunning landscape of the area takes in the Three Peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough (a popular challenge to walkers and climbers alike). Entertainment for the family can be found at the Yorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum of York.

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  • Profile picture of Stableside York

    Stableside York

    Stableside, a quiet & welcoming 4* hostel situated right on the historic Knavesmire is the perfect location for enjoying a break in the beautiful, historic city of York. Guests can take advantage of our varied rooming options catering for the single traveller and larger groups, free car parking, free WiFi and fabulous Yorkshire welcome. Meals can be provided for groups. On the NCN Route 65 for easy access to the city centre.

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    West End Outdoor Centre

    Amidst stunning landscape overlooking Thruscross Reservoir on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this self-catering centre offers excellent facilities in bunkrooms plus an en suite leaders room with well equipped kitchen, dining, lounge & shower/toilet areas. Ideal for team building, youth groups & family parties. 12 miles from Harrogate & Skipton. Groups must include a 25+ adult. No stag or hens.

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    Yealand Old School

    Stroll from the doorstep to Warton Crag for a view 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. The New Inn is only 300m away. Relax in the grounds of the adjacent Quaker Meeting House. Car park. Groups only at weekends, except when there’s a last minute vacancy

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  • Profile picture of Kettlewell Hostel

    Kettlewell Hostel

    The Kettlewell Hostel is a stylish Independent Youth Hostel in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Sleeping up to 42 in 11 bedrooms, it has a large dining room, a secondhand bookshop, a self-catering kitchen, a lovely lounge with wood-burning stove, a private garden & a big bike shed! There are great walks from the front door and world class cycling on the Tour de France Route of ‘14.

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    Dalesbridge

    DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCE DALESBRIDGE REMAINS CLOSED. KEEP AN EYE ON THIS WEBSITE FOR FUTURE UPDATES. Dalesbridge is located on the A65 at Austwick, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, just five miles from both Ingleton and Settle. It is a comfortable venue for those visiting the Yorkshire Dales, whether you are a family, a group or an individual. The six bed units have a kitchen area with a cooker,

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  • Profile picture of Howgills Barn

    Howgills Barn

    Howgills Barn offers a beautifully renovated self catering barn in Sedbergh Yorkshire. Breath taking views, plenty to see and do on the doorstep & set in a private location where the children can enjoy some freedom. A five minute walk in to Sedbergh to nearby pubs, cafes and restaurants. Dogs welcome too. Hot tub available. Five stars on trip advisor from over 100 reviews, gives a flavour of the quality of the accommodation.

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    Hatters Hostels Liverpool

    Hatters Liverpool combines hotel quality en suite rooms with the social buzz of an international hostel. Conveniently located for all city centre attractions and transport links it’s your perfect base for experiencing the heart and soul of Liverpool. Full/half board options for larger groups. Ask at the reception about discounts to Alton Towers, Beatles tours, football stadium tours, Albert Docks and many other FREE adventures.

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  • Profile picture of Broadrake Bunkbarn

    Broadrake Bunkbarn

    Broadrake Bunkbarn offers direct access to the Three Peaks Challenge Walk, Wainwright’s Pennine Journey & The Dales Highway. This popular accommodation for 20 has an upstairs open-plan living space with excellent self-catering & communal facilities. It is perfect for special birthday celebrations, extended family reunions, cyclists, cavers and dark sky enthusiasts. Small groups welcome, especially mid-week.

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  • Profile picture of Bank House Farm Hostel

    Bank House Farm Hostel

    A luxury Bunkbarn, a Camping Barn and B&B on an organic farm in beautiful Glaisdale Dale, with stunning views of the North York Moors and just 1 mile from the Coast to Coast route. The newly converted Bunkbarn is warm & well appointed with one large dorm with 9 singles and one bunkbed. The Camping Barn provides simple, single-night shelter for walkers or cyclists.

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  • Profile picture of Bents Camping Barn

    Bents Camping Barn

    Bents Camping Barn, formerly a 17 century shepherd’s cottage, is in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are 2 bunkrooms sleeping 14 in total (BYO sleeping bags), a well equipped kitchen and a dining area. Please bring £1 coins for the electric metre. The Coast to Coast path is nearby and the Howgill Fells, Wild Boar Fell and Crosby Garrett Common offer great fell walking. Smardale Gill Nature Reserve and Sunbiggin Tarn are also easily accessible.

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  • Profile picture of Longrigg Residential Centre

    Longrigg Residential Centre

    Recently refurbished and standing in its own grounds, overlooking the unspoilt splendour of the Howgill Fells Longrigg is perfect for mixed groups or families wanting to explore the Lakes and Yorkshire. Walking, cycling, canoeing and caving are nearby. BYO Sleeping bags and pillowcases. A large kitchen is equipped for group catering. The lounge has easy chairs and access to the patio. A separate games room has pool table, TV and table football. Outdoor activity instruction and equipment available.

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  • Profile picture of Nidderdale Bunkhouse

    Nidderdale Bunkhouse

    Exclusive hire in the stunning Nidderdale Valley overlooking the Gouthwaite reservoir. The bunkhouse has a well equipped open plan kitchen, beautiful dining & seating areas with great views. The Nidderdale Way goes right past the house. The Yorke Arms Michelin star restaurant is nearby. The award winning village of Pateley Bridge has pubs, cafes and festivities throughout the year. The Nidderdale Museum is a short drive away. Perfect for walkers, wildlife lovers or to explore Yorkshire. No dogs

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  • Profile picture of The Old School Bunkhouse

    The Old School Bunkhouse

    Situated near Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales, on the Yorkshire Three Peaks route. Old School Bunkhouse sleeps up to 30. It has a comfortable lounge, with TV, DVD and WiFi, a large kitchen diner, 4 bathrooms and a drying room with washing machine. Outside is parking for 12 cars and a large picnic bench to take in the views of Ingleborough and Whernside. The pub over the road is ideal for that celebratory drink.

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  • Profile picture of Gauber Bunk Barn

    Gauber Bunk Barn

    In Yorkshire’s Three Peaks country on the route down from Pen Y Ghent and in close proximity to the Dales Way and Dales High Way routes.Close to Ingleton with it’s lido and waterfalls, Ribblehead Viaduct, White Scar Caves, Wensleydale Creamery, and the Settle to Carlisle railway. This warm comfortable bunk barn sleeps up to 13 in three rooms. Walkers, cavers, cyclists & families all enjoy the Yorkshire Dales. Within easy driving distance of the coast and Lake District. Dogs welcome for sole use only

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    Hebden Bridge Hostel

    Expect a warm welcome at Hebden Bridge Hostel. Comfy and welcoming, with private rooms and dorm beds from £15. Nestled into woodland only a short walk from the town centre, and less than 500m from the ‘Hebden Bridge Loop on the Pennine Way’ the hostel makes the perfect base for hiking, sight-seeing, relaxing or experiencing Hebden Bridge’s vibrant café, music, arts & culture.

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    Ingleton Yha Greta Tower

    On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, surrounded by magnificent countryside with caves, waterfalls and mountains, Ingleton is dominated by Ingleborough, the best known of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks (this is a great base for the Challenge). Known for its walking routes and waterfall trail, there is plenty here for walkers, climbers, mountain bikers and cavers. Licensed and serving tasty meals there is also a self catering kitchen. Perfect for families and school trips.

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  • Profile picture of Embassie Liverpool Backpackers

    Embassie Liverpool Backpackers

    The Embassie is a majestic terraced house in an unspoilt Georgian square, until 1986 it was the Consulate of Venezuela! Only 15 minutes’ walk from the centre of Liverpool, known for its nightlife, its in the perfect position. Recently refurbished, there are new kitchen facilities, a brand new shower suite and an all new games room & relax area with Sky Sports and HD television. The hostel is clean, safe and staffed 24 hours. Bedding is provided (including sheets) and free coffee, tea, toast and jam are available 24 hours.

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    New Ing Lodge

    This 10-bedroom, 10-bathroom B&B and hostel offers comfortable, friendly, accommodation with delicious food. Shap is in the Eden Valley, just off the M6, on the edge of the Lake District National Park. The Howgills and the Pennine Fells are a short drive away. On Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, the Westmorland Way and the Miller’s Way and perfect for large sole use groups.

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    Kirkby Stephen Hostel

    Former Methodist Church with a range of accommodation for individuals, families and groups amongst beautiful authentic features; stained glass, arches and panels. With a large dining room and kitchen and a quiet lounge in the gallery. Kirkby Stephen is a market town in the upper Eden valley, On Wainwright’s Coast to Coast path with easy access to the Pennine Journey, the Walney to Wear Cycle Route, the Howgill Hills, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lakes.

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  • Profile picture of Earby Friends of Nature House

    Earby Friends of Nature House

    Earby’s newly refurbished Independent Hostel (Friends of Nature House), welcomes individuals, families and small groups to this historic cosy cottage with picturesque garden. A perfect stop for Pennine Way walkers and great base for local day hikes, cyclists or discovering the countryside and local heritage. Featuring comfortable lounges, wood burning stove, a well equipped kitchen and dining areas that seat 18. Real ale pub and meals nearby. Adults must accompany U16s.

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  • Profile picture of Hatters Hostels on Newton Street

    Hatters Hostels on Newton Street

    Hatters is Manchester’s favourite funky hostel located in the city centre. The ideal base from which to explore the north west of England and the music, sport and shopping Manchester offers. Perfect for independent travellers or groups. Try the free all-day continental breakfast in the sociable kitchen. Catered options for groups. The knowledgeable and friendly staff will be your guide to all the city has to offer.

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    Hatters Hostels on Hilton Street

    Hatters on Hilton Street combines hotel quality en suite accommodation with the social buzz of an international hostel. Located in the heart of the bohemian Northern Quarter of Manchester, it’s your perfect base for all city centre attractions & transport links. Full/half board options for larger groups. Ask about discounts to Alton Towers, about Man Utd & City football stadium tours and about all that is FREE to do in Manchester!

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  • Profile picture of Arnside Independent Hostel

    Arnside Independent Hostel

    This large family run Edwardian house hostel overlooks Morecambe Bay with great views of the Lake District mountains. The Lakes, Yorkshire Dales, Arneside Knott and Leighton Moss are all easily accessed from here. Enjoy spectacular summer evening sunsets in the garden with fire pits and BBQ or winter evenings relaxing by the fire in the lounge, playing board games and a local ale from the licensed bar. Self cater in the large kitchen or book a delicious home cooked supper in the restaurant.

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  • Profile picture of Fell End Bunkhouse

    Fell End Bunkhouse

    Overlooking the Howgill Fells, these two 18th century buildings provide bunkhouse accommodation for groups, DofE, families and people with special needs. Great for walking, cycling, canoeing & caving. The Schoolhouse sleeps 8 with an extra bed in a side room. Greenslack has 2 bunks and 1 single bed plus an accessible bathroom. Fell End is owned by the Bendrigg Trust, a charity offering accessible outdoor activities.

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  • Profile picture of Hornby Laithe Bunkhouse Barn

    Hornby Laithe Bunkhouse Barn

    Simple, comfortable accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Hornby Laith Bunkhouse Barn occupies a secluded position within easy walking distance of the pretty village of Stainforth and market town of Settle. It is within easy access of a wide variety of routes for walkers and climbers. Sleeping up to 5O, there is a separate barn containing a recreational area, extra camping and space for a marquee for events/weddings & ample parking. There’s a self catering kitchen but a full catering can be organised by arrangement.

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  • Profile picture of Dales Bike Centre

    Dales Bike Centre

    Dales Bike Centre, in Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales, is the centre of cycling in Yorkshire! Home of the ArdRock Enduro, on Woodcocks Coast to Coast mountain bike route and close by the routes of the 2014 Tour de France and Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way. Facilities include an on-site café, well stocked bike shop, bike hire, bike wash, fully equiped workshop, drying room and lots friendly advice. Well placed close to 4 pubs.

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  • Profile picture of Grassington Bunkbarn

    Grassington Bunkbarn

    With spectacular views of Wharfedale, Grassington Bunkbarn offers comfortable group accommodation. Featuring a well equipped kitchen and a lounge/games area with Freeview TV plus WiFi and good mobile coverage and a BBQ area outside. With walking, cycling, climbing, fishing, horse riding, archaeology, bird watching, geology, botany and even golf, there’s something for everyone.

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  • Profile picture of Hardraw Old School Bunkhouse

    Hardraw Old School Bunkhouse

    Next to the Pennine Way, in the village of Hardraw, The Old School Bunkhouse offers well-appointed, practical accommodation for up to 26. The large hall (with games, table tennis, piano, log burner & sofas) and grounds are perfect for group activities. Hardraw has a café, inn and the famous Hardraw Force waterfall. The market town of Hawes is a 1.5 mile walk across fields. Instruction available in many outdoor activities.

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  • Profile picture of Skirfare Barn

    Skirfare Barn

    Skirfare Barn, with its stunning backdrop of Upper Wharfedale & Littondale, nestles in the Yorkshire Dales with the climbers’ challenge, Kilnsey Crag on the doorstep. The area is famous for walking & cycling with many footpaths, including the Dales Way close by. At nearby Kilnsey you can book day fishing & food at The Kilnsey Park, or bar snacks at The Tennant Arms Hotel. Pony & Llama trekking & many other activities are also nearby. The barn provides warm, comfortable accommodation for walking, cycling, friends or family groups.

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  • Profile picture of The Jonas Centre

    The Jonas Centre

    Twelve Scandinavian styled self-catering log cabins located at the heart of Wensleydale in the tranquil beauty of the Yorkshire Dales,. Nine lodges are located in Elm Wood away from the main complex & the other three are located near to Granary Barn, which has a shop, two lounges, meeting room and kitchen for group use. The varied use of the centre means that facilities are comfortable rather than luxurious.

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  • Profile picture of Scarborough Youth Hostel

    Scarborough Youth Hostel

    For a fun filled, seaside break Scarborough is unbeatable: two safe, sandy beaches, penny arcades, pirate ship, three surf schools and the new Alpamare Waterpark. Once a 17th century water mill on a quiet riverside just outside the town Scarborough Youth Hostel is also a perfect base for exploring the coast and country of the North York Moors and Wolds with miles of paths, tracks and quiet lanes for walkers and cyclists.

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    Halifax College Hostel

    Within walking distance of Heslington Village and the University of York campus. Halifax College is the perfect base for exploring York. The city is famous for iconic York Minster, exquisite architecture, The Shambles, boutique shopping, a vibrant café and restaurant culture and world class museums such as the National Railway Museum and the unique Jorvik Centre. All rooms are self-catering and single occupancy with a wash basin and the use of shared bathroom and kitchen within each house.

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    Town Head Barn

    Town Head Barn is a converted barn, located in Upper Wharfedale and in the small village of Buckden. The accommodation sleeps 13 in 4 rooms including a single leaders room with en suite facilities. Close (just 3.5 miles) to the village of Kettlewell with pubs and shops and with easy access to Buckden Pike which at 702m high is just waiting to be climbed. This is the perfect location for groups or families wanting to get away from it all in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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    Euro Hostel Liverpool

    Right in the heart of the city and a perfect base from which to experience Liverpool’s legendary night life, shopping and waterfront walks. Backpackers, couples, families and groups are all welcomed. Rooms vary from 8 bed dorms (mixed or female only), en suite private rooms for up to 8 people or VIP suites accommodating groups of 6 or 8 in bunks with private TV lounge and en suite facilities. The Hatch bar serves meals including breakfast and is a great live music venue as well as providing good quality food and drink. Car Park discounts provided on check out).

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  • Profile picture of Brompton on Swale Bunkbarn

    Brompton on Swale Bunkbarn

    Located on a small working farm, just 3 miles east of Richmond, Yorkshire. Brompton on Swale bunk barn offers a welcome break from walking or cycling the coast to coast. A pot of tea for weary walkers upon arrival and safe storage for bikes makes this bunkhouse especially welcoming. Close to the Yorkshire Dales, Swaledale, Wensleydale, Easby Abbey, Richmond Castle & Ellerton Lakes. Dogs are welcome to stay but must be kept on a lead around the yard as there are ducks, hens and geese.

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    Airton Barn

    A friendly welcome awaits you in a unique setting at Airton Barn. Adjacent to the 17th century Friends Meeting House, Airton Barn is a simple bunkhouse sleeping up to 18 people over two floors, with storage space for up to 5 bicycles. Located on popular walking and cycling routes, and surrounded by some of Yorkshire’s finest tourist destinations, the Barn is ideally placed for walkers and cyclists as well as small group getaways.

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  • Profile picture of Trawden Camping Barn

    Trawden Camping Barn

    Trawden Camping Barn is a listed stone barn on Middle Beardshaw Farm. Surrounded by stunning landscape the nearby village of Wycoller has been much used by film crews. The barn is large and open with an ancient timbered roof. There is accommodation for 15; 7 beds/bunks and 8 mattresses (BYO sleeping bags) with plenty of communal space, a table tennis and pool table and a well equipped kitchen (in a separate building just 15m away). Pub & cafe just a short walk away.

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  • Profile picture of Cote Ghyll Mill

    Cote Ghyll Mill

    In a beautiful and secluded valley in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, this converted linen mill is a perfect base for exploring the moors, dales & coast. Osmotherley has pubs, a tea room & shops. Explore the stream and woodlands or take part in organised activities for children and groups. Next to Cod Beck reservoir, Cleveland Way, Coast to Coast and at start of Lyke Wake Walk. All refurbished, en-suite bedrooms.

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    Hull Trinity Backpackers

    In the heart of Hull, (European City of Culture 2017) this newly renovated backpackers hostels is aimed at the individual traveller, small groups, cyclists and families. With flexible room layouts including an en suite family room it is perfect for visiting the art exhibitions and family friendly attractions of Hull such as The Deep. A kitchenette provides a self-option and the coffee lounge in reception welcomes you as well as passers by.

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Bunkhouses, Camping Barns and Hostels in Yorkshire and Lancashire

 This map shows Bunkhouses, Camping Barns and Hostels in Yorkshire and Lancashire. Centred on Ripon the map takes in the cities of York and Leeds as well as smaller towns such as Hebden Bridge, Harrogate and Richmond. There is a concentration of National Parks in the area including the North York Moors, The Dales as well as the Forest of Bowland AONB. A number of hostels are located along the coast around Whitby and Scarborough. The stunning landscape of the area takes in the Three Peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough (a popular challenge to walkers and climbers alike).

Great for family or walking holidays

Entertainment for the family can be found at the Yorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum of York. The Pennine Way passes through West Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales.  The area’s important and varied history is shown off at it’s best at the National Trust property at Fountains Abbey, the Beamish Museum and Whitby Abbey.  Walkers and cyclists regularly take on the challenge of the Coast to Coast routes which end at Robin Hood’s Bay on the Yorkshire Coast our independent hostels are perfect stopping points on this journey.