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Yorkshire & Lancashire: Bunkhouses, camping barns & 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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Embassie Liverpool Backpackers

The Embassie is a terraced house in an unspoilt Georgian square used in the filming of ‘In the Name of the Father’. The house was built in 1820 and until 1986 it was the Consulate of Venezuela. Only 15 minutes’ walk from the centre of Liverpool, known for its nightlife. A large student population ensures a lively scene, with late night bands and bars. The hostel has been refurbished and there are new kitchen facilities, a brand new shower

Airton Barn, Friends Meeting House

A warm welcome awaits you in a unique setting at Airton Barn. Adjacent to the ancient Friends Meeting House, in use since the 16th century, Airton Barn is a simple, modern bunkhouse sleeping up to 18 people over two floors. 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 group getaways.

Yealand Old School

From the doorstep of Yealand Old School Hostel you can walk to Warton Crag for a broad vista across the ever changing sands of Morecambe Bay. In early summer you can hunt out a wide variety of wild flowers on the limestone scenery at nearby Gaitbarrows NNR and Hutton Roofs crags. Children will enjoy Lakeland Wildlife oasis, a small zoo 3 miles away. The New Inn, recently refurbished and reopened is only 300m away.

Hatters Hostels on Hilton Street

Hatters on Hilton Street brings new meaning to ‘flash packing’! Your ideal choice for city centre accommodation in the heart of the bohemian Northern Quarter, with a combination of hotel quality en suite rooms with the social atmosphere of an international travellers’ hostel. Catering for groups of all sizes and independent travellers, you can enjoy the benefits of WiFi, breakfast, en suite and standard rooms, large communal and outdoor areas, and enthusiastic, informative staff. Full board or half board

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 flavor of the quality of the accommodation.

Bents Camping Barn

Bents Camping Barn is in the newly extended Yorkshire Dales National Park, was formerly a shepherds’ cottage in the 1600s. There are 2 sleeping rooms on the first floor with bunk beds. On the ground floor there is a kitchen with cooking area, a dining area with tables and benches and a WC with washbasins. Other facilities include electric lighting and power points throughout (£1 coin meter), crockery, cutlery, toaster, fridge, microwave, 3 electric cooking rings, 2 electric kettles,

Grassington Bunkbarn

At almost 1000 feet, with spectacular views of Wharfedale, Grassington Bunkbarn offers comfortable accommodation for groups of up to 32 people in a magnificent location. The ground floor has 3 bunk rooms and a leader/disabled bedroom with private toilet/shower. On the upper floor there is a large dining area with open plan kitchen equipped for groups and a lounge/games area with Freeview TV, although you may be content with the dramatic views from the window! The barn has free

Ingleton Yha Greta Tower

A Victorian house in private grounds, Greta Tower is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, in the pretty village of Ingleton. Surrounded by magnificent countryside with caves, waterfalls and mountains. Dominated by Ingleborough, the best known of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks, the area is known for its walking routes and waterfall trail. There is plenty to offer for walkers, climbers, mountain bikers and cavers and it makes a great base for the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. The Yorkshire

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

The Jonas Centre

The Jonas Centre has twelve Scandinavian styled self-catering log cabins 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.

Hornby Laithe Bunkhouse Barn

Simple, comfortable accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Hornby Laith Bunkhouse Barn has been converted from original farm buildings and occupies a secluded position within easy walking distance of both the pretty village of Stainforth and traditional market town of Settle. The perfect base for groups wishing to explore this beautiful area. Within easy access to a wide variety of routes for both the seasoned walker or climber and those wishing to explore the countryside at their leisure.

Earby Friends of Nature House

Opening Summer 2017. The Friends of Nature (FoN) invite you to stay in this beautiful historic cottage in the peaceful village of Earby, Lancashire. Earby Friends of Nature House is a cosy cottage with a picturesque garden, stream and waterfall close to the Pennine Way. An ideal stop for the Pennine Way walker, as a base for local day hikes and for cyclists and those interested in the countryside and local heritage. Particularly suited to individuals, families and small

Euro Hostel Liverpool

The newest addition to the Euro Hostel family, Euro Hostel Liverpool is right in the heart of the city. A perfect base from which to experience Liverpool’s legendary night life, shopping and waterfront walks. Whether you are a backpacker, couple, family or part of a group Euro Hostel Liverpool has a room for you. 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

Broadrake Bunkbarn

Set in a stunning location in Chapel-le-Dale, Broadrake Bunkbarn is perfect for Three Peak Challengers and Dales High Way walkers, cyclists, climbers and cavers as well as for birthday celebrations, extended family & group reunions. The accommodation for 20 exceeds expectations and the upstairs open-plan living space works well with excellent kitchen facilities and the comfy beds, large sofas and hot showers.

Cote Ghyll Mill

Situated in a beautiful and secluded valley in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, this converted linen mill is perfect for those wishing to explore the Yorkshire moors, dales & coast. Close to walking, cycling and mountain biking routes, orienteering at Cod Beck Reservoir, pony trekking, fishing and golf. Osmotherley village has pubs, a tea room and shops. The stream and woodlands in the mill grounds provide exploration for children and adults. The Mill is bookable as a whole, by


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,

Dales Bike Centre

In the tiny village of Fremington in Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales, surrounded by the best biking in Yorkshire in a stunning landscape, criss-crossed by ancient lanes, moorland tracks and roads, this is the perfect venue for cycling, mountain biking, trail running and walking. Accommodation, café, bike shop, hire, workshop and secure storage, bike wash, drying room and a wealth of knowledge about the Dales. 14 beds, in smart 2 and 4 bedded rooms, warmly decorated and with amazing views across Swaledale.

West End Outdoor Centre

Situated amidst stunning landscape overlooking Thruscross Reservoir in an AONB on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this self-catering centre offers excellent facilities for up to 30 people in 9 bedrooms with bunk beds. The centre is fully centrally heated. Accommodation is in small dorms of 2 to 6 beds and the leaders’ en suite accommodation has dining and lounge facilities. The main kitchen is well equipped with a 4-oven Aga cooker, two fridges and a freezer,

Nidderdale Bunkhouse

Set in the stunning Nidderdale Valley Area of Natural Beauty, overlooking the Gouthwaite reservoir. Nidderdale Bunkhouse was newly opened in the summer of 2016. Matt and Bev, who also own Skirfare Barn (p192), have done a suburb job of converting this grand old shooting lodge. Sleeping up to 20 in 4 rooms, two of which are en suite. With two further bathrooms and 4 showers. There is a well equipped open plan kitchen and beautiful dining and seating areas with

Hatters Hostels on Newton Street

Recently refurbished to its 100 year old splendour and winner of the Manchester Tourism Customer Care award, Hatters has firmly established itself as the city’s favourite funky hostel. The city centre location makes it the ideal spot to start exploring the north west of England. Hatters caters for independent travellers and groups. It has a fully serviced kitchen with seating for groups of up to 50 and FREE all-day continental breakfast. Enjoy the FREE all-day coffee while using the

Hebden Bridge Hostel

Expect a warm welcome at Hebden Bridge Hostel. Comfy and welcoming, with private rooms and dorm beds from £15 make Hebden Bridge Hostel the cheapest place to stay for miles around, and a visit to this quirky, unique and beautiful town will surely lift your spirits after a long days' march on the Pennine Way or a days sight-seeing, relaxing or experiencing Hebden Bridge’s vibrant café, music, arts & culture.

The Old School Bunkhouse

Situated near Ingleton in Yorkshire Dales limestone country, between Ingleborough and Whernside with superb views of both, the bunkhouse makes an ideal base for sporting or nature holidays. Converted from an old stone school, with much of the character remaining. It provides self-catering accommodation for up to 30 people in five rooms. There is a lounge, drying room, 4 shower rooms with hand basins and toilets, well equipped kitchen / dining room with industrial cooker, toasters, fridge, freezer, dishwasher,

Brompton on Swale Bunkbarn

Located on a small working farm ,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. Dogs are welcome to stay but are required to stay on the lead around the yard as there are ducks, hens and geese.

Hardraw Old School Bunkhouse

Adjacent to the Pennine Way, on the edge of the picturesque village of Hardraw, The Old School Bunkhouse offers well-appointed, practical accommodation for individuals and groups of up to 26. The two smaller bunkrooms are ideal for families or staff. The large school hall (with games, table tennis, piano, log burner & sofas) and enclosed field are perfect for communal activities. Off road parking, drying room, secure bike storage and bike wash area are all available. Hardraw has a café,

Longrigg Residential Centre

Longrigg Residential Centre, within walking distance of Sedbergh, only 10 miles from Kendal and less than 10 minutes from the M6, is an ideal location for exploring the Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales. Standing in its own grounds and overlooking the unspoilt splendour of the Howgill Fells the centre is perfect for mixed groups or families. Walking, cycling, canoeing and caving are nearby. Recently refurbished the centre has two six bed dorms in the main building and a larger separate

Kirkby Stephen Hostel

Kirkby Stephen Hostel, is a former YHA hostel converted from a Methodist Church and has been independent since 2010. The old chapel has a range of accommodation for individuals, families and groups amongst beautiful authentic features; stained glass windows, arches, oak panels and stone covings. The chapel houses a large dining room and kitchen, with a lounge/reading room in the gallery. The bedrooms and dormitories are in a building at the rear, with ample lavatories and showers, WiFi and

Hatters Hostels Liverpool

Your ideal choice for city central accommodation, Hatters Liverpool has combined hotel quality en suite rooms with the social atmosphere of an international travellers’ hostel. Catering for groups of all sizes and independent travellers, you can enjoy the comforts of WiFi, continental breakfast, en suite rooms, large communal areas and enthusiastic, informative staff. We also offer full board or half board options for groups of over 15. Conveniently located for all city centre attractions and transport links, ask the

Stableside York

Stableside is proud to be a 4 Star rated hostel within the historic and beautiful city of York. Guests are afforded a true Yorkshire welcome and can take advantage of easy access by road, rail, bus and bike. Stableside has free car and coach parking, free WiFi and a secure, spacious and self contained location with landscaped gardens. Stableside offers a variety of room options and can cater for all from the single traveller to larger hobby groups. There’s a

Trawden Camping Barn

Trawden Camping Barn provides rustic accommodation in a Grade 2 listed stone barn on Middle Beardshaw Farm. The farm featured in the award winning film “Summer’s Gift”. The landscape around the barn is stunning and the nearby village of Wycoller,has been much used in films and TV programs. The barn is large and open, it has an ancient timbered roof and stunning views. On an overhead Gallery there are beds and bunks for 7 people and space for a couple

Arnside Independent Hostel

Family run since 2014. This large Edwardian house overs Morecambe Bay and is perfectly situated with great views of the Lake District mountains. Enjoy spectacular summer evening sunsets in the garden with outdoor seating, fire pits, games, picnic tables and BBQ facilities. Spend winter evenings relaxing by the fire in the lounge, playing board games and enjoying a local ale from the licensed bar. Have a go at pool or darts in the games room or relax into a good

Skirfare Barn

Skirfare Barn is a traditional stone barn and is a distinctive feature of the beautiful Dales landscape, standing at the confluence of Upper Wharfedale and Littondale with the climbers’ challenge, Kilnsey Crag, providing a spectacular backdrop. The area is famous for walking, cycling and touring with several footpaths easily accessible from the barn including the Dales Way. Kilnsey is nearby where you can find The Kilnsey Park providing day fishing and food as well as The Tennant Arms Hotel

Fell End Bunkhouse

Overlooking the unspoilt Howgill Fells, these two 18th century buildings provide comfortable bunkhouse accommodation for people wishing to explore this beautiful area. Perfect for mixed groups, DofE, families and people with special needs. Great for walking & cycling, canoeing & caving nearby, the Lake District is only 1 hour away. The Schoolhouse sleeps 8 in bunks in the central area with an extra bed in an adjoining room.

Kettlewell Hostel

The Kettlewell Hostel has 40 beds spread over eight bedrooms, a large dining room, serving the best cooked breakfasts, a bookshop, a well equipped self-catering kitchen, a lovely lounge with wood-burning stove and a nice garden to sit out in during the summer. There are dormitory rooms and private rooms, most with bunk beds and shared bathroom facilities. The hostel offers really good value, delicious home cooked evening meals and a great range of local ales and carefully selected

Halifax College Hostel

Halifax College is situated in a peaceful location in York, within walking distance of Heslington Village and the University of York campus. Halifax College is the perfect base for exploring the city. York is famous for the iconic York Minster, exquisite architecture and a tangle of quaint cobbled streets called The Shambles. York has boutique shopping, a vibrant café and restaurant culture and world class museums such as the National Railway Museum and the unique Jorvik Centre. These

Gauber Bunk Barn

In the heart of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks country right on the route down from Pen Y Ghent and just 10 min drive from Ingleton. This warm comfortable bunkbarn sleeps up to 12 in three rooms (one en suite). Downstairs is the main bathroom with shower over bath. The large self-catering kitchen/diner has a farmhouse table whilst the spacious living room has a wood burner for those chilly nights. (Starter log packs are provided, extra logs can be purchased). The secluded

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. 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.

Bank House Farm Hostel

A luxury Bunk Barn and a simple Camping Barn on a working organic farm with farmhouse B&B. Set in beautiful Glaisdale Dale, with stunning views of the North York Moors. The Bunk Barn is a modern barn conversion with under-floor heating, large comfy kitchen/dining/living room with sofas, drying room, showers and private toilets. Picnic BBQ area and garden with panoramic views. There is one large dorm with 9 single beds and one bunkbed, each equipped with sheet and pillow.

New Ing Lodge

New Ing Lodge is a 18th century grade 2 listed farm. Now operating as a 10 bedroom, 10 bathroom B&B and hostel offering friendly flexible accommodation with food. It has been awarded Green Tourism GoldAward and is the only winner of the Above & Beyond Outstanding Commitment to Responsible Tourism. Based in Shap in the Eden Valley, on the edge of the Lake District National Park, the Howgills and the Pennine Fells, New Ing Lodge offers comfort at an affordable

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). 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 of Cragside, 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.