The hostel is a beautiful Regency mansion with stunning grounds overlooking Esthwaite Water. This is a great base to explore the beautiful village of Hawkshead, Beatrix Potters Hill Top, Grizedale Forest and the southern fells.
Family-friendly and in a glorious setting, this grade II listed Regency style building overlooks tranquil Esthwaite Water. Great for walking and cycling, nearby Grizedale Forest also offers some of the countrys best mountain-biking. Explore the surrounding Beatrix Potter country from here too, plus theres easy access to the southern fells and Lake Windermere. Enjoy good food and local ales in the hostels comfortable restaurant.
Our rooms are in two buildings, one of which has 24 hour access once check-in has been completed.
Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking
We also have:
Two steps into the main building and also into the Courtyard Lodge
Ground floor bedrooms in the Courtyard Lodge
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Breakfast Not Included
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- No Curfew
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Steam Room
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
• Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception. Bedding is supplied in all rooms.
• Free Wi-Fi is available in social spaces
Check in from 15.00 to 23.00
Check out before 10.00
Please note that our breakfast price is £6.25.
Cancellation policy: Cancellation notice must be given at least one full day prior to arrival date. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From M6 J36 take A590 toward Barrow in Furness. At Newby Bridge go straight on at roundabout then take next right following signs to Lakeside and Hawkshead. From Hawkshead village turn right out of village following signs to Newby Bridge. YHA Hawkshead is 1 mile out of village.
Ordanance Survey Map Number:
Hill Top and Beatrix Potter Gaallery
Go Ape! Tree Top Adventure
Grizedale Forest Park