YHA Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria

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Sleeps
136
Bedrooms
22
Dining
65
  • Weekly price
    from £ 2043
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 798
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 1047
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 349
Property Type: 
Hostel
Big group rental accommodation in the Lake District

If enquiring for a group of under 16 people, please visit the YHA website.
YHA Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, sleeps 136 in 22 bedrooms.

Exclusive hire over winter only. (November 2016 - April 2017) Bookings outside of this time are still welcome but will be treated as a group booking.

YHA Hawkshead is perfect for groups. There are two buildings at the site, both with accommodation, 2 dining rooms, a large lounge and 2 study rooms available to hire. There's also free Wi-Fi! Pricing for one building.

The YHA Hawkshead campsite is siuated in a quiet spot just down the hill from the main Youth Hostel building and is perfect for organised groups, families or people travelling on their own. Surrounded by woodland with a stream running alongside the site, it's the perfect spot to pitch your tent.

Facilities
The camping site can accommodate up to 10 family sized tents and a couple of small one man tents.

Campers have full access to indoor showers and toilets which are just 10 metres from the camping field.

There is also full access to a self-catering kitchen a similar distance away.

There are no BBQ facilities on site but guests are welcome to bring their own.

We have extensive grounds, including a large lawn, perfect for evening activities and team games.

On- site activities such as archery, orienteering and team building games are available as an add- on to your booking on a half day or evening basis. We can also book off site activities for you, including kayaking, ghyll scrambling, rock climbing, hill walking, raft building.

Staff can offer suggestions on local walks and bike rides and itineraries for a great day out.

Home-cooked meals are served daily, we provide a hearty breakfast and picnic lunches to have on site or take with you. We are a licensed premises.

Lake District Adventures provide residential opportunities for school groups to visit the Lake District to carry out a mixture of curriculum based education and/or adventurous activities.

The courses are aimed at primary/ secondary school groups and are available at a majority of our residential centres within the Lake District. All tuition, accommodation, meals during the course is included within the fee. There is also support before and after your course to ensure booking and attending your course.

Facilities

Self-catering kitchen on site, but it is not suitable for large groups.
Two dining rooms seat 65 in one sitting.
Lounge and games room.
Freesat TV.
Payphone available, limited coverage on some mobile networks. Free Wi-Fi
We have a well equipped games room.
Central heating throughout.
12 in the main building, 10 in the annex.
Linen is provided.
Individual cubicles located near to bedrooms.
We are not equipped to accommodate disabled guests.
There are no facilities especially for children.
Large lawn.
We do not have a swimming pool.
Ample parking is provided.
Smoking is not permitted.
We do not accommodate pets, but assistance dogs are always very welcome.

Location

In a glorious setting overlooking tranquil Esthwaite Water, this is an ideal base for cheap family breaks, school trips and activity breaks.
Hawkshead.
Small shop on site selling basic provisions. Hawkshead village is a mile away.
On site or in Hawkshead village (1 mile).

Booking Information

Beds from £10pppn. Please contact us to discuss prices for group bookings.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
Yes
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Hawkshead
Ambleside
Cumbria
LA22 0QD
United Kingdom
Windermere Rail Station, 9 miles.
Hawkshead, 1 mile.
Durham Tees Valley Airport, 64 miles.

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Dates
Empty 'End date' values will use the 'Start date' values.
E.g., 3 Dec 2016
E.g., 3 Dec 2016
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YHA Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria
136
22
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+44 (0)345 371 9321
Hawkshead
Ambleside
Cumbria
LA22 0QD
United Kingdom

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