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YHA Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria

Big group rental accommodation in the Lake District
Dining for
Weekly price from £ 7500
3 night weekend price from £ 4500
2 night weekend price from £ 3000
Midweek per night price from £ 1500
Guide prices only. Please see Prices and Availability tab, below, for more details, or contact owner.
 Leeds Met University October 2012
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

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.

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!

About YHA Hawkshead Camping

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.


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.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Self-catering kitchen on site, but it is not suitable for large groups.
Dining Room
Two dining rooms seat 65 in one sitting.
Sitting Room
Lounge and games room.
TV and Music Facilities
Freesat TV.
Telecom Facilities
Payphone available, limited coverage on some mobile networks. Free Wi-Fi
Games Room
We have a well equipped games room.
Heating / Open Fires
Central heating throughout.
12 in the main building, 10 in the annex.
Linen is provided.
Individual cubicles located near to bedrooms.
Disabled Facilities
We are not equipped to accommodate disabled guests.
Children's Facilities
There are no facilities especially for children.
Outdoor Facilities
Large lawn.
Swimming Pool
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.

Large Group Property Location

In a glorious setting overlooking tranquil Esthwaite Water, this is an ideal base for cheap family breaks, school trips and activity breaks.
Nearest Station
Windermere Rail Station, 9 miles.
Nearest Bus
Hawkshead, 1 mile.
Nearest Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport, 64 miles.
Nearest Town
Nearest Shop
Small shop on site selling basic provisions. Hawkshead village is a mile away.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
On site or in Hawkshead village (1 mile).

Booking Information

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


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Group Accommodation Late Availability and Deals

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YHA Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria
Sleeps 136, Bedrooms 22, Dining 65
+44 (0)345 371 9321
, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0QD

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