YHA Helvellyn, Glenridding, Cumbria, Lake District

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Sleeps
69
Bedrooms
14
Dining
36
  • Weekly price
    from £ 1743
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 498
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 747
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 249
Property Type: 
Hostel
Large hostel sleeping 69 in a fantastic Lake District location near Ullswater, ideal for walking holidays

If enquiring for a group of under 16 people, please visit the YHA website.
YHA Helvellyn, Glenridding, Cumbria, Lake District, sleeps 69 in 14 bedrooms.

Exclusive hire available over winter only (November 2016 - April 2017). Enquiries outside of these dates are still welcome but will fall within our group pricing guidelines.

YHA Helvellyn offers great access to the scenic landscapes of the Lake District National Park, and is perfect for walking holidays. This is also a fantastic location to escape the hustle and bustle of towns and cities for a bit of peace and quiet.

Situated a mile from the nearest village, this hostel is definitely a Lake District rural retreat sitting 900ft above sea level between Thirlmere and Ullswater, north of Ambleside.

There are a number of walking routes, including climbing Helvellyn, and walks around Ullswater.

Alternatively, why not take in the spectacular views of the 60ft Aira Force Waterfall on Gowbarrow Fell?

Facilities

Kitchen facilities include 4 gas ranges (10 hobs) and one gas oven, 2 microwaves, 2 toasters, kettle, 2 fridges, good range of kitchen utensils.
The dining room comfortably seats 30 but can seat up to 36.
There are 3 lounges; the main upstairs lounge seats 6 on sofas and chairs and has a pool table.
There are no TV or music facilities.
Public telephone.
Includes pool table.
Radiator heating throughout the building powered by our oil boilers. And plenty of hot water for showers.
The hostel has 69 beds in total, arranged in 4x2, 3x3 (one of which has a double bed), 5x4, 2x6 and 1x7 bedrooms. All bed linen is provided.
All bed linen is provided.
There are 9 toilets and 6 showers throughout the building.
At YHA Helvellyn we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms currently meets modern standards of accessibility.
There are no specific facilities for children.
There are only limited grounds round the hostel but we are situated high up the mountain with direct access onto the fellside.
There is no swimming pool.
There is parking for up to 25 cars in the YHA car park near to the hostel.
No smoking please.
Registered Guide dogs only.

Location

Helvellyn is signposted from Glenridding village, 1 mile past the Travellers Rest. The lane to the hostel is unsurfaced, but suitable for most vehicles. Near Ullswater in the heart of the Lakes.
Glenridding.
Glenridding.
Glenridding.

Booking Information

Midweek from £498 (2 nights).
Weekends from £498 (2 nights).
Christmas and New Year prices available on request.

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

Getting here

Greenside
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0QR
United Kingdom
Penrith.
Glenridding.
Leeds, about 70 miles away.

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YHA Helvellyn, Glenridding, Cumbria, Lake District
69
14
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+44 (0)345 371 9742
Greenside
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 0QR
United Kingdom

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