Kirkby Stephen Hostel, Cumbria, North Pennines

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Dog friendly bunkhouse sleeping 38 for families, hens, stags and activity breaks, near the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Kirkby Stephen Hostel, Cumbria, North Pennines, sleeps 8-38 in 8 bedrooms.

Kirkby Stephen Hostel offers bunk bed accommodation in a lovely building converted from an old chapel and retaining many original features, and is a relaxed place to have a group get together. This Hostel is ideally positioned, on the main street in Kirkby Stephen, a town nestled between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales with multiple opportunities on the doorstep. The town has been described as a best kept secret, tucked away in quiet and beautiful countryside waiting to be explored.

You can hire the whole of Kirkby Stephen Hostel with exclusive use for any large gathering - we welcome walkers, cyclists, school groups, geology, (including field trips and DofE groups), stag or hen weekends, or family celebrations and get togethers. Smaller groups also welcome on a shared basis, and your dog can come with you too.

The building sleeps up to 38 people with everything needed to cook for and sleep a big group; a kitchen, lock up bike shed, drying room, WiFi. The fully equipped catering kitchen has a electric oven and microwave, fridge with freezer and kettle. The dining room has ample seating for the whole group.

If you would like some time off cooking we can provide full catering services to your group. Or you are welcome to self cater.

Set in the Upper Eden Valley in Cumbria, the historical buildings situated at the heart of the Kirkby Stephen offer a fine range of independent shops and a choice of eating places, which include cafes and pubs, to satisfy one's appetite. There are various attractions to visit in the area. Why not hop on a Cumbria Classic coach to a local town, or board the train at Kirkby Stephen railway station to travel on the scenic Carlisle to Settle line?


Small kitchen ideal for making hot drinks. Large fully equipped kitchen with catering gas cooker and dishwasher available to self catering groups.
Dining tables and original pews. Seating for 38.
Large sitting room. Balcony with more sofa seating available.
None available, but you are welcome to bring your own.
WiFi available.
There is no games room.
Oil heating throughout.
1 twin room, 1 three bedded room (en suite), 2 four bedded rooms, 3 six bedded rooms (all en suite), 1 eight bedded room (en suite).
All beds made up for your group, we just ask that you take the bedding off when you leave. Towels available to hire.
2 communal bathrooms with 2 communal showers and 5 en-suite bedrooms.
Sorry - the building is not particularly suitable for disabled guests.
Great space for kids, with toys and games in the main hall.
Kirkby Stephen is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with a nearby river to explore, but there is no outside space or garden at the Hostel.
There is no pool.
Free parking on the streets around the Hostel.
No smoking please.
Dogs are welcome.


The Hostel is in the centre of the market town of Kirkby Stephen, between the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District. Kirkby Stephen is a small market town located in the Upper Eden Valley, Cumbria.
In the centre of town.
The Hostel is in the town centre. There are many independent shops and other facilities in Kirkby Stephen.
4 pubs within short walking distance of the bunkhouse.

Booking Information

Prices given are for exclusive use of the Hostel. Flexible changeover day and length of stay.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Market Street
Kirkby Stephen
CA17 4QQ
United Kingdom
Kirkby Stephen Station is 1.5 miles from town. The railway is the famous Settle - Carlisle line, going from Leeds to Carlisle daily.
No buses.
Liverpool, Manchester or Newcastle - all about 1.5 hours away. Also Leeds.

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
All year round, except New Year

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Kirkby Stephen Hostel, Cumbria, North Pennines

Denise Robinson

Joined us: 2015
+44 (0)7812 558 525
Market Street
Kirkby Stephen
CA17 4QQ
United Kingdom