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YHA Ambleside - Waterhead

Lake Rd, Ambleside, LA22OEU, United Kingdom

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Overall Rating 89%

A supremely stylish hostel in the heart of the Lake District offering great quality accommodation with unspoilt views over Lake Windermere.

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Ambleside Hostel

Hostel Ambleside

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Everything you need for great outdoor activity holiday or a school trip is all in the heart of the Lake District at one of our most popular group’s hostels.

YHA Ambleside is on the edge of Lake Windermere where you can take part in loads of watersports and our hostel overlooks the nearby Langdale Pikes, which is a great spot for walking and climbing. Tickets for cruises and Mountain Goat tours are available from reception and the hostel has a modern bar and restaurant serving good food and local ales - perfect for when you have been on the go all day.

The nearby village has plenty of shops to browse and two cinemas for evening entertainment.

Outdoor activity packages for groups, including rock climbing, kayaking and canoeing can be organised from the hostel.

Or if you're on a walking holiday, don't forget to get insider tips from the staff on where the best walking routes are in the area.

Rooms at the hostel are broken down into convenient sizes, so they can suit all types of groups. And of course there are private rooms for group leaders as well as coach drivers.

So if you’re looking for an action packed weekend break or you want a full on week of outdoors discovery, then YHA Ambleside will be sure to delight you. Make an enquiry for your group visit now.

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Suitable for Special Occasions
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Linen and towels
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Catering/meal service
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Car parking nearby
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44-15394-32304

Fax. +44-15394-34408

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Windermere Lake Cruises (At or next to the hostel)
  • Lake District Visitor Centre - Brockhole (2 to 3km)
  • Beatrix Potter Experience (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (1 to 2km)
  • Cycle trails (1 to 2km)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (3 to 5km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (Less than 500m)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (At or next to the hostel)
  • Nightlife (1 to 2km)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Swimming pool (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Theatre (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
150km Manchester Airport 150km Newcastle upon Tyne Airport
Bus
100m Stagecoach 555/599
Ferry/Boat
230km Stranraer (Ferries to Ireland)
Car
Parking at hostel
Rail
5km Windermere (via Oxenholme) - British Rail