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Wastwater Hostel

A lovely National Trust half-timbered house dating from 1829, with many original features. Grounds extend down to the shores of Wastwater, the deepest lake in England - surrounded by scree slopes and challenging mountains.


Lounge, games room, dining room, showers, drying room, cycle store and shop.

Beds 50
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Yes, 19.00 hrs
Under 3's Yes
No Smoking Yes
High Chairs Yes
Cots Yes
Parking Yes


Wasdale Hall, Wasdale, Seascale, Cumbria, CA20 1ET
019467 26222
Tourist Information: 01946 695678

Getting There

From the south via A590, to Greenodd, then A595 Broughton-in-Furness, Santon Bridge to Nether Wasdale. From the north via Cockermouth; A5086 to Egremont, A595 to Gosforth then Nether Wasdale.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 89/


Stagecoach Cumberland 6 Whitehaven - Seascale (passes close BR Seascale), alight Gosforth, 5m (Tel: 01946 63222).


Seascale (not Sun) 9m; Irton Road (Ravenglass & Eskdale Rly) 5 1/2m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Black Sail 7m by mountain path, Eskdale 10m by road, Borrowdale 9m by mountain path.

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