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Wheeldale Hostel

A former shooting lodge surrounded by heather moorland. Simple in character, the hostel has basic facilities with a warm welcome from an open fire. On the Lyke Wake Walk. Take a ride on the steam train from nearby Goathland ('Aidensfield' in the TV series 'Heartbeat'.)


Common room, self-catering kitchen, shop, drying room and garden. Bring torch. Toilets/washrooms are outside. No showers or heating in bedrooms.

Beds 30
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Self-Catering only
Under 3's No
No Smoking Yes
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking No


Wheeldale Lodge, Goathland, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 5AP
01947 896350
Tourist Information: 01947 602674

Getting There

From Goathland take Egton Bridge Road for 1/2m and then turn left on Hunt House road. Continue past the farm on dirt track 1/4m. Cars park 1/4m from hostel in layby by turning circle above Hunt House; continue on foot.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 94/813984


Yorkshire Coastliner 840/842 passes close BR York, Malton and Whitby, alight at Goathland Church, 2m (Tel: 01653 692556).


Grosmont (not Sun, except Jun - Sep) 6m; Goathland (North York Moors Rly & connecting with BR at Grosmont) 3m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Lockton 8m (7m by path), Boggle Hole 15m (11m by path), Whitby 11m.

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