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Ellingstring Hostel

Between Leyburn and Ripon, walkers and cyclists enjoy the basic facilities and simple life whilst exploring the footpaths and quiet lanes of the eastern part of the National Park and Nidderdale. Close to the ancient town of Middleham (famous for its castle and racehorses) and the splendid monastic ruins of Fountains Abbey and Jervaulx Abbey.


Common room, self-catering kitchen, shower and garden. Credit cards not accepted. Shop at hostel.

Beds 18
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Self-Catering only
Under 3's No
No Smoking Yes
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking Cars and mini-buses.


Lilac Cottage, Ellingstring, Masham, nr Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4PW
01677 460216 (Warden's phone)
Tourist Information: 01969 623069

Getting There

Turn off the A6108, signposted Ellingstring. Hostel is stone cottage in the centre of the village.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 99/176835


Arriva North East 159 (infrequent) from Ripon to within 1m (Tel: 01325 468771); otherwise postbus from Ripon (Tel: 01532 447470) or Dales Bus (Tel: 01423 566061).


Thirsk 16m; Northallerton 17m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Grinton 12m, Aysgarth 14m, Osmotherley 25m

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