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Helvellyn Hostel

Approached by a 1 1/2m track from the village of Glenridding, this hostel is isolated and peaceful. Less strenuous walks include Place Fell, Glenridding Dodd or the lakeshore paths around Ullswater. Steam boat trips on the lake are popular.


Common rooms, dining room, games room, showers, drying room, cycle store and grounds.

Beds 64
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Yes, 19.00 hrs
Under 3's No
No Smoking Yes
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking Yes


Greenside, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0QR
017684 82269
Tourist Information: 017684 82414

Getting There

Hostel is due W of Glenridding Village on sign-posted route. The lane up to the hostel is untarmaced for the last 3/4m but is suitable for vehicles.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 90/366173


Stagecoach Cumberland/Postbus 108 from BR Penrith, alight Glenridding 1 1/2m (Tel: 01228 60600).


Penrith 14m, Windermere 15m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Patterdale 2 1/2m, Thirlmere 4m, Grasmere 8m (all by mountain path).

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