Accommodation in the Lake District


Derwent Hostel

Derwentwater Hostel is a magnificent mansion in the Borrowdale valley. Idyllically situated by the shores of the lake with a stunning backdrop of woodland and mountains. This 220 year old mansion stands in its 17 acre grounds, with an impressive 108ft waterfall, woodland and a large grass play area. The hostel is a listed building and has preserved the original features including fine plasterwork ceilings and grand marble fireplaces. This is a fantastic area for outdoor pursuits. Borrowdale is a renowned valley for climbing for both beginners and the more advanced. For the water enthusiast, there is canoeing, yachting, windsurfing and dragon or Viking boating in Derwent Water and the River Derwent. Mountain bikers are spoilt for choice with the Whinlatter forestry commission special routes or local classics such as the "Borrowdale Bash". There is no better area for walking with a wide variety of high and low level walks. Just two and a half miles away is Keswick, the main centre for the Northern Lake District. It is a bustling and attractive market town and has many amenities for visitors. Derwentwater Youth Hostel is an excellent base for exploring the Lake District with the lakes of Bassenthwaite, Buttermere, Crummock Water, Grasmere, Loweswater, Rydal Water, Thirlmere, Ullswater and Windermere all within 20 miles.

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Thorney How Hostel

Thorney How is an Independent Hostel in Grasmere with a  Visit England 4 Star rating. Accommodation is offered as either Guest House B&B or Bunk House . Ideal for all sorts of group activities and celebrations, with the accommodation able to be split into 16, 26, 34, or all 42 beds. 

The flexible accommodation can cater for individual bookings, couplesfamily rooms, small groups and large groups.

Facilities include private parking, secure cycle store, drying room, licensed bar, free wifi, mountain bikes, electric car charging points, film nights, outdoor seating, and spacious grounds — everything you need for a comfortable stay and a perfect choice for Group Accommodation.

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Inns & Pubs

Wilson Arms

Wilson Arms Torver

Traditional lakeland pub offering comfortable accommodation in Torver near Coniston, within easy reach of Coniston Water. Fabulous choice of local walks on Torver Common, the Coniston Fells and The Old Man.



Self Catering Accommodation

Coppermines self catering cottages

Coppermines Cottages

Coppermines have a wide range of cottages available to suit all tastes, from mountain hideaways to villages and farms. Visit the Coppermines Cottages website for more information.


Sykes Holiday Cottages

We are the leading UK holiday cottage booking company with over 25 years’ experience in providing our customers with the ultimate Lake District getaway. Whether you are looking for a cosy cottage nestled deep in the National Park close to some great walking routes, or a large family home located lakeside with exciting water sports and activities nearby, we have the ideal place for you.   

 You can always find a good deal on your next cottage holiday. We work hard to keep all prices affordable and regularly have last minute deals, off-season reductions and special offers for our customers. With more self-catering cottages added to our website every day, your perfect place awaits.

Visit Sykes Holiday Cottages to book your perfect Lake District Holiday.



The Lakeland Cottage Company

35 cottages close to Coniston.

Visit The Lakeland Cottage Company website for more information.



Summitreks Ltd,

14 Yewdale Road, Coniston, Cumbria , LA21 8DU

Tel. 00 44 (0)15394 41212

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5 Yewdale Road, Coniston,
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