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Traditional Hostels Lakes Walk

105 km / 65 miles

Cumbria
This route was devised to connect the smaller traditional style youth hostels, namely Thirlmere, Carrock Fell, Skiddaw House, Cockermouth, Ennerdale, Black Sail and Honister House. An additional spur to the south of Honister allows for visits to three other hostels at Grasmere, Elterwater and Coniston, and adds about 20 miles to the walk.

Route Description and Schematic Maps made available as 'Downloads' by kind permission of Martyn Hanks who designed these routes to encourage walking and use of the 'Youth Hostels' some of which are now sadly closed. However there are other accommodation options where hostels have closed.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Attributes
Challenging; Moorland
Start and Finish
NY318190 - Thirlmere Youth Hostel, Cumbria
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Schematic Map - PDF
Schematic Map - PDF

Maps:

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Other Paths
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Show Accommodation
Hostel Accommodation
Camping Barn
Bunk House
Camp Site
B & B Accommodation
Hotels
Caravan Park
Self-catering
Other

 
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger
8990
OS Landranger Active
8990
OS Explorer
45303
OS Explorer Active
45303

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Hotels
The Kings Head  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Lodge in the Vale  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
Self-catering
Fornside Farm Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
2 Km
Self-catering
The Old Hayloft  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
3 Km
Self-catering
Brackenrigg  (bookable online)
1 Km
3 Km
Self-catering
Tethera  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Highcrest  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Pinecroft  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Fairhaven  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Grisedale View  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
The Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Sandburne Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Burnside B&B  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Latrigg View  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Chestnut Hill  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Claremont House  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Beeches Guest House  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Fernbank House  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Ash Tree House  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Craglands Guest House  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Grange Country House  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Glenburn  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
4 Lydia's Cottages  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
The Haven  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Hostel Accommodation
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Little Hallgarth  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Gable Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Derwent Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Oak House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Fell End  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Hall Garth  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Cragside  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Green Gables  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Kinnear  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Charnwood Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Clarence House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Glendale Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Annes Catherine Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Littlefield  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Larry's Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Glencoe Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Ashness House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Lindisfarne House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
The Paddock Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Eden Green Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Hotels
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Greystoke House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Acorn Apartments  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Acorn Cottage & Crandy Nook  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Crofter Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Herdwick Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Acorn House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Grassmoor Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Elm Tree Lodge  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Felltop Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Pitcairn House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Daisy Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Ferndene Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Greystones  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Dorchester House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Lyndhurst  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Sandon Guesthouse  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Leonards Field House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
St John's House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Greenside House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Keswick Park  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Orchard House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Causey View  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Byways & Birchgate  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
The Views, Keswick  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Brandelhow  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
High Corner  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Riverside Park 6  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Riverside Park 5  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Riverside Park 4  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Riverside Park 2  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Riverside Park 3  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Riverside Park 1  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Abacourt  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Hostel Accommodation
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Riverside Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Keswick View  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Rooms36  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Appleton  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Brimbles  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Lakeside House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Balmoral House Apartment 6  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Hotels
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Cosy Nook  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Brierholme Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Swiss Court Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Thornleigh Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Shemara Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Fell House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Hotels
Crow Park Hotel  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Scales View Cottages  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Bay Tree  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
South View  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Rock House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Fieldside Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Badgers Wood  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Knott House Farm  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Ridgeway & Skiddaw Skies  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Brun Lea Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Hillcrest22 Guest House  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Appletrees  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Brundholme  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Ashness Apartment  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Central Haven  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
7 Hewetson Court  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Coledale  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Slate Knoll  (bookable online)
4 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Bridge House Cottages  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Walkers Retreat Keswick  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Breckon Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Appletree  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Bristowe Hill  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Hazelmere  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Riverdale  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Porch Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Brantside  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Brantside  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
Clematis Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
5 Km
B & B Accommodation
Laurel Bank  (bookable online)
3 Km
5 Km
Bunk House
3 Km
6 Km
Self-catering
Fellside Lodge  (bookable online)
5 Km
6 Km
Self-catering
Whiteside Lodge  (bookable online)
5 Km
6 Km
B & B Accommodation
5 Km
6 Km
Self-catering
Skiddaw Grove Apartment  (bookable online)
5 Km
6 Km
Self-catering
Willow Green  (bookable online)
5 Km
6 Km
Self-catering
Littlethwaite  (bookable online)
5 Km
6 Km
Self-catering
1 Km
7 Km
Self-catering
Nightingale Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
8 Km
Self-catering
Kiln How Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
8 Km
Hotels
The Horse and Farrier Inn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
8 Km
B & B Accommodation
< 1 Km
11 Km
Bunk House
4 Km
11 Km
B & B Accommodation
3 Km
12 Km
Self-catering
Elind  (bookable online)
2 Km
12 Km
Self-catering
The Garth  (bookable online)
2 Km
12 Km
Self-catering
Greenah Crag - The Stables  (bookable online)
4 Km
16 Km
Hotels
The Troutbeck Inn  (bookable online)
4 Km
16 Km
Self-catering
Whitbarrow Village  (bookable online)
5 Km
16 Km
Other
Whitbarrow Farm  (bookable online)
5 Km
16 Km
Hotels
Whitbarrow Hotel  (bookable online)
5 Km
16 Km
Self-catering
The School  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
17 Km
Self-catering
Chimney Gill  (bookable online)
5 Km
22 Km
Self-catering
Rose Cottage  (bookable online)
3 Km
23 Km
B & B Accommodation
Denton House  (bookable online)
3 Km
23 Km
Camping Barn
3 Km
24 Km
Self-catering
High Greenrigg House Cottages  (bookable online)
5 Km
26 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Derwent  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Grisedale  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Seatoller  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Honister  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Stonethwaite  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Manesty  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Whinlatter  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Great Gable  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Brackenburn  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Latrigg  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Hindscarth  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Catbells  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Newlands  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Ashness  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Watendlath  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Grange  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Blencathra  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
High Spy  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Castlerigg  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Scafell  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Glaramara  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Beckstones  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Skiddaw  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Robinson  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Littledale  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Underscar  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
The Conservatory  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
The Millstream  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Applethwaite Country House  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Barn Croft  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Gillside  (bookable online)
4 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
South View  (bookable online)
5 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Dancing Beck Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
33 Km
Hotels
Lyzzick Hall Hotel  (bookable online)
5 Km
33 Km
Self-catering
Low Melbecks Barn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
39 Km
Self-catering
Peter House Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
39 Km
Self-catering
Reservoir House  (bookable online)
4 Km
39 Km
Self-catering
Emerald Bank Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
39 Km
Camp Site
< 1 Km
39 Km
Hotels
Overwater Hall Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
40 Km
Self-catering
Melbecks Holiday Cottages  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
40 Km
Hotels
Ravenstone Lodge Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
41 Km
B & B Accommodation
Highside Farm  (bookable online)
2 Km
41 Km
Self-catering
Rainbow Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
41 Km
Self-catering
Random Stones  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
41 Km
Hotels
< 1 Km
42 Km
B & B Accommodation
South View  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
42 Km
Self-catering
Laundry Cottage  (bookable online)
5 Km
43 Km
Self-catering
Brackenrigg Toll House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
43 Km
Hotels
Armathwaite Hall Hotel and Spa  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
43 Km
B & B Accommodation
Ouse Bridge House  (bookable online)
2 Km
45 Km
B & B Accommodation
2 Km
45 Km
Self-catering
Embleton Spa Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
46 Km
Self-catering
Redmain Hall Farm  (bookable online)
2 Km
50 Km
Self-catering
The Hayloft  (bookable online)
2 Km
50 Km
Self-catering
Anns Hill  (bookable online)
2 Km
54 Km
Self-catering
Sunnybrae Bungalow  (bookable online)
3 Km
54 Km
Hotels
Trout Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
54 Km
Self-catering
Brewery House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
54 Km
B & B Accommodation
Westwood - The B&B with a View  (bookable online)
4 Km
54 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
55 Km
Hotels
The Shepherds Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
55 Km
Self-catering
Southwaite Green Farm  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
57 Km
B & B Accommodation
Graysonside Guest House  (bookable online)
1 Km
57 Km
Hotels
Hundith Hill Hotel Limited  (bookable online)
1 Km
57 Km
Self-catering
Holemire Barn  (bookable online)
4 Km
59 Km
Self-catering
Kent Cottage  (bookable online)
4 Km
59 Km
Self-catering
Fleetwith Midtown Cottages  (bookable online)
4 Km
59 Km
Self-catering
< 1 Km
61 Km
Self-catering
Paradigm Barn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
63 Km
Self-catering
Paradigm House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
63 Km
Self-catering
Loweswater Apartment  (bookable online)
3 Km
63 Km
Self-catering
Derwent Apartment  (bookable online)
3 Km
63 Km
Hotels
Kirkstile Inn  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
67 Km
Self-catering
Heckbarley  (bookable online)
3 Km
75 Km
Self-catering
Routen House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
76 Km
Bunk House
< 1 Km
76 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
81 Km
Hotels
Bridge Hotel  (bookable online)
3 Km
83 Km
Hostel Accommodation
4 Km
84 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
87 Km
Camp Site
5 Km
87 Km
Hostel Accommodation
< 1 Km
91 Km
B & B Accommodation
Seatoller House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
93 Km
Self-catering
Honister Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
93 Km
Self-catering
Ghyllside  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
93 Km
Other
Inside Out Camping  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
93 Km
Self-catering
Brasscam  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
94 Km
Self-catering
Hazel Bank Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
95 Km
Self-catering
< 1 Km
95 Km
Self-catering
Lobstone Cottage  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
95 Km
B & B Accommodation
Hazel Bank Country House  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
95 Km
Hotels
Royal Oak Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
95 Km
Hotels
Scafell Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
95 Km
Camping Barn
1 Km
96 Km
Self-catering
Derwent Farmhouse  (bookable online)
2 Km
96 Km
Hotels
Borrowdale Gates Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
96 Km
Self-catering
Newlands Valley  (bookable online)
5 Km
96 Km
Caravan Park
Retro Caravan at Manesty  (bookable online)
3 Km
97 Km
Self-catering
Manesty Holiday Cottages  (bookable online)
3 Km
97 Km
Caravan Park
Lakeland Static Caravan Hire  (bookable online)
3 Km
97 Km
Self-catering
Over Brandelhow  (bookable online)
4 Km
97 Km
Hotels
The Leathes Head Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
97 Km
Self-catering
Fold Head Farm  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
98 Km
Hotels
Lodore Falls Hotel  (bookable online)
2 Km
98 Km
Self-catering
Lodore House  (bookable online)
2 Km
98 Km
Self-catering
Barrowgate  (bookable online)
4 Km
98 Km
Hostel Accommodation
4 Km
98 Km
Other
Ashness Farm  (bookable online)
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104.2 Km (64.7 miles)
3,393 m (11,132 ft) ascent
603 m (1,978 ft)  maximum height