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Skiddaw House

Skiddaw House Hostel

Back O' Skiddaw

Near keswick







Skiddaw house is a former YHA hostel situated 3 miles from the nearest road in the shadow of Skiddaw, near Keswick.   At an elevation of over 1500ft it holds the record for being the highest hostel in The UK and as such, is not accessible by motor vehicle.





Sleeps 22 over 4 rooms



Bedding is included

Showers, towels for hire

Well equipped self-catering kitchen

Well stocked shop with breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal options.

Licensed bar with a good range of local ales, wines, whiskeys and other spirits available.



Skiddaw House is still YHA affiliated, albeit not YHA run.


From £15/£18 for a bed in a shared dorm (YHA members/non members)


Private rooms from £46


Hire the whole hostel from £220


Camping £8 per person with use of hostel facilities


There is no mains electricity so bring a torch.

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