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Our third visit was as good as the last two. An excellent little hostel, and still stocking vegan foods in it's store.
We benefited from Martin's expertise about walking conditions in the fells to the North-East and avoided getting into the bogs beyond Great Calva...More
I stayed here last weekend with friends and I cannot speak highly enough of it. The building and grounds are gorgeous, inside and out; location is breathtaking (there is no better view of Great Calva, almost volcanic from the front door, see photo!); the service...More
I booked Skiddaw House for a weekend in Jan with friends, and what a fantastic time we had. Suzy and Martin were brilliant, friendly, helpful ...and good fun. The whole place is very clean and beds are very comfy. I can not recommend this place...More
We arrived after a day's walking across boggy fells to the welcome sight of Skiddaw House. We sat outside enjoying the views before letting ourselves in to the house. Shedding our boots we were greeted by Martin, given a warm friendly welcome and invited to...More
I've been telling the members of our walking group about Skiddaw House for ages and last weekend I finally got the chance to take 14 of them up (including 7Footloose who has posted the review below mine) there for the night. They all loved the...More
If you're looking for some peace and quiet then YHA Skiddaw Bunkhouse is the perfect location for you. Standing in a traffic free valley, between Skiddaw and Blencathra, this former shooting lodge and shepherd's bothy, complete with coal and log fires, is the highest YHA bunkhouse in Britain. It offers simple but comfortable accommodation in the beautiful northern fells of the Lake District, surrounded by moors, valleys and breath-taking views. This unique 22 bed bunkhouse offers a truly rural retreat for walkers cyclists and those wanting to escape the pressures of modern living and get away from the crowds in the towns of the central Lake District.