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We were walking from Buttermere in the pouring rain and our route took us past here. As we paused to read a plaque on the wall we were greeted by a very friendly member of staff who said we were welcome to go inside out...More
Amazing location, we were very lucky with great weather and a beautiful sunset. Lovely to have a hot shower and great food many thanks to the chefs looked after everyone really well.
Would definitely love to return
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I was part of a group of 4 booked into the hostel for a Friday and Saturday night. We chose it based on its unique location and the remoteness - it's rare to get a chance to be properly cut off with no phone signal...More
Fantastic location (even in the rain), great to get a couple of beers after a day in the hills, great people, and good home cooked food. What more do you need!! Comfortable beds and a great fire. Terrific value and a good packed lunch to...More
Absolutely love Black Sail hostel, it's location is breathtaking! I have visited twice with the same group of walking friends the first time a few years ago it was very wet but we soon dried out in front of the fire and enjoyed a very...More
Location, location, location. YHA Black Sail has it. Remote and accessible only on foot, it’s a rural retreat that lovers of the great outdoors can normally only dream about. Located in a traffic-free valley that is being returned to a ‘wild’ state, it’s as tranquil as a stay in the Lakes gets.
Response from sarahdavies68 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are 2 toilets but only one has a mirror (helpful for those shaving!). There is one shower which has plenty of hot water. My advice is to shower first then enjoy the views as there can be a queue!