For group bookings please contact
017687 77246 or
Ben Keen, The Adventure Element director and outdoor instructor, April 2017
Bookable Now - For Stays until 31st January 2023
You can book online to stay in private rooms, dorm beds and camping pods. Yes, that's right, the great news is that dorm beds are bookable now for 2022.
Limited tent camping pitches will be available to book for the following period:
- School Summer Holidays from 15th July 2022 until the end of August 2022
For larger group bookings please contact the hostel by email using email@example.com.
All 2023 Dates will be released for booking on 15th November.
Working or Volunteering With Us in 2022
We are currently looking for a live in team member and/or live in volunteer(s) for the period from 20th September 2022 to 31st October 2022. Accommodation for both roles is available at the hostel in single staff rooms. Find out more using the links below:
Welcome to Derwentwater Independent Hostel
An 86 bed hostel in the Borrowdale Valley, 2 miles south of Keswick, standing in its own spacious grounds between the Falls & the Lake. Book a bed, a room, a camping pod or the whole hostel.
The Hostel is an ideal place to stay for groups, individuals and families. Situated in the heart of the Lake District National Park and World Heritage Site, Derwentwater Independent Hostel occupies Barrow House, an elegant Georgian building on the shores of Derwentwater. The Hostel has friendly and knowledgeable staff, 86 bed spaces across 12 bedrooms, plus 3 camping pods, delicious homemade meals, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, a beautiful waterfall, easy access to the lakeshore and lots of open space and woodlands as part of the grounds to relax or run around. Book Now
Whole Hostel Hire - A Georgian Mansion for your Private Use
Derwentwater Independent Hostel is also a registered charity, aiming to provide enriching and adventurous learning-outside-the-classroom experiences for young people. Please look at our 360° Education + Adventure section to learn about the exciting opportunities for school and youth groups.