For group bookings please contact
017687 77246 or
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Book Now for 2023
You can now book online to stay at Derwentwater Independent Hostel, in private rooms, dorm beds and camping pods for stays up until 5th November 2023.
Limited tent camping pitches will be available to book for the following periods:
- Whit Half Term Week - 26th May to 3rd June 2023
- Weekends of 9th & 10th June, 30th June & 1st July 2023 and 7th & 8th July 2023
- School Summer Holidays from 17th July to 4th September 2023
Camping Pods will have a minimum 2 night stay and for stays including Saturday nights we also now have a minimum 2 night stay.
For larger group bookings please contact the hostel by email using firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteering With Us in 2023
If you are interested in volunteering at Derwentwater Independent Hostel in 2023, please do get in touch. Accommodation is available at the hostel in a single room for long stay volunteers. Find out more using the link below:
Welcome to Derwentwater Independent Hostel
Derwentwater Independent Hostel has accommodation for up to 92 guests and is located in the beautiful 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, 80 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
Whole Hostel Hire (Sole Use) for autumn, winter & spring dates can be booked, from just £895 per night. by contacting us direct at email@example.com for prices and availability. Read More
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.
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