About YHA Coniston Holly How
Number of beds: 59 Classrooms Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
Library and meeting room available for group use
YHA Coniston Holly How is a large, well-equipped hostel with a fantastic location for groups who love the Lake District. From thrilling watersports on Coniston Water, to excellent educational packages exploring the local area, this location has everything you need for a great stay.
We may be in the heart of the Lakes, but the hostel offers free Wi-Fi to keep school trips and groups connected. The hostel also has a library and meeting room for groups to get together, and there are plenty of comfy sofas to relax on. Whether you need group catering, a beer from our licensed bar in the evening, or a self-catering kitchen to prepare food, YHA Coniston Holly How is ready for you.
There’s a huge variety of things to do here – from adventurous kayaking and sailing, to culture favourites like John Ruskin’s Brantwood home. If you’re here for a field trip, the hostel offers some great ideas for geography and biology students. Or how about taking on the Old Man of Coniston for a challenging day’s hiking, or having a go at scrambling at the famous Jack’s Rake in Langdale.
- Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
- Drying room
- Camping and cabins
- Ambulant accessible
- Board games
- Cycle hire
- Cycle store
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
- Car parking
- Corridor zoning
- Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
Learning Outside the Classroom
YHA is at the top of the class for educational visits. We have been awarded a
Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Award at 74 of our Youth Hostels
across England and Wales.
For more information about the Learning Outside the Classroom Awards,
please visit the Learning Outside the Classroom website.
YHA Coniston Holly How has been given the LOtC award.
Reasons to book your next group trip with YHA
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Optional Bolt-on activities at YHA Coniston Holly How
Perfect for groups looking to fill free time, our bolt-on activities can easily be added on to your YHA stay. Available as half-day and full-day options, we offer an exciting range of activities that are designed to entertain and engage pupils of all ages and abilities.
The British countryside offers a near-endless number of opportunities to explore, discover new things and try unusual activities.
Working with our approved AALA licenced partners they provide real, safe and thrilling experiences out in the great outdoors. We can offer a range of adventurous activities on a half-day and full-day basis so you can really make your residential trip suit you.
All our activities are in the real outdoors. Once booked you’ll be contacted by our partners who will discuss any specific requirements you may have.
Our most popular activities are listed below:
- Raft building
- Mountain Walk