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About YHA Hawkshead
Whether you’re biking in Grizedale Forest or paying homage to Beatrix Potter, groups will easily fall for YHA Hawkshead’s Regency charm. This tranquil lakeside location overlooks Esthwaite Water and offers handy facilities like a separate meeting room (with whiteboard) and free Wi-Fi. School trips and walking groups can relax with a game of pool, or enjoy the lake views from our garden.
With local ales at our bar and tasty group catering available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, your group will feel super welcome. There’s also free Wi-Fi available in our spacious social areas, plus outdoor magazines to get you inspired. We even have a range of bikes to hire, including electric.
Adventure lovers will find Go Ape just a couple of miles away – a fantastic team builder for groups or schools. There’s a lot for geography and biology field trips to explore here, and literature buffs can discover famous attractions like Hill Top Farm and Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage. Cycling groups will love how close we are to Grizedale Forest; a mecca for mountain bikers of all abilities.
B & B
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- Board games
- Camping and cabins
- Computer access
- Cycle store
- Drying room
- Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
- Games room
- On-site shop
- Dining room
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
- Car parking
- Coach parking
- Minibus parking
- Corridor zoning
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Optional Bolt-on activities at YHA Hawkshead
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.
Activities for outdoor adventurers
Packed with opportunities to try almost every outdoor activity you can think of, this bolt-on option is great for outdoor adventurers and adrenaline lovers.
- Ghyll scramble
- Mountain walk
Activities delivered by trained and experienced staff
Available at all the hostels that offer YHA packages, this bolt-on offers challenging problem solving and team building activities delivered by our very own trained and experienced staff. Activities are run on hostel grounds, meaning you don’t need to travel anywhere.
- Team challenges
- Shelter building
- Guided walk
- Fire lighting
- Go create