About YHA Keswick

Bolt-ons available here

Near Keswick Museum and the Theatre by the Lake

Discover one of the Lake District’s most popular towns – YHA Keswick sits just a few minutes from the centre and all its amenities and attractions. Not only are you near Keswick Museum and the famous Theatre by the Lake, but our hostel is surrounded by thrilling outdoor adventures. Groups can cycle the Coast 2 Coast route, walk up mighty Skiddaw, or visit a leisure centre just metres away.

With plenty of space for socialising and studying school groups can take advantage of our hostel’s biology and geography packages. Whether you’re getting adventurous with abseiling or making a splash with stream scramble, there are some great activities to try. You’ll find handy free Wi-Fi too.

Group catering can be arranged for activity groups and educational visits, and there’s a licensed bar too – perfect for a night on our riverside veranda. Walking parties will love our location; there’s excellent access to the North Lakes Fells, or you could sail across Derwentwater to climb Catbells. You could even head to our neighbouring leisure centre for an indoor pool and climbing wall.


  • Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
  • Drying room
  • Board games
  • Cycle store
  • Luggage store
  • Dining room
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Nearby parking
  • Corridor zoning

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Excellent value food options are also available for lunch and dinner at this hostel.

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"Excellent" - 91%

Customer Satisfaction based on 167 scores

4 Stars
Visit England accredited

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.

LOtC Awarded

YHA Keswick has been given the LOtC award.

LOtC Award

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Optional Bolt-on activities at YHA Keswick

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.

Keswick Adventure

Adventure bolt-on

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.


  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Coasteering
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Ghyll scramble
  • Mountain walk
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54.602104, -3.13502

YHA Keswick

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