About YHA Keswick
Number of beds: 85 Corridor zoning Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
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
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 Keswick 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 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.
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
Field Study bolt-on
Activities delivered by the FSC
Working with the FSC in the Lake District, this bolt-on provides activities that are delivered in the real outdoors. Locations are chosen based on the most appropriate landscape features and flora and fauna for your requirements.
- Impact of tourism
- River studies