For group bookings please contact
017687 77246 or
John Harrison, Group of families, May 2017
Family & Individual Bookings for Summer Holidays 2024!
You can now book online for bed, private room, camping pod & tent camping bookings, to stay at Derwentwater Independent Hostel, up until 1st November 2024.
Limited tent camping pitches will be available to book for the School Summer Holidays from 19th July to 3rd September 2024
Volunteering With Us in 2024
If you are interested in volunteering at Derwentwater Independent Hostel in 2024, 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
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.