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YHA Skiddaw House

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    All reviewshot water bottlesmile hikebreakfast and packed lunchplenty of blanketsamazing locationlong walkwell stocked shoptea and coffeefantastic weekendlake districtsuzyhostelthrelkeldremotecumbriafiresskiddaw
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What an absolutely fantastic place to spend a weekend and the perfect getaway for the Mind over Mountains event. From the spectacular walk into Skiddaw House from Blencathra field centre to the comfortable and cosy accommodation. Skiddaw house has breath taking views, easy access to...More

    Thank _tracybuckland50
    Response from SkiddawHouse, Manager at YHA Skiddaw HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for your review Tracy. We really enjoyed having your group to stay and we hope there will be similar retreat weekends here again.

    Reviewed 4 April 2018

    Martin and Suzy made us so welcome we felt completely at home. It was cold outside but the fires were blazing and the conversation was bright. We had plenty of blankets and hot water bottles for bedtime too. It felt so remote - no wifi...More

    Thank IndiaGray
    Response from SkiddawHouse, Manager at YHA Skiddaw HouseResponded 7 April 2018

    Thanks for the review, we're really glad you enjoyed your stay.

    Reviewed 18 March 2018

    Ok so this is a remote place with a 3 mile trek to get to it and lovely place to boot . Great weekend if you like wilderness wild and rugged clearly not a 5 star spot but amazing views and walks . The place...More

    Thank Stewart O
    Response from SkiddawHouse, Manager at YHA Skiddaw HouseResponded 7 April 2018

    Thank you for your comments and it's nice to hear you had a good time. For any families thinking of visiting: we agree that in winter it's a bit challenging for most with young children. However, many families and school groups (from primary school to...More

    Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

    Beauty definition: a combination of qualities, such as shape, colour, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight. Skiddaw House, has all the above and more. Hosted by the lovely couple Suzy and Martin, you immediately feel at home in this isolated and...More

    Thank jamieg1977
    Reviewed 22 October 2017

    We had a great family stay at the hostel - warm welcome - cosy fire - sheltered from the elements and a great base to explore. Rooms very clean and tidy and well looked after. Probably the best hostel I have ever stayed in -...More

    Thank 966traveller975
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    14 May 2017|
    Response from SkiddawHouse | Property representative |
    Hello. Great to hear you are thinking of making a visit to Skiddaw House. If you have never walked the route to the hostel before, I wouldn't recommend doing it in the dark the first time, unless you are confident at night... More
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