In the Lake District village of Elterwater, the independent Elterwater Hostel offers free Wi-Fi and cycle storage, just 2 minutes’ walk from the local pub. This hostel provides dormitories and private rooms, with a communal lounge and dining area.Male, female and mixed dormitories have bunk beds and use of shared bathrooms and private showers. Guests can relax in the lounge and make use a well-equipped kitchen, drying room and storage facilities.Breakfast, dinner and packed lunches can all be provided at an additional charge. These can be arranged on arrival.Parking is available in the National Trust Car Park, 100 metres from the hostel, and is free for National Trust MembersThe local area provides opportunities for hiking, cycling and climbing, and the town of Ambleside is around 4 miles away. Coniston and Bowness-on-Windermere are within 10-20 minutes’ drive, and Keswick is 30 minutes away.
Towels can be hired for a surcharge of GBP 2.