A recommended stop on Wainwright’s Coast to Coast walk, YHA Borrowdale offers fine views and a warm, informal atmosphere. Beautifully located by the River Dervent in one of the most beautiful valleys of the Lake District and makes a good base for hiking and other outdoor activities.This large Lakeland hostel has a fabulous valley location with fine mountain scenery and a warm, informal atmosphere. High-level adventure and family-friendly walking await you and bustling Keswick is only seven miles away with its cinema, theatre, pubs and restaurants.The hostel evening meals are freshly prepared and wines, Cumbrian ales and spirits are available. River bathing in crystal clear water during summer and cosy log fires in winter. Accommodation is in 2-6+ bedded rooms and facilities include laundry, kitchen, internet access and evening meals. Getting to the hostel: 130km from Newcastle Airport. 190km from Manchester Airport. 11km from Keswick national coaches. 300m from #79 Keswick. Parking available at the hostel. 40km from Workington and Penrith stations.