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Double Mills, Cockermouth CA13 0DS, England
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

A great quirky hostel that was once a mill by the banks of the River Cocker. The hostel was a labour of love for the warden who had put his soul into welcoming people. Dorms on the top floor - second level. Self catering and...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and 3 friends stayed in the YHA Cockermoth on a coast to coast ride, and I must say what a stunning location, the rooms were very clean and tidy the lady looking after the hostel was a credit to the Yha organisation i can't...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice quiet place next to river with own pebble riverside.Access along pavement and park or backroad.Nearby footbridge to footpath walks in green fields alongside river cocker.Sited at top of hill from main town.Self cooking environment.More

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Response from Warden_Ray, Manager at YHA CockermouthResponded 14 October 2016

Good morning Stephen, Thank you for your review, all feedback is appreciated, as it helps others decide which place best suits them. I know we are closing down in the next week or so, .. so, for the guidance of other people thinking of coming,...More

Reviewed 7 October 2016

Why does the YHA ask for a review for a hostel it has already decided to close down? It is a lovely hostel in a former mill by the river. Access is down a steep path that is badly in need of repair. Signage could...More

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Thank Tiana S
Response from Warden_Ray, Manager at YHA CockermouthResponded 8 October 2016

Good evening Tiana, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review.. and your kind words. I'm glad you were able to make use of our / (my) rather cute little hostel in it's final few weeks. You ask why do we still...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

After a day in the lakes my friend and i arrived at the YHA and were greeted by Ray who gave us the "low down" and the house rules. Very simple he locks up at 23.00 and you can bring your own drink in but...More

Thank David T
Response from Warden_Ray, Manager at YHA CockermouthResponded 6 September 2016

Ah, hello David Thanks for taking the time to do this review, and many thanks for the kind words, all of which I think are reasonable comments. I thank you for bringing to the fore the point that being the only hostel in the area...More

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"Keep an eye out for the red squirrels in the garden"
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"best value for money, nicest staff"
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"1st floor room off the living area is best for those wanting fewest steps."
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"Book early - there is only one family room with bunkbeds for four."
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