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We arrived mid afternoon on the coast to coast walk... well a cosy welcome. Wwe made a pot of tea and chatted to other walkers...so many tales, hope and dreams...as it got later we huddled inside and gradually we were 15 for a fully booked...More
Stayed here for two nights in early September, and the Wardens were great! Very friendly, accommodating, helpful and upbeat. Ended up ordering meals both nights since I didn't bring food to cook, and it was well worth it (think others who cooked themselves were a...More
We were walking from Buttermere in the pouring rain and our route took us past here. As we paused to read a plaque on the wall we were greeted by a very friendly member of staff who said we were welcome to go inside out...More
Amazing location, we were very lucky with great weather and a beautiful sunset. Lovely to have a hot shower and great food many thanks to the chefs looked after everyone really well.
Would definitely love to return
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I was part of a group of 4 booked into the hostel for a Friday and Saturday night. We chose it based on its unique location and the remoteness - it's rare to get a chance to be properly cut off with no phone signal...More
Location, location, location. YHA Black Sail has it. Remote and accessible only on foot, it’s a rural retreat that lovers of the great outdoors can normally only dream about. Located in a traffic-free valley that is being returned to a ‘wild’ state, it’s as tranquil as a stay in the Lakes gets.
Response from sarahdavies68 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are 2 toilets but only one has a mirror (helpful for those shaving!). There is one shower which has plenty of hot water. My advice is to shower first then enjoy the views as there can be a queue!