Situated near Keswick, within 5 miles of Derwentwater and 5.6 miles of Cat Bells, FSC Blencathra features accommodation with a garden and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. The property is around 7.5 miles from Whinlatter Forest Park, 3.7 miles from Theatre by the Lake and 6.8 miles from Go Ape Whinlatter Forest Park.

The rooms at the hostel are fitted with a private bathroom fitted with a shower.

Guests at FSC Blencathra can enjoy a à la carte breakfast.

Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Keswick, like hiking.

Derwentwater is 4.3 miles from FSC Blencathra.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

FSC Blencathra Hostel has been welcoming guests since 8 Jun 2020.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few hours
  • hi if me and my mate decide to book a triple room we won't have a stranger placed in thereaswell will we as only two of us? is there a cooked brekk
    That's correct the room would just be for yourselves. Yes there is a full English cooked breakfast
    Answered on 29 April 2021
  • Is there a train station near the site? Thank you
    The nearest train station is Penrith, 15 miles away, there is a regular bus to Threlkeld. It's about a 1 mile walk to us from the vilage. Thank you
    Answered on 10 July 2020
  • hi is it possible to have eclusive hire for 20th may for 3 nights
    Sorry we have other booking during that time so can't do exculsive hire.
    Answered on 29 April 2021
  • can we cook our own food?
    We do not have the facilities to offer self catering.
    Answered on 22 April 2021
  • Are dogs allowed?
    Hi Sorry dogs are not alowed Regards
    Answered on 15 August 2020
  • Still looking?
Property surroundings *
Facilities of FSC Blencathra Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
  • Hiking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

FSC Blencathra Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 18:00


09:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.


Entry to the property will be closed between the hours of 22:30 and 07:00

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo FSC Blencathra Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Please inform FSC Blencathra Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about FSC Blencathra Hostel

  • FSC Blencathra Hostel is 2.5 miles from the centre of Keswick.

  • Guests staying at FSC Blencathra Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at FSC Blencathra Hostel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at FSC Blencathra Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • FSC Blencathra Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking