Black Sail Hostel

Black Sail Hostel, operated by YHA, is remote and accessible only on foot, it’s a unique rural retreat that lovers of the great outdoors can normally only dream about. I’ve often walked to the hostel, but have never stayed there. It is something I’ve contemplated on numerous occasions. Maybe I’ll get around to doing it at some point.

There are no mod cons. There are no electric sockets and mobile phone coverage is non-existent. The bedrooms, shower and toilets are all accessed from outside. Towels and toiletries are not supplied. It sounds like heaven.

Located in a traffic-free valley, Black Sail it’s as tranquil as a stay in the Lakes gets. Those on walking, hiking and climbing holidays will value the superb access to nearby peaks including Great Gable, Pillar, Red Pike and Steeple.

If you would like to visit the Black Sail, and take in the stunning views, follow your compass. Walking/cycling access only via Bowness Knot in the Ennerdale Valley, 6 miles. Also via Buttermere, 6 miles, Honister, 4 miles and Wastwater, 6 miles.

Prices start at Β£35 for a bed in the shared dorm, up to Β£139 for a private room.

Learn more:

Comments are closed.

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

A DC Journey

Let's explore together.

Trekking cottage apartment, Sardegna.

Holiday rental Sardegna, trekking, beaches of Iglesias.

Warren Avenue

Photo Blog

a6000 Photography

Guides and reviews for the Sony a6000 and E-mount lenses.

Showgat E Alahe

o n e m a n a r m y

%d bloggers like this: