Hostels in Lancashire Hostels in Lancashire

You are looking for hostels in Lancashire? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. helps you to find your Lancashire hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Lancashire.

All Cities in Lancashire

We list every single hostel in Lancashire and the world. In total, we have 6 cities in Lancashire for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Lancashire hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Lancashire. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Lancashire

Lancashire is a region in England, situated in the north western part of the country. It is one of the oldest regions in the country, dating back to the 12th century when it was first formed. The area is a great place for travelers of all ages to come and visit, as it offers beautiful scenery, diverse life, incredible dining and affordable accommodation. Lancashire is definitely a region that's worth placing on your holiday list.

If you’re on a rather tight budget while traveling, you'll be glad to know the area offers a great many hostels to stay at. There are places in the city and the countryside in the region. Some of the rooms are singles while others are meant for groups. You will typically find a mix of both self-catered housing and those where food comes as part of the package. You won’t run out of diverse options to pick from when choosing a place to stay!

Lancaster is famous for its wildlife attractions. Wake up in the morning in your affordable hostel, get ready for your day out, and start it off with some of the exotic native animals at the farms and attractions. After this, you can get some good old fashioned fun in at the Blackpool theme park. That isn’t all, though. Lovers of the arcane can walk or cycle up to Pendle Hill, the site of the story of the infamous Pendle Witches.

Above all else, the county is quiet. This the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether it is to unwind through long afternoon and evening strolls through the countryside or simply enjoying the sunsets and sunrises from the window of your hostel, you can rest assured that your peace of mind will not be disturbed while you stay in Lancashire’s many attractive hotels, hostels and farms.

If you’re also looking for some authentic country experiences, food and drink should be at the top of your list. Visit one of the many little pubs, bars and restaurants the county has to offer. The food is utterly delectable! Lancashire and its neighbor, Blackpool, are among the most visited by both local and foreign tourists for a good reason. Pick up your backpack and get ready for an adventure – Lancashire has plenty on offer.

expert for Lancashire hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Lancashire hostels Jakob Lombardi

Travel Tips for Lancashire - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Lancashire. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Lancashire. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

FAQ on Hostels in Lancashire

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as, and While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Lancashire?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Lancashire here on Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.


Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Lancashire safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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