Hostel in Peak District, England

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Get to know Peak District (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Peak District. To help you make friends with Peak District before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Peak District is the oldest and most visited national park in the UK and is justifiably popular with visitors from both the UK and overseas. The area is split into two sections -- the White Peak and the Dark Peak. The former has a very English feel to it and is dotted with picture-perfect villages such as Tideswell, Great Longstone, and Ilam, whereas the Dark Peak has a more rugged feel to it with vast areas of forbidding moorland. Both areas are fantastic for outdoors enthusiasts with numerous opportunities for walking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and caving.

There are numerous fantastic Peak District hostels in popular villages including Castleton, Edale, Hartington, Ravenstor, and Eyam. Each village has its own characteristics and in the spring and early summer there are many local festivities that take place such as Garland Day in Castleton and the Well Dressing ceremonies. Other popular activities in the area include visiting the numerous caves and caverns around Castleton or the stately homes of Lyme Park and Chatsworth House. Try a delicious Bakewell tart in Bakewell or one of the many locally brewed ales in some of Britain's greatest and most historic pubs. Walk on the Kinder Plateau or The Roaches for impressive views of wide-open spaces. Take the cable car up The Heights of Abraham or explore the spa options in historic Buxton. The Chestnut Centre near Chapel-en-le-Frith is a great place for the family to see otters and owls and there is plenty of wildlife to be seen whilst out exploring.

Whilst the Lake District might be more famous, you can't say you've visited England until you have been to the Peak District. So whether you want to stay in a modern hostel, a hostel in an old stately home, or a hostel housed on the grounds of an historical building, visit the Peak District!

Written by local enthusiast for Peak District hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Peak District hostels Howellsey

FAQ about Peak District Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Peak District. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Peak District. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Peak District, England. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Peak District

Your Packing List for Peak District

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Peak District and England.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Peak District Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Peak District, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels

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