2 Hostels in Penrith, England

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Penrith, England. You can choose from 2 Penrith hostels. In total, there are 6 cheap places to stay in Penrith such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.

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Get to know Penrith (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 Penrith. To help you make friends with Penrith before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Penrith is a small, country village located in Cumbria in the north of England. This region is known for its rolling hills and lushest green countryside, and its large number of beautiful blue lakes, making Penrith the perfect place to escape from the big smoke for a couple of nights, or longer.

Penrith's traditional marketplace square, which is still a popular meeting place for locals, is where many events, including market days, still regularly take place. Penrith also has many traditional pubs (public houses), which serve traditional British pub food, such as cottage pie, fish and chips, and a "Sunday roast" dinner. Many of the small tearooms found in Penrith serve the traditional afternoon tea, known as a cream tea, which consists of a pot of tea, served with a scone, cottage cream, and strawberry jam.

Accommodation in Penrith is dominated largely by bed and breakfasts (B&Bs or guesthouses) and boutique hotels; there are however a few Penrith hostels, which can be found in the village centre. Penrith hostels usually provide a friendly, social, and relaxed atmosphere, where guests are likely to meet other like-minded and friendly travelers. Hostels in Penrith are to a high standard, and provide the expected hostel amenities.

There are many good and challenging hiking and cycling trails around Penrith and the Cumbria area. There are hikes for people of all fitness levels and ages and range in length from a few hours to multi-day hikes of four or five days. As well as well budget travelers, cyclists and hikers also usually choose to stay in Penrith hostels, as it is the cheapest accommodation option in the Cumbria region.

Written by local enthusiast for Penrith hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Penrith hostels Kelly Sheldrick

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FAQ about Penrith Hostels

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YHA Patterdale is the best hostel in Penrith for groups.

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YHA Patterdale is the best rated hostel for partying in Penrith.
It offers: Bar.

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Your Packing List for Penrith

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Penrith 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:

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

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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