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Black Sail YHA

Black Sail Hut
CA23 3AX United Kingdom
If you want remote mountainside hostel in stunning scenery , look no further though be prepared for a walk as this is the only access is on foot for directions please see the map below as the registered postcode can be inaccurate due to its mountainside location (Lat / Lng 54.500353, -3.244780) if you have a vehicle , these can be left at Bowness Knott car park in the Ennerdale valley.

As you would expect you will be truly in the wilds of the lake District National Park and if you are on a hiking/walking holiday the location will be just what is required to get away from it all with the nearest road 2.5 miles away by mountain path
The Hostel has 16 Beds segregated into male and female dormitories, and food is available plus a licensed bar. Self catering food preperation is also available
This property is at an elevation of approximately 962 feet / 293.2 metres above sea level

Facilities at the accommodation
Shower Available Shower or Bath
Other Meal Options - please confirm with accommodation Meals Available
Bar and or Lounge - please confirm with accommodation Bar
Car Park onsite or close by Car Parking onsite / close by
Children Welcome Children Welcome
Open All Year Open All Year
Budget Hotels at Cleator

Facilities Nearby

Enjoy England 1 Star Hostel  Cyclists Welcome at this Hostel  Walkers Welcome at this Hostel 


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Distances are direct straight line
...International Airports
Newcastle Airport
Woolsington Tyne and Wear
NE13 8BZ
71.5 miles
Leeds Bradford International Airport
Leeds West Yorkshire
LS19 7TU
77.5 miles

... Local Airports
Barrow/Walney Island Airport
Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria
LA14 3YS
25.9 miles
Carlisle Lake District Airport
Carlisle Cumbria
35.3 miles

... Motorways
M6 Junction 40
Penrith, Keswick
22.1 miles
M6 Junction 41
22.5 miles
M6 Junction 39
23.9 miles

... Railway Stations
station code = SEL
CA20 1RG
11.4 miles
station code = DRI
CA19 1XR
11.6 miles

... Ferry Ports
Heysham Port sailing to ->
Douglas Isle of Man
South Quay, Heysham
34.9 miles
Douglas Ferry Terminal sailing to ->
Belfast (NI), Heysham,Liverpool, Dublin (IE)

55.1 miles

Attractions & places to see nearby

Haystacks (Buttermere) -
Located south of Buttermere lake and village, a lovely walk with stunning scenery all around and views of the lake from the elevated position.
heightElevation = 597 Meters / 1958.7 Feet
0.5m / 0.8km - - Walking time 7 minutes walk

Windy Gap - CA20 1EX
Windy Gap links the fells of Green Gable to Great Gable, both popular walking fells
1.7m / 2.7km - - Walking time 25 minutes walk

Kirk Fell -
Kirk Fell, an elevation of 802 metres, 2631 feet located between Great Gable and Pillar overlooking Ennerdale and Wasdale
heightElevation = 802 Meters / 2631.2 Feet
1.2m / 1.9km - - Walking time 18 minutes walk

Honister Slate Mine - CA12 5XN
Located on the remote Honister Pass, this is England's last operating slate mine, producung a distictive Westmorland green slate. With Mine Tours, a Via Ferrata wire rope track up the side of a mountain and an Infinity Bridge
2m / 3.2km - - Walking time 30 minutes walk

Green Gable - CA12 5XJ
One of the great walks in the Lake District a little lower than neighboring fells but with good views form the summit.
heightElevation = 801 Meters / 2628 Feet
1.5m / 2.4km - - Walking time 22 minutes walk

High Stile -
High Stile at an elevation of 807 metres, 2648 feet in the Western Fells and west of Buttermere
heightElevation = 807 Meters / 2647.6 Feet
2.2m / 3.5km - - Walking time 32 minutes walk

Pillar -
Pillar, a fell located in the western area English Lake District, part of the Great Gable chain
heightElevation = 892 Meters / 2926.5 Feet
1.5m / 2.4km - - Walking time 22 minutes walk

Red Pike -
This fell lies north of Wast Water (Wastwater)
heightElevation = 826 Meters / 2710 Feet
2.2m / 3.5km - - Walking time 32 minutes walk

Great Gable - CA20 1EX
One of the popular Lakeland fell walks close to its smaller sister hill, Green Gable and a walk that can be attempted from several directions
heightElevation = 899 Meters / 2949.5 Feet
1.6m / 2.6km - - Walking time 25 minutes walk

Buttermere - CA12 9XA
Buttermere lake is located close to the village of the same name, surrounded by fells and with circular walk around the lake (approximately 4.5 miles). Owned by the National Trust
2.3m / 3.7km - - Walking time 34 minutes walk

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