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High Wray Basecamp

English Hostels, Group Accommodation, Bunkhouses and Camping Barns in the Lake District

Situated in the heart of South Lakeland in secluded woodland, 4 miles from the village of Ambleside, High Wray Basecamp provides an ideal base for groups wishing to explore and take part in activities in the Lake District area.

Local attractions include rambling, fell walking, climbing and water sports, with the Basecamp ranger being happy to assist with information on local walks and activities.

The Longland Block has two separate fully centrally heated dormitories each sleeping 8, with a separate washing and living area/kitchen block. The comfortable living area is heated by a central wood burning stove and the kitchen has a commercial gas cooker, fridge freezer, microwave and utensils. The Acland block has two separate centrally heated dormitories sleeping 10 each, with toilet and shower room attached. The kitchen / lounge area is fitted with commercial gas cooker, fridges, microwave and utensils.

All year,
24 hours
  Number of beds:
16 + 22

Price per night:

Longland £11.00pp (Mon-Thur), £14.00pp (Fri-Sun). Acland £11.50pp (Mon-Thur), £15.00pp (Fri-Sun).

by phone or email
Bunkhouse/Hostel Address:
High Wray
LA22 0JE
  Contact Details:
Ask for Philippa Barber
Tel: 015394 34633
Public Transport:
Nearest train station Windermere 8 miles. Local bus (505 ‘Coniston Rambler’ Windermere - Hawkshead) stops 2 miles away at turning to Wray Castle (Cumbria travel-line 0870 6082608)
GR: 373 995 Take A593 from Ambleside towards Coniston, bear left onto the B5286 signed Hawkshead, fork left for High Wray village, signed Wray Castle. Basecamp is ¼ mile up dirt road on the left at the end of High Wray village.

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Single Sex DormsSleeping Bags RequiredHostel is Fully HeatedDrying Room AvailableShowers AvailableCooking Facilities AvailableWithin 3 mile of a SusTrans Cycle RouteGroup Only Accommodation

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