Booking and Availability

Booking Directly

To check availability select the dates on the calendar of when you would like to stay and complete the form below. Please provide details of whether you would like a bed in a shared dormitory or a private room and if any meals are required. We will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Known Fully Booked Dates


21st & 22nd September
3rd October
11th & 12th October
13th October
18th & 19th October
25th & 26th October
8th 9th & 10th November
15th 16th 17th November
22nd 23rd & 24th November
27th - 30th December 
31st Dec - 3rd Jan 2020 (New Year)

13th - 18th January 2020 - Spine Race
28th March 2020
22nd - 26th June 2020 - Spine Race
10th & 11th July 2020 - Pennine 39

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Or give us a call on 01434 381509. (There is a 24 hour answer machine)

Booking directly with us means we can discuss your requirements and work out the best room options and prices for you or your party.

We take credit/debit cards with no booking or credit card fee.

Booking Terms and Conditions

(please read carefully before booking)

Alston YH Terms and Conditions


Please be aware that dogs/pets are not allowed in the hostel with the exception of Registered Assistance Dogs which must be pre-booked and only in a private room not a shared dorm.

Booking via the YHA Website

There is an up to date availability calendar on the YHA website.

Meals – Please note that if you book via the YHA website you cannot book any meals in advance. If you want to book breakfast or packed lunches please call the hostel directly on 01434 381509 to request a menu and options.