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    YHA Black Sail

    Black Sail Hut, Ennerdale Bridge CA23 3AY, England
    011 44 345 371 9680
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    “great gable” (9 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 82 reviews

    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    Popped in on the off chance while out on the bikes for a brew Lovely place, brilliant retreat, the people staying there and the lady who looks after the place were most welcoming. Could easily be the best YHA in the UK.

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    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    We arrived mid afternoon on the coast to coast walk... well a cosy welcome. Wwe made a pot of tea and chatted to other walkers...so many tales, hope and dreams...as it got later we huddled inside and gradually we were 15 for a fully booked...More

    1  Thank alexislovell
    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Stayed here for two nights in early September, and the Wardens were great! Very friendly, accommodating, helpful and upbeat. Ended up ordering meals both nights since I didn't bring food to cook, and it was well worth it (think others who cooked themselves were a...More

    1  Thank EarthNatureGirl
    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    We were walking from Buttermere in the pouring rain and our route took us past here. As we paused to read a plaque on the wall we were greeted by a very friendly member of staff who said we were welcome to go inside out...More

    1  Thank Kimbo0483
    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    Amazing location, we were very lucky with great weather and a beautiful sunset. Lovely to have a hot shower and great food many thanks to the chefs looked after everyone really well. Would definitely love to return

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    About
    Hotel description
    Location, location, location. YHA Black Sail has it. Remote and accessible only on foot, it’s a rural retreat that lovers of the great outdoors can normally only dream about. Located in a traffic-free valley that is being returned to a ‘wild’ state, it’s as tranquil as a stay in the Lakes gets.
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    Christina R
    1 June 2017|
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    Response from sarahdavies68 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. There are 2 toilets but only one has a mirror (helpful for those shaving!). There is one shower which has plenty of hot water. My advice is to shower first then enjoy the views as there can be a queue!
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    Paul L
    28 February 2016|
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    Response from Elouise90 | Reviewed this property |
    It's definitely a walk Paul. Good luck
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    Luke S
    10 August 2014|
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    Response from Andy B | Property representative |
    No drops at all, it's a woodland path from the car park or YHA Ennerdale. Hope that helps Andy
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    Room Tips
    "No private rooms; bunk rooms depend on your gender and how many folks are staying each night."
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    "Try to get a bottom bunk!"
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    "Kirkstile fell ladies dormitory for four"
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    "Choose a bottom bunk bed in case you get caught short in the night;)"
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