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The iFootpath Directory - YHA Malham

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YHA Malham

If you're looking for Pennine Way accommodation, families, individuals, groups and school trips will all love this comfortable hostel in the heart of a beautiful dales village, surrounded by classic limestone scenery. The famous Malham Cove, Malham Tarn and Gordale Scar are all a short walk away.

YHA Malham at a glance:

  • £460k renovation
  • New restaurant
  • All 19 bedrooms refurbished
  • Five rooms with en suites
  • A total of 81 beds

The Pennine Way and Yorkshire Dales Cycle Way pass is close by, making it popular for walking holidays and cycling holidays. The hostel has a safe garden for outdoor play, great for children.

The Hostel

81 beds with 19 rooms sleeping between two and eight people. Four are en-suites and one of these is an accessible room. The hostel compirses of two buildings and includes bedrooms in Dower House, The Fold and features a classroom called The Rookery. Look out for murals of local information and get inspired!

Camping Pods

Like camping but dont like the rain/wind/sun? If a tent isn't for you, YHA Malham have got the perfect solution with their brand new camping pods. Situated in the grounds of the Youth Hostel, these two wooden pods can sleep up to three people and even have heaters so you can fully protect yourself from the elements. The pods have 3 futon beds with bedding, so leave the tent and sleeping bag at home!

Hire the whole place

This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website, or use our live chat service for more information. There is also an Annex available to hire, as well as the main building.


A hot and cold buffet breakfast is available to kick start your day - we serve from 7:30am until 9am, with hot food available from 7:45am. Choose from a continental breakfast with cereal and yoghurts or there's a full English option if you're feeling particularly peckish. Breakfast is now available at 10% off - ONLY WHEN PRE-BOOKED (in-hostel price: £5.25). Simply add it to your basket at check out to save!


We can provide a packed lunch including a freshly prepared sandwich, a delicious cake, cereal bar, a bottle of mineral water, a packet of crisps and a piece of fresh fruit. Eat in the hostel or take your packed lunch with you to enjoy during your day of exploring.

The Pinfold Café

YHA Malham's café is open to the public as well as guests from March to October from 7.30am until 6pm every day. A selection of sandwiches and paninis, hot food and delicious cakes are served as well as an array of hot and cold drinks.


Evening meals are served in our restaurant from 6pm until 8pm. From local delicacies to traditional favourites, our set three course menu is refreshed daily and home-cooked by our experienced catering teams.

Kids Eat Free

One free children's meal is available per adult main meal from the main menu when purchased at the same time. This offer is not available on breakfast.


We're fully licensed, so join us for a glass of wine or pint of beer and relax after your day. Our brand new coffee machine whips up fancy hot drinks - try our tasty Cakeaway offer for just £3 and enjoy a drink and something sweet!

Self-Catering Facilities

Fancy getting all DIY for dinner? If you're in the mood for cooking, we've got two fridges, one freezer, three toasters, two kettles, two ovens with four hobs each, a microwave, plus all the essential pots, pans and cutlery you need!

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icon-towncityfilter YHA MalhamType of Accommodation
Hostel or bunkhouse
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No sorry
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Location (Town)
Location (County)
North Yorkshire
Post Code
BD23 4DB

This entry was added on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 10:21

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