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YHA Earby is surrounded by great countryside with easy access to the industrial history of the Pennine Lancashire area. This lovely country cottage on the outskirts of Earby village is close to the Yorkshire Dales, great for a countryside break. The historic building sits on the edge of the South Pennine Moors and has been beautifully modernised for a comfortable break. You'll also find a pretty garden and grounds to relax in - ideal for walkers, cyclists, families and small groups.

Don't miss the chance to explore the area's rich industrial history - look out for Lancashire's fascinating former cotton textile towns. The Pennine Way, Pendle Way and Lancashire Cycleway are great destinations for walking and cycling holidays. From here you can also explore historic Skipton, the Forest of Bowland and Pendle Hill - home of Lancashire witches. The famous Settle to Carlisle railway is also nearby and the Leeds Liverpool Canal, just a short distance from Earby,

The Hostel

YHA Earby has 22 beds and a selection of dorm beds and private rooms available. The hostel has excellent self-catering facilities as well as a drying room and social areas. There are two dining areas with tables and chairs which means you'll have plenty of space to tuck into your dinner. YHA Earby is extensively modernised with cosy rooms, central heating, and well-equipped kitchen. You'll also find a pretty wildlife garden, stream and waterfall.

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.

Self-Catering Facilities

YHA Earby is a self-catering only hostel. In our well-equipped self-catering kitchen, there is plenty of space to store your food and a good range of appliances. There is also all the crockery, cutlery, glassware, utensils and saucepans that you'll need.

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