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The White Horse Inn Bunkhouse

Accommodation for Hikers and C2C Cyclists, Threlkeld, Scales

The White Horse Inn Bunkhouse has been converted from the stables of this traditional Lake District Inn at the foot of Blencathra. The White Horse is a country pub with great pub food, open fires, local ales and a warm welcome.

Four of the stables have been converted into bedrooms, two of which sleeping 6 people in bunks, one sleeping eight and one sleeping four. There is a basic kitchen with electric hob, fridge, microwave and a coin operated clothes dryer and a communal dining area seating 16-20 people. The toilet block has male and female toilets, basins and showers. Guests are welcome to socialise in the pub which is open from 11am to 11pm and has free wifi, hot drinks and good beer. Food is served 12-2pm and 6-9pm Monday to Thursday and 12-9pm Friday to Sunday.

Path behind bunkhouse

The White Horse is just outside the picturesque village of Threlkeld at the foot of the Blencathra and Sharp Edge, it is ideal for trekking, with paths to the mountains immediately from the beer garden. The Coast to Coast (C2C) route snakes past the front door of the Inn which remains a popular stop for thirsty cyclists and walkers alike.


Just off A66 Penrith to Keswick Road. 2 prominent signs on the A66.
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Public Transport

From Penrith train station, 15 mins by taxi or catch the X5 or X4 bus from Penrith to Keswick and ask for Scales, stops outside pub on the A66.

To Book Call Charlie on: 017687 79883

Bunkhouse Prices Facilities:
  • Toilets
  • Central heating
  • Private Rooms
  • Showers
  • Kitchen - fridge, microwave and tumble dryer (coin operated)
  • Communal dining area seating 16-20 people
Mixed Dorms Single Dorms Dog Friendly Accommodation Sleeping bag required Hostel is fully heated Showers Available Cooking Facilities Meals Provided at Hostel  (with notice) Internet Facilities WiFi Available
White Horse Bunkroom

2 or more nights on Friday and Saturday - £16 pppn

£5 bedding hire (sheet, pillow & duvet)

£320 sole use Sun to Thurs only

£390 sole user over New Year per night

A 2 or 3 night minimum stay may be applicable over Weekend, Bank Holidays, Half Terms, Xmas and New Year.
Please call for availability and we'll see what we can do.

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