We’re delighted to see another fabulous fast completion of our 23 before Tea fell-running challenge. And Pete Faulkner came very close to the record, running round the 23 summits around […]

If you haven’t stayed at Elterwater yet or visited whilst I’ve been working, my name is Pete and I provide the holiday cover for the hard-working staff. It may seem […]

After just nine months, the record for the 23 Before Tea fell running challenge has fallen again. Richard Bolton completed the 23-summit circuit, starting and ending here at Elterwater Hostel, […]

With Spring well embedded and Easter in the past, I am reflecting on everything we achieved over the winter here at Elterwater Hostel. As well as a range of groups, […]

One of my (now not so secret) lock-down guilty secrets is a weird enjoyment of really bad horror films. You know, the ones where victims end up running through the […]

After my last day of the season working I was desperate to get out for a quick spin and some fresh air. I decided to go out over Loughrigg Terrace […]

What an honour even to be nominated! We were shocked, but pleasantly surprised, to see ourselves listed in the nominations for the Hostel or Bunkhouse of the year category in […]

At Elterwater, we have always been mindful of our place in the environment and our duty to protect and preserve the environment around us. We’ve always supported local conservation initiatives, […]

It’s that time of year again – the end of season lost property sort out. If you have ever left something behind at a hostel, you are by no means […]

WE were delighted when ultra-runner and holder of records Paul Wilson announced he was going to tackle the 23 before Tea challenge on the fells around Elterwater. Here’s his account of […]