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10 years of Elterwater Hostel

Thursday, 7th December 2023

A lovely celebration was held to mark the 10th anniversary of the Elterwater Independent Hostel. Owners Christine and Alan Thomas invited guests, who have supported them over the years to […]
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Gavin smashes the record

Friday, 1st December 2023

Former record holder Gavin Dale has regained the crown for the 23 Before Tea fell running challenge. Gavin, who runs for Ambleside AC, flew round the route on Tuesday on […]
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End of Season thoughts from Nick

Monday, 20th November 2023

“So you get a few months off now?” or “how long do you close for?”… two very common parting phrases from departing guests towards the end of October… if only! […]
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Another 8 minutes off the 23 Before Tea

Thursday, 19th October 2023

The record has once again been broken for the 23 Before Tea fell running challenge from Elterwater Independent Hostel. Mark Burley, a member of Macclesfield Harriers & AC, and Manchester […]
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Nick’s thoughts on the YHA’s latest round of Hostel sales

Tuesday, 10th October 2023

There is lots of talk in the press recently about the YHA’s decision to sell off another 20 Hostels, leading to a heady mix of frustration and despair, and prompting […]
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New Woman’s 23 before Tea record

Wednesday, 23rd August 2023

Emma Stuart, who’s a vet from Penrith, has gone into second place on the 23 before Tea leaderboard. Her time of 7 hours 3 minutes makes her the fastest woman […]
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Anna races back in time for tea

Friday, 30th June 2023

Anna Llewellyn has moved into second place on the 23 before Tea leaderboard at Elterwater Independent Hostel, smashing the women’s record by well over an hour. Anna ran the 50k […]
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World Water Day 2023

Wednesday, 22nd March 2023

Today is World Water Day and here at Elterwater Hostel we are keeping an eye on what we use as this helps us retain our Gold Green Tourism Award. It […]
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New Record Set for 23 Before Tea

Tuesday, 3rd January 2023

Many Congratulations to Richard Kendall, our first 23 Before Tea runner of 2023, who broke the record by 27 minutes in an incredible time of 7 hours and 17 minutes […]
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New Female Record set for 23 before Tea

Monday, 5th December 2022

Many congratulations to Angela Wilson who became the first female and the second fastest person to complete the 23 before tea challenge – a particularly notable achievement given that it […]
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