Wasdale Annexe Bothy

Wasdale annexe bothy


Nestled on the shores of Wastwater and looking across to the rock falls of the Screes is Wasdale annexe. Ideally situated for England’s finest mountain walking with convenient access to a vast range of fells including Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain and Great Gable a real mountaineer’s mountain to name just two.

This is group accommodation for nine people in two dormitories. The cost is a flat rate, regardless of the number of people staying. 

Outside and views of Wasdale annexe

The stunning view of Wastwater 

The stunning view of Wastwater

Wasdale annexe has spectacular views of Wastwater and is ideally situated for mountain walking.

Wasdale annexe lounge area

Wasdale annexe lounge area with wood burning stove  

Wasdale annexe lounge area with wood burning stove

The sitting and dining area with wood-burning stove.  An ideal place to wind-down after a long day's walking.

Wasdale annexe dormitory bedroom one

Wasdale annexe dormitory bedroom 

Wasdale annexe dormitory bedroom

Wasdale annexe dormitory with three single beds.

Wasdale annexe single room

Wasdale annexe bothy single room with breathtaking views over Wastwater 

Wasdale annexe bothy single room with breathtaking views over Wastwater

The single bedroom is reached by going through one of the dormitory style bedrooms. The bothy is for group bookings and sleeps up to nine people.

Booking info

Online and weekend bookings are for a minimum of two nights. One night bookings are available Mon-Thurs at a cost of £150/night via the booking office on 015394 32733. Dogs are not allowed.

Things to see and do

Walking in Wasdale

Wasdale is a mountain-adventure paradise and also has plenty of stunning valley-floor walks. The surrounding valleys of Eskdale and Duddon are well worth exploring too.

More Information


Wastwater on a winters day

Access to the Annexe is via the same track for the YHA and their directions and map are useful. The Annexe is the small building attached to the YHA. Parking is through the gates at the far end.


Information on what to bring for your stay and details of what’s already inside the Annexe.