Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House

Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House, nestling below the picturesque
village green, is a former village school that has been offering hostel
style accommodation for the last 70 years. Located at the start / end of
the Pennine Way it is the classic stop for the PW walker; for those
doing the St. Cuthbert’s Way and for cyclists on the Borderloop Cycle
Route or Sustrans Route 84. It is an ideal base for local day hikes,
particularly suited to individuals, families and small groups.

Recently upgraded, the house offers a friendly and peaceful retreat after a days exploring the stunning countryside and local heritage. There is a
comfortable lounge, a well equipped kitchen, seating for 18 in the
dining area and secure bike storage. Evening meals and breakfast
available in adjacent Border Hotel. Well stocked Village Shop and other
eateries 10mins walk away.

We are also an SYHA Affiliate Hostel

Open daily mid March to early November. (Nov  – March  by arrangement/groups only)  Reception is open from 8am to 10am and 5pm to 11pm.  Hot drinks are available on arrival and there is all day access to lounge, toilets and shower areas for those who arrive early.

Price per night:
From £17, under 18’s from £14. Discounts for IFN and SYHA/HI.

Number of beds:
22: 1×8, 1×6, 1×4, 2×2 (twin)

House Address
Friends of Nature House
Kirk Yetholm

Tel: 01573 420639

e-mail: Book online or via

Public Transport:
Kelso to Kirk Yetholm approx every 2hrs. Stops within 100m of
building. Connections onwards from Kelso to all parts of country and to
rail station

OS Grid Ref: NT 826 282. Geo-Coord: 55.533378 -2.277233. 7 miles
from Kelso on Pennine Way. Located 100m below the village green at Kirk Yetholm.


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