Losehill Hall is a youth hostel located close to the town of Castleton within the Peak District. Losehill Hall is a refurbished gothic mansion which is set in beautiful grounds. The youth hostel is close to the Winnats Pass and Mam Tor, which makes it popular for groups of hikers.
Losehill Hall was formerly the educational learning centre for the Peak District National Park, hosting groups of youths for adventurous activities. Several courses were also run from the centre which focused on generating awareness for the Peak District National Park. The educational centre had to close due to the park having to have found savings. It was then sold off to the Youth Hostel Associating who then refurbished and opened the centre.
There are numerous activities on offer for visitors to Losehill Hall. The first of these and the most popular is hiking. Losehill Hall is perfectly located between the Limestone Dales and the Moors of the Peak District, and has a diverse range of scenery in close proximity. This ranges from country houses to deep caverns, all which can be explored. Cycling and mountain biking are also popular pursuits with a number of trails available in the surrounding area. One of the most popular is the Mam Tor classic ride. The Grit-Stone rocks of the Peak District provide some of the best climbing in the whole of the UK, with visitors flocking to the area from throughout the country. The nearest site to climb can be found just 300 metres from the youth hostel.
There is also a restaurant on site which serves a range of different meals, and has been rated highly among previous visitors. A fully stocked licensed bar sells a wide range of drinks, which can be enjoyed in the onsite lounge areas which is the perfect place to meet other visitors.