YHA in Heart of England
YHA Bridges
Ratlinghope, Shropshire, SY5 0SP

This hostel is not bookable online. Please contact the hostel direct.

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This hostel is not bookable online. Please contact the hostel direct.

Make a Group booking request

3 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
3 Star Hostel


  • BBQ area
  • Board games
  • Camping & Cabins
  • Classroom
  • Coach parking onsite
  • Cot available
  • Cycle store
  • Drying room
  • En suite rooms available
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
  • Packed lunch available
  • Parking
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shop
  • Sole use
  • Suitable for families
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Beautiful area

Need to Know

Reception Times

08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.00


17.00 - 22.00


08.00 - 10.00

Open every day?



There is free parking on-site.


Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property

Sorry, no credit or debit cards accepted. Please make sure that cheques are made payable to Bridges Youth Hostel not YHA.

Maps & Directions


Ratlinghope, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 0SP

How to get here

From Church Stretton: Follow signs for ‘The Burway’ and take right fork at the top of the Long Mynd, then follow YHA signs. This road is treacherous and is impassible in bad weather conditions.

From Shrewsbury: Join the bypass and follow signs for Leominster until Leominster turns off left. At this island take the right turn for Shrewsbury. Go straight ahead at the next small island and take the second exit off the next large island following local signs for the Nuffield Hospital. At the next island turn left into Longden Road passing the hospital on your right, then on through Annscoft, Longden and Pulverbathc. The turning for the Hostel is three miles after Pulverbatch on the left by the sign for The Horseshoes Inn.

From Craven Arms: Follow A49, then take A489 signposted to Bishops castle then follow signs for Wetnor then Ratlinghope, turn right for Ratlinghope Church and The Horseshoes Inn.

Travelling to the hostel over the Burway road in the winter is not advised.

By public transport: Boultons operates 511 bus service on a Tuesday between Bridges and Shrewsbury tel: 01694771226.

By rail: Church Stretton has a charter train service from Shrewsbury.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44(0)1588 650656
Email: bridges@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 137
OS Grid ref: SO395965
Longitude: -2.89552
Latitude: 52.56308

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01694 723133
Website: http://www.churchstretton.co.uk/


There are currently no volunteering opportunities at YHA Bridges. Please visit YHA Volunteering to see what opportunities are available at YHA.

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