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YHA Durham


St Chad's College, 18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH

T: 0191 3343358

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Classroom/Educational meeting roomConference facilitiesCot availableCredit cards accepted

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This hostel provides the following facilities:

Classroom/Educational meeting room

Conference facilities

Cot available

Credit cards accepted

Cycle Store

En suite rooms available

Games Room


Group catering available


Library / Quiet room


Luggage store

Meals available


Picnic lunch available

Restaurant/dining room

Self-catering kitchen

Table Licence

Trade Bookings


Under 3s welcome

160 Beds

How to book

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

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About YHA Durham

Put yourself right in the heart of this medieval city, close to Durham Castle and just a few minutes walk from the historic marketplace. Founded in 1904, St Chad’s, in the shadow of the cathedral, is one of the oldest colleges in the university and provides Durham accommodation for YHA guests in the college holidays. For a day trip, visit the open air museum at Beamish, Raby Castle or Hadrian’s Wall.

Need to know

YHA Durham is only open during the summer college holidays. This hostel cannot be booked online or through the YHA contact centre, please contact the hostel direct.

Opening Dates 2014
Easter (March 24th to April 25th)
Summer (July 7th to September 21st)

Reception Times:
08.00 - 00.00

Check In:
Before 22:00

Hostel Closing Times:

Is the hostel open every day of the year?

Manager recommends

  • A visit to Durham cathedral is a must. One the greatest Norman buildings in England, it was voted the nation’s best-loved building in a nationwide BBC poll!

Volunteering opportunities

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

Under 5? Please stay in a Private Room.
Under 15? Please be accompanied with an Adult staying in the same room.
Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or Adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

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