YHA in South West
YHA Elmscott Bunkhouse
Bideford, Devon, EX39 6ES
"Excellent" - 94% Customer Satisfaction Based on 20 customer scores

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  • Booking for more than 16 people? Click here

    Please Note:
    If you plan to bring children under 5, please stay in a Private Room.
    Children under 15? Please be accompained with an adult staying in the same room.
    Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

  • We are no longer taking bookings for customers wishing to arrive today. Please select alternative dates or location.

Availability Calendar

Can't find a bed on your preferred date? Try choosing a different room type from the selection box above. Alternatively please call us on 0800 0191 700 or +44 (0) 1629 592 700. Members of YHA or Hostelling International are entitled to a discount of up to £3/night off the prices quoted above for bookings at YHA operated properties. Member discounts are redeemable at the checkout stage of your online booking. Family room prices are only available if your booking contains at least one adult and one child under 18.


  • BBQ area
  • Board games
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for walking
  • Great for watersports
  • Lounge
  • Self catering only
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shop
  • Sole use
  • Suitable for families
  • Under 3s welcome
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £6 per person
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Need to Know

Reception Times

08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.00


17.00 - 22.00


08.00 - 10.00

Open every day?





Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online


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Maps & Directions


Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX39 6ES

How to get here

By road, leave the A39 just north of the West Country Inn and the follow signs through lanes. If walking from Hartland, continue to the west end of Fore Street and pick up the footpath to Elmscott (3.5 miles) through The Vale. We can arrange a pickup service by taxi from Hartland to the hostel - please call to arrange.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 (0)1237 441276
Email: elmscott@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 190
OS Grid ref: SS231217
Longitude: -4.520579
Latitude: 50.967488

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01271 375000
Website: http://www.visitdevon.co.uk/

YHA Exclusive Hire

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