YHA in Heart of England
YHA National Forest
Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6BD
"Great" - 83% Customer Satisfaction Based on 127 customer scores
4 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
4 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £13.00
Private rooms from £39.00
Family rooms from £25.00

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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.


  • Ambulant accessible
  • BBQ area
  • Cafe
  • Classroom
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • En suite rooms available
  • Free wi-fi
  • Games room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for family breaks
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Laundry
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
  • Packed lunch available
  • Parking
  • Private rooms available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • TV
  • Under 3s welcome
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • YHA School Trips
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £5 per person
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Need to Know

Reception Times

07.30 - 23.00


14.00 - 23.00


07.30 - 10.00

Towels and toiletries

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.


There is free parking on site.


Pets are not permitted at YHA National Forest. Assistance dogs are welcome.

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Maps & Directions


48 Bath Lane, Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6BD

How to get here

By car: Follow the signs for Conkers Waterside in Moira. YHA National Forest is 300m west of the entrance along Bath Lane.

Public Transport
The nearest coach stop is in Woodville, 1.99 miles away.

Book your coach tickets here.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 845 371 9672 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.)
Email: nationalforest@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 128
OS Grid ref: SK305156
Longitude: -1.548793
Latitude: 52.737864

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01530 411767
Website: http://www.nwleics.gov.uk/pages/tourist_information

YHA School Trips

Nearby education centres and outdoor activity options make YHA National Forest an ideal venue for school groups. The hostel can hold up to 84 people, has group catering facilities and classrooms available, making it ideally equipped for school parties.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

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