YHA in South East

Monday - Friday: 8am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday (inc. Bank Holidays): 10am - 4pm

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YHASouthDowns

Address

Itford Farm, Beddingham, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6JS

T: 0845 371 9574

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Private rooms from:
£35.00
Beds from:
£20.00

Facilities

Board GamesClassroom/Educational meeting roomCoach parking onsiteCot available

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Facilities

This hostel provides the following facilities:

Board Games

Classroom/Educational meeting room

Coach parking onsite

Cot available

Credit cards accepted

Cycle Store

Drying room

Garden/grounds

Group catering available

Laundry

Library / Quiet room

Lounge

Meals available

Parking

Picnic lunch available

Restaurant/dining room

Self-catering dining room

Self-catering kitchen

Sole Use

Suitable for families

Trade Bookings

TV

64 Beds

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About YHA South Downs

YHA South Downs is a refurbished Sussex farmhouse and barn buildings in an enviable location right on the South Downs Way, just a short stroll along a country lane from Southease Railway station. The buildings themselves are packed full of original features - you might visit the disused dairy farm or be lucky enough to have a stone window setting in your room! Surrounded by the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park, the site stands in extensive grounds, ideal for exploring by experienced or budding naturalists – or just a place to relax and unwind.

YHA South Downs at a glance:

  • £3 million renovation
  • On the South Downs Way
  • Situated on an idyllic farmstead
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Brand new café
  • A total of 66 beds

Opened officially by the Queen in October 2013, it’s a great base for cheap family breaks close to traditional Sussex towns such as Lewes or Newhaven, which also has ferry connections with continental Europe. The culture of Brighton is also not far away and the great outdoors of the South Downs National Park is right on your doorstep.

Just 25 minutes on the train from Brighton and only an hour and a half in total from the centre of London, YHA South Downs is a wonderful rural retreat for city slickers looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

The Courtyard Cafe provides a relaxed atmosphere for you to unwind after a long walk or to catch up with friends - it's open to the general public as well as guests. From homemade cakes to coffees to three course meals, this cafe has it all. Have a look at a sample offer of what you can expect when you dine at the Courtyard Cafe here.

Why not look at our other recently refurbished Youth Hostels?

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Need to know

Camping Pods
We supply the pod (with lights and heating), you bring your own bedding and equipment - proper glamping!
The Granary
There is a self contained, 3 bedroom family unit with its own kitchen area available for exclusive use.

Reception Times:
Reception
8am to 10am
2pm - 10pm (10.30pm on Fridays and Saturdays)
Courtyard Café
Open to the public from 10am until 4pm. We also serve breakfast and evening meals for residents.

Hostel Closing Times:
24 hour access after check-in

Is the hostel open every day of the year?
Yes

Manager recommends

  • Take a stroll up Firle Beacon, just a short walk from the hostel door and take in the stunning 360° views across the hills and out to sea. Afterwards, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a cake in our café as a reward for your efforts!

Volunteering opportunities

Contact YHA

Trevelyan House, Dimple Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3YH

Freephone: 0800 0191 700
Telephone: 01629 592 700
Email: customerservices@yha.org.uk

Company No: 282555
Registered Charity No: 306122

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