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This hostel provides the following facilities:
Classroom/Educational meeting room
Credit cards accepted
Group catering available
Library / Quiet room
Picnic lunch available
Private rooms available
Suitable for families
Under 3s welcome
70 + 1 Beds
About St Briavels Castle
YHA St Briavels Castle is only open to group bookings during the week throughout the winter months (November - February). Individual bookings can still be made at weekends.
Here’s your chance to go back over 800 years and stay in this remarkable moated Norman castle. Built as a hunting lodge for King John in 1205, today it welcomes visitors keen to explore the Royal Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley on a cheap family break or school trip. Accommodation in a castle - kids love it, so it's ideal for family weekends and educational trips. Eat your evening meals in the licensed restaurant, or attend one of the regular medieval banquets.
YHA St Briavels Castle is offering a fantastic Christmas break package. Find out more here.
Why not take a Virtual Tour of YHA St. Briavels Castle?
Need to know
Access to the hostel is limited during the day. The castle has two huge traditional gates that are locked at 11.30pm.
08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 23.00
Hostel Closing Times:
Is the hostel open every day of the year?
- Join a castle tour! St Briavels Castle is over 800 years old and packed with interesting history and a few dark secrets! Join us on our fascinating 45 minute guided tour, useful for school trips but equally entertaining if you're on a family holiday.