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Saturday: 9am - 5pm
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YHA Stratford-upon-avon


Hemmingford House, Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 7RG

T: 0845 371 9661

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Board GamesCafe barClassroom/Educational meeting roomCot available

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This hostel provides the following facilities:

Board Games

Cafe bar

Classroom/Educational meeting room

Cot available

Credit cards accepted

Cycle Store

Drying room

En suite rooms available

Family breaks

Games Room


Good Public Transport Links

Internet access

Library / Quiet room


Luggage store

Meals available


Picnic lunch available

Private rooms available

Restaurant/dining room

School Trips

Self-catering kitchen

Special Breaks

Suitable for families

Table Licence


Under 3s welcome


132 Beds

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About YHA Stratford-upon-Avon

This magnificent Georgian mansion, set in three acres of grounds, is ideal for a budget family break. The hostel is only two miles from Shakespeare’s birthplace with easy access to historic Stratford-upon-Avon. See performances by the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company or visit nearby Warwick Castle, one of England’s finest Medieval castles, both great educational options for school trips.

YHA Stratford-upon-Avon at a glance:

  • Free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA Stratford-upon-Avon!
  • £1.2 million renovation
  • Short distance from the awe inspiring Warwick Castle
  • New café & renovated bar
  • All 32 bedrooms refurbished - 16 with en suites
  • New restaurant


A wealth of history means there's plenty to see and do on a Stratford-upon-Avon family holiday or weekend break. Enjoy great food in our restaurant with its superb à la carte and children’s menus or sup a local brew in our stylish bar.

YHA Stratford-upon-Avon has secure cycle storage, so you can leave your bike safely whilst exploring the hostel.

Why not look at our other recently refurbished Youth Hostels?

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Need to know

There is no access to reception after midnight, but customers who have checked in can access the hostel via a key code.

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


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Reception Times:
07.00 - 23.30

Hostel Closing Times:

Is the hostel open every day of the year?

Manager recommends

  • Have a day trip to Warwick Castle - the best medieval castle experience in the UK, if not the world! Meet Henry VIII in the Great Hall, delve into the castle dungeons and see the castle birds of prey take flight at this exciting blast from the past experience. YHA Stratford-upon-Avon is great for both educational visits and family holidays.

Volunteering opportunities

There are currently no volunteering opportunities at YHA Stratford-upon-Avon. Please visit YHA Volunteering to see what opportunities are available.

YHA School Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon is the perfect place to go for an educational trip. Rich in history at every turn, its close proximity to the medieval feat that is Warwick Castle makes Stratford-upon-Avon a wonderful place to stay. This hostel also offers performing arts packages. There are beds for up to 132 people, classroom facilities, a lounge and a games room.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

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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