YHA in South East
YHA Tanners Hatch
Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6BE
"Excellent" - 90% Customer Satisfaction Based on 45 customer scores
1 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
1 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

Beds from £15.00
Camping from £11.00

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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.

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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
  • Camping & Cabins
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Lounge
  • Self catering only
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Suitable for families
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Great Location
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

08.30 - 10.00
17.00 - 21.00


17.00 - 21.00


08.30 - 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.


The hostel is only accessible by foot. It is situated 0.75 miles from the car park down an unlit and unsurfaced track, so please bring a torch. Sole use and large groups may be able to bring one vehicle to the hostel to unload (by pre-arrangement – please contact the hostel). There are low ceilings throughout and the washrooms are outdoors.

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Maps & Directions


off Ranmore Common Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6BE

How to get here

If you're walking from Box Hill and Westhumble train station, we recommend you have a map for this route: turn left out of station and follow the road to Badgen Farm, take the track on the left indicated by a YHA sign. Pass the farmhouse on your right hand side and take the first right along a bridleway by the side of a barn. Walk straight across the field to the gate on the other side and turn left onto the track. The hostel is approx 400 metres up on the right hand side. By car: From the A24 in Dorking, take the A2003 Ashcombe Road and turn right at the T-junction towards Ranmore and Effingham. At the top of the hill is Denbies Hillside National Trust car park - the nearest car park to the hostel – free to National Trust members. From the car park cross over the road and turn left, walk along to Four Fox Cottages (on your right) and go through the gate by its side. Take the central track indicated by the YHA signs, the hostel is approx 15 minutes walk through the wood.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 845 371 9542 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.)
Email: tanners@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 187
OS Grid ref: TQ140515
Longitude: -0.367452
Latitude: 51.252025

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01306 879327
Website: http://www.guildford.gov.uk/visitguildford

YHA Exclusive Hire

Want to rent the whole property to yourself? YHA Tanners Hatch is available as an Exclusive Hire property every weekend of the year. Please visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information.

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