YHA Edale

YHA Edale Activity Holidays


An opportunity for you and your family to sample a wide range of exciting and challenging outdoor activities, along with other families.

New and memorable experiences from abseiling to weaselling are the hallmark of this family break with a difference.

Activity Holidays are two or four night adventures jam-packed full of activities, experiences and fun for all the family.

Call YHA Edale Activity Centre directly on 01433 670302 to book.

Available dates for 2020:

Christmas February half term Easter May half term Summer October half term
30th December 14th February  3rd April 22nd May 24th July 16th October
  17th February 6th April 25th May 27th July 19th October
  21st February 10th April   7th August 23rd October
  24th February 13th April   21st August 26th October
  28th February 17th April      
    8th May      

Two night family breaks start on Fridays
Four night family breaks start on Mondays

Available activities include: 

  • Canoeing
  • Raft building
  • Climbing
  • High ropes
  • Kinder Scout walk
  • Fire-lighting
  • Weaselling
  • Archery
  • Caving
  • Abseilling
  • Night hike
  • Orienteering

What makes it special

  • Activities for the whole family to enjoy
  • Spend time together in the great outdoors
  • Try something different


Two night Activity Holiday:

  • Adults £140
  • Under 26 £120             

Catering: two breakfasts, two evening meals, two lunches
Activities: first night activity, one full day of activities and one half day activity

Four night Activity Holiday:

  • Adults £290
  • Under 26 £225

Catering: four breakfasts, four evening meals, three lunches
Activities: first night activity, three full days of activities and one half day activity

Hostels nearby

YHA Edale Activity Holidays

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Map references

OS Map: 110

OS Grid Ref: SK139865

Lat/Lng: 53.376148, -1.791024

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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