Folly Farm is so much more than just a farm. There's also a zoo, a vintage funfair and a whole host of indoor and outdoor adventure play for you to enjoy.
Just a stone’s throw from a well-renowned, beautiful Blue Flag beach, YHA Broad Haven is a super spot for seaside family breaks. The hostel is dominated by its beach-side location, with a nautical theme running throughout the building.
Explore the Pembrokeshire coastal path from the hostel’s front door, or at low tide, walk the half mile over the sand to Little Haven with its quaint fishermen’s cottages and quayside. If you're feeling peckish, why not enjoy some food with a stunning sea view at our Haven's Beach Cafe?
Why guests love YHA Broad Haven
Accommodation at YHA Broad Haven
YHA Broad Haven is a spacious, modern, single storey building, set in its own grounds. There are 15 bedrooms with 77 beds in total. 1 x 8 bedded room, 5 x 7 bedded rooms, 4 x 5 bedded rooms, 3 x 4 bedded rooms and 2 x 2/3 bedded rooms which consist of 1 double bed with single on top. The majority of the bedrooms are fully en-suite. The Youth Hostel is Visit Wales Accredited 4 star. There is also a drying room and an outdoor seating area for when the weather is fine.
Please note: YHA Broad Haven is closed until 5th July. Due to the hostel refurbishment, our phone lines are down. If you have any booking/reservation queries please contact our customer service team.
Get all the fun of camping but without any of the set up stresses with these beautiful bell tents - part of the YHA Glamping experience. Our premium bell tents spacious tepee-like tents are fully kitted out with a double bed and two single mattresses and full bedding. These tents can sleep four people. They also have eco-friendly solar lighting and comfy bean bags for you to chill out on during the day plus bedside tables, a coffee table, rugs and soft flooring. All of our bell tents are premium versions that have the added benefit of a wood burner to keep guests cosy.
We have three premium bell tents and they're available to book for stays from May until September.
Hire the whole place
This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website.
Food and drink at YHA Broad Haven
- Ambulant accessible
- Cot available
- Cycle store
- Free wi-fi
- Garden / grounds
- Drying room
- Board games
- Games room
- Library/Quiet room
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
- Camping and Cabins
Food & drink
- Dining room
- Group catering available
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
Transportation & parking
Other YHA products
- Trade bookings
- YHA Exclusive Hire
- YHA School Trips
Need to know
Check in: 17.00 - 22.00
Check out: Before 10.00
Open every day?: From 1st March to 31st October YHA Broad Haven is open during weekends and school holidays for bookings. From Monday - Thursday the hostel is open for group bookings. From 1st November until 28th February YHA Broad Haven is open for group bookings and YHA Exclusive Hire. Beds and rooms may become available all week during the summer and at weekends and over Christmas during the winter three months prior to the travelling date so please check the website for more information.
Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.
Pets: Pets are not permitted at YHA Broad Haven. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.
Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 7.30am until 9am.
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YHA Exclusive Hire
Want to rent the hole property for yourself? YHA Broad Haven is available as an Exclusive Hire property from the Autumn half term to the Easter holidays. Please visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information.
YHA School Trips
YHA Broad Haven provides great opportunities for team building through the action and adventure activities available. The hostel holds 77 people, has classroom facilities and group catering is available.
Visit the YHA School Trips website to book your school break.
Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.
The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions.
You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website.
YHA Broad Haven was built in partnership with the Country side Commission (now the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park Authority) in 1980 to be used as a Youth Hostel. They had an information centre next door which is now our field study centre for visiting groups. The Youth Hostel is situated in the Pembrokeshire National Park, which is the only coastal National Park in the UK.
Meet the team
Manager Ruth recommends: Laughing, splashing, surfing and basking in the spray on the beach at St Brides Bay, with the sun on your face - what better way to spend a family mini break or holiday!