YHA Cheddar exterior
Bed in a shared room - from £16.00/night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 21:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our shared rooms.
Private room - from £39.00/night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access rooms available
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 21:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our private rooms.
Entire place - Main building - from £199.00/night
  • Main building

    3 bathrooms 8 bedrooms sleeps up to 30 guests

    YHA Cheddar Main Building is a large, picturesque Victorian house which makes an ideal location for families, individuals and groups looking for a countryside getaway in this beautiful part of England.

    From £199.00/night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access rooms available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Grill
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wheelchair accessible

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole property.
WiFi:
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.
Dogs:
Pets are not permitted at YHA Cheddar. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The large kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: 2 grills, 2 kettles, 2 microwaves, 2 ovens, refrigerator, stove, 2 toasters.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, cloths, paper towels, sponges, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining area is located in the conservatory and seats up to 25 people.

A highchair is available.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor with comfy seating for up to 13 people.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of three bathrooms.

Toilets: 3

Showers: 3

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a medium-sized garden. The garden is enclosed and has a gate.

Guests have full access to the garden.

Outdoor amenities: cycle store, grass/lawn, patio, picnic tables.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of eight bedrooms.

Ground floor

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 3 people. It includes a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 5 people. It includes 1 set of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath. There is a disabled access entrance to this room.

First floor

Two rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

Three rooms that sleep up to 5 people each. They include 1 set of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

One room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

A cot is available.

Entire place - Barton - from £199.00/night
  • Barton

    3 bathrooms 7 bedrooms sleeps up to 15 guests

    YHA Cheddar Barton is a modernised Victorian house which offers bright and airy accommodation. The property is the perfect base for a rural retreat, exploring the beautiful surroundings with family and friends. 

    From £199.00/night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cot available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair accessible

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole property. There is no access to the garden.
WiFi:
Free WiFi is available in social spaces.
Dogs:
Pets are not permitted at YHA Cheddar. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The small kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: grill, kettle, microwave, oven, refrigerator, stove, toaster.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery for 15 people, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, cloths, paper towels, sponges, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 15 people across a set of three benches.

A highchair is available.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor with soft chair seating for up to 6 people.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of three bathrooms.

Toilets: 3

Showers: 3

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Guests have no access to the garden during their stay.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of seven bedrooms.

Ground floor

Two rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 2 people. It includes 2 single beds.

First floor

Two rooms that sleep up to 2 people each. They include 1 set of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 4 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 3 people. It includes a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

A cot is available.

Entire place - Main building & Barton - from £398.00/night
  • Main building & Barton

    6 bathrooms 15 bedrooms sleeps up to 45 guests

    YHA Cheddar Main Building and Barton offer quality and accommodation, perfectly positioned for families, individuals and groups looking for a countryside escape in this wonderful part of England.

    From £398.00/night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access rooms available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Grill
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wheelchair accessible

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout both properties.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole of both properties.
WiFi:
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.
Dogs:
Pets are not permitted at YHA Cheddar. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Shared spaces

Main building
Kitchen and dining

The large kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: 2 grills, 2 kettles, 2 microwaves, 2 ovens, refrigerator, stove, 2 toasters.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, cloths, paper towels, sponges, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining area is located in the conservatory and seats up to 25 people.

A highchair is available.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor with comfy seating for up to 13 people.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of three bathrooms.

Toilets: 3

Showers: 3

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a medium-sized garden. The garden is enclosed and has a gate.

Guests have full access to the garden.

Outdoor amenities: cycle store, grass/lawn, patio, picnic tables.

Barton
Kitchen and dining

The small kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: grill, kettle, microwave, oven, refrigerator, stove, toaster.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery for 15 people, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, cloths, paper towels, sponges, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 15 people across a set of three benches.

A highchair is available.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor with soft chair seating for up to 6 people.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of three bathrooms.

Toilets: 3

Showers: 3

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Sleeping arrangements

Main building

Across the entire building there is a total of eight bedrooms.

Ground floor

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 3 people. It includes a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 5 people. It includes 1 set of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath. There is a disabled access entrance to this room.

First floor

Two rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

Three rooms that sleep up to 5 people each. They include 1 set of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

One room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

A cot is available.

Barton

Across the entire building there is a total of seven bedrooms.

Ground floor

Two rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 2 people. It includes 2 single beds.

First floor

Two rooms that sleep up to 2 people each. They include 1 set of bunk beds.
One room that sleeps up to 4 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 3 people. It includes a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

A cot is available.
 

Overview

Good to Go England

COVID-19 Industry Standard

In Partnership with The National Tourist Organisation of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

Nestled in the Mendips, with the world famous Cheddar Gorge just a few minutes' walk away, this large, characterful Victorian house and accompanying annexe makes the perfect short break destination for families, individuals and groups.

The youth hostel makes a great base for an exciting activity break and exciting activities for all abilities are provided by our partners Mendip Outdoor Pursuits. If high octane adventures aren't your thing, you can take it easier with some wonderful local walks and cycle routes, or travel to the nearby cities of Bath and Bristol.

Why guests love YHA Cheddar

  • Short walk from Cheddar Gorge
  • Perfect for activity breaks
  • Available for Exclusive Hire

Accommodation at YHA Cheddar

Bed in a shared room

Dorms are not currently available. 

Dorm rooms have multiple beds, are typically more affordable than private rooms, and shared with other people who may not be travelling together. A typical shared room includes bunk beds, a reading light and a storage cupboard for each guest, secured by a padlock if required.

Children aged between 12 and 15 can stay in dorm rooms as long as an adult of the same gender accompanies them.

Some dorms may be en-suites, meaning that they have a bathroom in the room that you would be sharing with the other people in your dorm.

Private rooms

Don't fancy sharing a room? Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard for each bed, secured by a padlock if required, a reading light and a wash hand basin. Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room.

Private en-suite rooms

Enjoy your own space with a private en-suite room. Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard for each bed, secured by a padlock if required, a reading light and a wash hand basin.

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.

YHA Cheddar Barton is an annexe building which is available to exclusively hire separately from YHA Cheddar.

Reviews

Hostel facilities

  • 24-hour access
  • Coach parking nearby
  • Contactless payments
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Free on-street parking
  • Free parking on premises
  • Full mobile coverage
  • Highchair
  • Luggage store
  • Minibus parking nearby
  • Minibus parking on premises
  • Near airport
  • Near bus stop
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared lounge
  • Sole use
  • Water refill station
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • WiFi

Hostel need to know

Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to COVID-19 safety measures - drying room(s), laundry room(s), meeting room(s), cycle store(s).

Seasonal opening pattern: YHA Cheddar Main Building is open all year round.

Hostel opening hours: YHA Cheddar is open to the public from Monday - Sunday, 07:00 - 10.00 and 17:00 - 22.00.

Reception hours: From 07:00 - 10.00 and 17:00 - 22.00.

Parking: There is some parking available in the hostel's small car park. Coaches can park on the Hayes.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Cheddar. Assistance dogs are welcome.

YHA Cheddar - Access Statement

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YHA Cheddar

Map references

OS Map: 182

OS Grid Ref: ST455534

Lat/Lng: 51.277688, -2.781934

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9730

Email: [email protected]

YHA School Trips

This is a great location for an activity and adventure school trip. The hostel provides a restaurant and comfortable facilities to relax in - essential after an action-packed day! Visit the YHA School Trips website to book your school visit.

Volunteering

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. Find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website

History

YHA Cheddar was bought by YHA in 1960 from a YHA employee that had originally ran the hostel with their family. The hostel has had many improvements over the years, including an annex in the garden and changes to the dorms.

Meet the team

Manager recommends: Whether you're on a family weekend break or a longer walking holiday, don't miss Cheddar Gorge with it’s amazing rock scenery and wonderful views.

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2020 Walkers and Cyclists Welcome

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