YHA Cotswolds Exterior
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room


The Barrel Store at New Brewery Arts opened in April 2016. It offers stylish, affordable visitor accommodation in the heart of the Cotswolds.

New Brewery Arts is a centre for craft. The Barrel Store demonstrates this passion through beautiful, hand-crafted furnishings. Take part in craft workshops or spend time in Cirencester and the Cotswolds (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

Why guests love YHA Cotswolds

  • Beautifully designed and hand-crafted furnishings throughout
  • Newly opened in April 2016
  • Located in a pretty part of the Cotswolds

Accommodation at YHA Cotswolds

The hostel

Dorms are not currently available.

This former brewery warehouse has been restored to offer relaxed, stylish surroundings – ideal for a budget UK break or weekend away.

It comprises 43 beds including:

  • 2 bed bunk rooms (private toilet and sink)
  • 3 bedded rooms (private en-suite single over double)
  • 4 bed bunk rooms (private en-suite)
  • 1 double bedroom (private en-suite)
  • 1 single room (private en-suite and accessible for guests with additional mobility needs)
  • 4 bed male dorm (private en-suite)
  • 4 bed female dorm (private en-suite)

It is also possible to book adjoining rooms for groups.

Within YHA Cotswolds, we have a communal kitchen and lounge where you can cook, eat and relax (open 5.00pm to 9.00am daily).

The popular New Brewery arts café is next door, open from 9.00am. It serves delicious breakfasts, hot drinks, cakes and cream teas as well as aspecial lunches, sandwiches, salads and soups. The café is open to the public as well as guests. Cirencester is also well served with cafes, pubs and restaurants.

At YHA Cotswolds there are six separate cycle lockers – allocated on a first come, first served basis.




  • Free wi-fi


  • Laundry
  • Lounge


  • Board games

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available

Food & drink

  • Cafe
  • Dining room
  • Self-catering kitchen

Need to know

Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to Covid-19 safety measures – self-catering kitchen(s), lounge area(s), drying room(s), luggage/storage room(s).

Reception Times: New Brewery Arts Centre is open 9.00am to 5.00pm daily and The Barrel Store reception is open from 4.00pm to 10.00pm. Emergency contact is available 24 hours.

Check in: From 16:00 - 22:00.

Check out: Before 10:00.

Open every day of the year?: No – closed 24th to 26th December, 31st December and 1st January.

Is there 24-hour access after check in?: Yes

Towels and toiletries: Towels and shower gel is provided free of charge. Bedding is supplied.

Parking: There is no car park at the hostel. The closest pay and display parking is about 100m away in the Brewery Car Park. This is free and unrestricted from 3.00pm to 8.00am (or until 10.00am on Sunday). Between 8.00am and 6.00pm, parking is for a maximum of three hours. On Sunday there is a small charge for the whole day. There are other long-stay pay and display car parks available in Cirencester, all a short walk away.

Pets: No dogs (assistance dogs are welcome).

Payment accepted at property: Card, cash and cheque.

YHA Cotswolds

Map references

OS Map: OL45

Lat/Lng: 51.7164145, -1.968918

Contact information

Phone: 03452602582

Email: [email protected]

Trip Advisor 2020 Traveller's Choice Award

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