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Peacefully located in the North York Moors National Park, this refurbished North Yorkshire Youth Hostel is a former school with many ‘green’ features - perfect for a relaxing holiday or cheap family break, safe in the knowledge that you’re staying in an eco-friendly environment.
Nearby is Levisham Station, one of the stops on the North York Moors Steam Railway, great for access to linear walks over uncrowded moorland. Cropton Forest and Dalby Forest Drive will keep walking and cycling holiday enthusiasts happy.
Why guests love YHA Dalby Forest
Accommodation at YHA Dalby Forest
YHA Dalby Forest has 21 beds with a selection of private rooms, dorm rooms and en-suite rooms available. The hostel has excellent self-catering facilities, a drying room and lounge areas for relaxing after a busy day. Our lounge is cosy and comfortable with seating and a large dining table. Relax by our wood burning stove after a day out walking on the Yorkshire Moors.
YHA Dalby Forest is a self catering only hostel and has plenty of facilities for you to make use of. Or why not make the halfway point of your afternoon stoll one of the nearby village pubs?
Our self-catering kitchen has two gas ovens, two counter sized fridges, one freezer, a microwave, adequate pots and pans, plenty of crockery and pint glasses, wine glasses, cups and saucers, mugs, teapots, plenty of utensils and cutlery, roasting tins, tea towels, dish cloths and washing-up liquid - you'll want for nothing!
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.
- Ambulant accessible
- Cot available
- Cycle store
- Free wi-fi
- Wheelchair accessible
- Drying room
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
- Camping and Cabins
Food & drink
- Dining room
- Self-catering kitchen
Transportation & parking
Other YHA products
- Trade bookings
- YHA Exclusive Hire
Need to know
Check in: 17.00 - 21.00
Check out: Before 10.00
Open every day?: Yes
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 Dalby Forest. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Parking: There is ample parking available for guests.
Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.
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YHA Exclusive Hire
Make YHA Dalby Forest your home for a few days by booking the whole place for yourself! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more details. Group bookings available all year round.
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.
This hostel is part of our Volunteer Managers programme. You can find out about becoming a Volunteer Manager and supporting our small hostels on our Volunteering site.
Meet the team
Manager recommends: Packed with environmental features, this unique North Yorkshire accommodation is one of YHA's first Green Beacon Youth Hostels making it the perfect choice for an eco holiday. If you love the great outdoors, visit nearby Cropton Forest or Levisham Beck - great for walking holidays. Try YHA Lockton for a cheap National Park holiday or family break.