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YHA EdmundbyersConsett, Durham, DH8 9NL
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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.
Wooden beams and a cosy open fire make this former 17th century inn a comfortable place to stay for an activity break or for visits to nearby Newcastle and Durham. Edmundbyers is popular accommodation for walking holidays, with much to explore amongst this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The area also features a section of the Sea-to-Sea cycle route. Derwent Reservoir attracts trout anglers and watersports fans or for a day out try Beamish outdoor museum and Hadrian’s Wall – both are nearby.
Why guests love YHA Edmundbyers
Accommodation at YHA Edmundbyers
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.
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.
The campsite is situated at the back of the main Youth Hostel building in a walled garden area dotted with mature trees. Indulge in some spectacular views of the open countryside from your pitch!
There is room for eight pitches.
There is immediate access for campers to indoor toilets and showers. The locked door can be opened with a code and can be accessed 24 hours a day.
Campers have access to a kitchen and cooking is encouraged between the hours of 8.00am to 10.00am and 5.00pm to 10.30pm when the hostel is manned by volunteers.
This campsite is suitable for both families and organised groups.
Cars must be parked in a small lay-by at the side of the Youth Hostel or there is a side road opposite the building which is just a minute's walk from YHA Edmundbyers.
Camping is available from 1st April until 30th October.
Camp fires are strictly prohibited.
- 24-hour access
- BBQ area
- Coach parking on premises
- Contactless payments
- Cycle hire
- Cycle store
- Dining room
- Evening meals
- Free parking on premises
- Full mobile coverage
- Group meals
- Large garden/grounds
- Licensed bar
- Minibus parking on premises
- Near bus stop
- Outdoor seating
- Packed lunch
- Self-catering kitchen
- Shared drying room
- Shared laundry room
- Shared lounge
- Shared TV
- Sole use
- Water refill station
- Wheelchair accessible
Hostel 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).
Seasonal opening pattern: YHA Edmundbyers is open for bookings all year round.
Hostel opening hours: YHA Edmundbyers is open to the public from Monday - Sunday, 09:00 - 21:30.
Reception hours: From 09:00 - 21:30.
Parking: There is parking at the hostel.
Pets: Dogs are not permitted at YHA Edmundbyers. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meet the team
Manager recommends: While enjoying your walking or activity holiday, don't miss the picturesque village of Blanchland for a lowland stroll, or head to the rugged uplands or to Hadrian’s Wall for a day’s hike.