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YHA Grinton LodgeRichmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6HS
Situated on the southern slopes of Swaledale, YHA Grinton Lodge is surrounded by stunning scenery and exceptional views of the Yorkshire Dales, and just a 10-minute walk from the village of Grinton.
For walking holidays there are plenty of routes throughout the Yorkshire Dales National Park for walkers of varying abilities to enjoy. Plus, for anyone doing the Coast to Coast walk, YHA Grinton Lodge makes for a well-deserved stop-off point. If you’re on your mountain bike, set off from the youth hostel and choose a path to suit you.
Why guests love YHA Grinton Lodge
Accommodation at YHA Grinton Lodge
Food and drink at YHA Grinton Lodge
- 24-hour access
- BBQ area
- Contactless payments
- Corridor zoning
- Cycle store
- Dining room
- Evening meals
- Extra-large garden/grounds
- Free parking on premises
- Group meals
- Intermittent mobile coverage
- Licensed bar
- Outdoor play area
- Outdoor seating
- Self-catering kitchen
- Shared drying room
- Shared laundry room
- Shared lounge
- Sole use
Hostel need to know
Reception opening hours: From 07:30 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 22:00.
Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests daily from 07:30 – 09:00. Meals are also available from 17:00 – 20:00.
Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.
Parking: There is free parking at the hostel.
WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.
Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Grinton Lodge, except in our Camping & Cabins accommodation. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.
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YHA School Trips
YHA Grinton Lodge has a wealth of activities available to suit any kind of school trip. The hostel caters for groups and has classroom/library facilities.
Book your YHA School Trip.
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 through YHA volunteering.
This former hunting lodge was built in 1817 and remained in private hands until after World War II when it was sold to YHA and has been used as a youth hostel ever since. The castle-esque building is impressive in structure and design and is built around a central courtyard.
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Manager recommends: For a more relaxed walking holiday, take a beautiful walk along the river and meander back through the picture postcard village of Reeth. If you're looking for a camping holiday with a difference, try our new camping pods. For group and schools, YHA Grinton Lodge offers a range of outdoor activities in partnership with Carnegie Great Outdoors (Leeds Met University).