YHA Hartington Hall exterior

YHA Hartington Hall

Hartington, Derbyshire, SK17 0AT
January sale
25% off


This hostel is part of our January sale. Offer subject to availability and cannot be used with any other discount. Valid on private rooms and Camping & Cabins accommodation only for stays until 31st March 2022 at selected hostels. Use the above promotional code at the checkout. Book via yha.org.uk before midnight 7th February 2022. See full terms and conditions.


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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.

Log fires, oak panelling and plenty of original features make this 17th century manor house perfect for weekend breaks or family getaways in Derbyshire. The hostel is in a lovely, unspoilt area of the Peak District - just right for activity breaks, walking holidays and cycling holidays.

The accommodation forms a base to explore the tourist attractions of Alton Towers and Chatsworth House nearby. But you don't even need to leave the hostel - don't miss the games room which is great for family fun breaks.

Why guests love YHA Hartington Hall

  • Alton Towers and Chatsworth House nearby
  • Situated in an unspoilt area of the Peak District
  • Wedding packages available

Accommodation at YHA Hartington Hall

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.

Premium room - The Roost

Fancy a little bit of luxury? This self-contained premium suite is set away from the hostel and has its own living area, kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom. Perfect for a romantic weekend away or your first night as a married couple.

Bell tents

Get all the fun of camping but without any of the set up stresses with these beautiful bell tents - part of the YHA Glamping experience.

These spacious tipi-like tents are fully kitted out with a double futon bed and three single futons plus all bedding and can sleep four/five people. They also have eco-friendly solar lighting, rugs and soft flooring. All bell tents include a BBQ fire pit.

There are two tents at YHA Hartington Hall which are available to book for stays between May and September.


These brand new Landpods, upgraded for 2019, are fully waterproof and sleep up to four adults. They are slightly elevated off the ground for a comfortable night’s sleep under the stars – you can even open the roof for a better view! With LED lighting these cosy pods include all beds and bedding. There is a table, bench and BBQ firepit outside so you can make the most of the great outdoors and dine al fresco.

The new larger Landpod sleeps up to 4 people, on two small double mattresses (one above the other). They’re even tall enough to stand up in! There is no heating in our Landpods.


Food and drink at YHA Hartington Hall

YHA Hartington dining room

Eat with us

YHA Hartington Hall is serving a range of tasty food options, including breakfast baps, hot plated breakfasts, and a pizza and Supper Club menu, for you to enjoy during your visit. A takeaway service is also available.

Breakfast baps

Breakfast baps at YHA Hartington Hall

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we want to make sure you get off to a great start, so we are now serving delicious breakfast baps. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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Plated breakfast

Plated breakfast at YHA Hartington Hall

We want to make sure you start your day right, so we are now serving a delicious range of hot plated breakfast options. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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Supper Club

Supper Club at YHA Hartington Hall

Join our nightly Supper Club. Share stories and experiences with your fellow travellers while tucking into a delicious two course meal. This is the authentic hostel experience! 

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Pizza menu at YHA Hartington Hall

Tuck into a vast range of delicious stone-baked pizzas when you pay a visit to the hostel. From margherita to ham & pineapple, we're sure we have a pizza topping for everyone to enjoy. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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Hostel facilities

  • 24-hour access
  • Ambulant accessible
  • Breakfast
  • Classroom(s)
  • Coach parking nearby
  • Contactless payments
  • Corridor zoning
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Evening meals
  • Free on-street parking
  • Free parking on premises
  • Games
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group meals
  • Highchair
  • Library
  • Licensed bar
  • Medium garden/grounds
  • Meeting rooms
  • Minibus parking nearby
  • Minibus parking on premises
  • Near bus stop
  • No mobile coverage
  • Outdoor seating
  • Packed lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared lounge
  • Shared TV
  • Sole use
  • Water refill station
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • WiFi

Hostel need to know

Seasonal opening pattern: YHA Hartington Hall is open all year round.

Hostel opening hours: YHA Hartington Hall 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.

Restaurant opening hours: YHA Hartington Hall’s restaurant is open from Monday - Sunday, 17:00 - 20:30. Breakfast is served daily for guests from 07:30 - 09:00.

Parking: There is parking at the hostel.

Dogs: Pets are not permitted to stay in the main hostel building, but are allowed in all YHA Camping & Cabin facilities. They are allowed in communal spaces and café areas. Assistance dogs are welcome throughout.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Weddings: You can get married at YHA Hartington Hall and have the magnificent hall as a backdrop to your photos - a unique venue for your big day.

YHA Hartington Hall - Access Statement

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YHA Hartington Hall

Map references

OS Map: 119

OS Grid Ref: SK131603

Lat/Lng: 53.140123, -1.804622

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9740

Email: [email protected]

YHA School Trips

Hartington is one of the best locations to base a school trip heading to nearby attractions such as Alton Towers and Chatsworth House. The hostel itself also has great facilities including a games room. Meals are provided and the hostel can hold 124 people.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

Meeting rooms

At YHA Hartington Hall we have two meeting rooms available for hire. Both rooms are the same size and hold the same amount of people.

Capacity: Up to 46 delegates depending on seating configuration.
Available Equipment: Projector, two projector screens, two extension cables, two flipcharts and pens.
Parking: Yes
Wi-Fi: No
Accessibility: One meeting room is accessible and has step-free access via a ramp. The closest accessible bathroom is located in the lower courtyard building. The other room is on the ground floor but has a narrow entry. For more information please see our access statement.
Air conditioning: There is no air conditioning in this meeting room. There is central heating.

Meeting rooms available from: £59


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.

You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website


YHA Hartington Hall is a 17th century manor house situated in the beautiful Peak District. This lovely Jacobean building was constructed in 1611 and has lots of beautiful period features! Want to stay over in a real piece of English heritage? YHA Hartington Hall feels every bit as grand as a stately home - in fact we haven't changed that much since we opened in 1934. The hostel boasts lots of fascinating period features like stained glass, oak panelled rooms and eerie filled-in stone windows.

You can forget the bright and bold decor of many city hostels; Hartington has a historical ambience that's matured over hundreds of years. Bonnie Prince Charlie may have stayed here during the Jacobite rising of 1745, and we recently welcomed 77 Bombay Street for a stay ahead of their Seven Mountains Tour.

Meet the team

Manager recommends: The perfect Derbyshire wedding venue! We're also well known for our Christmas and New Year packages, not to mention the annual Beer and Music Festival. If you're looking for accommodation near to Alton Towers, we're just a short drive away. The hostel is popular for walking holidays in the White Peak or activity breaks in the stunning Peak District countryside.

TripAdvisor 2020 Travellers' Choice Award Rough Guides Cyclists and Walkers Welcome

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