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


Covid-19 - Book with confidence

It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance. In making a booking with YHA (England & Wales) you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay. Please bear in mind that the guidance may be different in England and Wales.

The duty of care we have to our guests, beneficiaries, staff and partners compels us to progress and run our hostels with caution and careful consideration in the best interests of the charity and those it serves.

To find out more about our COVID-19 secure enhanced health and safety measures, please read our FAQs.

Temporary changes at YHA Hathersage

For the foreseeable future, the following changes will likely be in operation at YHA Hathersage. We are sorry for inconvenience this has caused, we're working hard to safely open all areas of our hostels as soon as we can

Exclusive hire

  1. For the foreseeable future, YHA Hathersage will operate on an Exclusive Hire basis only, with contact-free check in.

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COVID-19 Industry Standard

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.

Walk the Charlotte Brontë Literature trail, taking in North Lees Manor featured in Jane Eyre and visit the oversized grave of Robin Hood’s sidekick, Little John. YHA Hathersage makes for ideal Peak District accommodation for discovering everything the area has to offer. 

Hathersage is continually buzzing with climbing, walking and cycling enthusiasts who cannot get enough of the likes of Stanage Edge, renowned for pushing climbers of all levels to their limits. For those wishing to explore elsewhere, they will find that the village is conveniently located.

Why guests love YHA Hathersage

  • Bustling Derbyshire village in the Peak District
  • Near to Chatsworth House and gardens
  • Perfect for climbers, walkers and cyclists

Accommodation at YHA Hathersage

The hostel

YHA Hathersage can sleep up to 41 people in the main house and the annex. There are 17 beds in the main house and 25 within the annex. Kitchen and cooking facilities are in the main house. The lounge, dining room and drying area are also within the main house. Within the main house there are two dorm rooms, both sleeping six; a single private room and one room that sleeps four. Showers and toilets within the main house are situated on the first floor. Within the main house there is a lounge with a television; a well equipped kitchen with two cookers and a hob, two fridges (one with a small freezer box), designated re-cycling boxes and an area to store food. The drying room is in the cellar and can be accessed from within the house or from outside. To the front of the main house there is a garden area with three picnic benches.

Situated just across the car park from the main hostel building is the annex. In the annex there are three six bed rooms, a four bed en-suite room and a two bed en-suite room which has disabled access and its own entrance. This room contains one single bed and one 3/4 size double. All rooms in the hostel have a sink within the room. There are two toilets and two showers available for use and all guests staying in the annex have access to the facilities in the main hostel building. There is 24 hour access to both buildings after check in.

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.


Food and drink at YHA Hathersage

YHA Hathersage bar

Eat with us

At YHA we pride ourselves on delivering a broad selection of delicious food at affordable prices, alongside a range of freshly made hot drinks. Let us welcome you to rest your legs and indulge your senses after the day’s adventure.


Breakfast at YHA Hathersage

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we want to make sure you get off to a great start so we provide a full hot and cold breakfast buffet. Cold meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and yogurt are on offer for the health conscious or light eaters and, for the hungrier amongst you, a full English breakfast. Vegan and vegetarian options also available. Breakfast is served from 7.30 – 9am and you can get up to 15% off breakfast as part of your online booking.

Supper Club

Supper Club at YHA Hathersage

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! Don't forget, you can now save up to 15% when you add meals to your online booking.

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All day menu at YHA Hathersage

We offer a fantastic range of stone-baked pizzas as well as delicious nachos throughout the evening, pick from our menu or choose your own toppings. Vegan and vegetarian options also available.

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  • Ambulant accessible
  • Cot available
  • Cycle store
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden / grounds


  • Drying room
  • Lounge


  • Board games

Accommodation options

  • En suite rooms available

Food & drink

  • Group catering available
  • Meals available

Need to know

Check in: 17.00 - 22.00

Check out: Before 10.00

Open every day?: No

Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.

Parking: Parking is situated in between the main house and the annexe. This can be accessed from two areas. There are spaces for six cars. Access around the side of the hostel is tight so please be careful. There is limited on-street parking near the hostel and there is a public car park approximately 10 minutes' walk from the hostel on Oddfellows Road (opposite the outdoor swimming pool).

Pets: Pets are not permitted at YHA Hathersage. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.

Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 7.30 til 9am

YHA Hathersage - Access Statement

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YHA Hathersage

Map references

OS Map: 110

OS Grid Ref: SK226814

Lat/Lng: 53.329896, -1.658796

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9021

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

To enjoy YHA Hathersage for just you, your friends and family visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website and hire out the whole property. Available for groups from the autumn half-term to the Easter holidays.


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 Hathersage is a Gothic Victorian stone built house with stables to the rear. The stables are now part of the hostel. The hostel opened as a YHA in 1970.

Meet the team

Amy has been the Manager at YHA Hathersage since March 2018 and has lived in the Peak District since 2016. She very much enjoys cycling and can recommend rides of varying distances and difficulties both on and off road. The team here are all keen outdoor enthusiasts and have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to local hiking, running or climbing routes. They are always eager to share their favourite hidden spots which you may not find in the guide books!

Walkers and cyclists welcome Trip advisor 2020 Travellers Choice award

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