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


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 42 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 buffet. Cold meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and yoghurt are on offer for the health conscious or light eaters and, for the hungrier amongst you, a full English breakfast. Breakfast is served from 7.30 – 9am and you can get 10% off breakfast when you book online.

Packed lunch

Packed lunch at YHA Hathersage

Energise your outdoor adventure with a nutritious packed picnic lunch. Prepared for you on request, our delicious packed lunches include a sandwich with a selection of fillings to choose from, a chocolate bar, a bottle of still mineral water, a packet of crisps and a piece of fresh fruit.



  • 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.

YHA Hathersage - Access Statement

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YHA Hathersage

Hathersage, Derbyshire, S32 1EH

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

Richard Hayes has extensive knowledge of the area. His interests include running, walking, mountain biking, art, and food and drink. He recommends you recreate the famous scene from Pride & Prejudice above Stanage Edge, or visit Robin Hood's Cave and the 11ft long grave of his sidekick Little John. Or just enjoy the opportunities for outdoor activity breaks in the area - from walking and cycling to great climbing holidays, all in stunning countryside.

Walkers and cyclists welcome Trip Advisor

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