YHA New Forest Exterior

YHA New Forest

Burley Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 4BB

Excellent 90%

(66 reviews)

  • On sale
  • Recently refurbished
Bed in a single gender shared dorm - Beds from £13.00
Private room - Rooms from £35.00
Camping and cabins - Units from £14.00

Overview

Freshly refurbished in 2017, YHA New Forest is set within beautiful grounds on the edges of the Hampshire village of Burley. Its peaceful position is close to the thatched cottages, tea rooms and cider farms which typify the area, and the coast is just a short journey away, making this a perfect spot for a family getaway.

The New Forest is great for all kinds of activity breaks, including walking, horse riding and pony trekking with plenty of routes for cycling holidays too.

Why guests love YHA New Forest

  • Situated in the New Forest National Park
  • Newly refurbished in 2017
  • Brilliant camping and cabins options

Accommodation at YHA New Forest

The hostel

This 34 bed hostel has a selection of dorm beds and private rooms available as well as some camping pitches, pods and bell tents.

The room breakdown is as follows:

1 x 4 bed en-suite, 1 x 5 bed en-suite, 1 x 5 bed with one double bed, 1 x 6 bed, 1 x 7 bed with one double bed, 1 x 7 bed

The self-catering kitchen contains an electric domestic sized cooker and a gas commercial sized cooker with eight gas hobs, two toasters, two kettles, commercial sized fridge, small freezer, a range of kitchen utensils, and crockery and cutlery. Tea towels, cloths and washing up liquid are provided.

Camping pods

We have three of the large pod plus camping pods available for guests to stay in all year round. These comfortable alternatives to traditional camping sleep four people in one double futon and two single beds. You're completely protected from the elements - the pods are even heated! Mattresses, futons and bedding is all included for your comfort and each pod has its own individual decking area which is perfect for soaking up the sun during the warmer months.

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. Our premium bell tents spacious tepee-like tents are fully kitted out with a double bed and two single mattresses as well as bedding and can sleep four people. They also have eco-friendly solar lighting and comfy bean bags for you to chill out on during the day plus bedside tables, a coffee table, rugs and soft flooring. Premium bell tents have the added benefit of a woodburner to keep guests cosy and sleep four people. Our bell tents are available to book for stays from April until October.

There are four premium bell tents at YHA New Forest and guests will have use of a new toilet and shower block and the self-catering kitchen.

Land Pods

These fully waterproof structures sleep up to four adults and 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.

Camping

Please note that camping is sold per person and not per pitch and so, during the booking process, you will need to select the number of people that you wish to camp.

The YHA New Forest campsite is set in the forest, just outside the traditional village of Burley and comes complete with an abundance of walking, cycling and activities on your doorstep. There is an open grass field for pitching tents and camping facilities are located within 10 metres of the site.

Guests booking camping online must bring their own tents and equipment.

The camping area can accommodate 15 people.

Parking
Car parking is situated close to the campsite and hostel, approximately 10 metres away.

Facilities
Access to the camping facilities (showers, toilets and dining area with kitchen) is 24 hours.
This site is perfect for families and can be booked for organised groups breaks.

Important Information
Campfires are strictly prohibited on the site. Portable BBQs may be user but must be positioned off the ground.

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, or use our live chat service for more information.

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Food and drink at YHA New Forest

YHA New Forest dining room

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 and a well-stocked bar. Let us welcome you to rest your legs and indulge your senses after the day’s adventure.
 

Continental breakfast

Breakfast at YHA New Forest

Get ready for a busy day exploring the National Park with our delicious continental breakfast. Your breakfast includes croissant, cheese, fruit, your choice of yogurt, a choice of cereals, fruit juice and Fairtrade tea or coffee. In a rush? We also offer hot breakfast baps that can be eaten in or taken away.

Nachos

Evening meals at YHA New Forest

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. 

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Packed lunch

Packed lunch at YHA New Forest

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.

Facilities

General

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

Essentials

  • Laundry

Entertainment

  • Board games
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • Camping and Cabins

Food & drink

  • Group catering available
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • Trade bookings
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • YHA School Trips

Need to know

Check in: 17.00 - 22.00

Check out: Before 10.00

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

Parking: There is free parking on site.

Pets: We welcome dogs into our camping and cabin accommodation. If you're bringing your own tent, you can bring your dog for free or there is a £5 charge payable on arrival if you are staying in our bell tents or camping pods. Pets are not permitted in the hostel accommodation at YHA New Forest. Assistance dogs are welcome throughout the hostel.

Open every day?: Yes

YHA New Forest - Access Statement

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YHA New Forest

Burley Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 4BB

Map references

OS Map: 195

OS Grid Ref: SU220028

Lat/Lng: 50.82438, -1.687614

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9309

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

If you're looking to get the whole family together for a holiday cottage rental with a difference, this converted country home has plenty of room for everyone. Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information.

YHA School Trips

YHA New Forest makes a fantastic base for exploring and discovering Hampshire and its glorious surroundings for your next residential. Providing a full meals service and with space for up to 36 students and teachers, this hostel is great for any school trip.

Visit the YHA School Trips website to book your visit.

Volunteering

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

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