YHA New Forest exterior
  • Recently refurbished
Bed in a shared room from £13.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Hangers
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Lockers
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 22:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our shared rooms.
Private room from £59.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Hangers
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Lockers
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 22:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our private rooms.
Camping & Cabins from £14.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Dog-friendly
  • Heating
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 22:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in our bell tents, camping pods and Landpods.
Heating:
Heating is supplied in our bell tents and camping pods.
Dogs:
Dogs can stay on our campsite and in our bell tents, camping pods and Landpods. There is a £5 charge per dog per night for our bell tent, camping pod and Landpod accommodation which is payable upon arrival. You can bring your dog for free if you are camping in your own tent.
Entire place - Whole hostel from £0.00 per night
  • Whole hostel

    3 bathrooms 6 bedrooms sleeps up to 45 guests

    A former family home, YHA New Forest is a converted country house, set in its own beautiful grounds. This property is an ideal base for a rural retreat close to the coast.

    From £0.00 per night

Amenities

  • Ambulant accessible
  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Clothes airer
  • Cooking basics
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Hair dryer
  • Hangers
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Lockers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Wood stove

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Dogs:
Hire YHA New Forest and bring your dogs! Add a dog to your booking at the checkout and bring your four-legged friend along with you. Dogs are not permitted in the bedrooms, on the furniture, or in the kitchen, and must be kept on a lead in the grounds.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have the use of the whole property, except the external camping pods and shower block. Hostel staff live on site.
WiFi :
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: clothes airer, kettle, microwave, oven, refrigerator, stove, toaster, washing machine, wood stove.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, cloths, paper towels, washing up liquid.

A highchair is available.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor and seats up to 15 people. There are comfy sofas, arm chairs, tables and a coffee table. You can cosy up by the open fire with a book.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of three bathrooms, plus XX additional toilets.

En-suite bathrooms: 2

Toilets: 5

Showers: 5

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a medium-sized garden.

The garden is enclosed with a fence.

Guests have full access to the garden, though the camping pods and shower block will be closed.

Outdoor amenities: benches, cycle store, grass/lawn, picnic tables.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of six bedrooms.

Ground floor

One room that sleeps up to 7 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 4 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds.

First floor

One room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 5 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds and a single bed.

One room that sleeps up to 5 people. It includes 1 set of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

One room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

External

Three camping pods that sleep up to 4 people each. They include a double 2 single beds.

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

Bed in a shared room

If you're happy to share, dorm rooms have multiple beds - ideal for budget breaks.

Private rooms

Like your own space? Private rooms offer the hostelling experience with more privacy.

Private en-suite rooms

Enjoy your own space with a private en-suite room, including bathroom facilities.

Camping pods

Our wooden pods offer the camping experience with protection from the elements.

Landpods

Enjoy the camping experience with some upgrades for added comfort in our Landpods.

Premium bell tents

Get all the fun of the great outdoors without the set-up in our beautiful bell tents.

Pitch-up camping

Bring your own tent and get closer to the great outdoors. You can't beat camping!

Hire the whole place

With YHA Exclusive Hire, you can take the entire building for you and your group.

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Food and drink at YHA New Forest

YHA New Forest Dining room

Eat with us

YHA New Forest is serving a range of tasty food options for you to enjoy during your visit. Fuel your adventures with a YHA classic breakfast or a lighter continental breakfast option as well as a delicious pizza menu in the evening.

YHA Breakfast

Breakfast menu at YHA New Forest

Start your day off right with our delicious classic YHA breakfast including a hearty cooked breakfast and continental options. For a lighter start, you can buy the continental breakfast separately. Under 10s eat free with our special offer – see menu for details. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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YHA Pizza snacking menu

Snacking menu at YHA New Forest

If you need a quick bite to eat while on your travels, take your pick from our snack menu, filled with stone-baked pizzas. Vegan and vegetarian options available.

Please be aware this hostel is offering a limited snacking menu.

Hostel facilities

  • Ambulant accessible
  • Breakfast
  • Café
  • Contactless payments
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Evening meals
  • Free parking on premises
  • Garden/grounds
  • Highchair
  • Intermittent mobile coverage
  • Licensed bar
  • Medium garden/grounds
  • Near bus stop
  • Near train station
  • Outdoor seating
  • Packed lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared laundry room
  • Shared lounge
  • Sole use
  • Water refill station
  • WiFi

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. Snacking menu is 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: We welcome dogs into our Camping & Cabins 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.

YHA New Forest - Access Statement

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YHA New Forest

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 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

History

Superseding Burley Youth Hostel, YHA New Forest has been in operation since 1959. A former family home, Cottesmore House was converted to take up to 36 guests at a time.

Fast forward to 2017, the hostel received a huge refurbishment. Improvements to the bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas wade to bring the hostel up to modern standards.

Meet the team

We are an awesome team of 4, who love our beautiful corner of the world and would love to share some of our favourite spots with you. We are here to help you enjoy your visit to the New Forest!

Manager recommends: Get on those walking boots and get exploring – The New Forest is a magical place with so much to see, a great place to visit all year round as the scenery constantly changes! Plus there’s loads of ponies, donkeys and cows to watch! 

TripAdvisor 2020 Travellers' Choice Award

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