YHA Ravenstor exterior
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room


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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.

Set within 60 acres of beautiful grounds within the heart of the Peak District, YHA Ravenstor sits high above the River Wye between Bakewell and Buxton. Perfect for a cheap family holiday, this country retreat offers great opportunities for exploring the majesty of the great outdoors, with plenty of walking routes, including the Monsal Trail, easily accessible from the hostel.

With a cosy lounge, a spacious dining room and plenty of other excellent facilities, this National Trust country house is ideal for visits to the Derbyshire Dales.

Why guests love YHA Ravenstor

  • 60 acres of magnificent grounds
  • Great Peak District location
  • Perfect for walking holidays

Accommodation at YHA Ravenstor

The hostel

Dorms are not currently available. 

YHA Ravenstor has 67 beds with both dorm beds and private rooms available. Our lounge has a feature fireplace which is great for cosying up next to in the winter months, following a day of outdoor adventuring in the Peak District - you can also hang up your wet clothes and muddy boots in our drying room.

The hostel is only open to families and individuals at weekends and during school holidays.

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, 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, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. Check availability for Exclusive Hire.


Food and drink at YHA Ravenstor

YHA Ravenstor dining room

Eat with us

YHA Ravenstor is serving a range of tasty food options, including breakfast baps, for you to enjoy during your visit. A takeaway service is also available.

Breakfast baps

Breakfast baps at YHA Ravenstor

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


  • Drying room
  • Lounge


  • Board games
  • Games room
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available

Food & drink

  • Dining room
  • 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

Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to COVID-19 safety measures - drying room(s), laundry room(s), meeting room(s).

Check in: From 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 on site parking.

Open every day?: Yes - please check up to three months before your travel date for availability. YHA Ravenstor is open for group bookings all year round and YHA Exclusive Hire from November until February.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in social spaces.

Breakfast: Breakfast is served daily from 07:30 - 09:00.

YHA Ravenstor - Access Statement

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YHA Ravenstor

Map references

OS Map: 119

OS Grid Ref: SK152732

Lat/Lng: 53.256286, -1.772844

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9655

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

Make YHA Ravenstor your home for a few days by booking the whole place for yourself! Check availability for Exclusive Hire.

YHA School Trips

YHA Ravenstor provides the opportunity to combine action and adventure activities with educational programmes. The hostel has a large classroom and a separate lounge to provide a relaxing space for the teachers. Delicious meals are available, and there is space for up to 67 people. Book your YHA School Trip.


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. Find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website

Meet the team

Take a walk through Cheedale following the River Wye. Accessed from the Monsal Trail, the path takes you through stunning limestone gorges carved out by the river. Stepping stones in the river allow walkers to bypass otherwise impassable cliff faces. A real mini adventure!

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2020 Walkers and Cyclists Welcome Green accreditation

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