YHA Ravenstor Exterior

YHA Ravenstor

Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8SS

Excellent 92%

(70 reviews)

Bed in a single sex shared dorm - Beds from £13.00
Private room - Rooms from £25.00

Overview

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

YHA Ravenstor has 70 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.

Please note that 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, 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.

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Food and drink at YHA Ravenstor

YHA Ravenstor 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.

Breakfast

Breakfast 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 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.

Evening meals

Evening meals at YHA Ravenstor

Choose from our tasty daily specials or delve into our café-bar style menu experience, think scrumptious bar snacks, trendy English tapas and loaded stone-baked pizzas. Don’t forget, kids under 10 eat free – get one kid’s meal free with every adult’s meal.

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Packed lunch

Packed lunch at YHA Ravenstor

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

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

Essentials

  • Drying room
  • Lounge

Entertainment

  • 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

Check in: 17.00 - 22.00

Check out: Before 10.30

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.

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

YHA Ravenstor - Access Statement

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YHA Ravenstor

Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8SS

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! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information.

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 71 people. 

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

Volunteering

We are very grateful for all of the help and support that our generous volunteers give to YHA. We are proud of our “Investors in Volunteering” accreditation and have a wide range of opportunities available across the country, all of which will provide great learning or social experiences and help us to create even more opportunities for young people.

Volunteering is a great way to meet people, visit new places, gain experiences and have fun. Full details of all of our various volunteering programmes can be found on theVolunteering website.

At YHA Ravenstor we offer the following volunteering opportunities subject to availability:

Please contact [email protected] or call 01629 592562 for more information.

Meet the team

The YHA Ravenstor manager recommends you walk along the Monsal Trail, a disused railway line through some beautiful countryside including Water-cum-Jolly alongside the River Wye and close to Cressbrook Mill. If you're looking for a great weekend getaway or a cheap family holiday in the Peak District, then this stunning country retreat is the place for you.

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