YHA Street External Overview
Bed in a single gender shared dorm - Beds from £23.00
Private room - Rooms from £60.00
Camping and cabins - Units from £12.00


Opened in 1931, YHA Street is the oldest YHA hostel still in operation today, and makes for the ideal location for a Somerset activity break, with easy access to great routes for cycling and walking. The charming Swiss-style chalet is surrounded by delightful National Trust land.

From a day of pure magic at Glastonbury Tor, to a visit to the medieval Bishop's Palace in Wells - YHA Street has plenty to do. Families will also love the nearby Wookey Hole Caves, home of the Witch of Wookey Hole.

Why guests love YHA Street

  • The oldest YHA still in operation
  • Characterful Swiss-style chalet
  • Close to the Mendip Hills

Accommodation at YHA Street

The hostel

YHA Street has a total of 28 beds in both private and dorm rooms. We have an open plan dining and seating area where you can relax or eat meals, and a self-catering kitchen.


Bring your own tent and camp in the National Trust grounds of the oldest hostel in the YHA network. Campers are welcome to use the hostel facilities including the communal bathrooms and the self-catering kitchen.

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.




  • Ambulant accessible
  • Basic food shop
  • Cycle store
  • Garden / grounds


  • Drying room
  • Laundry


  • Board games

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • Camping and Cabins

Food & drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • Trade bookings
  • YHA Exclusive Hire

Need to know

Check in: 17.00 - 21.00

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.

YHA Street - Access Statement

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YHA Street

Street, Somerset, BA16 0TZ

Map references

OS Map: 182

OS Grid Ref: ST480345

Lat/Lng: 51.107921, -2.743768

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9143

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

To enjoy YHA Street for just you, your friends and family visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website and hire the whole property.


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


This Swiss-style wooden chalet accommodation opened in March 1931, making it our oldest hostel still in operation.

Meet the team

Hostel Manager Sean recommends: Visit Gastonbury Abbey where you can have a tour with a Benedictine monk, learn of Henry VIII, the Bishop of Bath and Wells' plans for this monastery, and see where King Arthur is believed to be buried.

Walkers and cyclists welcome

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