Belton House is a 17th century country house, set in a magnificent deer park. Don't miss the seasonal delights of the garden and tranquil lakeshore.
Located in a peaceful spot in an unspoilt Lincolnshire village, YHA Thurlby is a 15th century former village forge, complete with a lovely lawned garden and orchard. The homely hostel is full of character and features both Victorian and Georgian additions to the building.
The Fens are natural cycling country and Rutland Water, an important area for bird life, offers a great choice of watersports and walks - perfect for activity breaks and walking. Visit Belvoir Castle, Burghley House and nearby market towns for days out.
Why guests love YHA Thurlby
Accommodation at YHA Thurlby
YHA Thurlby has 18 beds in both dorm rooms and family rooms. En-suite rooms are also available.
The hostel is self catering only, but there's a good pub called the Three Horseshoes that serves tasty food in the village. The cosy self-catering kitchen contains two ovens with eight hob rings, two kettles, two small fridges, a freezer, a microwave and an extensive range of kitchen utensils, plus crockery and cutlery for more than 20 people.
Our lovely dining room has room for your whole group and there's plenty of space to relax, with a cosy lounge which has various books and games to enjoy. There is also a reading area where you can get some peace and quiet after your day. YHA Thurlby has a good sized outdoor space for guests to enjoy.
Hire the whole place
This hostel is 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.
- Ambulant accessible
- Cot available
- Cycle store
- Garden / grounds
- Drying room
- Board games
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
Food & drink
- Dining room
- Self-catering kitchen
Transportation & 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.
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YHA Exclusive Hire
Invite all your family and friends along to YHA Thurlby and hire the whole property for yourself. To do so please visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website.
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.
This hostel is part of our Volunteer Managers programme. You can find out about becoming a Volunteer Manager and supporting our small hostels on our Volunteering site.