A fascinating insight into rural life at the turn of the 19th century with daily demonstrations of period skills.
A stunning, Grade I listed Elizabethan manor in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, YHA Wilderhope Manor is one of YHA’s most visually striking properties. Perfect for family breaks, great for walking and ideal for functions and weddings, the Manor has been tastefully restored. The exquisite Bridal Suite complete with 4-Poster Bed and roll-top bath is the jewel in the crown.
Whether you're looking for a countryside retreat or even your dream wedding venue, YHA Wilderhope gives you a truly unforgettable experience in an historic, beautiful setting.
Why guests love YHA Wilderhope Manor
Accommodation at YHA Wilderhope Manor
There's a mixture of dorm beds and private rooms available, not forgetting the fabulous Bridal Suite with a 4-poster bed and roll-top bath for those special occasions. Weekends book up fast for functions, call us today to arrange a viewing.
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.
YHA Wilderhope Manor is available for Exclusive Hire this Christmas from 23rd December to 27th December 2017. The Great Hall dining room will make Christmas dinner feel extra special and the sofas around the wood burning stove in the Parlour make a lovely cosy place to relax. There is accommodation for up to 30 guests between 10 bedrooms.
Please note that camping is sold per person and not per pitch and so, during the booking process, you will need to select the number of people that you wish to camp.
YHA Wilderhope Manor offers a simple camping experience amongst beautiful Shropshire farmland. The field is flat at the lower end but rises steeply at the top to give great views over Brown Clee Hill. This peaceful spot is ideal to relax and take in the night sky.
The camping site can accommodate up to three family sized tents and a couple of small one man tents. There are two toilets 20 meters from the field and then campers have access to the main shower and self catering facilities in the hostel.
The car park is next to the camping field behind the tree lined hedge.
Check in from 3pm, check out before 12pm.
The campsite is open until to the 28th October and again from 1st April.
Campfires are strictly prohibited. Guests are welcome to use BBQs on the terrace at the front of the manor with stunning views down the valley.
Food and drink at YHA Wilderhope Manor
- Cycle store
- Free wi-fi
- Garden / grounds
- Board games
- Library/Quiet room
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
- Camping and Cabins
Food & drink
- Group catering available
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
Transportation & parking
Other YHA products
- Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
- Sole use
- Trade bookings
- YHA School Trips
Need to know
Reception times: 07.30 - 10.00 15.00 - 23.00
Check in: 15.00 - 23.00
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 ample parking available for guests.
Open every day?: Yes - please check the website up to three months in advance of your travel date for availability. YHA Wilderhope Manor is open throughout the year for group bookings.
Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 7.30am until 9am.
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YHA Exclusive Hire
To enjoy YHA Wilderhope Manor for just you, your friends and family, visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website and hire out the whole property. Only available from Monday 21st December to Monday 28th December. You'll have to be quick. You don't want to miss out on the holiday of a life time in the heart of the Lake District.
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 the Volunteering website.
At YHA Wilderhope Manor we offer the following volunteering opportunities subject to availability:
Please contact [email protected] or call 01629 592562 for more information.