YHA Wye Valley exterior
Mid-week stays
20% off

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This hostel is part of our latest hot deals. Offer subject to availability and cannot be used with any other discount. Valid on mid-week stays at selected hostels between 27th June - 21st July 2022. Use the above promotional code at the checkout. Book via yha.org.uk before midnight 7th July 2022. YHA members and save an extra 5% with our members only code. See full terms and conditions.

Bed in a shared room from £18.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Lockers
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 22:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our shared rooms.
Private room from £29.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cot available
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 22:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our private rooms.
Camping & Cabins from £12.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Cot available
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Hot water
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 22:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in our bell tents and Landpods.
Heating:
Heating is supplied in our bell tents.
Dogs:
Dogs can stay on our campsite and in our bell tents and Landpods. There is a £5 charge per dog per night for our bell tent accommodation which is payable upon arrival. You can bring your dog for free if you are camping in your own tent.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole hostel during public opening hours. There is 24-hour access to toilets and showers in the courtyard block. Campers are welcome to use the self-catering kitchen and seating area during open hours.
Entire place - Main building from £0.00 per night
  • Main building

    7 bathrooms 9 bedrooms sleeps up to 68 guests

    YHA Wye Valley is a fantastic rural retreat. The hostel has original features including grand fireplaces and large, picture windows where you can admire the beautiful views and wildlife. Perfect for peaceful breaks with family and friends.

    From £0.00 per night

Amenities

  • Ambulant accessible
  • BBQ area
  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Clothes airer
  • Cot available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Dryer
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Hangers
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Iron and board
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Lockers
  • Microwave
  • Mini fridge
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Waterfront

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Dogs:
Hire YHA Wye Valley on Exclusive Hire and bring your dogs! Add a dog to your booking at the checkout and bring your four-legged friend along with you. PDogs are not permitted in the bedrooms, on the furniture, or in the kitchen, and must be kept on a lead in the grounds.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guest have use of the whole property, except the bar, café and restaurant areas. A caretaker may be onsite during your stay.
WiFi:
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The large kitchen is located on the basement floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: clothes airer, freezer, iron and board, 2 kettles, 2 microwaves, 3 mini fridges, 2 ovens, refrigerator, stove, toaster, tumble dryer, washing machine.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery for, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, cloths, paper towels, sponges, washing up liquid.

Located on the basement floor, the largest dining room seats up to 36 people. There is a separate smaller dining room with seating for up to 24 guests, plus seating in the kitchen for up to 12 guests.

A highchair is available.

Lounge

There are two lounges on the ground floor. Each provides seating for up to 10 guests, and one has a TV.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of seven bathrooms.

Toilets: 4

Showers: 7

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is an extra-large garden.

The garden is not enclosed.

Guests have full access to the garden.

Outdoor amenities: BBQ area, cycle store, fire pit, picnic tables.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of nine bedrooms.

Main building

Hawthorn includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Alder includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Willow includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Beech includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Oak includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Holly includes 1 set of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Cedar includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom  facilities.

Walnut includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Cherry includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Annex

Maple includes 4 sets of bunk beds. With shared bathroom facilities.

Ash includes 5 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Pine includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Spruce includes 1 set of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Yew includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

Larch includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.

A cot is available.

Overview

Set in 25 acres on the banks of the River Wye, YHA Wye Valley is great for activity breaks and adventures in this magical section of the Welsh borders. It even has its own canoe landing station!

Located in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean, close to Symonds Yat Rock, there's a course on site for orienteering holidays and there are miles of footpaths and trails to explore for walkers and cyclists of all levels. There’s also an extensive range of camping and glamping options to enjoy, too!

Why guests love YHA Wye Valley

  • Activity hostel with its own canoe landing station
  • Stunning views down the River Wye
  • Superb glamping options

Accommodation at YHA Wye Valley

Bed in a shared room

If you're happy to share, dorm rooms have multiple beds - ideal for budget breaks.

Private rooms

Like your own space? Private rooms offer the hostelling experience with more privacy.

Landpods

Enjoy the camping experience with some upgrades for added comfort in our Landpods.

Premium bell tents

Get all the fun of the great outdoors without the set-up in our beautiful bell tents.

Pitch-up camping

Bring your own tent and get closer to the great outdoors. You can't beat camping!

Hire the whole place

With YHA Exclusive Hire, you can take the entire building for you and your group.

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Food and drink at YHA Wye Valley

YHA Wye Valley dining room

Eat with us

YHA Wye Valley is serving a range of tasty food options for you to enjoy during your visit. Fuel your adventures with a YHA classic breakfast or a lighter continental breakfast option as well as a delicious evening menu.

YHA Breakfast

Breakfast menu at YHA Wye Valley

Start your day off right with our delicious classic YHA breakfast including a hearty cooked breakfast and continental options. For a lighter start, you can buy the continental breakfast separately. Under 10s eat free with our special offer – see menu for details. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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YHA Evening menu

Evening menu at YHA Wye Valley

Take your pick from today’s selection of hearty classics and delicious desserts. Under 10s eat free with our special offer – see menu for details. Vegan and vegetarian options available.

Hostel facilities

  • Baby changing
  • BBQ area
  • Breakfast
  • Café
  • Contactless payments
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Evening meals
  • Extra-large garden/grounds
  • Free parking on premises
  • Full mobile coverage
  • Games
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group meals
  • Highchair
  • Licensed bar
  • Outdoor seating
  • Packed lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared lounge
  • Shared TV
  • Water refill station
  • Waterfront
  • WiFi

Hostel need to know

Reception opening hours: From 07:30 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 22:00.

Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests daily from 07:30 – 09:00. Meals are also available from 17:00 – 20:00.

Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.

Parking: There is parking at the hostel. The hostel can can only be reached by a single track lane, the last 800m of which are narrow and steep with a sharp bend and uneven road surface. It is accessible to all cars, vans and minibuses but coaches and larger vehicles will need to arrange alternative drop off points direct with the hostel.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Dogs: Dogs can stay on our campsite and in our bell tents. There is a £5 charge per dog per night for our bell tent accommodation which is payable upon arrival. You can bring your dog for free if you are camping in your own tent. Pets are not permitted in the hostel accommodation at YHA Wye Valley. Assistance dogs are welcome throughout.

YHA Wye Valley - Access Statement

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YHA Wye Valley

Map references

OS Map: 162

OS Grid Ref: SO591177

Lat/Lng: 51.856629, -2.594785

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9666

Email: [email protected]

YHA School Trips

YHA Wye Valley is a brilliant place to visit for an active, outdoor education-led school trip. Set in the centre of 25 acres of land on the banks of the River Wye, this hostel is primed for activity breaks - it even has its own canoe landing station! The hostel has room for up to 78 people, provides meals, a library and a lounge.

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 the Volunteering website.

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

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

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