The stately home and 1000 acre park of the Duke of Devonshire.
YHA Youlgreavenear Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1UR
Lovely, quiet accommodation within the Peak District National Park, YHA Youlgreave is perfectly positioned for enjoying the destinations and activities the Peaks are famous for. Come in the summer months and enjoy our sun-drenched front terrace, where you can sit back and watch village life unfold.
The hostel is in fact the former village Co-op, and still retains features pertaining to its past life. It’s set within lovely White Peak walking territory, with the Limestone Way passing through the village, and both the Tissington and Monsal Trails nearby.
Why guests love YHA Youlgreave
Accommodation at YHA Youlgreave
Bed in a shared room
Dorms are not currently available.
Dorm rooms have multiple beds, are typically more affordable than private rooms, and shared with other people who may not be travelling together. A typical shared room includes bunk beds, a reading light and a storage cupboard for each guest, secured by a padlock if required.
Children aged between 12 and 15 can stay in dorm rooms as long as an adult of the same gender accompanies them.
Some dorms may be en-suites, meaning that they have a bathroom in the room that you would be sharing with the other people in your dorm.
Don't fancy sharing a room? Private rooms typically include a storage cupboard for each bed, secured by a padlock if required, a reading light and a wash hand basin. Shared shower and toilet facilities are located near to the room.
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.
- 24-hour access
- Ambulant accessible
- Coach parking nearby
- Contactless payments
- Corridor zoning
- Cycle store
- Dining room
- Evening meals
- Free on-street parking
- Group meals
- Intermittent mobile coverage
- Licensed bar
- Minibus parking nearby
- Near bus stop
- Packed lunch
- Self-catering kitchen
- Shared TV
- Sole use
- Water refill station
Hostel need to know
Closed facilities: The restaurant and reception area(s) are temporarily closed at this hostel.
Reception opening hours: From 07:00 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 22:00.
Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests daily. Evening meals are also available from 17:00 - 20:30.
Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.
Parking: There is just one parking space at the front of the hostel. A car park is available at the west end of the village next to the allotments, a 5-minute walk from the hostel. Please do not park in walkways, driveways or around the well in the centre of the village.
WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.
Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Youlgreave, except when hiring the whole hostel through YHA Exclusive Hire. Assistance dogs are welcome – please notify us at the time of booking.
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The building was purpose built as a Co-Op in 1887. The Youlgrave Co-Op catered to much of the local population’s needs, even supplying the village with electricity until 1910. However, the Co-Op finally closed its doors in 1968. By 1975 the building was once again open to the public but this time as a Youth Hostel, making use of the improved transport links to welcome visitors from all over the country and opening up the picturesque village in its beautiful setting to a much wider audience. Youlgrave village is set in the picturesque White Peak area of the Peak District, so-named because of the limestone which makes up much of its geology. The local area has a rich history of agriculture and mining. Evidence of both can be found in nearby Lathkill Dale, a beautiful valley which is home to ruins of old mine buildings. The towns of Bakewell and Matlock Bath are located nearby offering a wealth of sightseeing, shopping and attractions.