Derbyshire countryside

Properties to hire in Derbyshire

Hire the whole hostel, cottage or house with YHA Exclusive Hire in Derbyshire

Enjoy your own space in Derbyshire

Ever wanted to enjoy the space of a whole YHA hostel and have the place to yourself and your loved ones? Now you can book our Derbyshire properties exclusively, just for your group.

Get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime and experience a getaway exploring the rolling hills and quaint towns and villages with family and friends. Some of our properties allow you to holiday with your four-legged companion too. Discover our unique properties to hire in Derbyshire. We’re sure you’ll have a holiday to remember.

YHA properties to hire in Derbyshire

YHA Castleton Mews exterior

YHA Castleton


Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WB

  • Sleeps up to 28 guests
  • 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Eyam exterior

YHA Eyam

Whole hostel

Eyam, Derbyshire, S32 5QP

  • Sleeps up to 60 guests
  • 14 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Hathersage exterior

YHA Hathersage

Whole hostel

Hathersage, Derbyshire, S32 1EH

  • Sleeps up to 41 guests
  • 9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA National Forest exterior

YHA National Forest

Whole hostel

Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6BD

  • Sleeps up to 74 guests
  • 23 bedrooms, 23 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Ravenstor exterior

YHA Ravenstor

Whole hostel

Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8SS

  • Sleeps up to 67 guests
  • 15 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Youlgreave exterior

YHA Youlgreave

Whole hostel

Near Bakewell, DE45 1UR

  • Sleeps up to 42 guests
  • 9 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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Why book with YHA Exclusive Hire?

Get away together

Bring your family and friends with properties for a range of group sizes

Enjoy your own space

With sole use of the property, you can come and go as you please

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Become a YHA member and save on every booking

Young person discount

Bringing anyone under 26 years old? You'll get 5% off

Suitable for events

Perfect for birthday celebrations, anniversaries or annual trips

Best price guaranteed

Book direct for the lowest and fairest price

Cater to all tastes

Self-catering kitchen with utensils, crockery and cutlery

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Things to do in Derbyshire

Discover the picturesque countryside of Derbyshire

Home to the Peak District National Park, as well as lots of pretty market towns and heaps of landmarks, Derbyshire is a county that has plenty to uncover.

Whether you want to explore the scenic countryside, wander round the quaint towns and villages, visit grand houses and gardens, tuck into fish ‘n’ chips, or experience the fun-filled family attractions, we’re sure you will have a memorable time.

Theme park

Alton Towers

There's something for all thrill seekers and families at Alton Towers, with tons of terrific (and terrifying!) rides and amazing live shows. Plus, there's CBeebies Land for the little ones.

Arbor Low Stone Circle

Arbor Low Stone Circle

The most important prehistoric site of the East Midlands, Arbor Low is a Neolithic henge monument atmospherically set amid high moorland.  Some say that this is the finest Stone Age 'henge'

marathon runners

Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon

Organised by Run For All for the first time in 2018, the Asda Foundation Derby Half Marathon – formerly known as the Ramathon - proved to be a welcome addition to Run For All’s events calendar, attrac



Ashbourne has remained largely unchanged since the 18th century, with it's Medieval street pattern and historic buildings.  



Take a trip to Bakewell and discover this charming Derbyshire Dales town. You'll find great shopping, plenty of spaces to relax and the famous Bakewell Pudding confection.

Blue John mine

Blue John Cavern

The tour starts with a short flight of steps before visitors can appreciate the awe-inspiring majesty of the natural caverns.  Then as you go deeper the history of Blue John, or bleu-jaune,

Carsington Water, with sail boats and other boats on shore

Carsington Water (Reservoir)

Visit Britain’s newest reservoir and explore the trails through spectacular scenery.  It offers a lovely day out for all the family with a children's play area, visitor centre, watersport centre

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House

The stately home and 1000 acre park of the Duke of Devonshire.

Child on hi-ropes at Conkers


A unique mix of indoor and outdoor experiences to keep the family entertained. Don't miss the Enchanted Forest Play area. Enjoy the great outdoors with all the family at Conkers.

Red ion pub at the Crich (National) Tramway Museum

Crich Tramway Museum

A lovingly restored period village that is also home to the National Tramway Museum and its world renowned archives.  Travel on one of the many working trams.  Visit when there is a special


Cycling in Eyam

YHA Eyam is an ideal location for enjoying one of the many circular cycling routes around the lovely Peak District.

Cycling at YHA Youlgreave

Cycling in Youlgreave

The nearby Tissington Trail winds its way gently through beautiful White Peak countryside. Take the opportunity to visit historic Tissington village with its stately home, duck-pond and tearooms.


Derbyshire Flying Centre

Fly as free as a bird with paragliders and hang-gliders at Derbyshire Flying Centre in Tideswell.       Visit the website

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall

This remarkable medieval house is surrounded by Elizabethan gardens and set in the rolling countryside of the Peak District.

Hathersage Swimming Pool

Hathersage Swimming Pool

Surprisingly, this large outdoor public swimming pool is located in the small Derbyshire village of Hathersage.

Heights of Abraham

Heights of Abraham

Rising from the valley floor, the cable cars give you stunning views of the Derwent Valley and surrounding Peak District.

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall was designed to be different. Take a trip back to the 1760s to chart the creation of a unique house and park.

Mountain biking

Mountain biking in Eyam

Ideally located on the edge of the White Peak (limestone) and Dark Peak (grit-stone), there's lots of different mountain biking terrains to discover.

Mountain Biking at YHA Youlgreave

Mountain biking in Youlgreave

Travel to Carsington Water for their gently undulating eight mile off-road trail around the reservoir, or take on one of the 'Dark Peak' routes for a full day of challenging mountain biking.

National Brewery Centre

National Brewery Centre

The National Brewery Centre delves into the history of the legendary Bass family and the role they had in the development of brewing.

Instructing a youngster how to drystone wall

National Stone Centre

A dramatic site crammed with ancient tropical reefs, rocks and minerals, centuries of industrial history and abundant wildlife. Visit the Stone Centre website

Poole's Cavern

Poole's Cavern and Buxton Country Park

One of the best show caves around, don't miss this spectacular cavern.  Take a journey below ground and discover vast limestone caverns with crystal stalactites and stalagmites.  There are l

Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern

Visit an underground wonderland in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Don't miss the fossils!       Visit the website

Watersports in Edale

Watersports in Edale

Perfect for first timers who want to get out and experience life on the water. Instructor-led lessons are available for kayaking and canoeing, so why not dive in and have a go?  

Watersports at YHA Youlgreave

Watersports in Youlgreave

The River Derwent at Matlock hosts a grade 2 rapids course, with 35 permanent slalom gates in place and floodlights for darker evenings. Contact Matlock Canoe Club for details.