Devon coast

Properties to hire in Devon

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

Enjoy your own space in Devon

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 Devon properties exclusively, just for your group.

Get ready to make happy memories 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 Devon. We’re sure you’ll have a holiday to remember.

YHA properties to hire in Devon

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YHA Beer

Whole hostel

Beer, Devon, EX12 3LL

  • Sleeps up to 39 guests
  • 8 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Dartmoor

Whole hostel

Postbridge, Devon, PL20 6TU

  • Sleeps up to 35 guests
  • 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Elmscott

School House

Bideford, Devon, EX39 6ES

  • Sleeps up to 15 guests
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Elmscott

School Room

Bideford, Devon, EX39 6ES

  • Sleeps up to 20 guests
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Okehampton

Whole hostel

Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1EW

  • Sleeps up to 76 guests
  • 16 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor


Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1QW

  • Sleeps up to 35 guests
  • 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor Lodge exterior

YHA Okehampton Bracken Tor


Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1QW

  • Sleeps up to 42 guests
  • 8 bedrooms, 6 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

YHA Member discount

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

COVID-19 secure

Things to do in Devon

Welcome to Devon

A county full of coastlines, countryside and two National Parks, Devon should be high on any traveller's hitlist.

And with hostels spanning the county, YHA are well placed to offer perfect accommodation for your holiday, whether you wish to explore the scenic countryside or coast, wander round Plymouth and Exeter, take a peek in the quaint giftshops, or experience the fun-filled family attractions, we’re sure you will have a memorable time.

Adventure Okehampton, kids gorge walking

Adventure Okehampton

Choose from 18 fantastic group activities from gorge-scrambling, archery, pony-trekking, mountain boarding, mountain biking and a full range of watersports.  Other activities including cycle hire

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Brendon Manor Stables

Explore Exmoor on horseback - ride across open countryside, through valleys and rivers including the famous Lorna Doone Valley. Visit the Stable's website

Exmoor, coastal path through Valley Of The Rocks

Exmoor National Park

Stunning landscapes, wilderness and tranquillity - enjoy Exmoor on foot, horseback or bike to appreciate this beautiful area, especially the Valley Of Rocks on the South-West Coastal Path and the Tark

The Exmoor Pony Centre

Exmoor Pony Centre

The centre aims to promote and conserve the Exmoor pony.  Meet the resident ponies or take to the saddle for a taster session. Visit the Centre's website  

Exmoor Safari

Exmoor Safari

Explore Exmoor by Land Rover using seldom used tracks and ancient byeways - look for the elusive deer and famous Exmoor ponies. Visit the Exmoor Safari website

Hartland Abbey Gardens

Hartland Abbey and Gardens

Hartland Abbey is the family home of the Stucley family. Wander around the beautiful gardens which lead down to a rocky cove. Visit the Hartland Abbey website for full details.

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, funicular railway carriage

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Enjoy stunning views of the coastline as you glide up the track from Lynmouth at the foot of the cliffs to Lynton 500ft above.  Opened in 1890, the famous Lynton and Lynmouth funicular Cliff Rail

Morwellham Quay

Morwellham Quay

This reconstructed port was once the busiest port west of Exeter and the largest copper port in Queen Victoria’s empire. Visit the website

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National Marine Aquarium

Journey through the oceans of the world from the local shoreline to the deep Atlantic. Visit the NMA website

New Carlton Cinema, Okehampton

New Carlton Cinema

See all the latest films in real comfort!  Based in the old market hall, with a licensed screen, leather settees and individual chairs. Visit the cinema website

North Devon Surf School

North Devon Surf School

Anyone can learn to surf at one of the top surfing schools in the UK, no matter what your walk of life, ability or fitness level.

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River Cottage Canteen

The famous River Cottage Canteen showcases the very best of South West produce, with menus changing daily.


River Cottage HQ

Courses and events inspired by the philosophy of River Cottage, from a night's dining through foraging and breadmaking courses.

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Seaton Jurassic

Seaton Jurassic is the south west's newest and most exciting day out. Take a journey through time to worlds familiar and alien.

Seaton Tramway

Seaton Tramway

Hop on a narrow gauge heritage tram between Seaton, Colyford and Colton and get an unrivalled view of the River Axe estuary and two nature reserves.

Steam train

South Devon Steam Railway

South Devon Railway is a seven mile line running down the stunning River Dart valley.  It runs between Buckfastleigh, the main station, and Totnes in the south west of the country. S

South West Coastal Path

South West Coastal Path

630 miles of superb coastline, the South West Coastal Path makes up the longest National Trail in the UK. On the way take in the heritage, wildlife, geology and scenery to truly inspire you.

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Teign Diving

The Diving Centre offers diving, with dive boats visiting the wrecks and reefs of Lyme Bay and Torbay.