About YHA National Forest
Number of beds: 85 Classrooms Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
Next door to Conkers visitor centre
YHA National Forest has everything you need to experience the best of Derbyshire. School trips and groups can relax in our extensive grounds and use our well-equipped meeting room to study or have a conference. You’ll find facilities like a projector, a speaker system (with hearing aid loop), plus a whiteboard and flipchart to make plans. We’ve got great on-site facilities for cycling groups too.
With our eco-friendly focus, YHA National Forest makes a great base for field trips and nature lovers. Relax in our grounds with a drink from our licensed bar, or sit down for some group catering to keep you going throughout the day. There’s free Wi-Fi, TV and games too to keep you busy.
With Conkers and the family-friendly activities of Roliston Forestry Centre next door; we make a great choice for schools discovering the great outdoors. You could also have a day out at Twycross Zoo, or learn industrial secrets at the Moira Furnace or Snibston Discover Park. Fans of Derbyshire’s amazing walking routes will find the Ashby Trail, and cyclists of all abilities are spoilt for choice.
- Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
- Drying room
- Wheelchair accessible
- En-suite rooms available
- Ambulant accessible
- Communal TV
- Cycle store
- Games room
- YHA Exclusive Hire
- Dining room
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- On-site café
- Self-catering kitchen
- Car parking
- Coach parking
- Minibus parking
- Corridor zoning
- Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
Learning Outside the Classroom
YHA is at the top of the class for educational visits. We have been awarded a
Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Award at 74 of our Youth Hostels
across England and Wales.
For more information about the Learning Outside the Classroom Awards,
please visit the Learning Outside the Classroom website.
YHA National Forest has been given the LOtC award.
The hostel was well run and staff friendly and helpful. The members of our group were impressed with the standard of accommodation and the food quality.
A wonderful and peaceful stay.
Reasons to book your next group trip with YHA
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