About YHA Swanage
Number of beds: 91 Classrooms Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
Blue Flag beach nearby
With wonderful facilities for groups and buckets of seaside charm, our Victorian villa is the perfect base for exploring the Jurassic Coast. Just five minutes from a Blue Flag beach and rocking excellent packages for geologists, YHA Swanage is well-equipped for groups and schools. Expect stunning views of the town, comfortable open-plan social areas and modern essentials like free Wi-Fi. YHA Swanage has recently undergone a refurbishment to create new en-suite rooms, a new classroom, an accessible en-suite room and a new self-catering kitchen.
YHA Swanage has lots to offer school trips and groups, including a meeting room/classroom with whiteboard – great for studying. Then wind down with fabulous local ales from our licensed bar, or refuel with group catering throughout the day.
The hostel offers keycode security for a safe and secure school trip. Learn more about our amazing coastline on the South West Coast Path; its ridges, heaths and clifftops will thrill hiking groups. Cyclists will also find amazing routes through Dorset’s picturesque villages, or check out attractions like Corfe Castle and the Swanage Steam Railway. You’ll find fun watersports at Poole Harbour too.
- Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
- Drying room
- Board games
- Communal TV
- Computer access
- Cycle store
- Games room
- YHA Exclusive Hire
- Dining room
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
- Car parking
- Coach parking
- Good public transport links
- Minibus parking
- 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 Swanage has been given the LOtC award.
Good service - friendly staff and very helpful.
Reasons to book your next group trip with YHA
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