About YHA Swanage

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, a stylish TV lounge and modern essentials like free Wi-Fi and internet access.

YHA Swanage has lots to offer school trips and groups, including a games room (complete with squishy bean bags) and a meeting room 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.

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
  • Laundry
  • Drying room
  • Board games
  • Communal TV
  • Computer access
  • Cycle store
  • Games room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Lounge
  • YHA Exclusive Hire
  • Dining room
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Car parking
  • Coach parking
  • Good public transport links
  • Minibus parking
  • Classrooms
  • Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire

Stay from

FULL
BOARD

£30.00

per person
per night
(exc VAT)

HALF
BOARD

£24.00

per person
per night
(exc VAT)

B & B

£19.00

per person
per night
(exc VAT)

Contact us for our full list of rates and pricing options

"Great" - 86%

Customer Satisfaction based on 142 scores

3 Stars
Visit England accredited

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.

LOtC Awarded

YHA Swanage has been given the LOtC award.

LOtC Award
103452

Testimonials

YHA Swanage

Good service - friendly staff and very helpful.

St Thomas More High School For Boys
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YHA Swanage

Cluny, Cluny Crescent, Swanage, Dorset, bh19 2bs
OS Map:195
OS Grid Ref:SZ031785
Latitude:50.60615
Longitude:-1.95783
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