About YHA Whitby
Number of beds: 132 Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
Packages and bolt-ons available here
Free access to Whitby Abbey
A prime spot next to Whitby Abbey, fun activities for schools and all the facilities you need – YHA Whitby is a hostel with bite. This Grade 1 listed mansion sits at the top of Whitby’s famous 199 steps, mixing fascinating period features with mod cons like free Wi-Fi and more. There’s even a function room for meetings, complete with a whiteboard, plenty of space and spectacular views.
From our massive clifftop garden to our 13th-century carved oak beam, YHA Whitby is a magical place for groups. We offer excellent activity packages for schools, with activities such as Viking ship building, sand sculpting, fossil hunting and town trails. All activities are designed to focus on team and confidence building. There’s full group catering and a fully licensed bar too.
Whitby itself is an unforgettable destination to explore, with everything from Whitby Goth Weekend to a replica of the Bark Endeavour. Don’t miss a free visit to Whitby Abbey – you’ll learn loads about our local history – or a terrifying walk through the Dracula Experience. To break up a week of shopping in the town’s windy streets, how about taking a walk along the stunning Yorkshire coast?
- Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
- Wheelchair accessible
- En-suite rooms available
- Ambulant accessible
- Board games
- Communal TV
- Computer access
- Cycle store
- Games room
- Luggage store
- Dining room
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- On-site café
- Self-catering kitchen
- Car parking
- Coach parking
- Minibus parking
- Nearby 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 Whitby has been given the LOtC award.
We book twice a year during holiday time for our groups. We love the relaxed atmosphere.
We love staying at YHA Whitby and will be back.
Reasons to book your next group trip with YHA
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Packages available at this hostel
Optional Bolt-on activities at YHA Whitby
Perfect for groups looking to fill free time, our bolt-on activities can easily be added on to your YHA stay. Available as half-day and full-day options, we offer an exciting range of activities that are designed to entertain and engage pupils of all ages and abilities.
Activities delivered by trained and experienced staff
Available at all the hostels that offer YHA packages, this bolt-on offers challenging problem solving and team building activities delivered by our very own trained and experienced staff. Activities are run on hostel grounds, meaning you don’t need to travel anywhere.
- Team challenges
- Viking long boats
- Guided walk
- Siege engines
- Go create