About YHA Wye Valley
Number of beds: 78 Garden/grounds Meals available
Packages and bolt-ons available here
Own canoe landing station
With its own canoe landing station and an enviable location in the Forest of Dean, YHA Wye Valley is fully-equipped for active adventures. We offer some amazing packages for school trips including our amazing Alex Rider Mission Briefing and Spy Academy packages and our new Discovery and Multi-Activity packages, not to mention 25 acres of land to explore. Our atmospheric hostel includes two lounges for groups and students to relax, plus a sunny picnic area with amazing views.
YHA Wye Valley can cater for groups needing breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal; there’s a fully licensed bar too. Socialise or study on our neighbouring riverbank, wind down with a book or board game, or ask us about our favourite walks. You won’t believe how much is nearby.
If you want an adventure on the Wye, push off from our own canoe station to explore miles of canoe-able river. There are some magnificent routes for walkers too, including trails through the Welsh borders and to climber’s favourite Symonds Yat. School trips and groups can also tackle the forest on two wheels, or have a day out at Tintern Abbey, Goodrich Castle or Clearwell Caves.
- Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
- Drying room
- Camping and cabins
- Board games
- Communal TV
- Cycle store
- Games room
- On-site shop
- YHA Exclusive Hire
- Dining room
- Licensed bar
- Meals available
- Self-catering kitchen
- Car parking
- Minibus parking
- Corridor zoning
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 Wye Valley has been given the LOtC award.
West Herts FE College
Thanks for putting up with the delayed arrival of some groups and keeping their food hot and fresh. Good friendly staff who work with us on arrangements. Another enjoyable stay.
Reasons to book your next group trip with YHA
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Packages available at this hostel
Optional Bolt-on activities at YHA Wye Valley
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 for outdoor adventurers
Packed with opportunities to try almost every outdoor activity you can think of, this bolt-on option is great for outdoor adventurers and adrenaline lovers.
- Ghyll scramble
- Mountain walk
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
- Shelter building
- Guided walk
- Fire lighting
- Go create