YHA Exford

Exe Mead, Exford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7PU


Explore the natural beauty of the Exmoor National Park at YHA Exford – a large country house surrounded by the great outdoors. From walking parties who love the area’s rolling hills to school trips learning about our abundant wildlife, this homely hostel makes a great base for groups.

The hostel offers a quiet meeting room to plan your next adventure together or squeeze in some studying. You can also relax on the sofas with a bit of telly in our cosy lounge. Between your adventures, let us refuel you with tasty group catering with breakfast, lunch and evening meals available. There’s a licensed bar too if you want to wind down in the garden with a glass of wine or a beer.

Whether you’re studying, jumping into exciting activities or combining both, this picturesque area of Somerset is perfect for outdoor lovers. The moors have endless flora and fauna to discover, or you could get your heart racing with watersports or mountain biking. There’s epic stargazing here too.

Why Groups love YHA Exford

Situated in the heart of the Exmoor National Park

"Great" - 85%

Customer Satisfaction based on 21 scores

Per person, per night* (ex VAT)
Number of beds: 19

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

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Packages available at YHA Exford

YHA Exford does not currently offer packages

Bolt-ons available at YHA Exford

YHA Exford does not currently offer bolt-ons

Personal service

Smaller venues offering a personable service.

Self-led options

Amazing bases for self-led options

Organised packages

Organised residential packages available 

Flexible approach

Totally flexible approach to your residential


A genuine sense of place and location

Experiential learning

Experiential learning opportunities

LOtC accredited sites

70+ LOtC accredited sites

Teachers participation

Teachers encouraged to participate in all activities, helping to enhance teacher-pupil relations



General: Test

  • Laundry
  • Drying room
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Camping and cabins
  • Board games
  • Cycle store
  • Garden/grounds
  • Lounge
  • YHA Exclusive Hire


  • Car parking

Food & Drink:

  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

Teaching facilities:

  • Classroom(s)

How to get here

Exe Mead, Exford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7PU

By car and coach: The hostel is in the centre of Exford village, over the bridge and first on the left.

OS Map: 181
OS Grid Ref: SS853383
Latitude: 51.132639
Longitude: -3.640911
YHA Exford