YHA National Forest has everything you need to experience the best of Derbyshire. School trips and groups can relax in our extensive grounds and use our well-equipped meeting room to study or have a conference. You’ll find facilities like a projector, a speaker system (with hearing aid loop), plus a whiteboard and flipchart to make plans. We’ve got great on-site facilities for cycling groups too.
With our eco-friendly focus, YHA National Forest makes a great base for field trips and nature lovers. Relax in our grounds with a drink from our licensed bar, or sit down for some group catering to keep you going throughout the day. There’s free Wi-Fi, TV and games too to keep you busy.
With Conkers and the family-friendly activities of Roliston Forestry Centre next door; we make a great choice for schools discovering the great outdoors. You could also have a day out at Twycross Zoo, or learn industrial secrets at the Moira Furnace or Snibston Discover Park. Fans of Derbyshire’s amazing walking routes will find the Ashby Trail, and cyclists of all abilities are spoilt for choice.
Why Groups love YHA National Forest
Customer Satisfaction based on 14 scores
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.
Ready to book?
Contacting our Groups team is is easy! All you need to do is pick a method that suits you…
Packages available at YHA National Forest
Bolt-ons available at YHA National Forest
How to get here
By car and coach:
Follow the signs for Conkers Waterside in Moira. YHA National Forest is 300m west of the entrance along Bath Lane.