YHA Stratford-upon-Avon

Hemmingford House, Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 7RG


There’s more to Stratford-upon-Avon than Shakespeare – theatre, history and culture buffs of every language love this world-famous location. YHA Stratford-upon-Avon offers a superb base for groups and school trips, boasting a stylish bar and restaurant, a well-equipped meeting room and free Wi-Fi. Work on your next play using our data projector, flipchart, and microphone and DVD equipment.

Hemmingford’s Restaurant makes a great place for groups to eat and relax, and we offer a delicious breakfast and packed lunch. You’ll also find live music in our licensed bar. There’s a games room and TV lounge too.

From the medieval marvel of Warwick Castle nearby, to an epic range of Shakespeare attractions, we’re the perfect choice for school trips and budding historians. Theatre lovers will find a year-round programme of classic and contemporary performances, and we’re only a couple of miles from the action. After an exciting day out, return to a stunning Georgian mansion and three acres of grounds.

Why Groups love YHA Stratford-upon-Avon

Great base for Shakespeare attractions

"Great" - 90%

Customer satisfaction based on 176 scores

Bed and breakfast, per person, per night* (ex VAT)
Number of beds: 134

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.

Find out more about Learning Outside the Classroom.

LOtC Awarded


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Packages available at YHA Stratford-upon-Avon

YHA Stratford-upon-Avon does not currently offer packages.

Bolt-ons available at YHA Stratford-upon-Avon

Theatre bolt-on

Take in a show with our theatre workshops

If you’re thinking about seeing a show while staying at YHA Stratford-upon-Avon, we can recommend a great way to make the event a little more creative.

Students can immerse themselves in the world of Shakespeare in a fun and engaging way through a collection of theatre-based workshops with Dreamshed Theatre.


  • Introduction to Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare Magic
  • Mask Making and Weird Creatures
  • Improvisation
  • Page to Stage

Prices from


Per person* (ex VAT)

YHA Stratford-upon-Avon 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



  • Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Camping and cabins
  • Ambulant accessible
  • Board games
  • Communal TV
  • Computer access
  • Cycle store
  • Games room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store


  • Car parking
  • Coach parking
  • Minibus parking

Food & drink:

  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • On-site café
  • Self-catering kitchen

Teaching facilities:

  • Classroom(s)
  • Corridor zoning
  • Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire

How to get here

Hemmingford House, Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 7RG

By car:
From Stratford-upon-Avon: at Clopton Bridge take the B4086 Wellesbourne Road and follow the hostel signs. The hostel is 1 1/2m on the left. From the M40: at Junction 15 take the A429 south, follow signs to Charlecote Park, then turn right onto the B4086, the hostel is 1 1/2m on the right.

OS Map: 151
OS Grid Ref: SP231562
Latitude: 52.203665
Longitude: -1.663415
YHA Stratford-upon-Avon