• 1)

    Fox Tor Café and Bunkhouse

    Two Bridges Road, Princetown, Dartmoor, Devon, PL20 6QS
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    nBreakfast available (with notice)
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    lShop
    [WiFi
    vWithin 5 miles of NCN
    ZDogs by arrangement
    9Best Price Guarantee
    An ideal base for anyone wishing to spend time on Dartmoor whether it is to walk, climb, cycle, kayak or just relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Fox Tor Bunkhouse is situated near the centre of the village of Princetown. Guests can book packed lunches and breakfasts. The café has wood-burning stoves and provides lovely home made food cooked to order. Guided walks & mountain biking are available as is mountain bike hire.
    Beds: 12: 3 x 4
    Price/night: Please phone or see website for prices.
  • 2)

    Harford Bunkhouse & Camping

    West Combeshead, Harford, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0JG
    10mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    rDisabled Access
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    mMeals available (with notice)
    nBreakfast available (with notice)
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    ZDogs by arrangement
    Harford Bunkhouse & Camping offers comfortable budget accommodation on the edge of stunning South Dartmoor. An ideal choice if you are planning to start the Two Moors Way walk from south to north. Run alongside a working Dartmoor farm, the bunkhouse offers dormitory style accommodation with self catering facilities for up to 50 people. The campsite is on two of the farm's meadows. There are also two camping pods and a cabin which sleep up to 6 people each.
    Beds: 40-50 beds
    Price/night: From £17pp. Camping pods/cabin £50 each. Camping £7.50pp
  • aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    rDisabled Access
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    mMeals available (with notice)
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    [WiFi
    ZDogs by arrangement
    wGroups Only
    Colehayes Park is a Grade II listed Georgian Manor on Dartmoor with 20 acre grounds and views over the rolling hills of the Devon. Perfect for school and university groups, large gatherings of family/friends and DIY weddings. It has a commercial kitchen for self-catering or meals can be provided. Friendly with a warm laid back atmosphere.
    Beds: 81: Manor 70: in 21 bedrooms Cottage 11:
    Price/night: Schools and universities with meals £38pp+VAT, min of 30 (Manor) 11(Cottage). Self catering sole use: 3 night weekend or 4 nights midweek, Manor from £2995, Cottage from £630.
  • 4)

    Sparrowhawk Backpackers

    45 Ford Street, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor, Devon, TQ13 8LN
    13mi
    aMixed dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    [WiFi
    vWithin 5 miles of NCN
    A small, friendly eco-hostel in the centre of Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park. Popular with cyclists, hikers, bikers, wild swimmers, artists and photographers, A beautifully converted stone stable, with solar-heated showers, kitchen, courtyard, BBQ and secure bike shed. High open moorland, rocky tors, ancient burial sites, stone circles, woods and clear rivers close by. Moretonhampstead has shops, cafés, art galleries and pubs. Cicerone LEJOG & Dartmoor Way cycle routes pass by.
    Beds: 18: 1x14 + double/family room.
    Price/night: Adults dorm £19. U14 £10. Double room £42 (for 2 people).
  • 5)

    Blytheswood Hostel

    Steps Bridge, Dunsford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7EQ
    16mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    hSome areas heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    !Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
    jShowers
    [WiFi
    vWithin 5 miles of NCN
    9Best Price Guarantee
    In secluded, native woodland on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, the cabin has been a hostel since the 1930s. Friendly and peaceful, with a homely living room, wood burner, self-catering kitchen, picnic tables, BBQ and fire pit. Walk straight from the door to Heltor and Blackingstone Rock or along the river to Fingle Bridge and Castle Drogo. Cross stepping stones to Dunsford village. Moretonhampstead and Chagford are nearby. On the LEJOG cycling route.
    Beds: 16: 1x6, 1x4 (family), 1x2 (cabin) and 1x4 (family cabin)
    Price/night: £16 per adult. U16 £10. Sole Use: £240pn 2+nights. £280 1night.
  • 6)

    Exeter Globe Backpackers

    71 Holloway Street, Exeter, EX2 4JD
    24mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    sComputer with internet
    [WiFi
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    9Best Price Guarantee
    Globe Backpackers offers clean, comfortable, self catering accommodation. It is just a few minutes' walk from Exeter's city centre with its cathedral, picturesque historic waterway, quay and wide range of shops, pubs, clubs, cafés and restaurants.
    Beds: 46-52: 1x10, 3x8, 1x6, 3x2/4 (dbl/twin plus bunk bed)
    Price/night: Dorms from £17.50pp or £80pp per week. Private rooms from £50 for two people, £80 for four people. £5 key deposit.
  • 7)

    Northshorebude

    57 Killerton Road, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8EW
    31mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    [WiFi
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    9Best Price Guarantee
    An ideal base to see the South West's attractions: The Eden Project, Tintagel Castle, The Tamar Lakes, Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor or as a stop off on the South West Coast Path. There are competition standard surfing beaches nearby. Families with children aged over 5 welcome. Meet old friends or make new ones, on the deck, in the lounge or around the dining room table after cooking up a storm in the fully fitted kitchen. No stag groups please.
    Beds: 41: 2x6, 4x4, 1x3, 1x2, 4xdbl
    Price/night: From £22pp dorm rooms (single night supplement)
  • 8)

    Peppercombe Bothy

    S W Coast Path, Bideford EX39 5BX, UK
    34mi
    aMixed dormitories
    fSleeping bags required
    hSome areas heated
    vWithin 5 miles of NCN
    \A National Trust Property
    ZDogs by arrangement
    5Very basic accommodation
    Located in a quiet, tranquil, wooded valley with views across Bideford Bay towards Lundy, Peppercombe Bothy is effectively a stone tent. A perfect stopover on the South West Coast Path which passes through the valley close by or for those who really do want to get away from it all. With access to it’s own secluded beach you will not be disappointed. There is no light or heating so bring your own sleeping, cooking and eating equipment and a torch!
    Beds: 4: BYO mats & sleeping bags
    Price/night: From £22 for whole bothy.
  • 9)

    Rock and Rapid Bunkhouse

    Hacche Mill, South Molton, EX36 3NA
    34mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    fSleeping bags required
    hSome areas heated
    mMeals available (with notice)
    nBreakfast available (with notice)
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    sComputer with internet
    [WiFi
    ZDogs by arrangement
    wGroups Only
    9Best Price Guarantee
    Perfect for an adventurous or relaxing break. The Rock and Rapid Adventure Centre offers activities such as climbing (climbing wall on site for lessons or use by experienced climbers) coasteering, raft building and canoeing. The bunkhouse can be rented out for sole use. Or an activity package can be put together for your group. This can vary from a few activities to a full programme, including food. Just 20 mins from the North Devon coastline. Hen and stags welcome as are family and school groups.
    Beds: 40: 2 x 18, 2 x 2
    Price/night: £250 per night sole use.
  • 10)

    Edens Yard Backpackers

    1 Meadowside, Tregrehan Mills, Saint Austell, Cornwall PL25 3TL, UK
    36mi
    aMixed dormitories
    dBedding provided
    hSome areas heated
    nBreakfast available (with notice)
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    !Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    [WiFi
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    Welcome to this quirky, camino inspired eco hostel up-cycled from an old stable block to include mixed bunk rooms, a courtyard kitchen & a communal lounge. It’s just a short leafy lane from the Eden Project situated on National Cycle routes 2 & 3, two miles from the Northwest Coast Path at Carlyon Bay and close to the historic Saints Way pilgrimage trail. Walkers and cyclists are welcomed and pick-ups from the station or parking can be arranged. Come and be welcome in Cornwall at Edens Yard.
    Beds: 1x6, 1x8
    Price/night: £15
  • 11)

    Elmscott Hostel

    Elmscott, Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX39 6ES
    37mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    lShop
    pClothes washing facilities
    4VisitEngland Quality Assured
    yYHA Affiliated
    Elmscott Hostel is surrounded by unspoiled coastline with sea views of Lundy Island. Great for walking, cycling, surfing and bird watching. The South West Coast Path is just a few mins' walk away. The hostel is well equipped for all your self-catering needs and has a games room and shop. In winter it is only available for sole use bookings.
    Beds: 32 (35 in winter): 1 unit of 20: 2x6, 2x4; 1 unit of 12: 1x6, 1x4, 1x2. Extra 3 bed room for sole use in winter.
    Price/night: Adult £20-£22, under 16s £15.50-£17. Discounts for groups or longer stays.
  • 12)

    Northcombe Camping Barns

    Northcombe Ln, Dulverton TA22 9PW, UK
    40mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    jShowers
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    ZDogs by arrangement
    wGroups Only
    A mile outside the town of Dulverton on Exmoor, Northcombe Camping Barns nestle in the Barle river valley with good canoeing, walking and bridleways. A perfect base for groups on Exmoor. The barns sleep 16 and 28 in partitioned dormitories. Smaller groups can be catered for. Heated by wood-burning stoves with a well equipped kitchen, you just need to bring your own pillows, sleeping bags or duvets.
    Beds: 44: Barn16: 1x6, 1x10. Barn28: 1x6, 1x10, 1x12
    Price/night: Sole use: Barn16 from £160, Barn28 from £260. Showers 20p. Electric meter £1 coins.
  • 13)

    Exmoor Bunkbarn

    Week Ln, Dulverton TA22, UK
    42mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    rDisabled Access
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    kSelf catering facilities
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    lShop
    [WiFi
    vWithin 5 miles of NCN
    wGroups Only
    Formerly a granary on a working farm, this eco-friendly bunkbarn is just 1km from Winsford Hill. Perfect for exploring Exmoor on foot, bike or canoe. Hot water, central heating & good WiFi included in price. Well equipped, open-plan kitchen/dinning with room for all. Large drying room & BBQ area. BYO bedding & towels plus shoes/slippers to protect feet from rough barn floor. Sole use at weekends (2 nights min). Rooms can be booked individually in the week.
    Beds: 25: 1x14, 1x8, 1x3
    Price/night: Weekend sole use: £350. Mon-Thur sole use: £300. Rooms: 14/bed £240, 8/bed £150, 3/bed £75.
  • 14)

    Chitcombe Farm Camping Barns

    Huish Champflower, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 2EL
    45mi
    aMixed dormitories
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    kSelf catering facilities
    jShowers
    A small family farm in West Somerset on the edge of Exmoor, Chitcombe Farm provides inexpensive, basic, warm & dry accommodation. Perfect after a day hiking on Exmoor, or training for an event. The Hay Barn, is a dormitory style open plan barn whilst The Cart Shed is an open plan chalet. Both have well equipped kitchens, bathroom with showers, seating areas and central heating. Beds are in bunks. BYO pillows and sleeping bag.
    Beds: 16: The Hay Barn 14, The Cart Shed 4. More by arrangement
    Price/night: £20pp. Sole use: The Hay barn £200. The Cart Shed £75.
  • 15)

    Mullacott Farm Camping Barn

    Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8NA
    45mi
    aMixed dormitories
    fSleeping bags required
    hSome areas heated
    mMeals available (with notice)
    nBreakfast available (with notice)
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    jShowers
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    ZDogs by arrangement
    5Very basic accommodation
    Set in 30 acres on the North Devon coast, the farm boasts sea views overlooking Woolacombe, Lundy Island, Lee Bay, Ilfracombe, and the Welsh coast. A former stable block with all accommodation on ground level with raised sleeping areas with mattresses.BYO sleeping bag/bedding and warm clothing. There is a dining area and well equipped kitchen. Toilets/coin operated showers are in a nearby block. No stag/hen parties. Dogs welcome with sole use bookings. B&B, camping and a static caravan are also available on site.
    Beds: 20
    Price/night: £10 per person. Sole use: by arrangement.
  • 16)

    Beach Head Bunkhouse

    Wadebridge PL27 7UU, UK
    46mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    uWithin 3 miles of NCN
    \A National Trust Property
    wGroups Only
    With fantastic views out to sea and along the north Cornish coast to Trevose Head, the National Trust run Beach Head Bunkhouse provides great value basic self-catering holiday accommodation. The self-catering facilities and great location just 1.5 miles from the beach at Porthcothan and close to the South West Coast path make it the perfect base for family holidays and walking groups alike. Not suitable for very young children.
    Beds: 14: 2x1 2x6
    Price/night: 2 nights from £340.
  • 17)

    Ocean Backpackers

    29 St James Place, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9BJ
    46mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    sComputer with internet
    [WiFi
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    ZDogs by arrangement
    9Best Price Guarantee
    Close to the picturesque Ilfracombe Harbour, this clean and friendly hostel offers fantastic facilities for walkers, cyclists, surfers, families, schools and activity groups. Providing self-catering accommodation with great facilities including, communal lounge (free WiFi), bike/surfboard storage, drying area and free parking. Ilfracombe is full of cafés, galleries, shops and restaurants and is home to Damien Hirst's statue, Verity.
    Beds: 54:- 1x8, 5x6, 1 x single, 2 x double, 3 x double & bunk
    Price/night: Dorm beds £13-£20pp. Double/twin rooms £45-£50 per room.
  • 18)

    Exmoor Bunkhouse

    A39, Lynton EX35 6NE, UK
    48mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    uWithin 3 miles of NCN
    \A National Trust Property
    ZDogs by arrangement
    wGroups Only
    Owned and managed by the National Trust, providing comfortable, high standard accommodation, Exmoor Bunkhouse is the perfect base for families or groups visiting Exmoor National Park. Located at Countisbury, the bunkhouse is close to the Watersmeet Valleys and the North Devon coastal villages of Lynton and Lynmouth. Take part in the many activities Exmoor has to offer such as walking and horse riding or go surfing on nearby Atlantic coast beaches. Larger groups overspill at Butter Hill Barn (also in this guide).
    Beds: 18: 2x8, 1x2
    Price/night: 2 nights' minimum stay from £270 mid week and £390 weekend.
  • 19)

    Butter Hill Barn

    A39, Lynton EX35 6NE, UK
    48mi
    aMixed dormitories
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    \A National Trust Property
    ZDogs by arrangement
    wGroups Only
    This cosy National Trust bunkhouse can be found at Countisbury close to Lynton and Lynmouth on the North Devon Coast. Surrounded by the dramatic Watersmeet Valleys and Exmoor, it is perfect for accessing the South West Coastal Path and the Atlantic surf beaches. It is also great for those wanting to experience Exmoor's dark skies. Perfect for families, groups and walkers, the barn is just along the road from Exmoor Bunkhouse (also in this guide), so it can be used as an overspill for larger groups.
    Beds: 6: 1x6
    Price/night: 2 nights from £120.
  • 20)

    Monkton Wyld Court

    Elsdon Lane, Charmouth, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 6DQ
    48mi
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    hSome areas heated
    mMeals available (with notice)
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    !Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
    jShowers
    lShop
    [WiFi
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    This Victorian neo-Gothic mansion in Dorset’s AONB has easy access to the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis as well as the Wessex and Monarch’s Way long distance footpaths. Guests can use the vegetarian self-catering kitchen to prepare their own meals or vegetarian meals can be pre-booked. There is also camping in the grounds. Run by a charity that promotes sustainable living. Fruit and vegetables are grown in the organic garden and Jersey cows provide the dairy products.
    Beds: 41 beds in a variety room sizes.
    Price/night: £20 - £35pp.