• 1)

    Ocean Backpackers

    29 St James Place, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9BJ
    0mi
    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.
  • 2)

    Mullacott Farm Camping Barn

    Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8NA
    2mi
    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.
  • 3)

    Exmoor Bunkhouse

    A39, Lynton EX35 6NE, UK
    14mi
    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.
  • 4)

    Butter Hill Barn

    A39, Lynton EX35 6NE, UK
    14mi
    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.
  • 5)

    Foreland Bothy

    S W Coast Path, Lynton EX35 6NE, UK
    15mi
    aMixed dormitories
    fSleeping bags required
    uWithin 3 miles of NCN
    \A National Trust Property
    ZDogs by arrangement
    5Very basic accommodation
    Foreland Bothy on the National Trust Foreland Point Estate on the Exmoor coast offers very basic accommodation, but rewards you with a fantastic location right on the South West Coast Path. Treat it like camping but without the tent, so you need to bring camping mats, sleeping bags and cooking equipment. There is a composting loo but no hot water. The perfect location for a night or two for those who want to explore the area on foot or want to escape technology in this wilderness under some stunning dark skies.
    Beds: 4: 1x4 platforms
    Price/night: From £22 sole use.
  • 6)

    Peppercombe Bothy

    S W Coast Path, Bideford EX39 5BX, UK
    17mi
    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.
  • 7)

    Rock and Rapid Bunkhouse

    Hacche Mill, South Molton, EX36 3NA
    18mi
    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.
  • 8)

    Eastern Slade Barn

    Swansea, Swansea SA3 1NA, UK
    24mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    rDisabled Access
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    kSelf catering facilities
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    sComputer with internet
    [WiFi
    2VisitWales Quality Assured
    ZDogs by arrangement
    Eastern Slade Barn is a luxury farmhouse conversion on a working farm on the Gower Peninsula. The Gower has glorious beaches, castles & a network of traffic free lanes, ideal for mountain bikes. The Coastal Path passes through the farm. Port Eynon seaside village is a 30 min walk, while Oxwich Bay with its castle, beach & hotel serving tasty meals is just a 20 min walk. Camping is also available and weddings/birthdays can be accommodated.
    Beds: 15: 1x5, 2x2/3 (double with bunk above), 1x2, 2 in lounge
    Price/night: £15pp, £180 sole use. High season £20pp, £240 sole use.
  • 9)

    Elmscott Hostel

    Elmscott, Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX39 6ES
    24mi
    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.
  • 10)

    Rhossili Bunkhouse

    Rhossili Bunkhouse, Rhossili, Swansea, SA3 1PL
    26mi
    cPrivate rooms
    rDisabled Access
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    [WiFi
    2VisitWales Quality Assured
    9Best Price Guarantee
    Rhossili 4* Bunkhouse is situated at the end of the Gower Peninsula, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is within easy walking distance of three glorious beaches, (including Rhossili Bay voted the best beach in Europe and in the top ten in the World 2017). Ideal for families and groups and perfectly located for a wide range of outdoor activities including walking, surfing, cycling & climbing.
    Beds: 18: 1x4, 2x3, 4x2. 4 sofa-beds in lounge (sole use).
    Price/night: Shared (small groups) £16-£20. Full (group of 18) £340. Sole (group of 22) £390.
  • 11)

    Exmoor Bunkbarn

    Week Ln, Dulverton TA22, UK
    26mi
    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.
  • 12)

    Northcombe Camping Barns

    Northcombe Ln, Dulverton TA22 9PW, UK
    27mi
    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)

    Hardingsdown Bunkhouse

    Lower Hardingsdown Farm, Llangennith, Gower, Swansea, SA3 1HT
    27mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    rDisabled Access
    fSleeping bags required
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    [WiFi
    2VisitWales Quality Assured
    ZDogs by arrangement
    Hardingsdown Bunkhouse and The Chaffhouse both provide accommodation for families or groups. Comfortable and well appointed they are perfect for exploring Gower and all it has to offer. The properties can be hired individually or together, rates vary with numbers.
    Beds: Bunkhouse 14: 1x5, 1x3, 3x2. Chaffhouse: 12: 1x4 4x2
    Price/night: Hardingsdown Bunkhouse: (14 people max) £220 pn. The Chaffhouse: (12 people max) £220 pn. Midweek. £200 pn. Enquire for rates for both units together. Weekly rates available. INDIVIDUALS mid week only, £20 pppn. Prices same for both properties
  • 14)

    Base Lodge

    16 The Parks, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 8BS
    28mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    iDrying room
    jShowers
    pClothes washing facilities
    [WiFi
    tWithin 1 mile of NCN
    9Best Price Guarantee
    Base Lodge is your perfect base for exploring Exmoor, the Quantocks and North Devon. The South West Coast Path starts in Minehead and there is excellent mountain biking. Guided biking, navigational training, climbing, surfing, pony trekking and natural history walks can all be arranged. Base Lodge is clean, comfortable with self-catering and a cosy log burner.
    Beds: 22: 2x2, 1x7, 1x6, 1x5
    Price/night: Dorms £17.50 (£20 one night), private single £7.50 supplement, twin/double £40. Sole use of Base Lodge from £200. Family room discount.
  • 15)

    L & A Outdoor Centre

    Goytre, West Glamorgan SA13 2YP
    31mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    rDisabled Access
    dBedding provided
    gFully 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
    uWithin 3 miles of NCN
    ZDogs by arrangement
    L&A is set in a quiet wooded valley and offers accommodation for up to 280 people in self-catering cabins in the Swansea Bay area. There is a bar/café, commercial kitchen, activity hall, meeting rooms and 300 seat dining hall. Set in 80 acres of woodlands and pasture with open air swimming pool, BBQ and fire pits. L&A are happy to help you organise an event and have extensive links with activity providers in the area. Close to Afan Aergoed Mountain bike trails.
    Beds: Cabin: 117: 6/8 bed units. Bunkhouse: 175:10,16,24,30,40 bed.
    Price/night: Bunkhouses: from £12pp. Cabins: 6 bed £90-£150, 8 bed £100-£180. Enquire for group rates.
  • 16)

    Northshorebude

    57 Killerton Road, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8EW
    32mi
    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)
  • 17)

    Chitcombe Farm Camping Barns

    Huish Champflower, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 2EL
    33mi
    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.
  • 18)

    Sparrowhawk Backpackers

    45 Ford Street, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor, Devon, TQ13 8LN
    41mi
    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).
  • 19)

    Blytheswood Hostel

    Steps Bridge, Dunsford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7EQ
    41mi
    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.
  • 20)

    Pantyrathro International Hostel

    Pantyrathro International Hostel, Llansteffan, Carmarthen, SA33 5AJ
    42mi
    aMixed dormitories
    bSingle sex dormitories
    cPrivate rooms
    &Family rooms
    dBedding provided
    gFully heated
    mMeals available (with notice)
    oMeals available locally
    kSelf catering facilities
    'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
    jShowers
    [WiFi
    uWithin 3 miles of NCN
    2VisitWales Quality Assured
    Llansteffan is a beautiful, quaint village at the tip of the Towi River and Carmarthen Bay. The sandy beaches below the castle offer swimming and relaxation. The virtually traffic free country lanes make the area ideal for cycling. The Wales Coastal Path is on the doorstep and the city of Carmarthen offers most social and cultural activities. The Pantyrathro International Hostel provides dorm accommodation, private rooms, family rooms and ensuite rooms.
    Beds: 46: 1x10, 1x9, 1x6, 4x4, 1x3, 1x2
    Price/night: £17pp dorm. Group discounts.