Bachelors Hall, Princetown, Yelverton, Devon. PL20 6SL

Call Rosie Broughton on 01237 429501

Self-catering accommodation on Dartmoor

Bachelors Hall is set in a beautiful secluded valley in the centre of Dartmoor National Park. It's just 1 mile from the small town of Princetown, the highest town on Dartmoor at 1400 feet above sea level. The 16th century former farm offer guests that unique sense of remoteness and isolation. School groups, DofE parties, large family get-togethers and reunions of friends can experience the freedom of the moor, the vastness of the landscape and the closeness to the abundant wildlife. Owned by the Duchy of Cornwall it was run as a youth hostel for many years unitl it was leased by Launceston College Multi Academy Trust. Completely refurbished in 2019 to a very high standard it now sleeps 60 across 6 rooms and 2 pods. Cosy and warm on the coldest of days it is heated throughout. There's a fully equipped commercial kitchen, a separate large dining room which doubles up as a classroom, an outdoor BBQ and picnic area, parking for 8+ cars or minibuses and WiFi. Outdoor activities can be organised if required. BYO bedding.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    60: 1x14, 1x10, 2x6, 3x4. Pods: 2x6
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    £300 for up to 30 guests and then £12pp up to 60 max.
  • Booking:

    Bookings are taken online. 25% Deposit on booking and full payment 28 days before the start of the booking.
  • Directions:

    From Princetown turn into Tor Royal Lane, follow the lane until you see a sign for Bachelors Hall on your left at the bottom of the hill. Follow the farm track through three gates (which must be kept shut please) and the property is in the valley on your right.
  • Public Transport :

    Princetown has a bus service from Plymouth via Tavistock and Bachelors Hall is a short walk from Princetown via Tor Royal Lane.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Land's End Trail and Mary Michael Pilgrim's Way
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
ZDogs by arrangement
wGroups Only


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News & Offers from Bachelors Hall

Unexpected availability June 6th to 19th June

May 9th 2022

Due to a cancellation we how have 2 weeks 6th to 19th June available to book at Bachelor’s Hall
Stay with us on Dartmoor National Park for a short or longer break and enjoy the tranquility and nature at is best.

Please call 01237 429501 or email for enquiries to book.

Late Availability

Everyone is made to feel welcome at Bachelors Hall

February 16th 2022

Bachelors Hall is set in a beautiful secluded valley in the centre of Dartmoor National Park surrounded by tors, moorland and rivers. Walking, hiking, mountain biking ,climbing, water sports and wildlife are all on the doorstep to enjoy. Or perhaps just relax and soak up the calm atmosphere and beautiful views.

You’ll know you’ve arrived at a hostel in the Independent Hostels network thanks to the signs hanging off the gate. You’re guaranteed a warm welcome and a good nights sleep at Bachelors Hall.


Don’t just walk on the wild side. Stay on the wild side in the heart of Dartmoor

February 8th 2022

Set in a remote and isolated spot high on Dartmoor’s wilderness Bachelors Hall offers a chance to experience the freedom of the moor and the vastness of the landscape. Formerly run by the YHA, it was completely refurbished in 2019.

Bring your group of students, family and friends or work colleagues or outdoor group to experience the vastness of the landscape and that middle of nowhere feeling.  Turn the clocks back to a world where abundant wildlife is your only neighbour, the star filled sky lights your night-time adventures and the sound of silence fills your ears.  Everyone deserves this never to be forgotten experience at least once in their lifetime. Book your group in now!

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