Independent youth hostels on the Exmoor National Park


Exford Hostel, Exford Hostel, Exe Mead, Exford, Somerset TA24 7PU

Set beside the pretty meandering river Exe in the moorland village of Exford, Exford Hostel is in the middle of the Exmoor National Park. The perfect base for mountain biking, horse riding, walking and lots of other outdoor activities and fantastic for school trips and field visits. This former Victorian hunting lodge, with private en suite rooms as well as dorms, is perfect for individuals, couples, families or larger groups. Catering is available for parties and schools requiring sole use. Facilities include a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, dining room, lounge, conference & classroom provision and ample parking. The tranquil wooded garden is surrounded by the river Exe and is perfect for camping (8 pitches) and viewing the stars in the Exmoor Dark Skies Reserve. Close to the South West Coastal Path, the Coleridge Way & the Doone Valley, Exford Hostel provides a unique taste of Exmoor for those on a quest for adventure, looking for a moorland break, celebrating with family & friends or simply enjoying life at a slower pace.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.
Exford Hostel | Independent youth hostels on the Exmoor National Park


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Rooms & Beds:

49 + 8 camping pitches


All year. All day.

Price per night:

From £19 per person.


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A358 from Taunton toward Minehead for approx 3 miles, turn left onto the B3224. Keep on B3224 for approx 16 miles eventually signed Exford. Go through Exford, over the bridge and turn left, then immediately left into the hostel car park.

Public Transport:

Nearest train & bus stations at Taunton. 1hr by taxi/minibus.

This accommodation is available to individuals, is an 'Eco Hostel' and is on the Hostels with Camping map and the present or past youth hostel page.

News & Offers

Glamping on Exmoor without a tent

Glamping on Exmoor without a tent

There are Glamping Pods now available at Exford Hostel

Very exciting to see Glamping pods being installed at Exford Hostel.  Exford Hostel already has camping, as well as dorms and private rooms in the hostel.   The tranquil wooded garden around the hostel make a perfect glamping site.  It is surrounded on three sides by the river Exe, and close to the centre of the village of Exford, near to two pubs, a tea room and the village shop.  At the heart of Exmoor National Park, a traditional piece of English countryside and one of the UK’s Dark Skies Reserves.   Glamping at Exford hostel gives the fun of camping under the stars and the comfort of the Hostels hot showers, a cosy lounge, self-catering kitchen and home cooked hostel meals.

Exmoor Food Festival

Exmoor Food Festival

Eat your way across Exmoor during February 2016!

All across February it is the annual Exmoor Food Festival. Participating Restaurants all across the region will offer 2 courses for £10.00 / 3 courses for £15.00 between 1 and 28 February.

“A wide range of events will be celebrating local food and drinks at various locations across Exmoor, starting with an Exmoor Market at Kentisbury Grange and culminating in a two-day-food extravanganza in Dunster. Street food traders and local producers will have stalls at the Tithe Barn, at Dunster Castle and wherever else we find a place for them in Dunster!” Find out more here

This is not an event to miss out on. Our hostel is the ideal stop over point, located in the heart of the Exmoor National Park and surrounded by natural beauty, why not come and stay with us this February?  Call 01643 831229 to find out more.

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