Scarborough Youth Hostel, The White House, Burniston Road, Scarborough, YO13 0DA

Call Robert Fletcher on 01723 361176


Once a 17th century water mill, set on a quiet riverside, two miles north of the town and 15 minutes' walk from Scalby Mills and the North Bay. Scarborough Youth Hostel provides quality accommodation for groups: school, college, university, sports and friends/family groups who wish to enjoy, explore, or simply unwind on the beautiful North Yorkshire coast. Two long sandy beaches, miles of rugged coastline, and one of the UK's largest areas of forest and moorland, make Scarborough the perfect base for activity breaks with excellent walking, cycling, surfing and sailing. There is plenty for those interested in birds, wildlife, history, geology and the seashore. Scarborough regularly hosts live concerts and festivals, TT racing, surf competitions and theatre productions. Use the well equipped kitchen to prepare your own meals. Sole use available for large groups. School/group packages: breakfast, packed lunch & evening meals as required with additional rooms available.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    22: 2x6, 1x5, 1x4, 1x2 in the main house for sole use. Plus 20 beds in 4 rooms in the annexe for school groups.
  • Open:

    Seasonal. 8-10am & 5-10pm. Group arrival time by arrangement.
  • Price per night:

    Family rooms, sole use & school groups (catered or self catering). Please enquire.
  • Booking:

    Phone 01723 361176 or book online.
  • Directions:

    A165 two miles north of town centre, past Gulf service station, then sharp left after the brick bridge (in a car make a U-turn after the hostel and then turn right). By foot: leave the Cleveland Way at the Helmsley sign, walk to Burniston Road turn left down the hill to the hostel drive.
  • Public Transport:

    Scarborough is served by intercity buses and trains. Take the No 9 Bus from The Railway Station (runs hourly from 7.30am to 6.30pm) or the 9A Bus from York Place (runs hourly from 6.50am to 5.50pm). Ask for the Ivanhoe pub (5 mins walk from hostel). The 115 Bus runs once a day from Queen Street (at 10am) to Ravenscar and stops at Scalby Caravan Park (10.23am) which is 10 minutes walk from the hostel. There is a limited service on a Sunday.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Land's End to John O Groats on foot LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike Mountain Bike Coast to Coast Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk
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dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
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Scarborough Youth Hostel, once a 17th century water mill.

March 9th 2021

There are two sandy beaches and many walking paths around Scarborough to explore. Regular buses run from Scarborough to Sandsend, Whitby, Robin Hood’s Bay and Filey making the hostel a perfect base from which to explore the coastal part of the Cleveland Way.

Please note that due to the hostel’s location in a dip phone reception is poor and the hostel does not have WIFI.  Sorry but we don’t accept dogs.


Book Direct at Scarborough Youth Hostel

July 31st 2018

The perfect location to see the best of this famous Yorkshire seaside town.

Book Direct for the best prices for a stay in the famous seaside town of Scarborough. A great base for all that part of the Yorkshire coast has to offer including Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby which are just a bus ride away! Photo ©VisitEngland-Andrew-Boxall


Tour de Yorkshire cycle race.

March 5th 2018

Don’t miss stage 3!

Stage three of Tour de Yorkshire destinates in Scarborough May 5th 2018! 

Scarborough Youth Hostel - Tour de Yorkshire 2018 - Stage 3

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