Group accommodation with self catering in the Derbyshire Dales


Shining Cliff Hostel, Jackass Lane, Alderwasley, DE56 2RE

With its own crags, streams, lakes and over 100-acres of mature woodland, the hidden Shining Cliff Hostel has nature on its doorstep. The hostel is ideal for groups wishing to enjoy time away in a peaceful woodland setting. The entrance porch, with space for hanging coats and boots, leads into the open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area. The well equipped kitchen, has a 6 ring gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and water boiler. The dining area comfortably seats 20 people whilst the lounge provides seating and space to relax. 5 bedrooms sleep up to 20 people in bunk beds. Please bring your own sleeping bags and pillowcases. Three bathrooms each have a shower cubicle and composting toilet (similar to airline toilets not holes in the ground!). There is a ten minute walk, down a very rough track, from the nearest parking area. Paths lead through the woods to the A6 at Ambergate (20 mins’ walk) which has a food shop, pubs, buses and trains to Derby. Sole use only.

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Shining Cliff Hostel | Group accommodation with self catering in the Derbyshire Dales

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07794 268059

Rooms & Beds:

20: 1×4, 2×6, 2×2


All year.

Price per night:

Please enquire. Sole use only.


Phone or email


See website for directions. Sat Navs NOT recommended.

Public Transport:

Ambergate rail station (1 mile). Transpeak bus on A6 (1 mile)

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is available only to groups, has availability this New Year and is on the present or past youth hostel page.

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