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The iFootpath Directory - YHA Eyam

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YHA Eyam

YHA Eyam (Beech Hurst) is a Victorian folly resembling a tiny turreted castle perched on the hillside above the historic village of Eyam. The house was built in 1887 – the Golden Jubilee year of Queen Victoria and it became a youth hostel in 1972 after several changes in ownership.

The hostel is well-used by school groups, walking groups, families and individuals who come to enjoy the beautiful Derbyshire countryside and discover more about the tragic story of the villagers of Eyam who sacrificed themselves to the Plague in 1665-6 rather than infect other communities. The facilities include accommodation for up to 60, two dining rooms, lounge, games room, cycle store, self-catering facilities, well-tended grounds and two classroom/function rooms.

FREE WI-FI available in communal areas for guests!

This 60 bed Youth Hostel has ten rooms in the Main House ranging in size from two to eight beds (all bunk-beds) and four rooms in the Coach House 2 x 2 bed and 2 x 4 bed (again bunk-beds). The dining rooms can seat up to 36 and 24 people respectively.

We have a variety of board games, lego, a train set, puzzles and books etc, for children and a selection of books and magazines for adults. The games room has a pool table and vending machines for drinks and snacks. The two function rooms are ideal for groups who wish to celebrate special occasions – birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions and can also be booked by school groups as classrooms. They can seat up to 36 and 24. The self-catering facilities are only suitable for families and individuals.


YHA Eyam offers a full English breakfast plus a continental cold option buffet. This is served from 7.30 - 9.00am and gives you a great start to the day. Breakfast is now available at 10% off - ONLY WHEN PRE-BOOKED (in-hostel price: £5.25). Simply add it to your basket at check out to save!


We can provide a packed lunch including a freshly prepared sandwich, a delicious cake, cereal bar, a bottle of mineral water, a packet of crisps and a piece of fresh fruit. Eat in the hostel or take your packed lunch with you to enjoy during your day of exploring.

Supper Club

This hostel offers the YHA Supper Club menu. This is a three course meal served at a set time and sold at a set price. Guests in the Youth Hostel will have the opportunity to all sit around the table together and share stories with their fellow travellers - this is the authentic hostelling experience! Supper Club is served at 7pm.

Kids Eat Free

One free children's meal is avaialable per adult main meal from the main menu when purchased at the same time. This offer is not available on breakfast.


YHA Eyam has an alcohol license so choose from a selection of beer and wines or enjoy a refreshing hot or cold soft drink.

Self-Catering Facilities

The hostel has limited self-catering facilities whch include hobs, an oven, kettle, toaster, fridge and microwave.


There are several group catering options.

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icon-towncityfilter YHA EyamType of Accommodation
Hostel or bunkhouse
dogsPD YHA EyamPet Friendly?
No sorry
wifiPD YHA EyamWiFi available?
Location (Town)
Hope Valley
Location (County)
Post Code
S32 5QP

This entry was added on Monday, 27 June 2016 14:02

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