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YHA Ironbridge Coalport is ideally located within the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, home to 10 family friendly museums, littered with industrial archaeology and brimming with tea rooms, pubs and eateries. Housed in one of the original factory buildings of the Coalport China Works, the Youth Hosel is situated on the banks of the river Severn with canal paths and old railway line walking routes to the iconic Iron Bridge.

This hostel is ideal for educational and family holidays. Refurbished in 2009, YHA Ironbridge Coalport boasts 83 beds over 21 rooms, conference facilities and our fantastic on-site Coalport Café.

FREE WI-FI available in communal areas for guests!

The Hostel

YHA Ironbridge Coalport has two floors of accommodation. The hostel is accessed through our charming cafe and includes stunning original tiled flooring, there are also classroom facilities available for meetings.

First floor: 25 beds over eight rooms, a selection of 1-5 bed rooms, one en-suite, one with shower.
Second floor: 57 beds over 13 rooms, a selection of 2–7 bed rooms, five with en-suite, two with shower rooms.

Our other hostel in the Ironbridge Gorge, YHA Ironbridge Coalbrookdale, is available for group bookings on Exclusive Hire.

Hire the whole place

This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website, or use our live chat service for more information.


You can enjoy a full English and continental breakfast with your choice of hot and cold drinks, so don’t forget to add breakfast to your basket during check out. Breakfast is served from 7.30am until 9am. 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.

Coalport Café

The café at YHA Ironbridge Coalport is open to the public as well as guests every day from Easter to September and weekends from February half term until Easter and throughout October. It also opens every day in the February and October half terms from 10am - 5pm. The Coalport Café specials menu includes gorgeous hot meals as well as paninis and sandwiches and the British classic fish and chips. A great selection of cakes are also available.

Evening Meals

After a day of exploring the Ironbridge Gorge and surrounding areas why not join us for dinner or drinks in our restaurant? In the summer you can even enjoy a cool beer on our outdoor south facing tables. From local delicacies to traditional favourites, our set three course menu is refreshed daily and home-cooked by our experienced catering teams. Evening meals are served from 5.30pm and last orders are at 8.00pm. Our restaurant is open to the public as well as guests so why not pop in and join us for something delicious?

Kids Eat Free

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


YHA Ironbridge Coalport has an alcohol license therefore customers are not permitted to bring their own. A selection of hot and cold drinks is also available.

Self-Catering Facilities

Our self-catering kitchen has two stations for food preparation and all the equipment you need to cook up your own delicious meals including four fridges, two ovens, two microwaves and three toasters.


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