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YHA Wye Valley

Set in 25 acres of woodland & riverside pasture, on the bank of the River Wye, this YHA hostel is great for family holidays, activity breaks & school trips. Camping available, & onsite canoe launch.

Group and Hostel in or near Goodrich - Sleeps 78 (15 bedrooms, ranging from 2 beds to 10 beds) & Camping field (accommodates up to 40 peopl


Set in 25 acres of woodland and riverside pasture, right on the bank of the River Wye, this affordable accommodation is run by the YHA (England & Wales) and is perfect for family holidays, activity breaks and school trips.  It even has its own canoe launch/landing station next to a large camping field with Bell Tents available for hire in the summer months.

Located in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean, close to Symonds Yat Rock,there are miles of footpaths to explore on the doorstep, along with nearby trails for cyclists of all levels and activity pursuits such as rock climbing and kayaking.

The site runs regular beginner level archery sessions, family fun special events (such as Easter egg hunts, Family Quiz nights, & Halloween Crafts), & Kids Club activity sessions to give mum & dad a relaxing break too. Hearty meals are served in our licensed restaurant, with BBQs held regularly throughout the Summer months.

For school groups the site offers activity, team building.bushcraft & geography breaks, suitable for a wide range of Key Stages.

The hostel driveway is a steep unsurfaced road with a hairpin bend.  It is not suitable for vehicles bigger than a standard minibus.  Coach parking is nearby, with a luggage shuttle service offered free of charge.

If you're using Sat Nav to direct you, please enter 'Goodrich' as the hostel postcode will take you to the wrong side of the river!

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Opening Times


Reception Times:
08.00 - 10.00 
17.00 - 22.00

Hostel Closing Times:
22.00 (24 hour access available to residents after chck in)

Is the hostel open every day of the year?
No (Exclusive Hire available during winter weekends for up to 46 guests) Group bookings taken all year round.


  • Barbecue
  • Children welcome
  • Cots available
  • Dish washing facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Drying facilities
  • Evening meals
  • Garden
  • Group and Hostel
  • High chairs available
  • Large groups accepted
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen provided
  • Lounge for residents use
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Packed lunches provided
  • Secure Bike Storage
  • Single sex groups accepted
  • Sleeps more than 25
  • Special Diets
  • Television


Near Goodrich
O/S Ref: SO 591177

Enter your start address:

From the A40 from Ross on Wye to Monmouth, turn left signposted Goodrich. In Goodrich village, turn left opposite Jolly's stores If approaching from Symonds Yat turning off A40 or from B4234 back road from Ross, take first right in Goodrich village after school. Follow this road for appx 1.5 miles (over cattle grid onto Courtfield Estate) and when road splits, take the right hand track (signed to YHA). The track is narrow and steep with hairpin bend, not suitable for larger vehicles (maximum size is a standard minibus) and coaches. Coach drivers should call the site direct for alternative drop off location (free luggage transfer offered).

  • Goodrich
  • Lydbrook
  • Rural



  • Rooms from: £25
  • Beds from: £13


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