Chelmsford YHA Group


Wednesday Meetings, Weekends Away & Other Events

Other Forthcoming Events

If you have any suggestions or preferences for trips and events please let the committee know. We have the following planned so far:

Please see our COVID Policy for trips

St.John's in the Vale Youth Centre

Thursday 14th to Tuesday 19th April 2022

Easter in the Lake District

Dave P

We'll be staying in the Carlisle Diocesan Youth Centre at St John's-in-the-Vale, nestled in the North Lakeland hills, a remote and rugged location, yet only 4 miles from Keswick.

We've got the Centre for 5 nights. You'll need to bring a sleeping bag and pillowcase.

Location: St Johns-in-the-Vale CA12 4UB, grid ref NY306224, ///panics.multiples.steam. From A66 at Threlkeld, follow B5322 south for 1½ miles then turn right following signs for Youth Centre.

£40 deposit please.

Saturday 30th April to Saturday 7th May 2022

Andalusia, Spain


Our week in Spain, postponed from 2020.

Casa La Negra is a large villa in a secluded spot overlooking the Sierra Tejadas National Park, near the villages of Baños de Vilo and Periana, about 50 minutes' drive from Malaga Airport.

We expect the total cost of the week to be around £400, including flights and car hire.

Please contact Cressida if you want more details.

Wednesday 1st to Monday 6th June

The Herriot Way


The Herriot Way walk is a 52-mile, circular walk that runs through some of the best scenery in the Yorkshire Dales.

We'll be walking it over the 4 days of the Jubilee weekend, spending 2 nights at YHA Hawes and 3 nights at YHA Grinton Lodge.

Proposed Itinerary:

  • Wednesday 1st June: Travel to Hawes (overnight at YHA Hawes)

  • Thursday 2nd June: Walk Aysgarth to Hawes (12 miles) (overnight at YHA Hawes)

  • Friday 3rd June: Walk Hawes to Keld (12½ miles) (drive to YHA Grinton Lodge for overnight)

  • Saturday 4th June: Walk Keld to Grinton (13 miles) (overnight at YHA Grinton Lodge)

  • Sunday 5th June: Walk Grinton to Aysgarth (13 miles) (drive back to YHA Grinton Lodge)

  • Monday 6th June: Travel home

Deposit £140 to book your place. Places are limited so don't delay.

Friday 30th September to Monday 3rd October

Dudmaston, Shropshire


A long weekend at the National Trust's Dudmaston Bunkhouse near Bridgnorth in Shropshire.

Explore the beautiful Dudmaston Estate with its acres of pristine parkland. Visit the stunning riverside town of Bridgnorth. Walk on the Severn Valley Way and in the Shropshire Hills.

The bunkhouse is a comfortable and well equipped converted barn. Dormitories are mostly 2-bed rooms.

Deposit £60 to book your place (3 nights).

Please send any comments on these pages to Dave Plummer