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:

Friday 27th to Monday 30th August (Bank Holiday Weekend)

Slaidburn hostel, pub and post office

Slaidburn Hostel


Slaidburn is a charming and secluded village, off the main tourist routes, on the edge of the Forest of Bowland in the Lancashire Pennines. The Forest of Bowland is a relatively undiscovered Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty dominated by gritstone fells and vast tracts of heather-covered moorland.

This small hostel was once the 17th Century Black Bull Inn in the centre of the village and provides a good base for walks avoiding the bank holiday crowds. Pub and teashop nearby.

£60 deposit please.

Town Head Barn

Friday 1st to Monday 4th October

Buckden, Yorkshire Dales


A long weekend at the National Trust Town Head Bunkhouse awaits. The wind in our hair and grass beneath our feet, and hills, actual hills!

We've booked this converted barn, in the small village of Buckden, Upper Wharfedale, for three nights.

Deposit £40 please. It's a small bunkhouse, and we don't yet know how many we be able to accommodate safely and legally, but places will be allocated in order of deposits received.

St Catherines Church Eskdale

Friday 5th to Friday 12th November

Eskdale, Lake District

Dave P

An autumnal week in the Lake District. We've booked Fisherground Farmhouse in Eskdale - a self-catering house sleeping 16 people (4 doubles and 4 twins). The house is in the heart of Eskdale, one of the most tranquil valleys of the Lake District, and has fantastic views of the surrounding fells. The George IV pub is just 10 minutes walk away.

We expect the cost of accommodation to work out less than £20 per person per night.

Deposit £80 to reserve your bed.

Newton House, Dinefwr

Tuesday 28th December 2021 to
Monday 3rd January 2022

Dinefwr Bunkhouse, Wales

Dave P

Dinefwr Bunkhouse is a stylishly rustic bunkhouse on the National Trust Dinefwr Park estate, overshadowed by the mighty Dinefwr Castle. Near Llandeilo on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Deposit £50 to book your place.

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