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:

Slindon Bunkhouse

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th February 2020

Slindon, South Downs


Slindon National Trust Bunkhouse is set within the rural countryside of the South Downs National Park, near Arundel in West Sussex.

The Slindon Estate is 3500 acres of Sussex woodland, farmland, downland and a pretty village. Nearby are the seaside towns of Worthing, Littlehampton and West Wittering.

The bunkhouse has central heating, as well as a fire/wood burner in the sitting room.

Deposit £38 to book your place please.

Palace Farm hostel

Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March

Palace Farm, Kent


Palace Farm Hostel is in converted farm buildings on a family run arable and fruit farm in Kent. Rooms en-suite, fully heated and surround an attractive courtyard garden with lawns, and patio area.

It is situated in the village of Doddington, which has a good pub, in the North Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is great for walking and wildlife.

From M20 J8, follow A20 to Lenham, then turn left, signposted to Doddington. In Doddington turn left at The Chequers pub, over hill and a further quarter of a mile turn left into the Down Court Road, and turn into the second farm entrance. Grid ref TQ 936 577, postcode ME9 0AU, see map.

Deposit £46 to book your bed.

Thursday 9th to Tuesday 14th April 2020

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 4 miles from Keswick.

£40 deposit to book a bed.

Saturday 2nd to Saturday 9th May 2020

Andalusia, Spain


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.

This trip is now full.

YHA Street hostel

Friday 22nd to Monday 25th May

Street, Somerset


Bank Holiday weekend at YHA Street, a Swiss-chalet style hostel near Glastonbury. Climb the Tor, walk in the Mendip Hills and the Somerset Levels. Also visiting the seaside at Weston-super-Mare might be possible, and the Quantock Hills are not far away.

Directions: From Street, take the Somerton road (B3151) south for two miles. Turn right at the Marshall Elms crossroads signposted for Bridgwater A39. The hostel is 500 yards on the right. If you're using a Sat Nav please enter the location as 'Street', the road name as 'Cockrod' and select 'Marshall Elms Cross Road', don't use the hostel postcode. (grid ref ST480345).

£57 deposit to book a bed.

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