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Set in 4,000 acres of woodland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, YHA Holmbury is a perfect rural retreat and a great base for activity breaks and day trips to London. Near to the village, it’s not far from Holmbury Hill with its panoramic views of the North and South Downs. There's great routes for walking, cycling, mountain biking and horse-riding nearby - perfect for a family activity holiday.
Reception is open daily from 7am until 10am and from 5pm until 11pm. Evening meals are on offer from 630pm to 830pm if ordered by 630pm. We serve a range of beers, specially selected wines and soft drinks until 11pm. Our breakfast is an ideal way to start your day and is served from 730am -900am.
Nearby attractions and activities
Places to visit and things to do in the area and further afield in Surrey include:
Walking and Nature: Holmbury Hill, Box Hill, Leith Hill are short distances from here and are great areas for walking. The North Downs Way, 153 miles through Surrey and Kent, passes 4 miles from here.
Cycling: Many cycle routes run past and around the hostel, including mountain bike routes in the Hurtwood. Bike hire is available by prior arrangement from Richard at allbikedup.co.uk or in Dorking at Head for the Hills.
On the water: The River Wey, Dapdune Wharf and Canals at Guildford.
Fun for children (and the young at heart!): Bocketts Farm, Birdworld (including Underwater World and Jenny Wren Farm), Go Ape!, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventures.
Houses and gardens: Polesden Lacey, Clandon Park, Hatchlands Park, Loseley Park, Painshill Park, RHS Wisley.
Heritage: Rural Life Centre, Basingstoke Canal Centre, Brooklands Museum, Castles at Farnham and Guildford, Farnham and Guildford museums.
Other: Denbies Vineyard, Dorking Caves, Hogs Back Brewery, Mercedes Benz World.
Attractions near Holmbury St Mary Youth Hostel
- Polesden Lacey (4.8 miles)
- Denbies Wine Estate (5.3 miles)
- RHS Garden Wisley (8.6 miles)
- Polesden Lacey (4.7 miles)
- Hatchlands Park (4.8 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Activities near Holmbury St Mary Youth Hostel
Peaslake - Countryside South of Shere - Peaslake (1.2 miles) Walking
Peaslake - Hurt Wood - Pitch Hill - Greensand Way - Peaslake (1.2 miles) Walking
Friday Street, Coldharbour, Leith Hill (1.4 miles) Walking
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
Ordnance Survey maps (GB and Northern Ireland only) are available at lower levels via the drop-down menu.
- Coach stations
Guildford: Park Barn Egerton Rd Coach Stop — 8.6mi
Woking: Rail Station Coach Stop — 10.4mi
Gatwick Airport: North Terminal Coach Stops — 10.8mi
- Train stations
Gomshall Rail Station — 2.0mi
Holmwood Rail Station — 4.4mi
Dorking West Rail Station — 4.5mi
- Ferry ports
Weybridge Ferry Landing — 13.0mi
Shepperton Ferry Landing — 13.1mi
Ditton Island Ferry Landing — 14.2mi
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal — 10.7mi
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal — 11.4mi
London Gatwick Airport — 11.5mi
From the A25 (Guildford/Dorking road) turn on to the B2126 (Felday Road) in Abinger Hammer next to the park/cricket pitch following the signpost towards “Holmbury St. Mary”.
After about 2 miles look out for a pub called The Volunteer tucked away on the left hand side. Continue
on a little further until you see a small sign posted "Youth Hostel" on the right hand side by a yellow grit bin. Turn right and head up onto Radnor Lane. The YHA car park is at the end on the right-hand side.
Public transport: Being a rural area, the public transport system here is limited. We recommend you plan your rip carefully beforehand.
Buses run between Guildford and Dorking; our nearest bus stop: Woodhouse Lane (or Farm).
There are no buses on Sundays or Bank Holidays.
The nearest train station is Gomshall, which is 3 miles from the hostel. (Please note the walk from the station is about 50 mins, mainly along a winding country road with no footpaths).
Permitted arrival time
Reception is open for check-in from 5pm to 10pm.
Please see the terms and conditions for our cancellation policy.
Please note that your deposit paid to Pitchup.com is non-refundable.
Payment of balance
Payment must be made before arrival.
Please contact site to pay with a debit or credit card within 24hrs of receiving your email confirmation from pitchup.com.
Your booking is not confirmed until YHA receive your payment in full.
For late bookings (made within 24hrs of arrival) it may be possible to pay on arrival - please contact the hostel direct to confirm.
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