Edmundbyers Youth Hostel

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Edmundbyers Youth Hostel is a 400-year-old building set on the edge of the Edmundbyers Conservation area. Camping is provided in the large rear garden with access provided to the hostel facilities. Edmundbyers is popular accommodation for walking holidays exploring this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and cycling on the Sea-to-Sea cycle route. Derwent Reservoir attracts trout anglers and watersports fans or for a day out try Beamish outdoor museum and Hadrian’s Wall - both nearby. Meals and local beers are available at the local pub.

Site type

Tent pitches 10

Languages spoken


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away



Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portable toilet

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area


Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome


Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed


Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby


Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Golf nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby


Edmundbyers Youth Hostel

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Co. Durham





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Route directions

The village of Edmunbyers is six miles west of Shotley Bridge and 1/2 mile from Derwent Reservoir. It is signposted from the A68. Bus service Bus service to Consett from Edmundbyers (bus stop across the road)Time: 07.19, 08.25, 08.49, 11.34 hrs (no service on Sundays). Nearest train stations: Hexham 13 miles. National grid reference: NZ 017 500

Nearest transport

16 mi South Burns Stand K
16.4 mi Bus Station
16.4 mi Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Coach Stn, St James Blvd
7.1 mi Stanhope Rail Station
7.2 mi Riding Mill Rail Station
7.4 mi Stocksfield Rail Station
23.3 mi Newcastle International Ferry Terminal
23.8 mi South Shields Ferry Terminal
23.8 mi North Shields Ferry Terminal
17 mi Newcastle International Airport

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Derwent Reservoir Beamish Consett Durham Hadrians Wall Cycle Routes

Water quality at nearby bathing waters

Name Distance Type 2020 2019 2018 2017
Roker - Sunderland 24.9 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent
South Shields 24.9 mi Sea N/A Good Good Excellent
Seaburn - Sunderland 25 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent
Tynemouth King Edwards Bay 25.1 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent
Tynemouth Long Sands South 25.1 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent

Data source: European Environment Agency

Must see

Prudhoe Castle 9.5 mi

Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail 9.7 mi

Gibside 10.8 mi

George Stephenson's Birthplace 11.5 mi

Chesters Roman Fort 14.3 mi

National Trust

Cherryburn 8.6 mi

Gibside 10.9 mi

Allen Banks and Staward Gorge 16.4 mi

Holy Jesus Hospital 17 mi

Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort 17.9 mi

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.


Edmundbyers Common 0.2 mi

Derwent Gorge and Muggleswick Woods Circular 1.2 mi

Blanchland – Pennypie Hose - Baybridge 3.2 mi

Blanchland 3.2 mi

Waskerley, Castleside and Horsleyhope 3.6 mi

Local events

  • Festival of Thrift (Saturday 21 September 2024 – Saturday 21 September 2024)

    Stockton-on-Tees, Co. Durham 27.5 mi

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.


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  • What attractions are near Edmundbyers Youth Hostel? Derwent Reservoir Beamish Consett Durham Hadrians Wall Cycle Routes Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Edmundbyers Youth Hostel?

    From 5pm

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