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YHA St Briavels

The Castle, St. Briavels, St Briavels, GL156RG, United Kingdom

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Built as a hunting lodge for King John in 1205, this Norman castle provides fantastic accommodation in the beautiful Wye Valley.

  • Dorm
    From €23.47
  • Private
    From €151.37
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St Briavels Hostel

Hostel St Briavels

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

History comes to life in this moated Norman castle, built as a hunting lodge for King John in 1205.

YHA St Briavels is a perfect base for exploring the Forest of Dean, Chepstow Castle, Tintern Abbey and Monmouthshire.

Eat your evening meals in the licensed restaurant, or attend one of the regular medieval banquets. Accommodation is in 4-6+ bedded rooms and facilities include self-catering kitchen, internet access/Wi-Fi, conference facilities, lounge and car parking.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 17 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of GBP 1.50 (under 18) / GBP 3 (18+) per person per night is available to members on arrival.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Café/Bistro

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Charges Apply

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 08:00 to 10:00
From 17:00 to 23:00
Check-in:
From 17:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44-1594-530272

Fax. +44-1594-530849

stbriavels@yha.org.uk

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Hailes Abbey (More than 10km)
  • Forest of Dean (500m to 1km)
  • Tintern Abbey (3 to 5km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

I had so much fun staying in this castle, it was the highlight of my trip to the UK! Definitely a once in a lifetime experience! (unless I return, which I would really like to!)

100%

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Jessica,

Thu 01 May 2014

Eine tolle Herberge in einer tollen Landschaft !

90%

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Ralf,

Sat 12 Oct 2013

a great place to go with the family. we enjoyed the medieval banquet and playing cluedo in the castle. the tour of the castle was great, learned lots. all in all a fantastic place to spend some time.

97%

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Jacqui,

Fri 06 Sep 2013

We realy enjoyed ourselves and we'll definitely be back.

100%

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Felice,

Tue 30 Jul 2013

Staff fantastic. Would have appreciated more toilets, showers and washbasins in hostel (only 2 of each - downstairs female toilets unavailable during our visit.) Food great

100%

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Gillian,

Sun 02 Jun 2013

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • Cycle trails (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (3 to 5km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (3 to 5km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (3 to 5km)
  • Theatre (3 to 5km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Bus
3km from Bigsweir Bridge #69 from Chepstow.
Alternate Transport
At the hostel
Car
Parking available at the hostel.
Rail
11km from Lydney station.

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