YHA Dimmingsdale

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

Dimmingsdale is a delightful base for outdoor activity breaks exploring the Staffordshire moorlands. This purpose built, single storey building stands in its own grounds in secluded woodland. It enjoys views across the Churnet Valley and is close to a host of attractions.

For cycling and walking holidays don't miss the Staffordshire Way, Cauldon Canal and nature reserves. Thrill seekers can stay in this rural Staffordshire accommodation close to Alton Towers and beat the queues at Britain’s biggest theme park.

The self-catering kitchen contains a domestic sized cooker with grill, microwave, 2x4 twin burners, toaster, 2 fridges, 2 kettles, outside barbeque and a wide range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 20 people. Tea towels are provided.

This property has 20 beds arranged in 2x6 and 1x8 bedded rooms. All rooms have washbasins and are on the ground floor. All bed linen is provided.

There is space on site for 8 cars and 2 minibuses.

Other facilities

Dining Room & Lounge
The kitchen, dining room and lounge are open plan - this is a large room and seats 20 people in the dining area at tables and chairs, and there are also 12 easy chairs in the lounge area.

There are two showers, five washbasins and three toilets. Please bring your own towels.

There is a large lawn with two picnic tables for relaxing outdoors, and YHA Dimmingsdale is surrounded by beautiful woods.

There is full central heating, payphone and good mobile phone reception. This property is suitable for children under the age of three years

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700


At YHA Dimmingsdale we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • Four steps up to the ground floor
  • Ground floor bedrooms

For more information please download the full access statement here (93KB)

In the area

Walking in Dimmingsdale, the Churnet Valley and alongside the Cauldon Canal. Shops in Cheadle (3 miles), Alton Towers (2).

Hostel amenities

  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • BBQ Grill
  • Children

Things to do

  • Hiking

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Dimmingsdale
ST10 3AS



From Oakamoor off the B5417, take the road at the south end of the bridge past Admiral's House B&B.
At the top of the hill turn left, bear left onto the farm track over the cattle grid to the hostel.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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