YHA Helmsley

Beds / Sleeps
North Yorkshire

What we have to offer

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

A very popular venue, in one of the prettiest market towns in Yorkshire, which has been refurbished to a high standard and is fully wheelchair friendly. In the North York Moors National Park, yet just 5 minutes’ walk from the bustling town centre, it's a favourite with families and other groups.

The self-catering kitchen contains two domestic sized gas ovens, each with a grill and 4 gas rings, microwave, 2 fridges, freezer, toaster, kettles and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 40 people. Tea towels are provided.

Meals service or special occasion catering is available if booked in advance.

40 beds arranged in 1x3 (fully accessible en-suite),1 x 5 en-suite (includes double bed), 2x4 and 4x6 bedded rooms. All bedlinen is provided.
There are six showers and six toilets, plus washbasins in every bedroom. Please bring your own towels.

Parking for 9 cars in spaces at the front of the building, if the car park is full please park on Carlton Lane.

Other facilities
Dining Room & Lounge
There is a conservatory which is used as a fining toom, with tables and chairs, which leads into the lounge which has soft seating and wood burning stove. There is also a small TV lounge.
There are five showers and five toilets, plus washbasins in every bedroom. Please bring your own towels.
A large lawn surrounds the building and there is a patio outside the conservatory.
Full central heating and payphone. In house games and art challenges available.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years

YHA Helmsley welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

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


At YHA Helmsley we strive to cater for everybody. We have one accessible bedroom on the ground floor, with an accessible en-suite bathroom.

We also have:

  • 2cm threshold on entrance
  • Level access to ground floor facilities
  • Portable induction loop
  • Ground floor room

For more information please download the full access statement here (97KB)

In the area

Walking on the Cleveland Way and local walks. Helmsley Castle, Visitor Centre, Walled gardens, craft workshops and Duncombe Park all on the doorstep. Rievaulx Abbey and Nunnington Hall (1 mile), Castle Howard, Rydale Folk Museum, Eden Camp (8 miles).
Between June and September the local heated open air swimming pool is available for private hire. Visit their website for details.

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • TV
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • Children

Things to do

  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • 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 Helmsley
Carlton Lane,
North Yorkshire,
YO62 5HB



The hostel is 1/4 mile east of Helmsley market place, at the junction of Carlton Road and Carlton Lane (just off A170).

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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