YHA Tanners Hatch Surrey Hills

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

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

Picturesque and eco-friendly hostel with plenty of charm and character in National Trust woodland, a perfect country retreat close to London. A haven of peace and tranquillity, you can relax in front of the real fire or enjoy a barbecue in the extensive grounds. This hostel offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. In the evening relax in front of our open log fire or sit in the garden and enjoy the views across to Polesden Lacey National Trust estate.

Self-catering in a fully equipped kitchen. The kitchen contains a domestic cooker with oven, 2 four burner hobs, 2 small ovens, a microwave, kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery. Washing up liquid and tea towels are provided.

13 x bunk beds and 1x double bed arranged across 3 bedrooms (bunk beds). All bed linen is provided.

YHA Tanners Hatch Surrey Hills has two six person safari tents and these are available April to October. The price quoted is based on hiring the hostel only but if you'd like to add the safari tents to your booking you can do so by phoning our contact centre.

National Trust car park, £6.00 per calendar day. Free for National Trust members. Car park is ¾ mile away through woods. The hostel is only accessible by foot. Blue badge vehicles can park at the hostel. Exclusive Hire groups may be able to bring one vehicle on one trip to the hostel to unload (this is by arrangement - please contact the hostel directly). It is a rough, muddy track - please ensure your vehicle is suitable. Don’t forget to bring torches. If you are using a Sat Nav to get to the hostel please use postcode RH5 6SR.

Other facilities
Dining Room/Lounge
Low beamed downstairs. Lounge with real fire, sofas and armchairs. Dining room with woodburner, tables and wooden benches. Low beamed downstairs.
Washroom facilities
There are sinks in the bedrooms. Toilets and showers in a separate building outside. Please bring your own towels.
Large grounds enclosed by fence, surrounded by woodland. There are 2 areas for bonfires/barbeques – please bring your own barbeques/wood.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years.

YHA Tanners Hatch Surrey Hills 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 Tanners Hatch we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • 0.75 mile walk over from car park to hostel
  • Parking next to the hostel for blue badge holders only
  • 4 steps to enter hostel
  • WCs and showers in a separate outbuilding

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For more information please download the full access statement here (99KB)

In the area

• Ideal for walkers and mountain bikers
• Close to the North Downs Way
• National Trust properties; Polesden Lacey, Denbies Hillside, Box Hill, Clandon Park, Hatchlands Park, Leith Hill
• Dorking, Leatherhead and Guildford
• Denbies Wine Estate (2 miles)
• Chessington World of Adventure (11 miles)
• Bocketts Farm (5 miles)
• RHS Wisley (10 miles)
• Thorpe Park (20 miles)

Hostel amenities

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

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 Tanners Hatch
off Ranmore Common Road,
RH5 6BE,
For Sat Nav use RH5 6SR.



By Foot:
If you're walking from Box Hill and Westhumble train station, we recommend you have a map for this route:
Turn left out of station and follow the road to Badgen Farm, take the track on the left indicated by a YHA sign.
Pass the farmhouse on your right hand side and take the first right along a bridleway by the side of a barn.
Walk straight across the field to the gate on the other side and turn left onto the track.
The hostel is approx 400 metres up on the right hand side.

By car:
From the A24 in Dorking, take the A2003 Ashcombe Road and turn right at the T-junction towards Ranmore and Effingham.
At the top of the hill is Denbies Hillside National Trust car park - the nearest car park to the hostel – free to National Trust members.
From the car park cross over the road and turn left, walk along to Four Fox Cottages (on your right) and go through the gate by its side.
Take the central track indicated by the YHA signs, the hostel is approx 15 minutes walk through the wood.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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