YHA Thurlby

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

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

YHA Thurlby is a 15th century former village forge with a lawned lovely garden and orchard. It is located in a peaceful spot in the centre of an unspoilt Lincolnshire village. The homely former forge is full of character and has both Victorian and Georgian additions to the building - perfect for history buffs!

The Fens are natural cycling country and Rutland Water, an important area for bird life, offers a great choice of watersports and walks - perfect for activity breaks and walking and cycling holidays. Visit Belvoir Castle, Burghley House and nearby market towns for a day out exploring.

There is a self-catering kitchen. Kitchen contains 2 cookers, 2
microwaves, 1 larger fridge/freezer, 1 fridge, an extensive range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for more than 20 people. Tea towels are provided.

21 beds: 2x2, 2x3 (includes 1x double), 1x5 (includes 1x double) and 1x6 (includes 1x double) bed rooms. All bed linen is provided.

There's space for 10-12 cars or 5 minibuses.

Other facilities
Dining Room/Lounge
The dining room has seating for 21 people (more seating is available) the attractive lounge has various books and games. There is also a quiet reading area.

Washing Facilities
There are 4 showers, 5 toilets; all of the bedrooms have washbasins. Please bring your own towels.
Cycle store, drying room and grounds.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years.

YHA Thurlby 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 Thurlby we strive to cater for everybody. We have a bedroom on the ground floor which is close to a bathroom which has adaptations for a wheelchair user.Please note that the portable ramp we had is currently unavailable. We are hoping to address this issue as soon as possible.

We also have:

  • Two steps to the ground floor via car park entrance
  • Level access to reception via the side entrance, then two steps down to the ground floor facilities

For more information please download the full access statement here (96KB)

In the area

Woodland walks and attractive villages around Thurlby. The Viking Way, long distance path. Shop and pub (.5 miles), historic Stamford (10), Rutland Water (10), Peterborough (13).

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • Children
  • Smoking allowed outside

Things to do

  • Biking

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 Thurlby
16 High Street,
PE10 0EE



The hostel is on the A15 between Peterborough and Bourne (don’t confuse it with Thurlby near Lincoln).
From Stamford take the A6121 to Bourne and turn south.
Thurlby is clearly signed from the road, it's 2.5 miles and High Street is a right hand turn opposite the Horseshoe Pub and Restaurant.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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