YHA Truleigh Hill

Beds / Sleeps
West Sussex

What we have to offer

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

This purpose built, modern building boasts panoramic views across the Downs to the sea. It has extensive grounds and stands within the boundaries of the South Downs National Park.

Just inland from coastal towns of Shoreham, Brighton, Hove and Worthing, the hostel provides modern accommodation, ideal for family activity breaks. After a great makeover to our communal areas in 2015, our transformed hostel looks better than ever.


A fitted self-catering kitchen overlooks the garden and leads into the dining room/lounge. The kitchen contains two small electric ovens, each with four hobs, large fridge, freezer, microwave oven and a range of kitchen equipment, crockery and cutlery for 32 people. Tea towels are provided.

Catering Options are also available - please contact the hostel for further information.


A maximum of 32 people to share rooms of 6x6, 6x2 and 1x4 beds. Groups should not exceed 32 people, due to the size of the catering facilities. All bedrooms have washbasins and all bedding is provided.


There is space for 20 cars and 1 coach in the grounds.

Dining Room/Lounge

The open plan dining room/lounge has magnificent views over the Downs and seats 32.

Washroom Facilities

There are 8 showers and 6 toilets. Please bring your own towels.


Payphone, central heating, garden and TV.

YHA Truleigh Hill 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 Truleigh Hill we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms currently meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • 6 steps to ground floor
  • Reception, lounge, dining room and self-catering kitchen on 1st floor
  • Ground floor bedrooms

For more information please download the full access statement here (94KB)

In the area

Circular walks and cycling starting from the door, including the South Downs Way. Brighton (6 miles), Newhaven (15).

Hostel amenities

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

Things to do

  • Water sports
  • 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 Truleigh Hill
Tottington Barn,
West Sussex,
BN43 5FB



From the A27 take the A283 to Shoreham.
Turn left at the Red Lion. After 400 yards turn left (signpost).
Take the 2nd right (Signpost).
After two miles sharp right hand bend, after another mile, the hostel is the first building on the left just after the trees.

Please be aware that Google Maps will not send you directly to the hostel drive.
Please use the instructions above.

Take a virtual tour

Entrance External View Dining Room Kitchen Lounge Bedroom

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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