YHA Woody's Top

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

YHA Woody's Top will close to customers on 31st May 2017. No bookings after this date can be made.

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

Hidden away and surrounded by rolling countryside, Woody's Top is a single storey building in its own grounds, located in a secluded area near the hamlet of Ruckland. Enjoy a rural retreat in one of our quietest venues. Visit in November or December to see seal pups being born on Donna's Nook beach - just along the coast.

From Woody's Top you can visit Lincoln with its cathedral and cobbled streets or escape to the RSPB reserves. The hostel is also close to Cadwell Park racing circuit, making it an ideal place to stay for race meetings.

There is a self-catering kitchen next to the dining room/lounge. The self-catering kitchen contains 2 domestic sized gas ovens with 4 rings and grill, 2 microwaves, 2 burners, 2 domestic sized fridge and freezers, 2 toasters, 2 kettles and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 24 people. Tea towels are provided.

20 beds: 1x2, 3x4 and 1x6 bed rooms, all with washbasins. All bedding is provided.

There's parking in the grounds for 7 cars. Coaches can be parked on the roadside verge.

Other facilities

Dining Room/Lounge
The dining room seats 20, and the lounge seats 8. It's open plan with views across the Lincolnshire Wolds.

There are 3 showers, 3 toilets and 5 washbasins. Please bring your own towels.

There is central heating, a payphone, a garden and an open fire. YHA staff are resident in the vicinity. 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 Woodys Top we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • One step to access hostel
  • Step free access to facilities
  • Ground floor bedrooms

For more information please download the full access statement here (92KB)

In the area

Walking in the Lincolnshire Wolds. Shops and pubs in Louth (6 miles), Grimsby (22), Lincoln (25).

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 Woody's Top
LN11 8RQ



The hostel is at the top of Ruckland Hill, approx 300m on the right after turning left from crossroads leading from A16 at Burwell.
The hostel is 10km south of Louth and 12km north of Horncastle.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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