YHA Poppit Sands

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night. If you are interested in late check-out or early check-in options, please contact our advisors directly who will be more than happy to assist.

A former inn overlooking the Teifi Estuary, Poppit Sands stands in five acres of grounds that reach down to the sea. At the northern end of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, this area provides exceptional views of the Pembrokeshire coastline and Cardigan Bay.

There is a well-equipped, self-catering kitchen. kitchen contains 3 domestic sized gas cookers with oven, grills and burners, a microwave, 2 fridges, toaster, kettles and a full range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 34 people. Tea towels are provided.

A maximum of 30 people to share 34 beds in total. 2 5 bedded room (inc. double bed), 3 x6 bedded bunk room, 2x2 bedded bunk room and 1x2 bedded room
double bed). All with washbasins, bed lights and storage. All bed linen is provided.

Space for 5 cars on tarmac area, flight of 50 steps up from the building. Overflow parking available in large car park at bottom of hill by lifeboat station (½mile). No coach access within ½ mile due to narrow lane.

Other facilities
Dining Room/Lounge
There is seating for 26 people around 3 tables plus 4 stools along the breakfast bar. There are 3 easy chairs and 2 settees in the lounge and a log burner
Washroom Facilities
4 showers (plus en-suite) and 4 toilets. Please bring your own towels.
There is central heating, a payphone and garden. YHA staff are resident in separate accommodation next door.

YHA Poppit Sands 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 Poppit Sands we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • 50 steps down to the hostel
  • 4 further steps to reception

For more information please download the full access statement here (100KB)

In the area

Walking, bird watching, horse riding and pony trekking. Iron Age fort of Castell Henllys (8 miles), Newport (11), St Dogmael's village and abbey (2).

Hostel amenities

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

Things to do

  • Water sports
  • 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 Poppit Sands
Sea View,
SA43 3LP



Turn right in the village of St Dogmaels to Poppit Sands and follow the B4546.
Hostel signposted opposite RNLI Station.
Hostel is 1/2 mile up the hill.

Take a virtual tour

Entrance Reception Kitchen Lounge Bedroom Bedroom

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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