The duty of care we have to our guests, beneficiaries, staff and partners compels us to progress and open our hostels with caution and careful consideration in the best interests of the charity and those it serves.
For the foreseeable future, YHA Leominster will operate on an Exclusive Hire basis only, with contact-free check in.
To find out more about our COVID-19 secure enhanced health and safety measures, please read our FAQs.
Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.
A former workhouse of a Benedictine Monastery dating back to the 11th Century, YHA Leominster is now a well-equipped hostel. Come and stay to embrace the history of the area. Leominster is situated in the Marches, the disputed borderlands between Wales and England, fought over for centuries.
What is great about YHA Leominster?
Situated in the Marches.
Excellent walking and cycling in the area.
Five minutes from the town centre and accessible by public transport.
The self-catering kitchen contains two domestic sized cookers with electric hobs, one microwave, one fridge/freezer, two fridges, two kettles, and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery, and cutlery for guests to use during their stay. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
The cosy lounge seats about 10 people on comfortable furniture and is adjacent to the dining room. The Gallery lounge on the first floor has seating for 7 TV, books, and games. The dining room is adjacent to the lounge. The seating can be arranged to suit with tables and chairs for 31 – we also have two high-chairs should you need them.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Leominster includes 30 beds:
Four two-bedded rooms. Includes 1 set of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Four four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One three-bedded rooms. Includes 1 double bed with single bunk over. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 5 showers and 7 toilets close to the bedrooms. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
There is plenty of cycling opportunities around the villages, where you can stop off and satisfy your appetite at one of the village pubs. Surrounded by beautiful quiet country lanes, you can cycle away from all the traffic, perfect for all ages.
YHA Leominster sits close to the Mortimer Trail, with great walking routes through the Marches of England.
Ludlow Castle is a medieval ruined castle, set in wonderful Shropshire countryside, at the heart of a lively black and white market town.
Need to know
Check-in and Check-out times
On the day of arrival, the Hostel is available from 4.00pm. On the day of departure you are asked to vacate by 10am.
There is plenty of things to see and do in Leominster to suit all tastes and preferences.
The walking and cycling in the area are excellent and there are several National Trust properties nearby, along with museums, visitor centres and beautiful water gardens. You can visit the Queenswood and Leominster Country Park, or go for a round of golf at one of our local courses.
If you enjoy your food and drink, sample the cheese at Monkland Cheese Dairy, visit us during the Ludlow or Herefordshire Food Festivals, or take the Cider Route, a 20 mile cycle tour through some of the best cider producing country in the UK. Make YHA Leominster your chosen holiday location today.
There is parking onsite for 10 cars.
By car: Leave the A49 southbound at the first sign to Leominster, from the south, leave at the second roundabout, signed Leominster. Follow Mill St (A44) to the roundabout and the one-way system, along New St, Rainbow St and to the end of Burgess St. Go straight across into Church St. Follow the road to the church and then to the left and side past the council offices. The car park is situated at the end of this road.
By coach: The nearest coach stop is in Hereford, 19.3 miles away. Numerous bus services to Herford from the bus station 5-minute walk from the hostel.
By train: The station is 5-minute walk from hostel on the Manchester to Cardiff line. Trains to Hereford hourly 15-minute journey.
YHA Leominster welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
At YHA Leominster we strive to cater for everybody. We have one accessible ground floor bedroom with an accessible bathroom just outside.
We also have:
- Step-free access to ground floor
- Accessible reception desk
Please view our access statement here.
Adhering to Government guidance
It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance on gatherings in self-catering accommodation. In making a booking with YHA (England & Wales) you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay. Please bear in mind that the guidance may be different in England and Wales.
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!
To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab. Please note that YHA membership discount is only available when you book direct through YHA.