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 Litton Cheney 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.
This comfortable Dutch barn makes a good family base for a holiday in Dorset. Close to Chesil Beach and Abbotsbury’s Swannery, there’s great fossil hunting along the Jurassic Coast and you are also not far from Dorchester, Weymouth, and Bridport.
YHA Litton Cheney is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with good walking and cycling routes in the area. Mobile, internet and television signals are non-existent so if you really want to get away from it all, YHA Litton Cheney is the Dorset hostel for you.
What is great about YHA Litton Cheney?
Set in the heart of Dorset countryside.
20 minutes from the quaint market towns of Bridport and Dorchester.
A stone’ throw away from the Jurassic Coast.
Our self-catering kitchen has all the facilities you need to cook your meals during your stay. Including two gas hobs and ovens, a microwave, two toasters, two kettles, a domestic sized fridge, a domestic sized fridge freezer and a washing machine. There is enough cutlery, pots, pans, and utensils for you to cook up a storm in our kitchen.
Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
There is an open plan dining room and lounge, with seating for 24 at the dining tables, three-two-seater sofas and five cosy chairs with an open fire, where you can wind down after a day’s exploring.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Litton Cheney includes: 22 beds:
Two two-bedded rooms. Includes 1 set of bunk beds. With a sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Three four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One six-bedded room. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With a sink, shower, and shared toilet.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 3 showers and 3 toilets close to the bedrooms. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
Explore the beautiful Dorset countryside by bike or foot.
Take part in a variety of water-sports in Weymouth and Durham.
Wander round the many museums in Dorchester.
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.
Dorchester is a lively town with plenty of things to see and do for all ages.
Dorchester provides the location for various museums, including the Dorset County Museum. For little ones there are some great attractions including the Dinosaur Museum.
In the landscape surrounding Dorchester you can find plenty of opportunities to get active. Explore cycling trails and walking routes that surround Dorchester and take in the stunning. You will enjoy some of the most magical scenery while being just moments from the town centre on routes including the Dorset Jubilee Trail.
There is a small car park at the rear of the hostel and free parking 100 yards away from the hostel.
From the A35 into village, follow signs for the Youth Hostel. YHA Litton Cheney is next door to the White Horse Pub.
YHA Litton Cheney welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
At YHA Litton Cheney we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms is accessible to modern standards.
Ground floor bedrooms
For more information please download the full 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.