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 Lulworth Cove 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.
YHA Lulworth Cove is a single storey, cedar timber clad building. The hostel is in a cul-de-sac in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with views across the rolling hills. Surrounded by views of the Dorset hills, it is only a one mile walk to the famous Lulworth Cove. For activity breaks, the South West Coastal Path passes close by, or if you are on a cheap family break, the kids will like Tower Park Leisure Centre, Monkey World, or the nearby Tank Museum. Make YHA Lulworth Cove your chosen holiday destination today.
What is great about YHA Lulworth Cove?
The hostel’s convenient location is within walking distance of the village facilities.
Dorset is one of UK’s oldest and favourite holiday destinations and has no shortage of tourist attractions. With an abundance of stunning scenery both rural and coastal.
Plenty of walking opportunities nearby.
The self-catering kitchen is well equipped with three twin burner and grill stoves, one domestic oven, one large fridge, one small chest freezer, one microwave, two toasters, 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 dining room includes seating for 30 people and forms part of the open plan self-catering kitchen. There is a small but cosy lounge area with comfortable seating for 16 people and plenty of games for everyone to enjoy. Highchairs are also available.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Lulworth Cove includes 34 beds:
Two four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Two five-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds and 1 single bed. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Two six-bedded rooms. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One four-bedded room with en-suite. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 4 showers and 4 toilets throughout the hostel. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
Go rambling or cycling along the South West Coast Path and take in the pretty coastal views.
Take a day trip to Lulworth Castle- perfect for history lovers.
Visit the Arne Nature Reserve RSPB. A special landscape where you can enjoy the vast open heathland with an opportunity for bird watching.
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.
The Jurassic Coast is one of the finest natural wonders of England. As a world heritage site, Lulworth Cove is the ideal getaway for relaxing seaside getaways with your loved ones.
Enjoy the beautiful Dorset landscape, rolling hills and green for miles and miles. YHA Lulworth Cove makes the perfect start and end point for your coastal adventures, offering the South West Coastal Path close to the hostel and only a mile walk to Lulworth Cove itself. For families, the nearby Monkey World or the Tank Museum are great places for the little ones, and for older children and adults, you can enjoy a whole range of water sports, including sea kayaking, coasteering, and mountain biking.
The car park is in front of the building and there is space for 11 cars or 2 minibuses. There is no space for coaches.
From the B3070 in Lulworth Cove, turn opposite the Castle Inn into School Lane. Continue to the end of school lane and the hostel is the last building on the right.
YHA Lulworth Cove welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
At YHA Lulworth Cove we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately, none of our bedrooms or washrooms meets modern accessibility standards. We have:
No step- free access to the hostel (3 steps in total)
All bedrooms are on the ground floor
All WC and shower facilities are on the ground floor
Ground floor level throughout
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.