YHA Poppit Sands (Youth Hostels Association)

Cardigan, Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 17th July 2020. If you are able to donate to support YHA’s charitable work at this difficult time, we’d be very grateful. Support YHA

We are offering our hostels to the NHS, homeless organisations and public sector services. For support please email communitysuppor[email protected]

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

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), 3×6 bedded bunk room, 2×2 bedded bunk room and 1×2 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.


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.

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.

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 and go to the Member Benefits tab.

Please note: YHA membership discount its only available when you book direct through YHA.

YHA Poppit Sands welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out or contact the property directly in order to bring your four-legged friend along with you.

If you are interested in late check-out or early check-in options, please contact our advisers directly who will be more than happy to assist.

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.



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Cardigan, Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
52.106396 -4.710276

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