HI - YHA St Briavel's Castle Hostel, St Briavels

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Ever wanted to stay in an 800 year old castle? Now's your chance! Built by King John as a hunting lodge for the near by Royal Forest of Dean in the time of Robin Hood and heavily fortified by Edward 1st otherwise known as Longshanks the enemie of William Wallace. This castle is steaped in history and full of adventures for all ages. This YHA has a fully liscened resturant and bar, and even offers medievial banquets on Saturday nights and some week nights dureing High Season. Book early to avoid disapointment as we book up months in advance.

Location and Contact


• YHA St. Briavels Castle is situated in the beautiful village of St. Briavels just three miles from the English boarder with Wales. The village has two pub, an Art gallery and an 11th century church all under a minutes walk away. Near by the village just over the boarder in Wales is the ruins Tintern Abbey whos stone was used in part of the castle after Henry VIII had it torn down. Also near by is the Royal Forrest of Dean and Offas Dyke, the ancient boarder between England and Wales. There is plenty to do for young and old, families and individuals in the local area.
• To get here is easy by car, simply head towards the town of Lydney, Gloustershire and follow the signs to St. Briavels. By train the nearest station is Lydney (7 miles), after that a taxi is the best option as public transport is very limited.



Address: The Castle, Lydney, St Briavels, Gloucestershire, England

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Website HI - YHA St Briavel's Castle Hostel St Briavels www.hihostels.com/hostels/yha-st-briavels
Phone Number: +44-1594-530272
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Facilities and Amenities

Groups (10+ people)



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons


Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking


Hot Showers


Lounge Area

Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals

Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: Between 07:00 to 12 noon and 17:00 to 23:00

Size: Large (60-100 beds)


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