Hostels in Derbyshire Hostels in Derbyshire

You are looking for hostels in Derbyshire? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. helps you to find your Derbyshire hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Derbyshire.

All Cities in Derbyshire

We list every single hostel in Derbyshire and the world. In total, we have 11 cities in Derbyshire for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Derbyshire hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Derbyshire. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Derbyshire

Derbyshire, England, is a county located in the East Midlands of England. A significant part of the Peak District National Park lies within Derbyshire County. Around one million inhabitants call this county -- which covers an area of just under three thousand square kilometers -- their home. The biggest city is Derby, with a population of roughly two hundred fifty thousand.

Derbyshire is renowned for its diversity. It offers visitors a remarkable combination of industry and leisure, where cities are surrounded by a scenic countryside. The famous Peak District is one of the biggest tourist attractions. The area is rich in wildlife and offers hikers a mix of varying kinds of countryside to explore. Tourists that like to visit cultural monuments and get to know more about the history of the county will find a broad range of different historic sites. Among the most interesting points of interests are Chesterfield Parish Church, Arbor Low, and the National Trust's Hardwick Hall.

The numerous walks with spectacular views in authentic and diverse nature amaze visitors of the Peak District. Longshaw, Burbage, and the Eastern Moors are excellent to relax and to watch the wildlife such as rare red deers. Mam Tor circular walk offers a scenic landscape and leads you to the best viewpoints in the Peak District. Treak Cliff Cavern in Castleton is home for one of the most beautiful cave formations in the United Kingdom. Guided tours are available. If you want to visit Derby, do not forget to check out Calke Abbey, a worth seeing countryside house with an interesting history and a beautiful architecture. Derby Industrial Museum informs visitors about the industry and rich history in the area. The museum occupies the site of former silk mill, which was built in the eighteenth century on the banks of the river Derwent. The popular Derby Museum and Art Gallery boasts numerous paintings and artifacts of nationally and internationally significant artists.

All sorts of accommodations can be found in the county. From inexpensive Derbyshire, England hostels and campsites to first-class hotels, Derbyshire has it all for decent prices. There are Derbyshire, England hostels in the Peak District National Park such as in the town of Buxton. Most Buxton hostel guests come for the scenic nature. Since the national park is worth visiting not only in summer, you can have problems finding spare beds during busy weekends in spring and autumn as well.

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Travel Tips for Derbyshire - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Derbyshire. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Derbyshire. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

FAQ on Hostels in Derbyshire

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as, and While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Derbyshire?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Derbyshire here on Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.


Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Derbyshire safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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