YHA National Forest

Book now

This eco-friendly hostel offers purpose-built en suite accommodation next door to the Conkers visitor centre, ideal for cheap family breaks,  activity breaks and school trips. The building has been designed to reduce the effect of your stay on the environment, making it a great option for eco holidays.

Aside from Conkers, other nearby attractions include Drayton Manor Theme Park and Twycross Zoo and there are plenty of great routes in the area for walking holidays and cycling holidays.

YHA National Forest is a great place to explore a forest in the making in the heart of England, here you can access a family friendly cycle centre, gentile trails and towpaths, village hopping along nature filled lanes through to long distance road routes.

The 5.7km Ashby Woulds runs from the old station at Measham to Spring Cottage. The trail explores local nature reserves, country parks, Conkers Visitor Centre and the Moira Furnace Industrial Heritage Site.


Tripadvisor Traveller Rating

221 Reviews
Leicestershire Approved Visitor Accommodation
4 stars
Number of rooms 32 rooms
Price per room per night Cost From £12.00
Book now


  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Car Parking
  • Children Welcome
  • Children's Play Area
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Evening Meals Available
  • Free Linen Provided
  • Free WiFi Connection
  • Garden/Patio Area
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Licensed
  • Online Bookable
  • Open All Year
  • Restaurant Cafe
  • Washing & Drying Facilities
  • Wheelchair Access

Location Map

YHA National Forest, Bath Lane Moira, Swadlincote Derbyshire DE12 6BD


Green Tourism Gold

Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold

VisitEngland Cyclists Welcome

VisitEngland Cyclists Welcome

VisitEngland Walkers Welcome

VisitEngland Walkers Welcome

Visitor Attraction Quality Assessment Scheme

Visitor Attraction Quality Assessment Scheme