YHA National Forest

Right next door to the Conkers visitor centre, YHA National Forest is a purpose built Youth Hostel which benefits from en-suite bedrooms. Located in the National Forest, the hostel is great for walking and cycling and the perfect base for a YHA Summer Camp.

Available Summer Camps at YHA National Forest


Follow the signs for Conkers Waterside in Moira. YHA National Forest is 300m west of the entrance along Bath Lane.


48 Bath Lane, Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 6BD

The hostel

YHA National Forest bedroom


This purpose built hostel has been specially designed to reduce the effect of your stay on the environment, making it great for green travellers. The hostel has 23 en-suite bedrooms across two floors including three accessible rooms and there is also a conference room and social areas.

The area

YHA National Forest is situated next door to the Conkers visitor centre and close to other tourist attractions including Drayton Manor Park and Twycross Zoo. There are cycling and walking routes nearby.

YHA National Forest and surrounding area
National Forest

The National Forest

The National Forest is the most ambitious natural environment project of the last 25 years. he plan is to create one constant area of woodland spanning the gap between the ancient forests of Charnwood in the east to Needwood in the west. The region as a whole covers over 200 square miles.