Green fields highlighted by sunrays through heavy clouds from Curbar Edge

YHA Edale Activity Centre

YHA Edale Activity Centre
Rowland Cote
Nether Booth
S33 7ZH

Telephone: 01433 670302
Facebook: @EdaleYHA
Instagram: @EdaleYHA

Activities Available

  • Walking
  • Climbing / abseiling
  • Canoeing
  • Caving
  • Mountain biking
  • Stream scrambling
  • Orienteering
  • Bushcraft

YHA Edale Activity Centre invites you to try some of its most exciting activities for an adventure to remember in the great outdoors. Whether you’re on your own or with your family, a beginner or a seasoned adventurer, we’ve got something for you. 

Over thirty years of experience and our own team of qualified instructors ensure safety, quality and great memories to last a lifetime. If you wish to enjoy an activity break as part of a larger group, bespoke, fully inclusive activity packages are available all year round for any group, regardless of age or experience.

Accredited courses

  • National Navigation Awards
  • Hill and Moorland Leader
  • Mountain Leader
  • Rock Climbing Instructor


  • Up to 157 catered or there is the option for self-catering for families, groups and individuals.

There are three separate buildings and a multitude of different sized rooms in this 157 bed Youth Hostel to cater for the needs of groups, families and individuals alike, and there are classrooms and a drying room too. All of our rooms, including both private rooms and dormitories, contain bunk beds. Our two bed rooms are small in size are not en-suite. 

For more information visit the YHA website.

Public Transport Links

  • Edale train station is about 1 mile away on foot, or 3 by car; with trains to both Manchester and Sheffield.
  • A seasonal bus links the Edale valley with Castleton and Hathersage where there are connections to Sheffield and Chesterfield.

Further Information

A grand old country house, YHA Edale Activity Centre is one of the highest residences in the Peak District and has a view to match. With the Great Ridge between Lose Hill and Mam Tor to the south and the Dark Peak moorland of the Kinder plateau to the north, YHA Edale Activity Centre is surrounded by stunning scenery.

Walkers will enjoy the numerous footpaths into the hills and moors. With fantastic facilities, experienced staff and proximity to peerless natural wonders perfect for enjoying everything from caving to canoeing, Edale is best placed to offer incredible activity adventures in the great outdoors.

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