Region: South West

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: International House, Broad Street Place, Bath, Avon BA1 5LH

Contact: 01225 325900



Bath YMCA specialise in providing fantastic accommodation for school groups of all ages and our central location means all the main attractions are on your doorstep! We specialise in providing accommodation to schools, colleges, sports groups and young people generally, from far and wide and to a variety of ages.

We can accommodate groups from under 10 to 180 in a range of rooms (dormitories, single, twin, triple and quad rooms). Single sex bathrooms are located throughout all the accommodation and access is secured to all residential areas.
Leaders have their own single rooms (with tea making facilities) and we endeavour to keep them near to the student rooms. A light breakfast (cereal, toast, yogurt, fresh fruit, juice and hot drinks) is included in the price and we can provide additional meals, cooked breakfasts and packed lunches as required.

Our fantastic central location means that all the main attractions, such as the Roman Baths, the Jane Austen centre and the Royal Crescent are all in easy walking distance.

We are staffed on our main reception 24 hours, every day and operated CCTV inside and outside the building. All groups placed on one floor or corridor unless size of group requires extra floor space.

What size groups do they cater for?

10 up to 180.

Please provide location information?

City Centre location, easy walking distance to Roman Baths, Royal Crescent. All main attractions within a 10 minute flat walk.

Why you are great for educational visits?

Located in central Bath with easy access to all the historical sites in Bath and for some attractions such as the Roman Baths, we can offer discounts to school groups on the entry fees. We specialise in working with young people and have experienced staff on hand to help make arrangements, offer you a seamless visit and allow your young people to create special memories of their trip to Bath. All key staff are DBS checked.

Can you provide information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

Dormitories - 1 x 10, 1 x 15, 3 x 12, 1 x 18, 1 x 2, 1 x 1 – now with triple bunks

Rooms – 10 single, 28 twins, 5 double, 6 triple and 7 quads.

Are visitors allowed to take photos, video or audio, if appropriate?


What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

There are risk assessments for the teachers on our website that can be downloaded.

Floor plans can be provided before arrival with room numbers.

Fire checks/drills are carried out once a week – Tuesday.

What is the cost of the accommodation?

Reduced rates during August.

Prices start from £16 including a light breakfast. (cereals, toast, jams, tea, coffee, juice, fruit and yoghurt).

Please list facilities available?

restaurant/dining areas, snack and drink machines.

Packed lunches and evening meals can be provided at £9.95 for a 2 course meal, £3.95 for a cooked breakfast and £4.95 for a packed lunch.

If the restaurant is not in use groups can use the facilities to eat their packed lunch.

Free wifi available.

Conference rooms available.

Lounge available with widescreen TV

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

All gym and nursery staff are first aid trained, majority of reception staff are first aid training. We also have 2 defibrillators on site with trained staff.

Are there disabled facilities?

The accommodation isn’t suitable for disabled children.

Do you have any testimonials from previous customers who have visited your Accommodation?

“These meals were the best we’ve had on trips. Tasty, homemade, and loads of it. Really just fantastic.”

“We were all so impressed with your YMCA. The food was out of this world, gorgeous. Friendly, helpful, even with 144 twelve year olds!!!! Thank you for a lovely stay.”

“Very happy with all aspects of our stay”

“Helpful staff and friendly environment – we come back year after year and everytime we come we notice new work and improvements to the YMCA that keep making it the perfect venue for our trips”

“Thank you for letting us stay in the YMCA, it was really fun in the dormitories and having bunk beds to sleep in. Also the food was really nice to eat, the breakfast and lunch were the best part of the stay.” Tyler and the rest of the children from Brightstone Primary School, Isle of Wight.

Age of Children / Pupils: 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Hostels