Region: East of England

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: 15 Avenue Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 5BW

Contact: 01485 532 061

Website: http://www.yha.org.uk/hostel/hunstanton

Description

We are situated 3 minute’s walk from the beach with a short walk on to the Sea Life Sanctuary or alternately the stunning Hunstanton Cliffs. Both offer excellent opportunities for educational groups. The sea life sanctuary has a seal rescue center and offers packages to schools. Hunstanton Cliffs show 3 very different Geological layers with opportunities to study fossils and coastal erosion.

Slightly further away are Sandringham, 2 large RSPB reserves, Boat trips to see the seals at Blakeney Point, Bircham windmill and more.


Are you on twitter or facebook? If so what are the links for our users to follow?

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hunstanton-YHA-Backpackers/153554554789319

why you are great for educational visits.

The classroom / training area is ideal for indoor learning or for summing up the day. Larger groups can also make use of the large conservatory dining area for education between meal times. We can provide all meals and drink requirements or you can self-cater, or combine the 2 if it suits.

Nearby Attractions:

Hunstanton Sea life Sanctuary - Take a fascinating journey beneath the sea and come face to face with Sharks, Otters, Penguins and Seahorses.

Bircham Windmill - One of the best working windmills, climb to the fan stage on a windy day and watch the sails turn.


What size groups do they cater for?


Up to 42 residents


Please provide location information?


Follow the coast road to Hunstanton, then signs for south beach, Southend Road. Turn right into Park Road, take the first left, the hostel is 20 yds on the left.


Is there anything you offer specifically for educational visits?


We Currently can offer a fully led ½ day or full day package on coastal erosion and local history.  With an option of an historical banquet in the evening.

 

Can you provide information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

42: 1x2, 1x3D, 3x4, 1x4(family), 1x5, 2x8.

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

Yes.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

Please contact us for details.

 

What is the cost of the accommodation?

 
Enquire for prices for family rooms and sole use of hostel. SCHOOL GROUPS full board packages available.


Please list facilities available?


Meals and/or self-catering.

Large Guest Lounge.

Training/Class Room.

TV. DVD. OHP. Flipchart

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


Please bring a first aider although staff do have basic training.


Are there disabled facilities?

No.

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


Mark Vile posted on Hunstanton YHA & Backpacker’s timeline

"Another great stay at the Hunstanton YHA. We were made to feel very welcome, the service and food provided was excellent value for money. Looking forward to our next visit. Thanks again from the Cambridge & Coleridge athletics training group."
6 April at 18:25

Julie Jones nr Felixstowe

The Brownies had a lovely stay Alison and Neal couldn't do enough for us. Looking forward to our trip in December thanks
15 November 2012


By Anon Anon on 25 August 2012

Lovely hostel and town with fantastic sunset, doughnuts and fish n chips. Hostel is quiet, clean, well located for the front, well run by a lovely family...who all get involved :)

By PAUL TEMPLE on 04 June 2012

3 of us stayed in this hotel for 10 days while walking the " Peddars Way & The North Norfolk Coastal Path " . We had good home cooked food, lovely hospitality, lovely people, and would recommend anyone having a break here, we will be returning without a doubt.

By Joanne Hirst on 28 May 2012

Warm, friendly environment. Wonderful home cooked food


Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

Owned and run by family with Children.
Both CRB checked
We are happy to help organize any local trips you require.


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


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