Shining Cliff hostel is presently closed due to coronavirus restrictions, but will re-open when it is safe to do so. Provisional bookings are being accepted for August onwards.

Shining Cliff hostel is set within Shining Cliff woods, a historic woodland and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) alongside the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site, Derbyshire.

The hostel accommodates 20 people in 5 bedrooms, with a self-catering kitchen, dining area and lounge area. There are 3 bathrooms; each with a sink, shower and modern composting toilet.

Access to the hostel is half a mile along a woodland footpath from the car parking area. It can also be accessed by foot from the nearby train station and bus stops at Ambergate and walking directions are available. The hostel is also close to the long distance footpaths The Midshires Way and the Derwent Valley Heritage Way.

It is a superb location and hostel for those looking for group get-togethers in a tranquil, beautiful woodland setting. It is a unique, ‘get away from it all’ location ideal for woodland based training groups, retreats, fitness boot camps, schools, youth groups, wellbeing groups, Scouts, Duke of Edinburgh, Guides, families, friends, birthday parties to name a few!

To hire the hostel is £280 per night – this works out at £14 per person if you have a group of 20. The hostel can also be booked by individuals or smaller groups at £15 per adult on weekdays. Please see the booking page for hire prices and booking calendar.

Shining Cliff hostel is available for day hire. A morning or afternoon hire is £15 and whole day hire is £25.

The hostel also has a basic Woodland Classroom which is available to hire for £10 per day.

Late availability and offers are found on the ‘Events‘ page and on the Shining Cliff hostel Facebook page .

See the booking calendar to find available dates.

Or if you have a general enquiry contact Shining Cliff hostel

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