OUT - HB Dining
Trip Advisor, reviews
quirks & etiquette
from the hostel
Hebden Bridge Hostel offers
affordable accommodation in
family rooms, twins, a
a budget bunk-room. Photos
Independent Hostel is also available for group bookings
of up to 33 people.
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present but email to be on our file!
Location... less than 10
minutes walk from Hebden Bridge centre, 15 min from the
hostel nestles into a wooded hillside adjoining a
II listed former
lead directly from the patio into
There are great
views over Hebden Bridge to
Heptonstall, Stoodley Pike and beyond.
We're close to long-distance
trails - Pennine
Way, Calderdale Way and
Hebden-Haworth - and
just a stroll
away from Hebden's
canal, unique shops
and cafes, and great
such as the Trade's Club.
The hostel is within walking distance of renovated
Gibson Mill: a
flagship eco project with visitor centre and cafe,
powered by solar, hydro and biomass, and set in 400
wooded valley at Hardcastle Crags.
have beds & rooms to suit a range of needs and budgets
include a light breakfast of
organic cereal, organic
tea/coffee at anytime & free WIFI...
dorm has a
toilet, shower, wash-basin and 4
Women's, Men's and Mixed Dorms are available.
of our dorm beds are located on high mezzanines with ladder access.
let us know at the time of
booking if a mezzanine would be unsuitable for you (unsuitable
for sleep-walkers, impaired mobility, vertigo).
rooms with 4 single
beds, toilet, shower and basin.
beds on a high mezzanine with ladder access (unsuitable for
under-7's, impaired mobility,
double bed + 1
single bed, toilet, shower, basin.
beds*: £14: The
Bunk-Room is 6
beds (2 bunks + 2
mezzanine singles) in a mixed dorm reminiscent of a ship's cabin; with
bottom sheet only provided for these beds – bring
a sleeping bag and pillow.
sleep-walkers or people with vertigo.)
is provided except in
your own towels, or hire from us for £1.
is strictly vegetarian.
5-8pm; Check-out by 10am.
(Unavoidable late arrival
may be possible
- please contact us).
their rooms 10.30am-5pm; during these hours the hostel is closed.
throughout the day to a Lobby with comfy chairs, tea/coffee and toilet.
8pm the door to
outside is locked but there is no curfew; guests will be given a
living room/dining area, vegetarian self-catering kitchen & cosy
'snug' with books & games.
internet; we have one desktop for guest use and there's wifi.
patio with seating, plus outdoor
tap and hose for muddy boots and mountain bikes.
- Sturdy off-road
railings to chain bikes to (but do take care of the plants when
choosing a spot!).
- Carpark - please
reserve space on booking.
about local footpaths, sites of interest etc.
pocket-sized copies of Eat Out - The Hebden
Bridge Dining Guide.
Hostel usually closes after Bonfire Weekend (w/e closest to Nov 5) and
reopens for the Easter
Hostel Bookings are possible
during the closed season.
aim to improve accessibility and disabled facilities in the future...
on the lower car-park is available by arrangement. From the lower
car-park ramps lead to our Patio, Living Room and wheelchair-accessible
Ground Floor Double/Triple Room is directly opposite the
shower and toilet in the bedroom are not large enough to
accommodate a wheelchair.
kitchen door is narrow (57cm), therefore the kitchen may not be
accessible for all.
risk assessment and evacuation plan, produced with help from
the fire department, mean that anyone unable to descend stairs
unaided may not book into an upstairs room, and anyone unable to
evacuate from a ground floor room unaided must be accompanied by
someone able to assist them.
things we do...
research, write and produce EAT OUT: Hebden Bridge Dining Guide, a
pocket-sized booklet packed with cafe, pub and restaurant reviews
and a town map, to help you choose where to eat.
Evenings - Sometimes
vegetarian feasts for our guests
We run workshops and demonstrations in LED
technology (low energy lighting) as well as providing LED bulbs, kits
and installations. See www.ledfantastic.com
for more info.
Everyone who wants to join in eats together in the Big
Living Room. This
is a chance to get to know fellow visitors, exchange
travel tales, make new friends and pick the brains of locals.
We can usually arrange feasts on request for groups of eight or more
Green Gathering - We're involved in organising this brilliant
sustainable festival near Chepstow! www.greengathering.org.uk
Cafe - We
run a solar-powered, organic cafe from a Bedouin-style tent
small, friendly festivals. www.weirdigans.co.uk
- See the Events
page for events at the hostel and around town.
Meditation - Group
meditation (all welcome) Sunday & Wednesday evenings. In the
Birchcliffe Centre, adjoining HB Hostel. Space
individual meditation/yoga practice may be available. More