YHA Stratford

School Trips @ YHA


Our Covid-19 Flexibility Guarantee provides the reassurance you need to book your next stay with YHA. To give you complete peace of mind and keep things as simple as possible, we’re applying the guarantee to all future bookings – regardless of when you booked or the terms and conditions that were in place at the time.

If you are unable to proceed with your booking due UK government restrictions related to Covid-19 which prevent you from travelling to one of our hostels in England or Wales (such as travel bans or enforced self-isolation), or your accommodation is unavailable for any reason, you will be able to choose from one of the following options:

1. Transfer your booking to a later date
Subject to availability we will move your booking to a later date, with no admin fees or penalties

2. Transfer your booking to an alternative hostel
Subject to availability we will move your booking to an alternative hostel, with no admin fees or penalties

3. Request a full refund
We will refund you the full amount you have paid for your booking.

Read more about the steps we're taking to keep our guests safe during their stays, in our confidence and peace of mind plan.

Covid-19 Guarantee Terms and Conditions
The Covid-19 Flexibility Guarantee ‘change window' allows any transfer or cancellation within the period of 28 days and 3 days prior to arrival.
Should UK Government advice significantly change in the 3 days prior to arrival, we will reactivate the Guarantee for you.
Please be aware that if the cost of your new booking is higher than your original booking, then you’ll need to pay the difference.
The Covid-19 Flexibility Guarantee applies to bookings made directly with YHA (England & Wales) and excludes any bookings through third party sites.
The Covid-19 Flexibility Guarantee does not replace our Standard Booking Terms & Conditions. All other booking terms and conditions remain unchanged. The Guarantee will be reviewed regularly and is subject to change or removal without prior notice.

We are YHA.

We transform young lives forever through travel and real adventure.
Because where you go changes who you become.

To show how important travel and adventure is, we’ve taken it away from someone who depends on it… and given it to children who’ve been missing out.

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Why book YHA for Residential School Trips and Educational Visits?

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There’s more to Stratford-upon-Avon than Shakespeare – theatre, history and culture, buffs of every language love this world-famous location. YHA Stratford-upon-Avon offers a superb base for groups and school trips, boasting a stylish bar and restaurant, a well-equipped meeting room and free Wi-Fi.

Work on your next play using our data projector, flipchart, and microphone and DVD equipment.
Sit back and relax in Hemmingford’s Restaurant for superb groups catering. Plus we have a superb games room and TV lounge too.

From the medieval marvel of Warwick Castle nearby, to an epic range of Shakespeare attractions, we’re the perfect choice for school trips and budding historians. Theatre lovers will find a year-round programme of classic and contemporary performances, and we’re only a couple of miles from the action. After an exciting day out, return to the hostel safe in the knowledge that a warm welcome awaits you in this stunning Georgian mansion, surrounded by three acres of grounds.

What activities are available during group visits?

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Theatre Bolt-on – If you're thinking about seeing a show whilst staying at YHA Stratford-upon-Avon we can recommend a great way to make the event a little more special. Try our bespoke drama workshop delivered by the awesome folk at Dreamshed Theatre as the link all the work to Shakespeare in theBard’s hometown. Activities may include: Introduction to Shakespeare, Shakespeare Magic, Mask Making & Weird Creatures, Improvisation and Page to Stage.

What size groups do you cater for?

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YHA Stratford-upon-Avon has 134 beds in 32 bedrooms, 16 with ensuites, so we are able to welcome groups of all sizes.

Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?

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Is there first aid on site?

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Yes, and we are also committed to ensuring we meet stringent health and safety standards - please contact us if you need any further details

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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At YHA Stratford-upon-Avon we strive to cater for everybody. We have one accessible bedroom on the ground floor with an accessible en-suite bathroom. We also have step-free access into hostel and a vibrating pillow alarm.

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