St Briavels Castle

St Briavels Castle In The Forest Of Dean

St Briavels Castle is a moated Norman castle at St Briavels in the English county of Gloucestershire. The castle is noted for its huge Edwardian gatehouse that guards the entrance.

About St Briavels Castle

St Briavels Castle is a moated Norman castle at St Briavels in the English county of Gloucestershire. The castle is noted for its huge Edwardian gatehouse that guards the entrance.

Youth hostel

YHA St Briavels Castle is a place to stay with a real wow factor that will amaze and inspire visitors of all ages. The castle is over 800 years old, with well-preserved features throughout. It’s a Grade I listed ancient monument, a rich piece of history and an inspiring location. Be transported back in time to Medieval world of King John and the Magna Carta within this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This youth hostel has 60 beds across 9 bedrooms but can on request increase its capacity to 66.

The castle is open all year round for group bookings. Beds and rooms for families and independent travellers are released three months in advance so please check their website for availability.

Location

Address: St Briavels, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 6RG. Visit Website

Whats Nearby?

The Forest of Dean and beautiful Wye Valley are very close by and are great fun to explore. The local area is popular for adventure activity seekers as well as hikers who enjoy the countryside.

Clearwell caves and castle are nearby as are the towns of Coleford and Monmouth just across the border in Wales.

The George Inn is the closest watering hole to the youth hostel, they describe themselves as a friendly and welcoming pub

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