"Hartfield House will capture your heart and you'll never want to leave."

Guest at Hartfield House


Hartfield House provides the space, privacy, the peace and the tranquility for you to truly enjoy your holiday. It has the character of an historic building but the facilities of good quality accommodation. Due to its past as an outdoor centre, Hartfield House has a lot more to offer than your average hostel.

Hartfield House comprises: the old hunting lodge; the Dorran, a separate self-contained accommodation; the studio, and various outbuildings. There are substantial grounds and ample parking.

Facilities include a drying room, laundry, lockers, bike store, workshop for tinkering, small shop selling essentials, a conference room, large function hall, and free wi-fi access throughout the building.

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The Old Hunting Lodge

The main building comprises 31 beds in single, double, triple and dorm rooms. All bedrooms are newly refurbished to a high standard and full bedding is provided.

There are two shower blocks (male and female), as well as additional toilet and shower facilities on the first floor. Towels can be hired for a small fee.

There is a large dining room and self-catering kitchen with good storage facilities, as well as a separate utility room for washing dishes and recycling food waste.

The hunting lodge has a large communal lounge, a conference/function room, a covered area for bikes, laundry, and a drying room for wet kit.

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The Bunkhouse

The Bunkhouse is a separate self-contained building that sleeps 19 people in a mix of single, twin and triple rooms. There is a communal lounge, self-catering kitchen/dining room, and shower facilities. This building can be booked individually or hired exclusively for groups.

hostel lounge


There are homemade ready meals available to purchase for individuals. Groups of 10+ can pre-order full catering (breakfast/lunch/dinner). We can also provide catering for events.

hostel dining room

Event Space

Hartfield benefits from a field studies classroom/studio for yoga which is separate to the main building under the trees. There is also a small conference/function room in the main building, also ideal for yoga and other meetings. There is a large function hall which makes an ideal venue for music events, parties, and weddings. It will seat 110 people comfortably. There are full height double doors that open out onto the garden.

hostel yoga studio


There are many outbuildings at Hartfield, some of which can be used to store kit or for tinkering on bikes. There is also a covered bike area to ensure no weather damage.

hostel grounds