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A quiet spot close to some fabulous walking and cycling routes and spectacular views. The hostel is set in the South Downs National Park, just inland from the coastal towns of Shoreham, Brighton, Hove and Worthing. Lovely grounds to relax in.

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Rooms: 56 beds (dorms and private rooms)

Dorms from £11.50; private rooms from £29

Meals: Restaurant on site: breakfast £5.25; packed lunch; Supper Club meals from £8.50 (kids eat free)
Open: Open year round
Address: Tottington Barn, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5FB
Tel: +44 3453719047

Why we've chosen YHA Truleigh Hill

This quiet spot is close to some fabulous walking and cycling holiday routes and spectacular views. Set in the South Downs National Park, just inland from coastal towns of Shoreham, Brighton, Hove and Worthing, the hostel provides modern accommodation, ideal for family activity breaks and school trips, plus a pleasant open garden well away from busy roads.

Top eco features at the YHA

  • YHA Truleigh Hill is one of 25 hostels to have benefitted from recent investment in their cycling facilites, including cycle repair and maintenance stations, secure lockers and secure cycle sheds

  • Seven hostels use solar PV installations, two hostels use nearby watercourses for a hydro-electricity installation, and one hostel has its own wind turbine

  • Eight hostels have solar hot water systems and three hostels have biomass boilers, using wood-chips from renewed harvested woodland for heating

  • The majority of hostels have ‘hippos’ in the toilet cisterns, or use a reduced flush system to reduce the amount of water used

  • The YHA have created a 'Green Spirit' plan as a way of sharing its green objectives with customers, staff and volunteers

  • Each hostel is provided with ‘Hostel Environmental Plan’ templates, where they can choose a target to reduce their impact of energy, water, waste, chemical usage and the wider environment



YHA Truleigh Hill, Sussex, England
Nearest train station: Shoreham-by-the-sea

Directions from station:

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.

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