We work with a range of local accommodation providers to host our students in and around Southwold and Skegness, including;

Southwold accommodation

YHA Blaxhall, Snape

Located in the peaceful Suffolk countryside on the edge of the village of Blaxhall, this relatively compact youth hostel in a converted old school can accommodate 42 people. It’s the ideal spot to base yourselves if you need to stay longer and if booked in sufficient advance you can book the exclusive hire of the whole building.

YHA Blaxhall

The hostel sits on the edge of the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, one of the most important areas for wildlife in the whole of Britain.

Located 15 minutes from Aldeburgh and 30 minutes from Southwold this is an affordable and convenient accommodation option. Breakfast, packed lunches and dinner can all be provided.

Contact the www.yha.org.uk for availability and prices.

The Darsham Country Centre

10 miles from Southwold located in an old station house, this unique, independent hostel provides exclusive hire ensuring you have the entire run of the building. A fully equipped kitchen, classroom and lounge / games room make this a great, affordable choice.

Darsham Country Centre

Located on the A12 just South of Southwold, the hostel is close to a new mini-supermarket and 2 cafes. This is a clean, intimate and slightly retro building which can accommodate 24 people.

Click on http://www.darshamcountrycentre.org.uk to find out more.

Wenhaston glamping pods and shepherds huts

Camping in comfort in small but luxurious glamping pods and shepherds huts is available in the small rural village of Wenhaston, just 10 minutes outside Southwold. Arranged in a picturesque setting, alongside each other the pods are essentially an outdoor hostel with plenty of home comforts.

Wenhaston glamping pods and shepherds huts

Each facility can accommodate 3 people and comprises;

  • Double bed and bunk beds, toilet, shower and wash basins.
  • Microwave, mini-fridge, kettle and toaster
  • Sofa, table and 4 chairs
  • TV / DVD and wifi
  • Heating
  • Picnic table


GFA Southwold 07907299910 / 01728860631
GFA Skegness 07398257944 / 01507603980