A happy place to stay after a fun-filled day

From only £18 per person

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The Fort has proudly hosted school groups of all ages and sizes since the very first day we opened. In addition to offering a welcoming, safe and comfortable stay for children and young people, our friendly, knowledgeable staff are always on hand to answer questions from teachers and pupils. This starts from the moment you start planning your trip to York:

  • Dedicated group co-ordinator
  • Rooms can be reconfigured to meet your exact needs
  • Meals and dietary requests can be taken care of
  • Private en-suite rooms are available for teachers/leaders/drivers
  • Hostel takeover (sole-use option)
  • Suggestions for local activities and excursions
  • No hidden extras

This is a total gem, right in the heart of lovely york. Super friendly and helpful staff, awesome rooms and all the facilities you need. Really recommend for school groups!


  • bed

    Complimentary fresh linen and towels

  • clean

    Rooms cleaned daily

  • wifi

    Free WiFi in every room to keep-in-touch with family

  • kitchen

    Ability to cater every meal, including packed lunches

  • sofa

    Lounge areas complete with sofas, games and televisions

  • laundry

    Self-service kitchens and laundry

  • attraction

    Major attractions within 100m of the hostel


  • lock

    Free lockers in and around the rooms

  • luggage

    Secure luggage area

  • eye

    Comprehensive CCTV

  • key

    Key access to all bedrooms

  • happy

    Friendly staff

  • solo

    Sole-use if required

  • secure

    We are also happy to carry out a risk analysis, if required

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