DetailsThe centre has two hostels, each is independent of the other:
Hebden Hey Hostel was opened in 1976 and provides accommodation for a maximum of 44 people in four bedrooms. Each bedroom is equipped with double tier mattress bunk beds for 18, 16, 6 and 4 respectively.
There are two washrooms each with multiple toilets, wash basins and showers. There are two adjoining kitchens and two dining rooms, giving flexibility for parties to cater as two groups if they so wish. Each kitchen has a comprehensive set of equipment, including fridge, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. A chest freezer, microwave cooker and Burco water boiler are also available in the kitchens.
The hostel also has a lounge, boot lobby and drying room, all rooms have central heating feeding radiators from the central gas fired boiler. These not only provide ample heating to the building during your stay, they are programmed to pre-heat the building to give you a warm welcome when walking in at the start of your stay.
Tom Bell Hostel was opened in 1986 and provides self catering accommodation for a maximum of 30 people in five bedrooms. The centre has two hostels, each is independent of the other, this building was named after a local highwayman, an image of his head can still be seen above the main door looking towards and guarding his cave!
The accommodation is centred on the main hall or communal area, this is a multi-purpose room for eating, indoor activities and relaxing in the evenings. There are sufficient stackable plastic chairs as well as Go-Pak tables around the perimeter of the room.
Each bedroom is equipped with double tier mattress bunk beds for 10, 10, 4, 4 and 2 respectively.
There are three washrooms, the two older ones each have two wash basins, toilet and shower, whilst the new toilet - finished in 2009 has three sinks, three toilets and two shower cubicles.
The kitchen, which is directly off the main hall, has a comprehensive set of equipment, including a large commercial gas cooker, fridge, freezer, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.
The hostel also has a boot lobby and efficient drying room.
The majority of the lower floor of the building can be booked separately as the Day Centre, although downstairs room must be vacated by 9:30pm, to ensure those staying in the hostel above have a quiet and uninterrupted evening!
The hostel has gas fired central heating feeding radiators in every room including the main hall. These not only provide ample heating to the building during your stay, they are programmed to pre-heat the building to give you a warm welcome when walking in at the start of your stay.
By Road, approaching from Halifax
Follow the signs for A646 towards Burnley into Hebden Bridge.
Pass straight through the first two sets of traffic lights and over the river.
You cannot turn right at the next set of lights, so use the turning circle.
Climb the (steep) hill and follow the road to the right. (over the hump-back brow)
After leaving the 30mph, take the SECOND un-metalled private road on the RIGHT.
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Short Description The centre has two hostels, each is independent of the other: Hebden Hey Hostel was opened in 1976 and provides accommodation for a maximum of 44 people in four bedrooms. Tom Bell Hostel was opened in 1986 and provides self catering accommodation for a maximum of 30 people in five bedrooms. Type Group Accommodation Location Hebden Bridge Address Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, NOTE: SAT-NAV users please use HX7 7EP Phone Number 01422 347408 Web Address www.hebdenhey.org.uk Recharge Point No
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Hebden Hey Scout Centre
Hardcastle CragsHebden Bridge West Yorkshire NOTE: SAT-NAV users please use HX7 7EP
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