Hostels in Dorset, England

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Direct contact information for hostels in Dorset, England:


Bournemouth Backpackers
3 Frances Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 3RY
Tel : (01202) 299 491
Fax : (01202) 299 491
Website :

Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Cove Youth Hostel
School Lane, West Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5SA
train: Wool, then First Southern National bus 103 or Dorset Queen bus 220
or 0870 770 5940
Tel : (01929) 400564
Fax : (01929) 400640


Portland Youth Hostel
Hardy House, Castletown, Portland, Dorset DT5 1AU
bus: First Dorset Transit 1, 10 from Weymouth
or 0870 770 6000
Tel : (01305) 861368
Fax : (01305) 861568


Swanage Youth Hostel
Cluny, Cluny Crescent, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2BS
bus: Wilts & Dorset 150 from Bournemouth or 142-143 from Poole
or 0870 770 6058
Tel : (01929) 422113
Fax : (01929) 426327

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