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Ardwhallan Outdoor Education Centre


From £25.00
Ardwhallan Outdoor Education Centre


The highly accredited Ardwhallan Hostel can be solely booked as a bunkhouse on its own. Sole bookings for the 26 bed accomodation can be made year round and individual dormitories can be booked during the TT and Grand Prix periods.

Located in the heart of the Island, Ardwhallan has a wide variety of outdoor pursuits on its doorstep including Mountain Biking, Hill Walking and many water based activities, both on the sea and on nearby Injebreck reservoir.

The Ardwhallan Hostel is the ideal venue for a variety of groups. These can include youth groups, private bookings, schools and the scouts.

The hostel has a total of 26 beds in 5 dormitories, across 3 floors. The ground floor has a small TV room, kitchen, dining room, study area (all of which have been refurbished recently) plus a 2 bed dorm. The second floor has a 2 bed dorm plus shower, a 6 bed dorm plus bathroom and an 8 bed dorm plus bathroom. There is also an extra toilet and shower. The third floor is an 8 bed, attic-style dorm with accompanying bathroom. Bed sheets and pillows are provided. You will need to bring your own sleeping bag or duvet.

To the rear of the hostel there is a large private garden which has views over rolling farmland. A gravel area and wooden hardstand makes this an excellent place for a barbeque! Parking is directly outside the hostel.

Ring 01624 853711 for more information and to book, or simply download the booking form and send it in.


Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Eight-Bed Dorm (TT & MGP)£100.00 per room (room only)
Six-Bed Dorm (TT & MGP)£75.00 per room (room only)
Two-Bed Dorm (TT & MGP)£25.00 per room (room only)

*Separate dormitories can only be booked during TT and Manx Grand Prix periods. During other times of the year the hostel must be booked as a sole booking.

Two-Bed Dorm (TT & MGP only) - £25

Six-Bed Dorm (TT & MGP only) - £75

Eight-Bed Dorm (TT & MGP only) - £100

Sole Booking, hostel only (All year round) - £200



  • Cooking facilities for guests use

Leisure Facilities

  • Other sporting facilities

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Secure cycle storage

Payment Methods

  • BACS accepted
  • Cheques accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for females
  • Cater for groups
  • Cater for individuals
  • Cater for males
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Cyclist Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Drying Facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Group Friendly
  • Number of Shared Bathrooms
  • Pets accepted - Need to be controlled at all times.
  • Stargazer Friendly
  • TT & Biker Friendly
  • Walker Friendly
  • Wi-Fi

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Non smoking establishment

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available
Ardwhallan Outdoor Education Centre, West Baldwin, Douglas, IM4 5EU
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  • WelcomeBiker Friendly Biker Friendly 2020
  • WelcomeCycling Friendly Cycling Friendly 2020
  • WelcomeDog Friendly Dog Friendly 2020
  • WelcomeStargazer Friendly Stargazer Friendly 2020
  • WelcomeWalker Friendly Walker Friendly 2020
  • WelcomeFamily Friendly Family Friendly 2020
  • WelcomeGroup Friendly Group Friendly 2020
  • WelcomeCar Club Friendly Car Club Friendly 2020

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Season (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

Special Offers

  • Ardwhallan Hostel Family Staycation Offer

    Located in the centre of the Island, our hostel offers a peaceful retreat, with access to the Manx countryside on our doorstep. Enjoy country walks, mountain biking, bird watching or the quiet tranquility of our location.

    For more information on our hostel, costs and details of how to book, visit:



    Visitors will be able to redeem this special offer immediately

    More offers like this - Island Staycations

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the Hospital roundabout, head northwest towards Strang. Go straight across the Strang roundabout onto Mount Rule Road. After 1.7km turn right onto West Baldwin Road for 4km until to you reach the steep driveway to the centre on the left. If you reach Injebreck Reservoir you've gone too far!

Public Transport Directions

The nearest bus route is the no.5 which runs to the hospital. Taxis from the Douglas area are relatively cheap.

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