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Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Thameside

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Thameside

Our last (but not least!) Hostel of the Week in the capital, YHA London Thameside lets you experience the city like a true EastEnder. With hidden gem Rotherhithe on our doorstep, you can explore the local area's maritime heritage and pretty green spaces.

Alternatively, use us as a friendly base for a school trip or bargain break - the city centre's famous attractions are just a short ride away.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Ironbridge Coalport

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Ironbridge Coalport

The industrial revolution was "born" in Ironbridge over 250 years ago - the rest is history. YHA Ironbridge Coalport is housed in the oldest surviving building of the Coalport China factory, making it an ideal base to explore the surrounding World Heritage Site.

With top cycling routes and 10 award-winning museums (including Blist Hill Victorian Village) nearby, this hostel is perfect for family holidays.

Winter City Breaks

Winter City Breaks

It's never too cold for a city break!

Oh the weather outside may be frightful, but it's perfect weather for getting to know a city better. From winter festivals to Christmas markets, there's plenty of things to see and do this season in some of the best cities in the UK. There might even be a glass of mulled wine (or two!) on offer to keep you warm.

YHA has budget accommodation in all of these fantastic cities so you've always got somewhere comfortable to rest your head after a busy day exploring the local area.

Book now for YHA Summer Camps 2016!

Book now for YHA Summer Camps 2016!

Whether it's adrenaline-fuelled rollercoaster rides or a challenging journey of self-discovery, a YHA Summer Camp is a week to remember! From dawn until dusk kids can try new activities, make new friends and have loads of fun - all in a safe and supportive environment of expertly-trained staff. Our three Summer Camps share a mad passion for the great outdoors, but which would you choose?

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Black Sail

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Black Sail

Dream of escaping to the wilderness? YHA Black Sail is the ultimate way to experience the great outdoors - miles from the nearest road and surrounded by Lord of the Rings-esque scenery. If you love REALLY rural hikes, electricity-free socialising and the sound of sheep baa-ing outside, you can't beat this world-famous hostel. Leave reality behind for unrivalled Lake District adventures.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA York

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA York

Just a riverside walk from the city centre, YHA York is the perfect base to a city that lives and breathes history. Our refurbished Victorian hostel offers great facilities for families, school groups and tourists - expect delicious food and a warm welcome. From Christmas shopping on cobbled streets to the most attractions per square mile in the UK, York's thriving culture makes it a must.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Oxford Street

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Oxford Street

Don't just visit Soho, live right in the middle of it with a stay at our comfortable and modern home-from-home. YHA London Oxford Street welcomes backpackers, families and Christmas shoppers to a hideaway with vibrant decor and a tight-knit communal atmosphere. Wake up with a view of the London Eye, explore the fab West End nightlife on our doorstep, or find every kind of shop just minutes away.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Eastbourne

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Eastbourne

It may look space-age, but YHA Eastbourne is perfect for a traditional outdoor adventure. Our small yet state-of-the-art hostel sits 400 metres from the South Downs Way and a mile from Eastbourne's seaside attractions.

With an intimate 30-bed atmosphere, this relaxing base has everything you need to recharge between activities. Walk to Beachy Head on our doorstep or get nostalgic on a family holiday.

Explore London's Christmas Magic

Explore London's Christmas Magic

Whether you’re a seasoned Londoner or a Saturday shopper, there’s no denying London has some of the best Christmas festivities in the UK. Don’t miss out on winter wonderlands, the cream of British entertainment, and a huge variety of traditional and alternative events. With the biggest choice of shops and attractions getting their jingle on, our London hostels are ready for you.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Castleton Losehill Hall

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Castleton Losehill Hall

Want a hostel with gorgeous decor, modern facilities and an enviable Peak District location? With its lush social spaces and huge grounds, YHA Castleton Losehill Hall ticks all the boxes. Explore Castleton village on our doorstep, discover 4 show caves nearby, or enjoy classic walks up to Mam Tor. A hub of adventure, this delightful mansion has everything from animals to activities.

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