Coastal locations

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Coastal locations

Coastal locations

Whether you prefer ice cream on the beach, trying to catch the perfect wave or navigating an invigorating coastal path, a break by the sea is always a delight.

With YHAs along the coasts of England and Wales you’re sure to discover your perfect location.

YHA Whitby

Enjoy breath taking views over the harbour and North Yorkshire Moors with just a short walk to the town and the beach, via 199 steps.

YHA Boggle Hole

If you're looking for UK beach breaks or just accommodation near Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay, YHA Boggle Hole could be just the place.

YHA Scarborough

YHA Scarborough is the perfect base to enjoy, explore, or simply unwind on the beautiful North Yorkshire coast.

YHA Hunstanton

If you enjoy walking holidays, cycling, bird-watching or fun on the beach, this hostel is ideal for a cheap family seaside break or activity getaway.

YHA Wells-next-the-Sea

With wonderful wildlife, winding waymarked trails, serene salt marshes and a sweeping stretch of sandy beach, you'd be hard pressed to find somewhere more picturesque.

YHA Sheringham

Our blue-skied town has buckets (and spades!) of traditional charm and it's just right for family breaks.

YHA Eastbourne

YHA Eastbourne is great for family breaks on the South Downs. Only one mile from the town centre and seafront, it’s the perfect base for a country or seaside holiday.

YHA Brighton

The pebble beach and the famous Brighton Pier are both less than a minute's walk from this four star hostel, brand new to YHA in 2014.

YHA Littlehampton

For a family holiday in the South East, try this cosy 4 star hostel - ideal for bucket and spade seaside breaks.

YHA Swanage

This large, sea facing, Victorian villa is situated five minutes' walking distance from the award-winning beach of Swanage - the only Blue Flag beach along the entire Dorset Jurassic Coast.

YHA Lulworth Cove

Offering coastal and countryside experiences, this timber rural retreat on the edge of a fishing village has plenty to keep everyone entertained for a great Dorset family holiday or weekend break.

YHA Portland

YHA Portland has spectacular views over Lyme Bay and Portland Harbour. Chesil Beach is nearby, while award-winning Weymouth Beach is best for paddling and swimming.

YHA Beer

For an activity break, try mackerel fishing and safe sea swimming at the nearby beach or for a real Jurassic coast holiday: fossil hunting.

YHA Boswinger

With miles of beautiful coastline and tucked away beaches on the doorstep, this hostel provides an ideal base for walkers, nature-lovers, paddle-boarders, kayakers, sunbathers and cyclists.

YHA Coverack

If you love spectacular coastal walks, secluded beaches and exhilarating windsurfing, head for this Victorian country house with panoramic sea views.

YHA Lizard

Its special peninsula location means there are fabulous panoramic sea views, beachcombing, walking and unique wildflowers so it’s a popular location.

YHA Penzance

YHA Penzance is an excellent base for exploring the local area - it's just 15 minutes' walk from the seafront and it is the departure point for sailings to the Isles of Scilly.

YHA Land's End

YHA Land's End is tucked away with fine views to the sea and a five minute walk to the South West Coast Path - perfect for a value family break.

YHA Perranporth

YHA Perranporth is a small and friendly hostel, situated in a stunning cliff-top location with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and two and a half miles of sandy beach.

YHA Treyarnon

Just 50 meters from the sea, and offering some of the best sunsets in the YHA network, YHA Treyarnon Bay is a lively, medium sized hostel on the north Cornwall coast.

YHA Tintagel

This hostel is perched right on the cliff top and has the most stunning views of the North Cornwall Coast.

YHA Boscastle

A lovely spot in a steep-sided valley on the rugged north Cornwall coast, this National Trust-owned rural retreat is on the harbour edge.

YHA Minehead

Not only is Minehead a picturesque seaside resort with a cracking sandy beach, it’s also the northern gateway to the National Park, the area’s largest town and the start point of the South West Coast Path.

YHA Port Eynon

Britain’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the gorgeous Gower Peninsula boasts 34 miles of breathtaking coastline and 50 unspoilt beaches.

YHA Gower

On the Gower Peninsula, Britain’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, YHA Gower is an ideal base for your family to explore the area's coves, woods, moorland and castles.

YHA Manorbier

This cliff top hostel offers fabulous ocean views, coastal paths and sandy beaches that are popular with surfers and children alike.

YHA Broad Haven

YHA Broad Haven is just 100m from the gorgeous sandy Blue Flag Broad Haven beach and the Pembrokeshire coastal footpath.

YHA St David's

This rural retreat is a converted farmhouse at Whitesands Bay, one of Britain’s Blue Flag beaches, great for a cheap family seaside break.

YHA Pwll Deri

A remote and idyllic cliff top setting with spectacular views and glorious sunsets, perfectly situated for activity breaks and walking holidays.

YHA Poppit Sands

Ideal for a fabulous beach break, this hostel is located on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coastline in Wales.

YHA Borth

Overlooking Cardigan Bay with the chance of seeing dolphins and seals and just 20 metres from a beautiful sandy beach, this Edwardian house is perfect for a UK coastal holiday and is ideal for cheap family breaks in Wales.

YHA Conwy

This Welsh hostel is perfectly located for families, groups or anyone wanting access to nearby coastal resorts or an activity break in Snowdonia.

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