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Camping Pods in England and Wales
Stay in a camping pod and you keep all the great things about camping – the spirit of adventure, the feeling of being closer to nature, the romance of it all - but you’re better protected from the elements. Some of our pods are unfurnished so bring all your usual camping gear (except the tent) and some of our pods even offer beds and bedding for a more comfortable stay. Stay once and you won’t want to stay any other way.
Guests will have access to the hostel facilities including showers, toilets, self-catering kitchens and restaurants/cafe bars where available for the duration of their stay.
Our pods boast electrical sockets, a radiator to keep you warm and a small decking area, perfect for disposable BBQs.
Our camping pods include:
Standard Pod: max. 2 adults and 1 child (not suitable for 3 adults).
Large Pod: max. 2 adults and 3 children or 4 adults.
Large Pod Plus: 4 adults – mattresses, futons and bedding are included
Large Pod Deluxe: 4 adults, all bedding provided along with a wet room with WC and shower, double bed and double sofa bed.
YHA have camping pods at several remarkable locations. We have various types of pod available and these wooden structures are insulated, have an electricity supply and some even a veranda so you can sit out and enjoy the beautiful view from this cosy little home-from-home.
Pods offer secure, private accommodation that’s insulated and has both heating and lighting – so they’re comfortable all year round.
Click on a location to show detailed information about a specific hostel.
Camping Pod Locations:
YHA Hawkshead and YHA Borrowdale
For an overnight out of the ordinary, book a camping pod in these glorious Lake District settings. Located in a valley, the mountain scenery is stunning and already a favoured place to stay for Coast to Coast walkers. Pods available: Four Standard and four Large Camping Pods at YHA Hawkshead, three Standard Camping Pods at YHA Borrowdale.
YHA Grinton Lodge and YHA Malham
These Yorkshire Youth Hostels are ideal places to come for a walking holiday with the Coast to Coast path and the Pennine Way passing nearby. These locations are perfect for activity breaks and are surrounded by quality mountain biking trails. Pods available: Three Standard and two Large Camping Pods at YHA Grinton Lodge, two Standard Camping pods at YHA Malham.
YHA South Downs
Located in the National Park and close to Brighton, it’s ideal for low cost holidays near the south coast. The South Downs Way and magnificent 360-degree views await. Pods available: Two Standard and two Large Camping Pods
Visit Shakespeare's birthplace and enjoy a comfortable stay in one of the Youth Hostel's megapods - perfect for a family visit. Pods available: Three Large Pod Plus
Stay in a camping pod plus on the top of a cliff at this Pembrokeshire Youth Hostel. Coastal paths and sandy beaches are right on the doorstep. Pods available: Three Large Pod Plus