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Tours around London | Day tours in London

Tours around London | Day tours in London

London is a city known worldwide for its wealth of cultures, its iconic buildings, its status within the world of art, fashion and music and its position as a worldwide sporting hotspot. It’s almost impossible to feel like you’ve ‘done’ London but you can go some way to feeling like you’ve ticked off plenty of landmarks with a tour of the city.

Top tips for foraging

Top tips for foraging

September is the time of abundance in the hedgerows and woodland of England and Wales. Blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and elderberries all grow wild, often in spots you might not think, while rosehips, hazelnuts and hawthorn berries are just some of the special treats you can discover if you know where to look!

It’s important to be careful while you’re picking though, so here are our top tips for foraging this September.

1. Be absolutely sure of what you’re picking before you eat it; if you’re not certain, leave it be.

Top attractions in Cornwall for families

Top attractions in Cornwall for families

If you’re planning a family holiday on British shores, Cornwall is always high up on any list of potential destinations. The long car journey to the far south west of the country is definitely worth it and usually a haven for holidaymakers far and wide. Enjoy beautiful beaches, quaint towns and villages and a superb range of restaurants keeping tourists entertained, fed and watered.

Things to Do for Kids in the Lake District

Things to Do for Kids in the Lake District

While the Lake District is perhaps most famous for its stunning walking terrain and beautiful views, you might be lulled into thinking there isn’t an awful lot for children to enjoy on a trip to England’s most visited National Park. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, there are countless things to do in the Lake District for kids, with boat rides, castles and activity centres aplenty. And of course, YHA are unparalleled in the range of Lakeland locations we can offer for you to stay, with 21 hostels within the boundaries of the National Park itself.

YHA’s Top Picks for Rooftop Bars in London

YHA’s Top Picks for Rooftop Bars in London

With one of the world’s most impressive and recognisable skylines, there are few superior places to enjoy a rooftop drink or a bite to eat than in London. The city boasts a number of excellent establishments, with a variety of prices, locations and of course, views to enjoy. Make the most of your stay with YHA with a visit to any of these six brilliant bars.

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Magical moments - the art of creating a magical family holiday

Magical moments - the art of creating a magical family holiday

From rolling down hills to climbing up mountains, jumping in muddy puddles to relaxing in the warmth of a sunny afternoon, family time together builds bonds that last a lifetime. Add a little YHA magic to the mix and you have authentic UK adventures at affordable prices. But with so many places to visit where do you begin your adventure? Here’s where we can help.

Explore Things to Do for Free in London

Explore Things to Do for Free in London

London is crammed with tourist attractions, with a gallery, a theatre, a sporting venue or a historical feature on every other street corner, drawing people from around the world. Sometimes, however, London can be an expensive place to visit, so it can pay to do your research and find cheap accommodation and free tourist attractions to help to bring down the cost of a visit to the capital.

Explore Cool Things To Do In London

Explore Cool Things To Do In London

For those visiting London for the first time, there's little to worry about when it comes to filling your days in the UK's capital. There are a whole host of renowned tourist attractions available for visitors to enjoy, but it's the lesser known or simple gems that can often conjure the greatest memories when visiting a city of the size and scale of London, especially if you want to avoid the obvious and impress your mates!

To help you out, we've collated a list of 8 super cool things to do on your next trip to London.

Things to Do In London For Families

Things to Do In London For Families

A trip to London with the family and the kids can seem like a great way to spend a bank holiday or a half term break. Finding things for the kids to enjoy and keeping everyone happy on the other hand can prove to be rather more difficult! With great value accommodation including spacious family rooms and en-suites available across the city, YHA are well positioned to give you a head start when it comes to organising your break in the capital.

Explore Great Walks Near London

Explore Great Walks Near London

Living in or travelling to London is often associated with bustling streets, a fast pace of life, and limited opportunity to get to appreciate the landscape that both the city and the surrounding area has to offer. London is fortunate in that it has so much to offer in terms of variety, both in the city itself but also within a reasonably small radius which surrounds the city.

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