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Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Whitby

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Whitby

Love the ghosts, garments and goths of Whitby's unique seaside town? YHA Whitby is located right at the heart of its heritage - sitting proudly beside the iconic Whitby Abbey ruins at the top of the 199 steps! An inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula and home to the world-famous Whitby Goth Weekend, Whitby is full of spooky surprises. Discover the equally unforgettable history and secrets of our Grade 1 listed mansion; the ultimate place to stay.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Lee Valley

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Lee Valley

Want the best of both worlds? Experience all the joys of the great outdoors just twenty minutes away from central London! With its unique layout of rustic wooden lodges, YHA London Lee Valley sits in 10,000 acres of fantastic walking and cycling routes, exciting activities and unforgettable wildlife. With trains to London just minutes away, you can soak up the beauty of Lee Valley Park and explore the bustling capital in one memorable stay.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Cambridge

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Cambridge

When it comes to being at one with its famously academic location, our beautifully refurbished YHA Cambridge is top of the class. From its unique murals of local legends to its state-of-the-art cycling facilities, our 4-star cosmopolitan Hostel of the Week leaves everyone feeling inspired.

Just 5 minutes from the train station and perfect for exploring the historic university city, earn your backpacker's degree at this fun and lively hostel.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London St Paul's

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London St Paul's

Steeped in history and literally seconds from the famous cathedral, YHA London St Paul's is proud to be our first London Hostel of the Week. After nearly 100 years as a school for choirboys, this remarkable-looking building boasts the ultimate location for exploring London's most fascinating tourist attractions.

Whether you're an international group or a family of fun-seekers, a stay at our most historic London hostel is anything but ordinary.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Cardiff Central

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Cardiff Central

Let's have a big "Croeso i Gymru" - Welcome to Wales! Our first Welsh Hostel of the Week is YHA Cardiff Central, a stylish new hostel and the perfect place to explore the Welsh capital.

Packed with handy facilities to enhance your break and super close to tempting attractions, this welcoming hostel bustles with well-rested travellers and helpful staff. From murals of local heroes to premium rooms worthy of a hotel, you're bound to leave impressed.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Brighton

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Brighton

One of our newest locations, YHA Brighton is as vibrant and quirky as the legendary seaside town itself. With luxurious sea view rooms, decor that oozes Regency glamour and a seafront location to die for, it's easy to see why this hostel feels so special. Join the party in our bar, make us your base for Brighton's iconic festivals, or treat yourself to homemade cake in our stylish cafe - a stay at YHA Brighton is anything but ordinary.

Vote for the UK’s favourite National Cycle Network route

Vote for the UK’s favourite National Cycle Network route

Sustrans is asking the public to choose their favourite part of the National Cycle Network, as part of celebrations to mark 20 years since the Network was developed by the charity.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Wasdale Hall

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Wasdale Hall

YHA Wasdale Hall sits on the shore of England's deepest lake and in the shadow of its highest mountain - there's no wonder this impressive 19th century manor is our Hostel of the Week.

A huge hit with adventurers, this luxurious hostel is perfect for tackling the dramatic Scafell Pike and everyone is stunned by Britain's Favourite View just outside the door. Recharge in its spacious oak-panelled rooms and prepare to be inspired.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Holmbury

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Holmbury

Give a huge round of applause for our first ever Hostel of the Week; our historic rural retreat YHA Holmbury! If you dream of a traditional friendly Youth Hostel with loads of personality, ramblers with a story to tell and the sound of owls hooting outside - look no further.

YHA Holmbury is nestled in over 4,000 acres of woodland to explore, and makes the perfect base for anyone in love with the great outdoors.

Take the Classroom to the Great British Outdoors

Take the Classroom to the Great British Outdoors

Let students escape the traditional classroom to enjoy the glorious countryside and who knows what it will bring out in them? Outdoor learning is a great way to inspire young people and it's fantastic for sparking their creativity and teaching them about their environment.

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