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Private rooms from £29 per night, pods and cabins from £39 per night

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Camping & Cabins

Camping & Cabins

from £39 per night

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Hostels & camping in England & Wales

With a varied landscape, inspiring views and something for everyone, England and Wales is a must for all. Discover the best areas of these two magnificent countries with YHA as you experience our excellent accommodation in the most beautiful and accessible locations.

If you're interested in travelling overseas, Hostelling International provides access to more than 90 Youth Hostel Associations around the world, with a total of over 4,000 hostels in 90 countries.

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You'll always get the lowest price when you book direct with us. Guaranteed.

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Special offers

YHA Hawkshead

10% off seven-night stays

Book a self-catering break to reconnect with family, friends, and the outdoors with our 10% discount when you book a seven-night break at selected hostels. Book your week’s stay for less today.

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YHA Tanners Hatch

£99 Sundays

Right now, we’re offering Sunday night for just £99 when booked as part of a three-night break selected Exclusive Hire properties (excluding school holidays). Book weekend break today. 

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Membership discount

10% membership discount

Become a YHA and you can save 10% off your entire booking (including meals) when you book to stay at one of our 150+ hostels across England and Wales, only when booking directly.

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Early bird offer

Save 10% when you book early

The early bird catches the best holiday deals! That’s how the saying goes, isn’t it? If you book your next YHA getaway more than 90 days in advance, we’ll give you 10% off the price of your stay. 

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Popular destinations

London Big Ben


A metropolis of culture, history and amazing nightlife, London is an exciting balance of blending the old with the new. Sightseeing takes on a new role in this adventurous city, with hundreds of places to visit.

Places to stay in London



Cornwall is famous for its diversity of activities, entertainment and sights to see. As the haven for domestic summer holidays - as well as the cultural homeland of Britain's surfers.

Places to stay in Cornwall



Devon is known for its rolling hills, rustic villages and relaxed pace of life. The Jurassic Coast to the south is a World Heritage Site in itself, and filled with charming fishing towns and stunning scenery.

Places to stay in Devon

Lake District

Lake District

For those with an interest in outdoor activities, the Lake District is the real capital of Britain. Comprised of 885 square miles of mountains, woodland, lakes and vast open spaces.

Places to stay in the Lake District



Probably most famous for its urban street art form Banksy but Bristol has so much more to offer.

Places to stay in Bristol


Hostelling International

Travel abroad with Hostelling International who provide access to over 4,000 hostels in 90 countries.

Places to stay abroad

Discover YHA

We are YHA

We transform young lives forever through travel and real adventure. You may not know it but, when you choose YHA, you’re helping us change young lives for the better, forever. Every penny we make is used to improve access to travel and real adventure for all young people. So when you stay with us, you’re contributing to opening up a world of possibilities to young people, many of whom just wouldn’t be able to take a break without us.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Many hostels have been awarded for their excellence

Investors in people

Investors in People 2013

BYTA Outstanding Achievement

BYTA Outstanding Achievement

School Travel Awards

School Travel Awards - Best Residential Experience 2019/20