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Book your next break with YHA

Explore our amazing variety of breaks in England & Wales

With a network of hostels spanning the length and breadth of England and Wales, YHA are perfectly placed to offer a vast range of breaks in the UK to you, no matter your preference.

From activity breaks in the mountains, to traditional seaside escapes and rural retreats, we've got something for everybody.

Stay in a private room, sleep under the stars in our amazing YHA Camping & Cabins options or hiring the whole property for yourself. We’re sure you will have a memorable break with YHA.

Activities for all tastes and preferences

Activity breaks

Looking for an adrenaline-filled activity break packed with adventure? Whether you want to cycle down (or up) Snowdonia, walk the rolling fells in the Lake District, climb a rugged limestone crag in the Peak District or paddle downstream in Devon, let us take you there with an amazing activity getaway with YHA.

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Activity centres

Our unique activity centres are perfectly positioned for a breath-taking and heart-pumping time. With experienced and highly skilled instructors, there’s no better place to scale new heights, make a splash or wear in your walking boots.  If you like holidays that aren’t about relaxing, these are the hostels for you.

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Jam-packed with opportunities to enjoy exhilarating adventures, activities designed to challenge, motivate and inspire, and chances to get enveloped in the great outdoors, YHA residentials offer more than just a bed for the night, we’ll help you make memories that will last a lifetime.

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Breaks for all types of people and groups

Couple walking at YHA Ilam Hall

Couples' holidays

If you’re looking for a couple’s holiday, then stay with YHA. Our hostels can be found on some of the prettiest coastlines, in enchanted forests and by coastal cliff-tops - escape and spend some quality time with your loved one.

Couples' breaks

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Dog-friendly holidays

Breaks with YHA are perfect for dog owners who enjoy outdoor pursuits, rambling and fresh air. Get our and see some great scenery together.   

Dog-friendly breaks

Family walking next to a lake

Family holidays

Looking for a family-friendly holiday spot? We offer breaks that combined the great outdoors, walks, activities, and adventure suitable for all the family to enjoy.

Family breaks

Group of friends jumping on the beach

Friends' holidays

Looking for that perfect break to catch up with friends? Explore YHA's fantastic hostels in England and Wales which offer the perfect accommodation to suits your needs at the end of a fun-packed day exploring. 

Friends' breaks

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Child-friendly holidays

If you were hoping for perfect walks, activities and adventure or maybe a stay with access to a popular city or family beach then explore YHA's fantastic hostels. We have the perfect accommodation to suits your needs.

Child-friendly breaks

Birds eye view of YHA Snowdon Bryn Gywnant

Outdoor holidays

Walks and cycling trails, outstanding scenery, activities and adventure - we've got it all. Explore YHA's fantastic hostels in England and Wales which offer the perfect accommodation to suit your needs and preferences.

Outdoor breaks

Self catering kitchen at YHA

Self-catering holidays

Looking for that perfect self-catering break in a great location? Explore YHA's fantastic hostels for the perfect accommodation at the end of a fun-packed day exploring. 

Self-catering breaks

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