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Climbing breaks

Explore our climbing breaks

Thinking of booking a climbing adventure? Reach new heights and take in some breath-taking views in some of the most charming locations in England and Wales.

Suited to all levels, you will get to discover mighty rockfaces whilst admiring the beauty of the nearby surroundings.

Stay in a YHA hostel. Our unique properties are perfectly positioned in the best locations in England and Wales for climbing holidays, where you will meet great people and come back quality accommodation, practical facilities, and delicious food. We'll always make sure you have an adrenaline-filled adventure.

View some of our popular climbing blog posts

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6 outdoor activites in the Lake District for nature lovers

The Lake District is always one of the top destinations in the UK for nature lovers, whether you’re visiting from abroad or doing a staycation. Nature lovers have a great selection of outdoor activities in the Lake District, as...

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Snowdonia: Britain's playground

Snowdonia National Park, capped by the highest mountain in England and Wales, is a wild area – with a wildly diverse range of activities. Planning a trip? Here's what you need to know: For families Snowdonia holds big things...

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Three days in the Peak District

It can be tricky knowing what to do when you’re holidaying in an unfamiliar place, so we’ve put together a 'three days in the Peak District' itinerary that you can follow which gives some of the possible things to do when...

Accommodation options for your climbing break

Shared rooms

Try YHA shared rooms for a true hostel experience

Private rooms

Enjoy personal space in a private room

Camping & Cabins

Get closer to nature with YHA Camping & Cabins

Exclusive Hire

Hire the whole place for your group

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