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Walking holidays

Explore our walking breaks

Ready for a walking adventure? Explore natural beauty on foot and wander through fields, tracks and trails in the city, coast and countryside in some of the most picturesque locations in England and Wales on a walking holiday.

Stay in a YHA hostel. Our historic and unique properties are perfectly positioned in the best locations for walking holidays, where you will meet friendly people and come back comfy accommodation, useful facilities, and delicious food. We'll always make sure you have an invigorating adventure.

View some of our popular walking blog posts

Coast path signpost in Cornwall

Cornwall walking routes

With 296 miles of fantastic coastline to explore, oversize cliffs which plummet into the sea, pathways that twist and turn through gorgeous greenery and views which reach out to an endless horizon, Cornwall is a walker’s...

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How to plan a walking route

How to plan a walking route? Planning your own walking route can be a rewarding experience, helping you discover new places or set yourself challenges. Jonathan Elder from Ordnance Survey outlines how to get started. 1. Pick...

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6 walking destinations in the UK you must visit

Walking is also a free way of taking in Britain's scenic sites; here are our 6 favourite walking destinations in the UK Lizard Peninsula Coast About as far south as you can go but still be on the UK mainland, the Lizard...

Accommodation options for your walking 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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