Couple walking at YHA Ilam Hall

Couples' holidays

Get away together

Ready for a trip that combines the great outdoors and adventure with romantic activities? Explore idyllic destinations across England and Wales with YHA.

Our hostels can be found on some of the prettiest coastlines, tucked away in enchanted forests or in the hills, where you can truly escape and spend some quality time together. Or you might fancy a break full of culture in a fantastic town or city, where you can enjoy locally sourced food and wander the streets, soaking up the atmosphere.

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Why book your break with YHA?

Private rooms

Enjoy personal space in a private room

Camping & Cabins

Get closer to nature with our Camping & Cabins

Exclusive Hire

Hire the whole place for you and your group

Best price guaranteed

Book direct with YHA for the lowest price

Self-catering options

We cater for all with utensils, crockery and cutlery provided

YHA Member discount

Become a member to save more on every booking

Young person discount

Bring anyone under 26 years old and get 5% off

Lots of activities

Pick from locations with access to amazing adventure

Ready to book your getaway?

Activity holidays

Want to cycle down (or up) Snowdonia, walk the fells in the Lake District, climb a limestone crag or paddle down in Devon?

Then come and stay with YHA on an adrenaline-filled break.

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Things to do as a couple

Discover fantastic activities and things to do with your loved one whilst on a YHA getaway and get ready for an adventure to remember.

Create memories that you you will cherish forever. Whether it's outdoor activities, national treasures, culture or history that you enjoy, our hostels are in great locations that offer plenty of choice for your break with YHA.

book shop

Barter Books

Barter Books is one of the largest second hand bookshops in Britain. Considered a local tourist attraction, Barter Books is a book shop situated in an old train station.

Conwy Castle

Conwy Castle

One of the most impressive castles in Wales, overlooking the Conwy estuary. Don't miss a walk along the town walls. Visit the website

Go Ape - Forest of Dean

Go Ape - Forest of Dean

High wire fun in the forest – climb rope ladders, zip wire through the trees and tackle high wire rope bridges. YHA members get 10% off outdoor adventures with Go Ape (all activities and locations,


London Dungeon

1000 years of London's gory history, 11 actor led shows and two scary rides make for a chilling experience and a great day out.



How did our ancestors manage to carry the mighty stones from so far away and build this amazing structure? Surrounded by mystery, Stonehenge never fails to impress.

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo is located in beautiful countryside in the heart of England. It's won award for it's conservation and is fun for all the family.

Dog-friendly holidays

The next time you get away with YHA, take the op-paw-tunity to holiday with your hound.

Dogs are welcome to stay with their owners at YHA Camping & Cabins sites and at most of our YHA Exclusive Hire properties.

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