Holiday with your hound
Looking for that perfect break that combines the great outdoors, perfect walks with accommodation that suits both you and your four-legged friend?
Perfect for dog owners who enjoy outdoor pursuits, rambling, fresh air, and more. Our hostels can be found on some of the prettiest coastlines, tucked away and hidden in the hills or by the lakes. So, you can get to see some great scenery together.
Many of our hostels welcome dogs, so take a look. Options include YHA Exclusive Hire and YHA Camping & Cabins. Get ready for your perfect trip with your four-legged companion.
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Why book your break with YHA?
Camping & Cabins
Get closer to nature with our Camping & Cabins
Hire the entire place
With sole use of the property, you can come and go as you please
Young person discount
Bringing anyone under 26 years old? You'll get 5% off
Cater to all tastes
Self-catering kitchen with utensils, crockery and cutlery
Best price guaranteed
Book direct for the lowest and fairest price
From countryside to city, you can't beat our locations
Supporting a charity
Every booking helps us create more adventures for young people
Ready to book your getaway?
YHA Camping & Cabins
Discover the great outdoors and reconnect with nature with our camping and glamping options.
From bell tents and tipis to Landpods and camping barns, we offer options for all tastes.
Dogs can stay with their owners, either for free if you pitch your own tent, or for just £5 per night if you opt for one of our cabin or glamping options – simply pay on arrival.
Things to do with your dog
Discover fantastic activities and things to do with your four-legged companion while on a YHA getaway and get ready for an adventure to remember.
Create memories that you will cherish forever. Whether it's outdoor activities, hidden gems, national treasures or a countryside ramble that you enjoy, our hostels are in great locations that offer plenty of choice for your break with YHA.
Indulge in impressive mountain scenery and a 65ft waterfall that inspired many of Wordsworth's great works. See the National Trust website See the Visit Cumbria website
Take the steam train from Embsay or park at the Abbey for a stroll and picnic by the river.
Take in the scenic views and gardens down to the shores of Windermere. See the house first created by William Gaddum, a silk merchant from Manchester, as his family's 'summer house'. Brows
With panoramic views over the Eden valley, the 13th century castle has a maze of passages and spiral stairways to explore. The grounds also make it an ideal picnic spot. Visit the English Her
Situated in a former china claypit near St Austell, the Eden Project features a series of immense golf ball-shaped biomes which contain spectacularly exotic artificial Mediterranean, rainforest and ot
Rising from the valley floor, the cable cars give you stunning views of the Derwent Valley and surrounding Peak District.
Step back in time with magnificent steam engines and beautiful rural stations. The railway is lovingly preserved and charmingly authentic.
Travel for seven miles from a delightful coastal village, through two glorious valleys to the foot of England’s highest mountains. Visit the Railway website
Robin Hood's Bay is a picturesque old fishing village with delightful streets and old fisher-folk running cafes. The village is rife with tall tales of old smugglers.
With its 2,500 year history, stunning location and panoramic views of the Yorkshire coastline, the castle is well worth a visit. Visit the website
The spectacular voyage gives you views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the delightful wooded islands.
Hire the whole hostel
Take one of our properties for yourself and bring your four-legged friend with you on a holiday with YHA.
Dogs are welcome at many of our Exclusive Hire properties, all of which are perfectly positioned for wonderful walkies. You can bring up to four dogs with you, at a cost of £30 per dog for the duration of your stay.
Assistance dogs are welcome at YHA. We recommend you contact the hostel prior to your arrival to agree any special arrangements that may be required.
See our dogs policy for full details on bringing your dog with you.