Self-catering kitchen at YHA

Self-catering holidays

Self-catering getaways

Looking for that perfect self-catering break in a great location? Explore YHA's fantastic hostels which offer the perfect accommodation to suit your needs at the end of a fun-packed day exploring England or Wales. 

Perfect for those who love to get off the beaten track, our hostels can be found in some great places including on the coast, the lakes, within a stone's throw of hidden beaches, tucked away in the hills. We offer a variety of self-catering options from YHA Camping & Cabins to YHA Exclusive Hire, so take your pick. 

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Self-catering kitchen at YHA

Tasty cheap meal ideas to cook up in a hostel

Travelling can be expensive, especially if you find yourself eating out a lot. But cooking tasty meals doesn’t have to break the bank – why not use your self-catering facilities at your hostel and cook you and your fellow travellers a budget-friendly meal? To make...

Fruit and vegtables

Springtime recipes

Dear splendid pies and hearty casseroles: it was good while it lasted, but as the season is changing, we're setting some new intentions. As spring creeps in, we're craving delicious meals that are packed with nutrients. Here are three quick, easy and healthy...


Easy hostel meals

From a sizzling all-you-can eat breakfast to a fish you caught yourself at the beach - good food might be our fave reason to go travelling! But you don't have to cross the globe (and spend loads) to add an international flavour...

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 and save 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?

Don't fancy cooking?

At YHA we pride ourselves on delivering delicious food and drink.

We offer affordable prices for everyone to get stuck into, so if you fancy have a night off cooking, our cafes and restaurants have got you covered.

Food and drink