View over Lake Buttermere

Summer getaways

Private rooms, camping, cabins, entire hostels and more available this season

Pictured: Buttermere, stay at YHA Buttermere

Discover national treasures and hidden gems across England and Wales

YHA offers doorstep access to the nation’s most iconic landscapes and landmarks. Be it the foot of the highest mountain, shore of the largest lake, the heart of National Parks or world-famous historic places, you just can’t beat our locations.

We have a range of accommodation available with private roomsYHA Camping & Cabins and YHA Exclusive Hire.

After a year to forget, let’s make this a season to remember. Come and explore.

Special offers

Save 10% when you book early

The early bird catches the best holiday deals! If you book a bed in a shared room, private room or book a Camping & Cabins stay more than 90 days in advance, we’ll give you 10% off.

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YHA members save 10%

Members save 10% when they book to stay at one of our 150+ hostels, only when booking directly either online, over the phone or in-hostel.

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Up to 20% off with hot deals

We’ve got rooms available in stunning locations to tempt you into the great outdoors. Save up to 20% with YHA hot deals.

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Private rooms from £29 per night

We’re offering private rooms in all of these fantastic places and more. Book a great value UK stay today.

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Ambleside lake


One of Cumbria's best known towns and a honeypot for tourists, Ambleside and its surrounding area is a stunning spot for trips of various types.

Cornwall coast


With beautiful beaches, legendary castles, pretty harbour towns and world heritage sites, there's nowhere in the world quite like Cornwall.

Lake District view

Lake District

Home to England's largest mountain and deepest lake, the Lake District is the perfect holiday destination for families and activity seekers. 

Peak District view

Peak District

With some of England's finest walking, climbing and caving terrain, the Peak District is a haven for those with a taste for the outdoors.

London skyline


London has something for everyone: from arts and culture to fine foods and entertainment. YHA has several hostels in the city centre.

Stratford-Upon-Avon building


Best known as the birthplace of Shakespeare, there's more to Stratford-upon-Avon than the bard. Explore the countryside or go cycling.

Wales mountain


Rugged coastlines and mountainous national parks, Wales has got it all. Packed full with Celtic culture, great nightlife and stunning scenery. 

Yorkshire view


Explore God's Own Country, Yorkshire. This historic county is home to Norman castles, medieval abbeys, industrial revolution-era cities and two national parks.

Hire the whole hostel from £299 per night

Spread out, enjoy some space, take the entire place.

We have some top properties available on YHA Exclusive Hire this season. Coastal cottages, manor houses, country lodges… take a look at all these incredible places.

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View some of our popular summer blog posts

White cliffs over ocean in South Downs

Hidden coves and beaches in England and Wales

Think of the British seaside and your first thought might be a seagull nicking your chips on the prom. But, it may surprise you to learn that England and Wales are home to miles of golden sand, turquoise sea and hidden coves that could rival any tropical paradise....

Dog camping in the countryside

YHA’s top dog destinations and puppy tips

At YHA, we love dogs. Many of the team in our hostels are dog owners so they have local knowledge and will give you tips about the local area. Before you go, here are some tips to help you get...

View of the rocks in the countryside

Five hostels off the beaten track

Whether it is a bucket and spade holiday you are after or frolicking through a forest, we have the perfect hostels for you to escape to this summer. The best thing about it is you get the whole hostel to yourself with YHA Exclusive Hire, which we are able to offer...

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Amazing locations

From countryside to city, you can't beat our locations

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