Explore our village breaks
Looking for an idyllic village break? Stay in a village for a peaceful holiday and get closer to nature with coastal walks and countryside paths situated close by. With breaks from the Lake District to Yorkshire and Wales, you can stay at the heart of some of the best rural landscapes with YHA.
Our historic and unique properties are perfectly positioned in the best locations for a village holiday, where you will meet friendly people and come back to comfortable accommodation, practical facilities and delicious food. We'll always make sure you have a visit you remember.
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Places to stay in the village
Stay with YHA and discover the beautiful landscapes across England and Wales.
You can explore the quaint towns, cosy pubs, and rambling routes all within easy reach of your doorstep. Our hostels are located close to some of the prettiest market towns and villages in England and Wales, so take your pick and make your village break one to remember.
With gorgeous coast and countryside, rolling hills and everything in between, there's nowhere in the world quite like Cornwall.
Yorkshire is filled with lively cities, beautiful villages, breath-taking countryside, and a stunning coastline.
Devon is known for its charming countryside, rolling hills, traditional villages, and relaxed atmosphere.
Dorset is packed with historic buildings, wonderful beaches, idyllic villages, and family attractions, making it a super holiday spot.
Comprised of 885 square miles of mountains, lakes, market towns and villages, the Lake District is the ideal rural escape.
Stay in this beautiful part of England and discover the moors, valleys and market towns of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Explore the magical countryside of Britain's oldest national park, which includes pretty towns and villages that are tourist hotspots all year round.
Explore this medieval market town, made up of rolling countryside, fascinating history and wonderful walking and cycling routes.
Holiday in England’s most northerly county and discover exciting walking terrain or visit the pretty towns of Alnwick and Berwick.
Herefordshire is home to delightful countryside, history and culture, and several quaint villages just waiting to be explored.
With miles of breath-taking countryside, beautiful coastline, great nightlife, and an iconic national park, Wales is a great holiday spot.
Home to a spectacular landscape, magical lakes and rivers and an array of charming villages, Snowdonia is the perfect spot for a peaceful break.
With miles of beautiful coastline and acres of stunning countryside, there are plenty of things to see and do when visiting Sussex.
Discover the magical Brecon Beacons National Park with a stay with YHA. Including Pen Y Fan, the area boasts great walking and climbing opportunities.
Dartmoor is the perfect spot for a rural getaway, with miles of stunning countryside, pretty towns, and wild, rugged landscape.
At 1,000 feet above sea level, Buxton in the highest market town in England, packed with famous Georgian and Victorian architecture.
The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a stunning landscape of open heather moors, enchanted woodlands, and stone-built villages.
This county is best known for its famous chalk clifftops, its quirky towns and villages and its pretty countryside and coastline.
Isle of Wight
With a dramatic coastline, breath-taking scenery and charming towns and villages to discover, there is always plenty to see and do in the area.
Nottinghamshire is the perfect mix of city and countryside, with attractive villages, towns, and parks.
Properties to hire in the village
Hire the whole property to yourself and explore the pretty market towns and villages located close by.
Make sure to capture the stunning scenery and views in your memory whilst you discover everything these beautiful towns and villages in England and Wales have to offer. Our hostels are at the heart of it all, so take your pick and make your village break one to remember.
Whether it’s a remote cliff-top getaway or a rural retreat in the countryside you’re looking for, discover our unique and properties available for your getaway.
We have plenty of unique properties at the heart of the Yorkshire countryside and pretty market towns and villages. See for yourself.
Take your pick from our properties on rural coastline, as well as in the heart of Dartmoor National Park and quaint villages.
If you’re looking for a peaceful escape with plenty to see and do in the area, take a pick from our well-positioned properties.
If you’re looking for the perfect getaway, we have plenty of properties at the heart of the Lake District.
From grand houses to a Victorian folly in a well-known village, take your pick from our range of Peak District properties available to hire.
Take your pick from our unique properties, located in some of the country’s most peaceful and tranquil spots.
Choose from a range of unique properties which offer the great access to some of the most picturesque towns and villages in the area.
We have some amazing properties available to hire for those looking to enjoy a peaceful, slow-paced rural escape.
Take your pick from a range of properties perfectly positioned for discovering the vibrant market towns and villages.
We have some great properties available to hire situated in the Snowdonia National Park. A walkers’ paradise.
Hire a YHA property in Sussex and have easy access to some of the best scenery and landscapes the area has to offer.
Hire one of our unique properties situated at the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Choose from our range of properties in the Dartmoor National Park and discover the natural beauty of the surroundings.
Isle of Wight
Take your pick from two fantastic properties are positioned for exploring the many things to see and do in the Isle of Wight.
Hire YHA Sherwood Forest and discover the splendid mix of Nottinghamshire countryside and city life.