Escape the everyday with a winter break
Wrap up warm for an adventure in the season of glistening winter frosts and clear nights skies. Explore the national treasures and hidden gems of England and Wales and make the most of wonderful winter by booking a break away.
We have a range of accommodation in stunning locations. There’s charming village stays, favourite countryside haunts and sparkling city breaks. Our accommodation ranges from private rooms in historic buildings to renting out an entire hostel by the sea.
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.
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.
Save 10% when you book early
The early bird catches the best holiday deals! If you book your next YHA stay more than 90 days in advance, we’ll give you 10% off.
Private rooms from £29 per night
Set in the rolling countryside of the south west of England, Bath was founded by the Romans as a thermal spa destination - packed full of history and things to do.
Situated in the east of England, Cambridge is home to the prestigious University of Cambridge which dates back to 1209. Explore the colleges, museums and more.
Home to England's largest mountain, its deepest lake and now a World Heritage Site, the Lake District is the perfect holiday destination for families and activity seekers looking to explore.
The famous home of the fab four but there's more to Liverpool than The Beatles. Liverpool is a maritime city situated in the north west of England, bursting with museums and things to see.
One of the world's most historical cities, London has something for everyone: from arts and culture to fine foods and entertainment.
With some of England's finest walking, climbing and caving terrain, the Peak District is a haven for those with a taste for adventure and the outdoors.
Rugged coastlines and mountainous national parks, Wales has got it all. Packed full with Celtic culture, great nightlife and stunning scenery.
Explore God's Own Country, Yorkshire. This historic county is home to Norman castles, medieval abbeys, industrial revolution-era cities and two national parks.
Stay for Christmas
A selection of our hostels are open over the Christmas period from 24th - 28th December. Many more are open for the New Year.
YHA Camping & Cabins from £39 per night
If you fancy something different, why not try a stay in our cosy heated glamping options?
Many of our camping products are closed over winter, but you can still choose from cosy wooden cabins, camping pods and chalets.
View some of our popular winter blog posts
Winter wonderlands across the UK
Sleigh bells ring are you listening! From urban ice rinks to fairground rides, Santa’s grottos and glittering light shows, this is Christmas in all its ritzy, glitzy glory at some of the best winter wonderlands in the UK.
10 things to do in Bath in winter
With its luxurious Roman Baths and stylish Georgian buildings, Bath looks gorgeous in any season. If you’re looking for a winter break with added dazzle, look no further than Jane Austen’s favourite city...
Our top New Year's Eve breaks
Christmas is fast approaching. Before you know it, it’ll be time to put into action those all-important New Year’s plans. Some people think NYE is overrated and some people love it...
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