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Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Borrowdale

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Borrowdale

Where to start with YHA Borrowdale? This alpine-style legend is a favourite with Lake District adventurers and has a unique fun-loving atmosphere. Home to a great bar and staff who know the fells inside out, we've been welcoming hostellers since 1939. Whether you're tackling Scafell Pike or joining our outdoor activities, our riverside location is bound to inspire. Come play in the hills!

New Camping Barn at YHA Castleton

New Camping Barn at YHA Castleton

YHA Castleton Losehill Hall's new camping barn is now open and available for hire. Heating and cooking is done via a wood-burning range stove, which makes the place really cosy. The stove is also great for baking - it makes lovely bread! There's also an electric kettle, a microwave and lighting so you've still got some home comforts. You'll also find hot water, a hot shower and two toilets. The six beds are on a mezzanine sleeping platform, accessed by a ladder, and can be arranged as two doubles and two singles or six singles.

Arctic Cabins in 'The Shire' at YHA Canterbury

Arctic Cabins in 'The Shire' at YHA Canterbury

As 27th March (first open night) creeps closer, staff at YHA Canterbury have their eager little faces pressed against the windows to the hostel garden! They're watching the brilliant teams from Arctic Cabins and Chris French Electrical working together to build our fantastic new hobbit homes.

How to Go Camping with a Donkey

How to Go Camping with a Donkey

By Hannah Engelkamp

Before 2013 I would very rarely, if ever, not know where I was going to lay my head when night fell. It may not always be a comfy place – I’ve done my fair share of sleeping under kitchen tables at house parties and the like, but I’d pretty much always have a plan.

YHA into the 21st century

If you’re up to date with all the latest technology, this new feature is perfect for you. Access Ride with GPS from our new website and you will be able to plot your walking or cycling routes on a Google map and then download files for use on your GPS device. The page will then display the total distance, a graph showing the route gradient and if you’re using public roads a cue sheet with key points and distances.

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