Worms Head coast in Wales

Properties to hire in Wales

Hire the whole hostel, cottage or house with YHA Exclusive Hire in Wales

Enjoy your own space in Wales

Would you like to enjoy the privacy of a whole YHA hostel and have the place to yourself and your loved ones? Book our Wales properties exclusively, just for your group.

Get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime and experience a getaway in an area full of rugged coastline and magical national parks with family and friends. Some of our properties allow you to holiday with your four-legged companion too. Discover our unique places to hire in Wales. We’re sure you’ll have a holiday to remember.

YHA properties to hire in Wales

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt exterior

YHA Brecon Beacons Danywenallt

Brecon, Powys, LD3 7YS

  • Sleeps up to 33 guests
  • 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Broad Haven

Haverfordwest, SA62 3JH

  • Sleeps up to 50 guests
  • 15 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Conwy

Conwy, LL32 8AJ

  • Sleeps up to 86 guests
  • 26 bedrooms, 26 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Gower exterior

YHA Gower

Port Eynon, SA3 1NN

  • Sleeps up to 41 guests
  • 12 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Idwal Cottage exterior

YHA Idwal Cottage

Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 3LZ

  • Sleeps up to 36 guests
  • 10 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Kings exterior

YHA Kings

Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 1TB

  • Sleeps up to 32 guests
  • 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre exterior

YHA Llanddeusant Activity Centre

Llanddeusant, SA19 9UL

  • Sleeps up to 26 guests
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Llangattock Mountain Bunkhouse exterior

YHA Llangattock Mountain Bunkhouse

Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1LG

  • Sleeps up to 32 guests
  • 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Manorbier Annexe exterior

YHA Manorbier – Annexe

Near Tenby, SA70 7TT

  • Sleeps up to 14 guests
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Manorbier Main Building exterior

YHA Manorbier – Main Building

Near Tenby, SA70 7TT

  • Sleeps up to 46 guests
  • 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Newport Pembrokeshire exterior

YHA Newport Pembrokeshire

Newport, SA42 0TS

  • Sleeps up to 28 guests
  • 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Poppit Sands exterior

YHA Poppit Sands

Cardigan, SA43 3LP

  • Sleeps up to 34 guests
  • 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs welcome

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YHA Port Enyon exterior

YHA Port Enyon

Port Eynon, Swansea, SA3 1NN

  • Sleeps up to 26 guests
  • 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Pwll Deri exterior

YHA Pwll Deri

Goodwick, SA64 0LR

  • Sleeps up to 24 guests
  • 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms
  • Assistance dogs only

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YHA Rhossili exterior

YHA Rhossili

Rhossili, SA3 1PJ

  • Sleeps up to 11 guests
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Rowen exterior

YHA Rowen

Rowen, Conwy, LL32 8YW

  • Sleeps up to 20 guests
  • 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant exterior

YHA Snowdon Bryn Gwynant

Caernarfon, LL55 4NP

  • Sleeps up to 42 guests
  • 10 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Snowdon Llanberis

Caernarfon, LL55 4SR

  • Sleeps up to 45 guests
  • 12 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Snowdon Ranger exterior

YHA Snowdon Ranger

Caernarfon, LL54 7YS

  • Sleeps up to 40 guests
  • 10 bedrooms, 6 bedrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA St Davids exterior

YHA St Davids

St David's, SA62 6PR

  • Sleeps up to 35 guests
  • 13 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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Why book with YHA Exclusive Hire?

Get away together

Bring your family and friends with properties for a range of group sizes

Enjoy your own space

With sole use of the property, you can come and go as you please

YHA Member discount

Become a YHA member and save on every booking

Young person discount

Bringing anyone under 26 years old? You'll get 5% off

Suitable for events

Perfect for birthday celebrations, anniversaries or annual trips

Best price guaranteed

Book direct for the lowest and fairest price

Cater to all tastes

Self-catering kitchen with utensils, crockery and cutlery

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Things to do in Wales

Welcome to Wales

Packed full of Celtic culture, vibrant nightlife and beautiful scenery, a Welsh holiday has everything.

There are so many ways Wales will enchant you. From castles and coalmines to coastline and national parks, Wales has a variety of things to keep you entertained during your visit. The country has three National Parks, over 600 castles and more than 40 Blue Flag beaches which are home to exciting activities such as coasteering, surfing, diving and fishing. The vast choice of eateries and bars is pretty magical too, to suit all tastes and preferences. Whatever you get up to during your stay, we’re sure you will have a memorable time.

Aberglasney Gardens

Aberglasney Gardens

Spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi valley, Aberglasney House features one of the finest gardens in Wales.

Beddgelert Bikes

Bike hire for all ages so you can have a memorable day out in Snowdonia.  Set off to explore Beddgelert Forest and get away from it all. Visit the website

Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

This sub tropical water park has a monster wave pool, rapid rides, rivers and flumes plus lots of special events throughout the year.

Brecon Cathedral

Brecon Cathedral

Because of its location it's thought that the Norman Priory might have been built on the site of an older, possibly Celtic, church.

Centre for Alternative Technology

Centre for Alternative Technology

The Centre for Alternative Technology aims to inspire, inform and enable people to explore new ways of living. Visit the CAT website

Church Doors Beach

Church Doors Cove & Beach

A small rocky beach, where sand is exposed at low tide. There's a large natural arch and caves along the steep cliffs. see Visit Pembrokeshire website also see Beach Guide Wales website

Three Cliffs Bay, jagged and dramatic, Gower

Climbing in Gower

Climb and scramble to your hearts content and enjoy the spectacular views from this beautiful part of the country. Check out the UK Climbing website for routes


Climbing in Port Eynon

There's lots of fantastic coastal climbs to choose from and there's something suitable for every climber. Castle Rock off Fall Bay is very popular and boasts some amazing crags.


Climbing in St Davids

The South Face of St David's Head offers a short 50ft climb and includes routes ideal for first time leaders. Belay setup is plentiful.

Lone figure walks along a beautiful woodland track though Coed-y-Brenin

Coed Y Brenin

Coed-Y-Brenin is a mountain biking mecca set amongst mountains and forests of southern Snowdonia. There are also fantastic walks, a visitor centre, a high ropes course, and opportunities to

Craig y Nos

Craig y Nos Country Park

Craig y Nos is over 40 acres of parkland with riverside walks through woodland and meadows. The park is also used as a base to study the flora and fauna of the area.

View of a vineyard at sunset

Cwm Deri Vineyard and Estate

Stroll through a vineyard surrounded by the stunning beauty of the Pembrokeshire National Park - a unique attraction which isn't often seen in the UK climate.


Cycling in St Davids

Get out on your bike and explore some amazing hidden coves, or cycle across to Solva or even Newgale for a pub lunch and cool drink in the sun.


Dryad Bushcraft

Dryad Bushcraft is dedicated to providing the highest standard of Wilderness Bushcraft training.

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

Travel on the glorious line from Caernarfon through Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog – some 40 miles of narrow-gauge steam!  These are 2 separate railways which meet at the central station of Por


Folly Farm

Folly Farm is so much more than just a farm. There's also a zoo, a vintage funfair and a whole host of indoor and outdoor adventure play for you to enjoy.


Heatherton World of Activities

Whether you want a relaxing afternoon, a sports-filled activity fun day out, or an adrenalin-fuelled, extreme adventure day, Heatherton has it all!

Two robots dancing

Machination Visitor Centre

The only permanent exhibition of contemporary Automata in the UK. The interactive models move with a variety of fascinating mechanisms.

Group of penguins at a wildlife park

Manor House Wildlife Park

Here you'll find 52 acres of parkland to wander around and meet the wildlife. If you've only got a couple of hours make a beeline for the walk-throughs.

Manorbier Castle

Manorbier Castle

In a splendid setting overlooking a beautiful unspoilt beach, families will love to explore Manorbier Castle. Visit the Castle website

Theme park

Oakwood Theme Park

If you're looking for an adrenaline-fuelled day out then Oakwood Theme Park is perfect for you.

Owl Centre

Owl Centre

In a thoughtfully designed, tranquil setting, you'll be greeted by 'Numpy' a Giant Milky Eagle Owl. A real beak to nose experience!

Oxwich Castle with Oxwich Bay

Oxwich Castle

Remains of a mock-fortified manor house, with evidence of sumptuous accommodation, built during the prosperous 16th century. Visit the website

Puffin with fish in its beck on top of a cliff

Pembrokeshire Islands

Enjoy a boat ride to one of the best seabird and and seal experiences or visit Britain's largest undisturbed prehistoric Iron Age Settlement.

Tying a lace on a trainer

Running in Port Eynon

Rhossili Bay  Distance: 6.5 miles/10km    Start/Finish: NT Visitor Centre, Rhossili, SA3 1PR    Terrain: Trail, beach, quiet road section    Toughness: Easy t

Kayaking in Wales

Snowdonia Watersports

Snowdonia Watersports (previously Surf Lines) offers an exciting range of adventures combining new skills, travel, exploration and an element of risk. Visit the website

Welsh laverbread and cockles sign

Swansea Market

Explore the largest indoor market in Wales and sample the local delights like cockles, lavabread and bacon. Visit the Market website