Sightseeing and things to do

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Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Blaxhall

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Blaxhall

Need a lesson in loving the great outdoors? YHA Blaxhall is a former village school, surrounded by nature reserves and with its own green credentials. We're 7 miles from the sea and whether you're a cyclist, wildlife watcher or history buff, there’s lots to do.

Visit the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, discover the Anglo-Saxon secrets of Sutton Hoo or get active with your family.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Jordans

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Jordans

Want a silent night's sleep, apart from the occasional owl hooting? With its peaceful location and handy proximity to London, YHA Jordans can convert anyone to hostelling. This humble (but lovely) hostel sits in a village with a long Quaker history and boasts atmosphere money can't buy. Whether you're visiting LEGOLAND or sharing stories, you're bound to make memories.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Beer

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Beer

If you've never visited the Jurassic Coast, it's time to see why geology rocks. YHA Beer is an idyllic base for a Devon holiday and sits on the edge of a fishing village, just minutes from the beach. With our Arts and Crafts hostel and gorgeous garden, we're a home for fossil hunters and walkers exploring the South West Coast Path. Discover our Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and World Heritage Site.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Hartington Hall

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Hartington Hall

YHA Hartington Hall is a treasure in itself - a Jacobean manor with an atmosphere to die for. It may be steeped in history, but this glorious building is bursting with things to do.

The hostel sits in the middle of three Peak District towns, hosts its own music and beer festival, and has cycling routes from the doorstep. Or if you're planning to tie the knot, we make a magnificent wedding venue for a great price.

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!

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Thameside

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Thameside

Our last (but not least!) Hostel of the Week in the capital, YHA London Thameside lets you experience the city like a true EastEnder. With hidden gem Rotherhithe on our doorstep, you can explore the local area's maritime heritage and pretty green spaces.

Alternatively, use us as a friendly base for a school trip or bargain break - the city centre's famous attractions are just a short ride away.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Ironbridge Coalport

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Ironbridge Coalport

The industrial revolution was "born" in Ironbridge over 250 years ago - the rest is history. YHA Ironbridge Coalport is housed in the oldest surviving building of the Coalport China factory, making it an ideal base to explore the surrounding World Heritage Site.

With top cycling routes and 10 award-winning museums (including Blist Hill Victorian Village) nearby, this hostel is perfect for family holidays.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA York

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA York

Just a riverside walk from the city centre, YHA York is the perfect base to a city that lives and breathes history. Our refurbished Victorian hostel offers great facilities for families, school groups and tourists - expect delicious food and a warm welcome. From Christmas shopping on cobbled streets to the most attractions per square mile in the UK, York's thriving culture makes it a must.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Oxford Street

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA London Oxford Street

Don't just visit Soho, live right in the middle of it with a stay at our comfortable and modern home-from-home. YHA London Oxford Street welcomes backpackers, families and Christmas shoppers to a hideaway with vibrant decor and a tight-knit communal atmosphere. Wake up with a view of the London Eye, explore the fab West End nightlife on our doorstep, or find every kind of shop just minutes away.

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Eastbourne

Hostel of the Week Archive: YHA Eastbourne

It may look space-age, but YHA Eastbourne is perfect for a traditional outdoor adventure. Our small yet state-of-the-art hostel sits 400 metres from the South Downs Way and a mile from Eastbourne's seaside attractions.

With an intimate 30-bed atmosphere, this relaxing base has everything you need to recharge between activities. Walk to Beachy Head on our doorstep or get nostalgic on a family holiday.

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