About Alice Lockett

Website and Social Networking editor at IHUK, I like to blog about my family holidays!
nidderdale bunkhouse

Our book group has being going for 5 years now and every year we have dreamt of getting away together for a weekend of chat, walking, book talk and maybe just a little bit wine! At last, in 2017, most of us have kids who can be left with dads and husbands who are capable of surviving a weekend with the kids so we decided to go for it and Nidderdale Bunkhouse provided the perfect location.

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A literary break in Nidderdale, the heart of Yorkshire

How to be a green hosteller

Congratulations! By choosing independent hostels you are already one step towards being a great green hosteller! However here are 10 more things you can to do become a truly green traveller.

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National Parks Week 2015

National Parks Week 2015 takes place from 27th July to 2nd August 2015. We have lots of bunkhouses, camping barns and hostels in National Parks across the UK. Take a look at our Maps.

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National Parks Week 2015

Summer Holidays available now

Are you looking to book your summer break? Our Hostels have been adding lots of summer holiday availability to our website. Take a look below at summer holidays available now.

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A Weekend in the Woods at Shining Cliff Hostel

Rather unseasonable for this year the first Saturday in March was a glorious warm cloud free day. The ancient woodlands where we spent the weekend gloried in the signs of spring already showing a hint of the Bluebells that will cover the understory in six weeks or so.

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Woods at Shining Cliff Hostel