Deserted beaches, magnificent skies, castles galore and amazing wildlife. Just some of the many attractions of a seaside break at Seahouses Hostel.
Journey to the Brecon Beacons to stay at Middle Ninfa bunkhouse and eco campsite. Escape the strains and stresses of modern life. Relax, recharge, get back to nature and indulge yourself in some outdoor therapy.
Open air swimming is just one of the wide range of healthy outdoor activities you can do from Ingleton Hostel. Turn your back on your everyday. Come to Ingleton Hostel for fresh air, fun and adventure. All at a price to suit most budgets.
Whatever outdoor activities you or your family like to do, you can do most of them from Wooler. On land or in the sea, with instruction or by yourself. If you’re looking for an adventurous holiday at prices that won’t break the bank. Look no further than Wooler.
Adventure mini breaks don’t need to be expensive. Stay at Alstonefield Camping Barn, in the heart of the magnificent Peak District.
Plan your activities from the comfort of your home. Then go away, fully prepared for a wonderful adventure mini break.
Book a stay with Ardenbeg Bunkhouse in Grantown-on-Spey & you’ll also get access to the wide range of exceptional outdoor activity experiences offered by their parent company, Craggan Outdoors.
Bring your family, your dogs, your walking boots, your bikes, your running gear – even your horses if you wish. Leave behind your worries, your work and the crowds. A mini-break at Ilderton Dod Barns will relax, invigorate, inspire and recharge.
There is so much to entertain you, your friends and family when you stay at Argyll Backpackers. From grandparents to toddlers, teenagers to parents, there is something for everybody. Including the dog!
Trips on steamers across Ullswater, kayak tours, walking, (strenuous routes up mountains or gentle strolls on the flat), scrambling, cycling, visits to castles, quaint high street shops and distillery tours. Just a few of the exciting days out you could plan on your Lake District mini break.
A weekend of fell running and walking in Shropshire and one of discoveries: Bridges Youth Hostel in Ratlinghope was a great place to stay, cosy and warm, with power showers, hearty vegan/vegetarian breakfasts, lots of advice on the best routes and a lovely pub a stone’s throw away. Shropshire exceeded all expectations, with stunning views, deserted routes and the wonderful sound of silence. I will be back!
It has been a tough summer for all accommodation businesses, but the worse effected are hostels and bunkhouses. This unique style of accommodation needs support from the Government to get them though the winter. There is a motion in Parliament and we need your help now. Read on to find out how.
Exploring the delights of LLandudno, Conwy and the Great Orme by train and tram while staying at Llandudno Hostel
Outdoor education centres are closed and hostels are missing out on a significant client in schools. These closures are due to the Government preventing schools from undertaking any overnight trips now and throughout the current academic year.
I’ll be honest, out of all the places I thought we’d end up celebrating the new year I didn’t think an embassy was a very likely option. But hey here we are!
Thursday afternoon was warm and sunny, as I drew into the farm at Brompton on Swale which housed the bunkbarn I’d booked into.
The hostelling 50+ group travelled up to the Lake District and stayed 2 nights at Elterwater Hostel in the Langdale Valley. Here are our reflections: what we thought and what we did.
In 2014, Stephen, Carol, Richard & Suzanne Mackay purchased Tongue Youth Hostel from the Scottish Youth Hostel Association (SYHA) with a vision of transforming the undeveloped but prime land surrounding the Hostel into a campsite & caravan park.
January has been an interesting month for me. The first day was spent in an Ecuadorian embassy and the last weekend in a London courthouse. Luckily for me I was free to leave at any time. Here’s how London celebrated Chinese New Year, as seen from our visit to the Clink Hostel.
Reading, dreaming and planning holidays with your friends has got to be good for the spirits. Read on to claim your copy of the Independent Hostel Guide (available free during the Coronovirus lockdown).
Adelina Patti made Craig Y Nos Castle into her lavish home. Although nearly forgotten now, in her time Adelina was the worlds first celebrity. Latter the castle became a TB hospital. It is now an idyllic wedding venue and has a great value bunkhouse in the old nurses accommodation. A history tour of the castle is run every morning and if you are staying in the bunkhouse you can join the tour for free.
For Sandy and I, our goal was simple. To complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. We had last made the round of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough back in the summer of 1984 soon after we had first met. Now, 35 years later, it was time for another go!