Janet Hollins and her husband enjoyed three days at Prosen Hostel surrounded by the stunning Angus Glens, Glenprosen and southern Cairngorms scenery
Brian Sutherland got away from it all whilst staying at the newly opened Sail Loft Bunkhouse at Portsoy on the Moray Coast.
On my pilgrimage to find London street art I checked in to Clink78, which is a former courthouse elegantly converted into on of the most colourful and entertaining of London hostels.
I plan on spending around 6/7 days on my Falmouth Hostel holiday. My intention is to explore this area of the Cornish Riviera by walking, assisted by various train journeys where and whenever required. My base is Falmouth Backpackers Hostel five minutes stroll from the town’s rail station.
You may have heard that the YHA are closing camping barns and some simple hostels at the end of February 2017. However the good news is that many of these privately owned camping barns and hostels will remain open and welcoming guests as independent establishments.
Are you looking for a new cycling adventure this year? Then why not cycle the Welsh Coast?
Brian Schæfer Dreyer spends a couple of days to explore Caernarfon & Snowdonia.
In the UK there are over 130 hostels & bunkhouses by the sea. From the wild seas of the Cornish Coast to the white sands of the Hebrides, bunkhouses & hostels provide an economical choice of self-catering accommodation in seaside locations.
Independent Hostels & Bunkhouses are the perfect accommodation for groups of families getting together for some fun away from home.
Christmas accommodation in hostels or bunkhouses is an excellent and economical way of spending the Christmas holidays with family or friends. Spend your Christmas together, in the mountains or by the sea and relax and enjoy the holiday season together.
I really enjoyed my first time caving! We went to Long Churn Caves in the Yorkshire Dales. I had no idea of the existence of this whole underground world.
My friends and I decided to walk up Helvellyn, from the summit this mountain overlooks Keswick and the path down comes into the village of Glenridding in Patterdale.
The Isle of Man coastal route provides a number of stunning walks all accessible from where ever you are based.
Surrounded by excellent hiking country, the small market town of Kirkby Stephen in the Upper Eden Valley made the perfect base for a five-night hill-walking break.
Having visited Bristol several times but only on day trips, I was excited to finally get to stay around for a few days to explore Bristol , as I checked in to the Rock ‘n’ Bowl hostel in downtown.
I stretch out on a long wooden bench, gently, gently drifting off. A seagull acts as my alarm call, 30 minutes later! Here on Walney Island within site of the lighthouse I’ve been drugged by the sea air.
I had no idea what to expect when I arrived at Birmingham bus station. I had previously been travelling through the city, but never had the time to explore it – before now. Being from Scandinavia, Birmingham is one of those cities that everyone know’s the name of, but few choose to spend their holiday in. I was eager to find out what we are missing out on.
Eight of us, decided this year’s Scottish adventure would be the West Highland Way. We bought a package that organised the week trip for us, but we latter found out that it is possible to walk the way carrying a light backpack and staying in a mixture of hostels and other accommodation.
Many people think of hostels as youth hostels, for young adults, but in many ways it is great to go Hostelling with children. The self catering facilities are ideal for early mealtimes and in some cases hostels come equipped with ready made play mates. Most importantly a stay in a hostel could be the first time your children learn to make friends with holiday makers from other countries.
A whistlestop tour of the magnificent wild landscapes of the Highlands and Islands. The Knoydart peninsula, Loch ness, the Isle of Mull, the iconic Glenfinnan viaduct, all in five days.