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Christmas availability

Shining Cliff hostel has two days available over Christmas and New Year – the hostel is available to book on the night of 23rd December, and to hire for the day on the 24th December.

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shining cliff youth hostel in the woods

Celebrate Hogmanay on the Isle of Lismore

Just a short hop from Oban this tiny island is a special place to welcome in the New Year. Lismore Bunkhouse is available for any number of nights from 31st December. It provides a warm and comfy base from which to explore the beautiful Island, with a self catering kitchen where you can cook local produce. Hire a bed, hire an ensuite room or hire the whole bunkhouse for up to 12 people .

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Lismore bunkhouse lounge ideal for new year celebration

Twixmas in a Georgian manor house

A warm and friendly lounge, large dining room seating 25+ and luxury 7 seat spa Jacuzzi. The Manor House Activity Center is the ideal place for a twixmas break, better yet those that mention Independent Hostels when booking will receive a discounted rate.

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Christmas scenes in Manor House

A truly magical Christmas at Alnwick Youth Hostel

Wishing for a magical retreat this Christmas? Look no further than Alnwick Youth Hostel. The historic town of Alnwick has more than its fair share of wonder. Built in the 12th century Alnwick castle has been used as a Hogwarts stand in. Now homing the Duke of Northumberland and family it remains a sight to be seen, and what better time to do so than Christmas?

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Christmas at Alnwick