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Your chance to stay on an accessible hardly populated Scottish island.

The island of Ulva has a tiny population, plenty of space and stunning sea views. It lies just off the west coast of Mull, reached by foot passenger ferry, so is really easy to reach. Ulva Hostel, originally a shooting lodge, has private rooms, or you can book a bed in a shared room. There are also 2 family sized yurts and a camping area in the grounds.

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A view of the ferry crossing from Mull to Ulva, with a sign for Ulva hostel

Seahouses Hostel welcomes cyclists!

Imagine…
Cycling on a beautiful sunny day along quiet country lanes with the prettiest countryside and scenic coastal routes in stunning Northumberland – and sharing all this with family, friends or cycling club. Doesn’t it sound perfect?

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Your sixth night stop-over on the Beacons Way

Formerly YHA Llanddeusant, Almond Lodge Brecon Beacons is right on the Beacons Way. It has the perfect location for weary walkers on night 6 when walking from East to West. While the main body of the hostel is for groups only, an annex which will offer double or twin accommodation for individuals or duos, is planned for 2025.

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Exterior of white painted hostel building

Superb accommodation & camping on the Norfolk Coast

Stay for a few nights at Deepdale Rooms and Camping and discover your passion for nature in the beautiful coastal village of Burnham Deepdale. Whether it be the wonderful walking opportunities in the surrounding area, the flat country lanes for cycling or the wild beauty of the salt marshes, you will certainly find something to delight you here.

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Independent Hostel sign for Deepdale Rooms adn Camping outside the flint hostel building

Great value accommodation near Malham Tarn

If walking or cycling around Malham Tarn is on your bucket list, we’ve the perfect place for you to stay. Malham Tarn, Malham Cove, the waterfall at Gordale Scar are all easily reached from Airton Barn, where individuals, couples and groups of up to 12 can enjoy comfortable hostel style accommodation at wallet friendly prices.

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Outside view of the stone Quaker Friends House and hostel

Plan a summer break in the middle of the Yorkshire Dales

Chapel Gallery Bunkhouse is well placed in the middle of the Yorkshire Dales, in stunning Upper Wensleydale. To cater for all we are next to the playpark and less than a 3 min walk to the nearest pub and shops! We are close to lots of well known Dales locations – but there are a whole host of lesser known dales, hills, walks, rides & swims that are on our doorstep……Mallerstang, Cotterdale, Lady Anne’s Highway, Pendragon Castle, Addleborough and Snaizeholme to name just a few

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Summer Holidays in the Woods!

Shining Cliff hostel is a unique, off-road woodland hostel in the stunning Derwent Valley World Heritage site. Your adventure starts when you step off the train or get out of your car and find your way along woodland footpaths to the hostel!
There are 5 bedrooms available for hire, for just £20 per person per night; with 3 shared bathrooms, an open plan lounge and dining area and well equipped self catering kitchen.

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Stunning Scenery, Sustainable Stays in West Cumbria

Everything about the new Archway Dorm room at the Wild Wool Barn has sustainability at it’s heart. Solar panels, air source heat pump are a given, but also all the fixtures and fittings have been, donated reused or recycled. This of course includes the amazing view over Ennerdale water, which is one renewable resource we really don’t mind reusing

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Seahouses Hostel Welcomes Church Groups!

We have welcomed a great many church groups over the years of all faiths; some use this calm and quiet space as a retreat, whilst others use their time for activities or exploring local heritage. With a wide range of things to see and do locally from boat trips to the Farne Islands, visits to Bamburgh Castle and the holy island of Lindisfarne to explore, there is plenty to keep groups busy!

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YHA Landdeusant under new ownership and continuing as an independent hostel

This is great news indeed for the hostelling community. Now called Almond Lodge Brecon Beacons, the hostel is currently closed, but will be reopening it’s doors to welcome guests again in September. It has been bought by the owners of Almond Lodge Helvellyn, and will be run on similar grounds offering accommodation for groups. Keep checking our website for updates.

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Exterior of white painted hostel building

Enjoy hotel facilities at bunkroom prices in the heart of the Lake District.

The Old Cafe Bunkroom is a bijou micro hostel in the grounds of the beautiful Rydal Lodge Hotel. Perfect for one or two guests and tastefully decorated, there is one set of bunks, a small kitchen unit with microwave, toaster, fridge & kettle, a dining table for 2 and a small en suite shower room. You can bring up to 2 dogs too. Whats more all the facilities of the hotel are open to you too.

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The old cafe bunkroom

A hostel with a unique position, overlooking Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall.

Slack House Farm is an organic dairy farm overlooking Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall. It is on the NCN 72 cycle trail and close to Hadrian’s Wall National Trail. The bunk-barn has 3 en suite bedrooms of 3,5 and 8 beds. A wood pellet-fired stove gives a warm heart to the kitchen/lounge and provides under-floor heating throughout the barn. Book a bed, a private room or sole use of the whole bunkhouse.

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farmhouse and bunkhouse showing flag and independent hostels sign

Great for groups in Betws-y-Coed, charity run and part of the independent hostels community.

This large Victorian property has been specially adapted to provide self-catering accommodation for groups of up to 33. The 8 dormitories vary in size from 1 to 10 beds, complete with duvets & linen. The Centre is centrally heated & has a common room, large kitchen, drying room, hot showers and outdoor seating. Located in Betws-y-Coed, the Woodlands Centre is an ideal base for outdoor activities in Snowdonia.

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IHUK sign on gate post at th woodlands centre

Lake views of Ennerdale from your door

Camping at the Wild Wool Barn in Ennerdale means you will often have the site and the view to yourself. The site is only open for a limited number of days per year to a small number of tents. Book now to be one of the very few who camp in peace and tranquility I the Lake District

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