• Hagg Farm Outdoor Centre

    Hagg Farm OEC, Snake Rd, Bamford, Hope Valley, S33 0BJ
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    Situated in the Peak District’s Woodlands Valley, Hagg Farm offers comfortable accommodation for up to 44 people with an additional 18 beds in the John Hunt Base next door (also in this Guide). Part of Nottinghamshire C.C’s Environmental & Outdoor Education Service, Hagg Farm is available for private hire by groups, families, clubs & charitable organisations. It can be booked on a self-catering or catered basis.
  • Alston Youth Hostel

    The Firs, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3RW
    Alston Youth Hostel is within the historic town of Alston nestled in the North Pennines on the eastern side of Cumbria. It is situated directly on the Pennine Way and Isaac’s Tea Trail and also about halfway on the very popular Coast to Coast (C2C) cycle route with great indoor cycle storage. The perfect stop-over for walkers and cyclists. You’ll receive a warm welcome, Exclusive hire also available!
  • Kirkby Stephen Hostel

    Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4QQ
    Former Methodist Church with a range of accommodation for individuals, families and groups amongst beautiful authentic features; stained glass, arches and panels. There’s a large dining room & kitchen and a quiet lounge in the gallery. Kirkby Stephen is a market town in the upper Eden Valley. On Wainwright’s Coast to Coast path with easy access to the Pennine Journey, the W2W cycle route, the Howgill Hills, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.
  • The Long Barn

    Penrhiw, Capel Dewi, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 4PG
    Penrhiw is an organic farm with views over the Teifi Valley. The stunning Ceredigion Coast and the Cambrian Mountains are an easy drive away and the busy small town of Llandysul (1.5 miles) has all essential supplies. The farm's location is ideal for exploring, studying or simply admiring the Welsh countryside. Local activities include fishing, swimming, climbing, abseiling, canoeing, farm walks and cycling.
  • Ninebanks Youth Hostel

    Orchard House, Mohope, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 8DQ
    Book a bed, a room, a chalet room, a wing or the whole hostel. Ninebanks 4* Hostel, in stunning rural Northumberland, has en-suite bedrooms, a sitting room with log-burner and a spacious dining room. In the chalet are two high quality studio rooms, fully self-contained and separate from the hostel. Dogs welcome with prior notice for sole use or in the chalet. In the North Pennines close to Hadrian’s Wall and on Isaac’s Tea Trai.
  • Butterton Camping Barns Waterslacks and Wills Barns

    Fenns Farm, Wetton Road, Butterton, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7ST
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    Fenns Farm Accommodation can offer guests accommodation to suit all budgets. It consists of four properties, Waterslacks Camping Barn sleeping 15, Wills ‘Glamping’ Barn sleeping 6 and two holiday cottages, Fenns & Foggs Barn both sleeping 7. All the accommodation is situated on the edge of the Peak District village of Butterton, in walking distance of the local pub and the Manifold Valley.
  • Prosen Hostel

    Prosen Hostel, Balnaboth, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4SA
    Glenprosen is the most intimate of the Angus Glens on the southernmost edge of the Cairngorms National Park. Two Munros; the Mayar and Driesh link Glenprosen to the Cairngorms plateau. Prosen Hostel is also close to the upgraded East Cairngorms footpath network. Converted to the latest and greenest specification, the 4* hostel offers cosy, quality accommodation for 18. With 4 rooms, sleeping 4, 4 and 6 in bunks and a family room sleeping 4. You can also hire the nearby village hall.
  • Kings Hostel

    Islawrdref, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 1TB
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    Kings Hostel offers groups a uniquely private and affordable place to stay amidst the mountains of Snowdonia. With fabulous walking and cycle routes on the doorstep, a short drive to the coast and all the attractions on the National Park close by, there is something for everyone. Sleeping groups of up to 42 on a sole use basis, this historic hostel is ever popular with schools, clubs and family and friend get-togethers
  • John Hunt Base

    Hagg Farm OEC, Snake Rd, Bamford, Hope Valley, S33 0BJ
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    The John Hunt Base is situated in the High Peak on the site of Hagg Farm. The base offers comfortable, family friendly accommodation ideal for sightseeing, hill walking, trail running and biking as well as quieter pursuits such as photography. There is a picnic area, wildlife garden with fire pit and a playing field with climbing boulder. Activities can be arranged including climbing, stream scrambling, caving & on-site high ropes.
  • Kettlewell Hostel

    Whernside House, Kettlewell, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5QU
    The Rose Award winning Kettlewell Hostel is a stylish Independent Youth Hostel in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Serving hearty, great value homemade meals & local beer in the large dining room. There’s a cosy lounge with woodburner, a lovely garden, self-catering kitchen & big bike shed! Sleeps up to 42 in 11 bedrooms. Great walking and cycling routes on the doorstep.
  • Hunstanton Backpackers and Yha

    15-17 Avenue Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BW
    Following a 3rd year with no major school groups we have sadly made the decision to shut our doors, for now, and convert back to 2 houses. We hope one of those may be available as a holiday rental from late 2022 as a 6 bed holiday home.
  • Edmundbyers YHA at Low House Haven

    Low House, Edmundbyers, Consett, Durham, DH8 9NL
    Edmunbyers hostel lies in moorland, close to the Northumberland/County Durham boundary, with fine views. It’s just two miles from Derwent Reservoir, for sailing & fishing. Ideal for walking holidays, it’s also on the C2C cycle route & is close to Hadrian’s Wall & Beamish outdoor museum. Cosy & comfortable with optional home cooked evening meals & breakfasts.
  • Bachelors Hall

    Princetown, Yelverton, Devon. PL20 6SL
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    Set in a beautiful secluded valley in Dartmoor National Park, Bachelors Hall offers groups of all kind the chance to experience the freedom of the moor and the vastness of the landscape. Formerly run as a tradition youth hostel, it was completely refurbished in 2019. Sleeping 60 across 6 rooms and 2 pods it is centrally heated with a commercial kitchen and large separate dining room/classroom. Outdoor activities can be organised if required.
  • Shining Cliff Hostel

    Jackass Lane, Alderwasley, Derbyshire. DE56 2RE
    With its own crags, streams, lakes & 600-acres of mature woodland, Shining Cliff Hostel has nature on its doorstep. Access is half a mile from the nearest parking area along a woodland footpath. Paths lead through the woods to the A6 at Ambergate (20 mins’ walk) which has a food shop, pub, buses and trains to Derby. The hostel is ideal for a wide range of groups wishing to enjoy time away in a peaceful woodland setting.
  • Alnwick Youth Hostel

    34 - 38 Green Batt, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1TU
    This family friendly 4* hostel has en suite rooms, cosy lounge, games room and a spacious dining room. Located in the centre of town, it is ideal for Alnwick Castle, (of Downton Abbey and Harry Potter fame) and Alnwick Garden. The coast, with castles at Dunstanburgh and Bamburgh, Farne Isles, magical Holy Island and glorious sandy beaches is just a 15 minute drive. While inland the Cheviot Hills & Hadrian’s Wall await you.
  • Bridges Long Mynd Youth Hostel

    Ratlinghope, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 0SP
    Tucked away in the tranquil Shropshire hills, close to Long Mynd & Stiperstones, Bridges Hostel is an ideal spot for walkers with the Shropshire Way passing close by. It is also handy for the End to End cycle route and good mountain biking routes. The hostel has a good kitchen, lounge with wood fire, drying room, shop and a large garden. Home cooked, home grown three course evening meals are available. Camping is available and there is a pub nearby.
  • Cholderton Stonehenge Youth Hostel

    Beacon House, Amesbury Road, Cholderton, Salisbury, Wilts, SP4 0EW
    Situated on a delightful family owned farm, this 4* youth hostel provides family/child friendly accommodation for groups or individuals. The hostel is 8 miles from Salisbury & 5 miles from Stonehenge. Cooked breakfasts are available as are packed lunches & evening meals which can be pre-booked. Guests receive free admission to the Rare Breeds Farm. With our Vineyard on site why not also book a vineyard tour & purchase a bottle of our English sparkling wine, from the grapes grown on our Vineyard? Guests need their own transport.
  • All Stretton Bunkhouse

    Meadow Green, Batch Valley, All Stretton, Shrops, SY6 6JW
    All Stretton Bunkhouse offers comfortable, cosy, self catering accommodation for groups of up to 10. It has easy access to the Long Mynd with walks & bike rides for all levels. The busy town of Church Stretton is a short drive & it’s just 10 mins’ walk to the local pub. There’s a well equipped kitchen, a shower, two toilets & a tumble dryer. Dogs welcome with sole use.
  • Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House

    Friends of Nature House, Waukford, Kirk Yetholm, Kelso,Roxburghshire, TD5 8PG
    Kirk Yetholm Friends of Nature House is perfectly located at the start/end of the Pennine Way. It is also close to St. Cuthbert's Way, the Borderloop Cycle Route and Sustrans Route 84. It's a great base too for local day hikes, ideal for individuals, families and small groups. Recently upgraded, the house offers a comfortable, friendly and peaceful retreat. Evening meals and breakfast are available in the adjacent hotel.
  • Sheen Bunkhouse

    Peakstones, Sheen, Derbys, SK17 0ES
    Sheen Bunkhouse is in a quiet corner of the Peak District, close to the beautiful Dove and Manifold valleys. It has a well equipped self-catering kitchen, lounge, two bunkrooms and separate toilets & showers. The Manifold Track, Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail give easy access to beautiful countryside, ideal for families and cyclists. Dovedale and the moors offer stunning walking. Buxton, Leek and Bakewell are within 12 miles and Alton Towers is 20 minutes away by car.
  • Lledr House

    Pont-y-Pant, Dolwyddelan, North Wales, LL25 0DQ
    Lledr House nestles in Snowdonia National Park. Once YHA and now newly refurbished, guests delight in the luxury mattresses, modern bathrooms, well equipped kitchen and extended car park. Individuals, groups and families enjoy the clean, comfortable accommodation. Betws-y-Coed, Llyn Elsi and Zip World high rope course close by.
  • Saddle Mountain Hostel

    Mandally Road, Invergarry, PH35 4HP
    Saddle Mountain Hostel is a friendly 4* hostel in Invergarry, between Loch Ness & Fort William, at the junction with the road to Skye. Shortlisted for Hostel of the Year in The TGO Magazine Awards 2019 & 2020. The hostel sleeps 22 in 5 bedrooms (private & dormitory), has a large kitchen, dining room, lounge, & drying room. Perfect for Munro bagging, long distance hiking, cycling, paddling & day trips.
  • Hoy Centre

    Hoy, Orkney, KW16 3NJ
    Surrounded by magnificent scenery, the Hoy Centre is ideally situated for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. It's also an ideal venue for outdoor education, weddings, workshops, clubs or family gatherings. Offering high quality, 4* accommodation, the centre has a well equipped kitchen, comfortable lounge & a large dining hall. All rooms are en suite with twin beds and one set of bunks. Hoy is an RSPB reserve comprising 3,500ha of upland heath and cliffs with a large variety of wildlife including arctic hares.
  • Great Glen Hostel

    South Laggan, Spean Bridge, Invernesshire, PH34 4EA
    Located between mountains and lochs 20 miles north of Fort William and 10 miles south of Loch Ness, the Great Glen Hostel is your ideal base. Perfect for touring the Highlands, bagging Munros or paddling rivers and lochs. It's only a short walk to the Great Glen Way. The hostel provides comfortable, well appointed accommodation in twin, family and dormitory rooms and has a shop where you can buy your essentials.
  • Harlow International Hostel

    13 School Lane, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2QD
    Harlow International Hostel is in the centre of a landscaped park and is one of the oldest buildings in Harlow. The town of Harlow is your ideal base for exploring London, Cambridge and the best of South East England. The journey time to central London is only 35 minutes from the hostel door and it is the closest hostel to Stansted Airport. National Cycle Route 1 passes the front door. Meals can be provided for groups. There's a children's zoo, orienteering course and outdoor pursuits centre in the park.
  • Kyle of Tongue Hostel and Campsite

    Tongue, By Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4XH
    The Kyle of Tongue Hostel & Campsite is a stone lodge & campsite, situated on the shores of a sea loch on the Scottish North Coast. Furnished, like a boutique hotel, but with all the friendliness of a hostel. There are comfortable private bedrooms, a relaxing cafe bar, a lounge/dining room and a well stocked shop. The campsite is fully equipped and has panoramic views of Castle Varich, Ben Hope & Ben Loyal. Holiday cottage and static caravan are also available.
  • Morags Lodge Loch Ness

    Bunoich Brae, Fort Augustus, PH32 4DG
    A multi-award winning 4* hostel with a range of rooms to meet all needs and budgets in the bustling village of Fort Augustus on the banks of Loch Ness. Your perfect base to explore the Loch Ness area and an ideal stop off on the Great Glen Way. Surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and set in wooded grounds the hostel boasts 24 hour self-catering facilities, excellent home-made meal options, a rustic bar, free WiFi, and ample car parking.
  • Inveraray Hostel

    Dalmally Road, Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8XD
    The historic town of Inveraray, on the western shore of Loch Fyne, is a superb location for exploring Scotland’s Southern Highlands and Islands. Inverarary Hostel is perfect for independent holidaymakers who enjoy socialising. The hostel offers simple, comfortable accommodation in private rooms, an excellent self-catering kitchen, communal dining area and a cosy wee lounge.
  • Kendal Hostel

    118-120 Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4HE
    Kendal Hostel, a Georgian townhouse, is your perfect base for exploring the Lake District. It is on LEJOG and the Dales Way and is only a stone’s throw from Kendal town centre. Facilities include: secure bike storage, drying room, self-catering facilities, large comfy lounge area complete with log burner, pool table and free WiFi. Individuals, small parties and groups of up to 40 are welcome with exclusive use.
  • Birsay Hostel

    Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2LY
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    Birsay Hostel in the northwest corner of the Orkney mainland offers comfortable accommodation for groups of 10 to 26 in 5 bedrooms. An ideal venue for outdoor education trips, clubs or family gatherings. It has a well equipped kitchen, dining area, drying room, disabled access and all bed linen is provided. There is a campsite in the extensive grounds. Close to spectacular coast, RSPB reserves, early settlements and UNESCO heritage sites.
  • Elmscott Hostel

    Elmscott, Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX39 6ES
    Elmscott Hostel is surrounded by unspoiled coastline with sea views of Lundy Island. Great for walking, cycling, surfing and bird watching. The South West Coast Path is just a few mins' walk away. The hostel is well equipped for all your self-catering needs and has a games room and shop. In winter it is only available for sole use bookings.
  • Derwentwater Independent Hostel

    Barrow House, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UR
    Derwentwater Independent Hostel is a stunning Georgian mansion, standing in its own spacious grounds between the Falls & the Lake, with stunning mountain views. Just 2 miles from Keswick, close to the Coast to Coast route and the delights of Borrowdale, it makes a great base for individuals, families, and groups of all types. Book a bed, a room, a camping pod or take over the hostel.
  • Greenhead Hostel

    Greenhead Hotel, Greenhead, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7HG
    Situated in the village of Greenhead on both the Pennine Way and Hadrian’s Wall, the bunkhouse is ideal for walking the Pennine Way Trail or The Wall Path or for exploring the nearby Roman heritage sites. It has a self-catering kitchen big enough for large groups. The flexible accommodation can be booked by the bed, the room or for sole use. Greenhead hostel/ bunkhouse is run by Greenhead Hotel just over the road.
  • Hawse End Centre

    Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UE
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    Hawse End Centre in the Lake District sits at the head of the magnificent Borrowdale Valley on the shores of Derwentwater. Guests enjoy easy access to Keswick and the mountains beyond via launch or lakeside walk. The house is a large, comfortable, country mansion ideal for large groups, while the Cottage is more suited to smaller groups or large families. Outdoor activities can be arranged.
  • Ingleton Yha Greta Tower

    Greta Tower, Sammy Lane, Ingleton, North Yorkshire, LA6 3EG
    On the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, surrounded by magnificent countryside with caves, waterfalls and mountains, Ingleton is dominated by Ingleborough, the best known of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks (this is a great base for The Challenge). Known for its walking routes and waterfall trail, the area has plenty for walkers, climbers, mountain bikers and cavers. Licensed and serving tasty meals there is also a self-catering kitchen. Perfect for families and school trips.
  • The Lochside Hostel

    Alltsigh, Inverness. IV63 7YD
    Perched right on the banks of Loch Ness, the Lochside Hostel has fantastic views up and down the loch and can give you direct access to the water’s edge. Why not go for a dip in Scotland’s largest water body? Take a walk to watch for wildlife? Or even hunt the elusive Nessie? The Great Glen walking route passes the front door, and the End to End cycle route is nearby. Drumnadrochit is just 12 miles away by boat.
  • Old Red Lion

    Old Red Lion, Bailey Street, Castle Acre, Norfolk, PE32 2AG
    The medieval walled town of Castle Acre is on the Peddars Way ancient track/long distance path. This former pub, continues to serve travellers who seek refreshment and repose. Stay in private rooms and enjoy a quiet communal snug or 2 large areas suitable for group activities.
  • Cote Ghyll Mill

    Osmotherley, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 3AH
    Situated in a beautiful secluded valley in the NY Moors National Park, this refurbished mill with en suite rooms, is perfect for those wishing to explore the Yorkshire moors, dales & coast. You can book the whole Mill, a room or a bed. Great for educational groups, families, outdoor clubs and gatherings of friends. Group activities and catering available. Next to Cod Beck reservoir, Cleveland Way, Coast to Coast & Lyke Wake Walk.
  • Mounthooly Bunkhouse

    Mount Hooly, College Valley, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6TU
    Nestled in the beautiful College Valley, North Northumberland, Mounthooly Bunkhouse is a perfect stop-off on the Pennine Way and St Cuthbert’s Way. Dogs are welcome by arrangement. There is a well equipped kitchen and living area with log burner. Bedding and WiFi is supplied. Cars need a permit to access the private valley which is provided on arrival. A haven for wildlife with red squirrels, otters and a thriving population of feral goats in the valley. The perfect wild get away from it all.
  • Loch Ness Backpackers Lodge

    Coiltie Farmhouse, East Lewiston, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, IV63 6UJ
    This 18th-century Highland farmhouse provides warm & friendly hostel accommodation. Ideally situated within walking distance of Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, on the Great Glen Way and with pubs, restaurants and supermarket close by. Residents-only bar offers over 50 Scottish beers and 25 Scotch whiskies. Hiking tours, fishing, watersports and mountain biking can all be arranged locally. Free parking. Pet-friendly (some rooms only - please contact us). Bike storage available except in Jul/Aug.