The big day

YHA Ilam Hall proved the perfect setting for the nuptials of hostellers Polly and Gareth Fate can be a wonderful …

Staying Strong

We’ve invested an amazing £30 million in our hostels over the last three years, with the aim of ensuring we …

Sunset Sounds

Love music? Missing summer? We’ve put together a double compilation album of the best live music sessions from the wonderful …

Proper family fun

If yours is the kind of family that likes its boots muddy and its hair windswept, you’ll love the fantastic …

Gear: Cool Stuff

KEEN A-phlex Shoes New from Oregon-based outfitters KEEN, these sturdy, versatile shoes are intended “for the trail or the city”. …

Drying Room: Readers’ Pics

This pic (above) sums up our week-long YHA Welsh experience – sand, sea, mountains and outdoor fun. James Drury Sunset …