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Spring guide

Spring guide
Spring flowers in sunlight
First signs of spring

First signs of spring

“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow” or so the saying goes. The nights are not drawing in as fast and the air feels a little warmer which could only mean one thing – spring is on its way. The season of spring is brighter and livelier, as the...

Spring guide
Boggle Hole
Unique stays

Unique stays

Time to cross off some of those never evers. YHA has a plethora of properties for you to enjoy on its roster. Never stayed in a castle? Fear not, you can be a knight in shining armour with us. Never slept in the middle of the forest? We can point you in the right...

Spring guide
Daffodils
Marching into spring

Marching into spring

We’re marching into spring and spring is a beautiful thing, so we have found you some exceedingly excellent events to get you excited about the month of March. From celebrating St David’s Day in Wales to giving a big up to all things Women at the WOW festival on...

Spring guide
Trees
Escape into the forest

Escape into the forest

One thing that’s amazing about our YHA hostels is that they sit amongst some of the greatest forests across England and Wales, which is why we are bringing you our favourite destinations.Sherwood Forest Let’s start with a well-known forest destination. Sherwood...

Spring guide
book
Get creative at YHA

Get creative at YHA

Fancy something fabulous yet fascinating for February? Take a leaf out of Denmark’s book, one of the happiest nations on earth, and get yourself a hobby. Danish people love a club where they can pursue a hobby and why wouldn’t they? It has been proven to boost...

Spring guide
Child playing with flowers
Nature to the rescue

Nature to the rescue

A decade ago, author Emma Mitchell began to seek out colour during midwinter to alleviate her SAD (seasonal adjustment disorder) symptoms. After making the move from city to countryside Emma began to take walks around her new home, collecting, drawing and...

Spring guide