Explore the beauty and tranquility of the great British countryside with YHA. Watch the world go by over a picnic in the sunshine or get muddy with an exhilarating woodland bike ride; whatever you want to do, there’s a YHA for you in amazing rural locations.
If you want to get away from it all for an outdoor activity break, YHA Dartmoor is the perfect rural spot.
YHA Grinton Lodge
Situated on the southern slopes of Swaledale, YHA Grinton Lodge is surrounded by stunning scenery and exceptional views of the Yorkshire Dales.
YHA Wasdale Hall
This 200 year old country pile was originally used as a lakeside holiday home before becoming a National Trust property and still contains many of its original features.
YHA Ilam Hall
YHA Ilam Hall is a 17th Century gothic manor sits in 84 acres of National Trust parkland next to the river Manifold, with Dovedale just on its doorstep.
Set in 60 acres of magnificent grounds with spectacular views – YHA Ravenstor is a great pick for a cheap family holiday in the heart of the Peak District.
YHA Castleton Losehill Hall
YHA Castleton Losehill Hall is a totally refurbished Victorian gothic mansion and cobbled mews set in formal gardens and 27 acres of parkland in the heart of the Peak District National Park.
YHA Youlgreave is a gateway hostel to the Peak District National Park, and is ideally located within reach of all the major destinations and activities the Peaks have to offer.
There are great routes in the area for walking holidays and cycling holidays or, for something completely different, try llama trekking!
This modern Sherwood Forest accommodation is on the edge of Robin Hood’s fabled territory with great walking and cycling nearby.
This eco-friendly hostel offers superb Snowdonia accommodation for activity breaks in the Ogwen Valley and is surrounded by geographical wonders.
Visit YHA’s stunning, Grade I listed Elizabethan manor in the heart of the Shropshire countryside which had a £500,000 refurbishment to bring it bang up to date in 2012.
ocated in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean, close to Symonds Yat Rock, there’s a course on site for orienteering holidays and there are miles of footpaths to explore for walking holidays.
If you want a relaxing weekend break in a rural retreat with good access to London, YHA Jordans is the Youth Hostel for you.
The charming Swiss-style chalet is surrounded by National Trust land overlooking the mystical Glastonbury Tor.
Surrounded by wooded slopes, high peaks, waterfalls and trails, this lovely converted farmhouse makes an ideal rural retreat for a family holiday in Wales.
The hostel is set in 15 acres of ancient National Park woodland and overlooks the River Tarell with breath taking views of the highest mountain peak in South Wales.
This rural retreat is now a great base for visitors on walking and cycling holidays to explore the unspoilt landscape, hill forts, castles and picturesque market towns nearby.
A grand old country house on the southern flanks of Kinder Scout, YHA Edale is one of the highest residences in the Peak District and has a view to match.
This picturesque and eco-friendly hostel with plenty of charm and character in National Trust woodland is a perfect country retreat close to London.
Ancient folklore and fairies, white witches and wildlife, this part of the New Forest National Park is peerless in its old world charm.
If you’re looking for Pennine Way accommodation, families, individuals, groups and school trips will all love this comfortable hostel in the heart of a beautiful dales village, surrounded by classic limestone scenery.
This accommodation in Cumbria is the perfect opportunity to stay in Europe’s first Geopark, an area of great geological interest.
YHA Langdale’s enviable location is unmatched with stunning views including the Langdale Pikes, Loughrigg Fell and rolling views all the way down to Lake Windermere and Bowness.
YHA Langdon Beck is a small, rural hostel located in the heart of Upper Teesdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in County Durham and stands at 385 meters above sea level.
This family-friendly grade II listed Regency style building, in a glorious setting overlooking tranquil Esthwaite Water, is an ideal base for cheap breaks.
Lively, retro and full of character, this Scandinavian style rural retreat is ideal for families and activity breaks exploring the surrounding ridges and fells.
There are great walking and cycling routes straight from the door and this part of the Yorkshire Dales is particularly rich in waterfalls, including Hawdraw Force, England’s largest single drop waterfall.
YHA Eyam (Beech Hurst) is a Victorian folly resembling a tiny turreted castle perched on the hillside above the historic village of Eyam.
A bustling Derbyshire village popular with everyone from fans of outdoor activity breaks to literature and history buffs.
Set in the beautiful North Yorkshire village of Kettlewell, the Youth Hostel has stunning views of valley and great access to walks along the River Wharfe.
Situated in rural Kent, YHA Medway is opposite Capstone Farm Country Park. This traditional Oast house is also just 10 minutes’ drive from Chatham’s Historic Dockyard Trust Museum.
Walkers and cyclists will love staying at Litton Cheney, a village surrounded by fantastic countryside just waiting to be explored.