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4 picks for a top notch New Year

Christmas is fast approaching, and before you know it, it’ll be time to put into action those all-important New Year’s plans! Some people think NYE is overrated and some people love it but either way, it’s highly likely you’ll need some kind of plan to see you through the night into 2019! If you’ve yet to conjure a great idea for a perfect way to spend the night, make sure you start planning now to avoid disappointment! Here are a few pointers to potential options for New Year 2019 breaks that could be just the trick.

Cracking capitals

Head to a capital for a New Year city break. With two wonderful capital cities within our network, YHA knows a thing or two about living it up in a big city! Everyone knows about London’s New Year’s Eve pedigree, with the banks of the Thames annually lined with people for the yearly display of fireworks which light up the city’s ever-growing skyline. Cardiff has a firework display of its own, but is more commonly associated with its nightlife scene which will have an abundance of events for you to enjoy across the city.

Book YHA London Earls Court or YHA Cardiff Central for New Year now!

Exclusive Hire of YHA Beverley Friary 

Do you see New Year as more of an opportunity to take a break and head to the countryside after the busy and stressful Christmas period? If so, be sure to consider a trip to YHA Beverley Friary- a real piece of history, nestled in the heart of the beautiful East Yorkshire market town of Beverley and with more medieval charm than Game of Thrones, this stunning building is the result of decades of loving restoration. It certainly is the ideal spot for an idyllic, rural getaway with a large group of family and friends.  With space for up to 30 it’s perfect for blowing away the Christmas cobwebs and excesses. With YHA Exclusive Hire available from 28th Dec-4th Jan 2018/19 , it’s the ultimate opportunity for you to gather family and friends to enjoy the area at its finest.

Book YHA Beverely Friary for Exclusive Hire for New Year now!

Convivial Cornwall

If the Lake District isn’t quite your thing and you prefer the South West of England, head to the Cornish town of St Ives, a place which has become renowned for its New Year’s Eve celebrations. The town becomes awash with fancy dress costumes and is consumed by a party atmosphere, with restaurants and bars all enjoying some kind of themed celebration. Plus, with YHA Penzance and YHA Eden Project situated close by, you don’t have to worry about finding great accommodation. There are certainly worse places in which to wake up to a New Year, meaning a trip into St Ives is ideal as part of a long weekend in Cornwall.

Book YHA Penzance or YHA Eden Project for New Year now!

City break

Sometimes New Year’s Eve is best kept simple, with a trip to a city which you can rely on to offer great bars and restaurants. Whether you want to party the night away in a Northern city or a Southern city, YHA have got hostels to suit everyone’s needs. Locations including: Bristol, Liverpool, York and Oxford are jam-packed with establishments in which you can dance the night away and enter 2019 in high spirits! Bristol and Oxford are famed for their pubs, where you’ll find brilliant beer and some great local bands, serenading the crowds which tend to gather as the night develops. Likewise, York and Liverpool have a number of elegant establishments to enjoy, and is developing a growing reputation for dining.

Book YHA Bristol , YHA Liverpool, YHA York or YHA Oxford for New Year now!

Beaming Brighton

Start 2019 on a high by seeing in New Year in the British Airways i360 pod, 450ft above Brighton. Enjoy a glamorous evening of dancing and celebrating with a six-course meal and bubbles. You’ll enjoy a midnight countdown up in the air with a midnight flight above the sparkling lights of the beautiful, Brighton seafront. There’s even a DJ and entertainment to keep you dancing all night long. YHA Brighton is located close by, which means you don’t need to stress about finding New Year accommodation. 

Book YHA Brighton for New Year now! 

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