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Christmas is fast approaching. 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 2020! 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 Years Eve breaks that could be just the trick.

Cracking capitals

Head to a capital for a New Years Eve 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 your New Years Eve break now!

Exclusive Hire of YHA Kettlewell

Why not take a New Years Eve break? You would prefer to head to the countryside after the busy and stressful Christmas period? If so, be sure to consider a trip to YHA Kettlewell.  Nestled in the heart of a peaceful village in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. It certainly is the ideal spot for an idyllic, rural getaway with a large group of family and friends.  With space for up to 42, it’s perfect for blowing away the Christmas cobwebs and excesses. It’s the ultimate opportunity for you to gather family and friends to enjoy the area at its finest.

Book YHA Kettlewell for New Year now!

Convivial Cornwall

If a rural location 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 your New Years Eve break now!

City break

Sometimes a New Year’s Eve break 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 2020 in high spirits. Bristol and Oxford are famed for their pubs, where you’ll find brilliant beer and some great local bands. 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 Central, YHA York or YHA Oxford for your New Years Eve break now!

Read our “Banish the January blues with four ideas for a weekend break in the UK” blog.

Written by Ruby Higton

Here is Ruby and she is a digital marketer at YHA. She looks after all things social media, as well as content writing for and SEO. Her favourite YHA is YHA Perranporth.

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