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Smartcityhostels Edinburgh

In the heart of the city, just off the Royal Mile in the old town, providing en suite private rooms and dorms.

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Rhossili Bunkhouse, Swansea
Late availability from 24th November. Rhossili beach has been voted the best in the UK, third in Europe and ninth in the world. We have two other beautiful beaches also within walking distance of the bunkhouse. Most spectacular views and sunsets.

Added 24/11/2014 - Expires 28/02/2015

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Independent Hostels offer ideal accommodation for groups, families and individuals involved in outdoor activities and independent travel. They have private rooms, flexible lengths of stay and self catering kitchens designed for groups. Perfect for reunions of families and friends and only 5% of the hostels are affiliated to the Youth Hostel Association YHA.

Use our FREE search facility and regional maps (above) to get up-to-the minute information on hundreds of bunkhouses, bunk barns, hostels, backpackers, camping barns and group accommodation centres in England, Wales and Scotland.  We pride ourselves on working closely with Independent Hostels UK, Scottish Independent Hostels, Sustrans and the Long Distance Walkers Association to bring you quality accommodation in unique locations.

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Forest View Walkers Hostel, Northumberland
Join us at Forest View Inn for a 2 night twixmas celebration we will have a`late Christmas` on the first night followed by an early Hogmonay on the second night the price for Dinner bed and breakfast in an en-suite room £99 for 2 nights.07928376677

Added 21/11/2014 - Expires: 28/02/2015

Deepdale Granary Group Hostel, Norfolk
Winter Warmer Offer has now been extended to Glamping also. Pay for 3 nights Sun-Thurs get the 4th free. Offer valid until 19th December . Call for info on 01485 210256

Added 12/11/2014 - Expires: 19/12/2014

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Arete Outdoor Centre, Gwynedd
Autumn and Winter in Snowdonia is simply beautiful and with both mountains and coastline to go, at the area is a great place to visit. Discounts available for groups of 40+. Plenty of availability. Call us on 01286 672136 or send an email to

Added 26/11/2014

Mid Wales Bunkhouse, Powys
LDWA’s Christmas Cracker walk coming up on 6th December. We’re perfectly situated for overnight accommodation with plenty of beds available. Call us on 01597870081 or email

Added 20/11/2014

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