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Youth Hostels Association

The Youth Hostels Association (YHA) believe in the power of of travel and adventure - to connect people to each other, to nature and the outdoors, to culture and to heritage. YHA operates over 150 sites throughout England and Wales — a community of shared spaces, open to all and for the benefit of everybody.

The Youth Hostels Association (YHA) are a leading social enterprise and a 90-year-old movement. A charity on a mission to enrich the lives of all, but especially young people, and improve physical health, mental wellbeing and life skills through the experiences they create.

Their vision is for everyone to have access to the benefits of adventure, for the first time and a lifetime. Their mission, therefore, is to enrich the lives of all, especially young people, by providing brilliant hostel stays and experiences that improve physical health, mental wellbeing and life skills. YHA aim to to help all, especially young people of limited means, to a greater knowledge, love and care of the countryside, and appreciation of the cultural values of towns and cities, particularly by providing youth hostels or other accommodation for them on their travels and thus to promote their health, recreation and education.


Telephone: +44 1629 592700

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