The London Lee Valley YHA is set in 10,000 acres of country parks and waterways just outside London in Hertfordshire. This hostel is just a 25 minute train ride from London and is perfect for a family looking for affordable accommodation with water sport, cycling and bird watching opportunties on the doorstep. There are six waterside log cabins next door to an activity centre where kids and adults alike can try sailing, kayaking or canoeing. Caving and climbing are also available if booked in advance. Or why not try white water rafting at the London 2012 Lee Valley White Water Centre.
Rooms from £44, beds from £18. If travelling with children under 5 you are requested to book a private room. Meals are available.
London Lee Valley | YHA Website.
Comrie Croft has a fantastic offer running where kids stay for half price and under 5s for free all year for individual camping and hostel stays. Comrie Croft is nestled into the south-facing foothills of a 3000ft mountain on the edge of the Highlands just over an hour’s drive from Edinburgh or Glasgow. Comrie Croft offers eco-camping – “beautiful, accessible camping with decent facilities, hot showers & campfires”, swedish kata tents and hostel accommodation. There is availability on tent pitches and katas during August 2012.
If you are looking for a family friendly hostel, a Scottish camping holiday in natural surroundings or simply a place to relax surrounded by some of the best outdoor adventures then this is it. Walks, biking, and wildlife on the doorstep.
Comrie Croft Hostel, Eco-camping, Kata Tents and Mountain Biking.
Eco-friendly, award winning backpackers hostel. Deepdale Backpackers is located in the village of Burnham Deepdale on the North Norfolk coast. If you are looking for somewhere informal to stay, then Deepdale Backpackes offers ensuite family rooms (up to 6 persons). Camping, tipis and yurts are also available.
Watersports, seals, wildlife and birdwatcing, hiking and cycling, swimming, castles, steam railways…
Deepdale Backpackers Hostel, Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale, north Norfolk coast, England.