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The Stables Bunkhouse

A rural barn a few minutes walk from the pretty village of Edale

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Skiddaw House, Cumbria
The hostel if full for the Bank Holiday Weekend, but plenty of availability from Tuesday the 26th of August. Give us a ring on 07747174293

Added 23/08/2014 - Expires 28/11/2014

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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.

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Thorney How Independent Hostel, Cumbria
Free Bike Hire For Two With 2 Nights in Sept We’re offering free bike hire for one day for 2 people booking a 2 person room midweek for 2 nights or more in September. The deal is available from Monday 25th August to Wednesday 1st October 2014.

Added 20/08/2014 - Expires: 28/11/2014

Piggery Poke 4 Star Hostel, Ceredigion
Join us for the Cardigan Walks Festival, 3rd - 28th Sept, 2014 The festival includes 6 walks in the Cardigan area with dozens of other walks in Ceredigion in "Steptember". Stay at Piggery Poke for £20 pppn (2013 price!)

Added 13/08/2014 - Expires: 30/09/2014

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Kendal Hostel, Cumbria
vacancies next week and for the whole of September Kendal Hostel gateway to the Lakes and Dales WE now take dogs

Added 22/08/2014

Bunkhouse At Warren Farm, Pembrokeshire
We’re running a draw on FB to win an August Bank Holiday stay for up to 8 people in one of our lovely bell tents. See for more details. Enter by midnight Friday 15th August

Added 11/08/2014

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