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Yenworthy Lodge

Set in Exmoor National Park an ideal location for walking and the coast.

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Skiddaw House, Cumbria
We have beds available for every night during half-term week, but on Sat 25, Mon 27 and Thurs 30 October there is no family room, just individual beds. The hostel will close for the winter on the morning of Sunday the 2nd of November.

Added 24/10/2014 - Expires 28/01/2015

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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.

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Deepdale Granary Group Hostel, Norfolk
Kids Stay Free in TIpis this weekend ! Tipis sleep six and have a chiminea fire, perfect for getting back to nature though staying warm .Call 01485 210256 for information.

Added 22/10/2014 - Expires: 26/10/2014

Thorney How Independent Hostel, Cumbria
Our best offer yet! £15 Winter deal, bunkhouse beds. 2 night minimum stay. Full rooms only, minimum 2 x rooms. Max 16 beds. Bring your own sleeping bags. Only available by direct phone or e-mail.

Added 21/10/2014 - Expires: 28/01/2015

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Kendal Hostel, Cumbria

Added 23/10/2014

Derwentwater Independent Hostel, Cumbria
October Half Term - we have a few family rooms left. You can check our availability online. There are a lot of special activities for families taking place locally - you can read all about them on

Added 18/10/2014

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