Hostels in Yorkshire Hostels in Yorkshire

You are looking for hostels in Yorkshire? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. helps you to find your Yorkshire hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Yorkshire.

All Cities in Yorkshire

We list every single hostel in Yorkshire and the world. In total, we have 1 cities in Yorkshire for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Yorkshire hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Yorkshire. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Yorkshire

Located in the north of the country, Yorkshire, England, is the largest county in the nation and is steeped in history. Within its borders, Yorkshire, England, contains many cities of interest for backpackers to visit, including Leeds, Doncaster, Skipton, Sheffield, York, Bradford, and Scarborough.

Those searching for cheap accommodation or hostels in Yorkshire, England, shouldn't have too much trouble, especially in cities with lots of visitors like York and Leeds. The Yorkshire, England hostels here can be quite cheap and relatively modern, but there are still not as many Yorkshire, England hostels as there are in London, so planning ahead is recommended if you want to get the best Yorkshire, England hostel deal.

There is much to do in Yorkshire, especially for history buffs. If checking out old structures and learning about tales from the past is up your alley, York is probably your best bet. The city, which attracts more than six million visitors annually, was founded by ancient Romans and still has many surviving structures from the years since. Highlights from the historic walled city include the thirteenth-century Gothic cathedral, York Minster; City Walls Walk and Micklegate Bar; and York Castle Museum and Clifford’s Tower.

Leeds is also an action-packed place, with more than eleven million visitors a years, due in large part to it being a transportation hub with a hugely busy railway station and airport. There’s plenty of shopping to be done here as it is the main retail region for Yorkshire. Among the places worth checking out here are the Royal Armouries Museum, Roundhay Park, Temple Newsam, Kirkstall Abbey, and Golden Acre Park.

Yorkshire, England, is also known for being the area where the popular TV show "Downton Abbey" was filmed. The British show has had international appeal; for fans who want to pretend they are living in fictional world that the series portrays, Yorkshire is a great place to take a look. Other popular British shows such as "Heartbeat" and "Emmerdale" were also filmed here.

One of the must-do things while in the region is to eat a the famous local food, Yorkshire Pudding, which is made from eggs, flour, milk, or water and is best served alongside a traditional English roast dinner. Preferably, you'll consume it while also downing a pint of beer at the pub!

expert for Yorkshire hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Yorkshire hostels Erin

Travel Tips for Yorkshire - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Yorkshire. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Yorkshire. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

FAQ on Hostels in Yorkshire

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as, and While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Yorkshire?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Yorkshire here on Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.


Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Yorkshire safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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