This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Yorkshire Dales.
Yorkshire Dales are located in the North of England, and is a picturesque region of green rolling hills, countryside, and wildlife. The Yorkshire Dales is also where the famous English soap drama, "Emeredale," is set.
There are many cycling and walking trails around the Yorkshire Dales region. Most of the trails can be followed without a guide, and range from a few hours to multiple days. There are trails for all ages and fitness levels. Information about trails around the Yorkshire Dales can be obtained from any information place. Most camping stores sell details maps and books about the trails in the Yorkshire Dales. Some Yorkshire Dales hostels may also have copies of trail maps left behind by previous guests. Bird watching is also a popular activity in the Yorkshire Dales.
Accommodation varies from rooms in old farmhouses, pubs (public houses), bed and breakfasts (B&Bs), hotels, camping and holiday parks, and hostels in Yorkshire Dales. Sometimes farmhouses, pubs, and bed and breakfasts also offer dorm rooms for budget travelers. Hostels in Yorkshire Dales usually provide comfortable beds, spacious bedrooms, and communal areas. Most Yorkshire Dales hostels are located in the actual villages within the Yorkshire Dales, and offer restaurant services, laundry facilities, free car parking, and Wi-Fi or internet access. Villages within the Yorkshire Dales usually have several small supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, bookshops, and an information or tourist booth. Hostels in Yorkshire Dales tend to be located in older, country-style buildings, which can get very cold during the winter months. If traveling to the Yorkshire Dales during winter, it is worth confirming whether your Yorkshire Dales hostel has central heating and double-glazed windows.
Written by local enthusiast for Yorkshire Dales hostelsKelly Sheldrick