5 of the best youth hostels in West Wales

West Wales is one of the UK's most scenic places to visit during the spring and summer months. Take a look at our guide to the top YHA hostels in the region for a hassle-free UK break this year. 

  • BroadHaven

    Broad Haven Youth Hostel, Pembrokeshire

     by Youth Hostel Association

    Just minutes from the closest beach, Broad Haven is ideal for activity holidays, with opportunities for surfing, scuba diving and even sea kayaking nearby. The hostel is close to St Brides Bay, which offers great tuition for those looking to try out new water sports, while coastal footpaths and cycle paths lead to neighbouring villages and towns. 

  • Poppit Sands Youth Hostel

    Poppit Sands Youth Hostel, Cardigan Bay

     by Youth Hostel Association

    Perfect for nature lovers, Poppit Sands allows you to discover the wildlife of the beautiful Cardigan coast, where bottlenose dolphins and even seals are known to appear throughout the summer months. The accommodation is set in five acres of countryside stretching down to the sandy shoreline, making it perfect for family breaks. 

  • PortEynon

    Port Eynon Youth Hostel, Gower

     by Travels with a dog and a Camera

    Once a lifeboat station, Port Eynon offers a traditional beach holiday with breathtaking scenery and plenty to explore for a peaceful break away. The surrounding Gower Peninsula, in which the hotel is situated, is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB); with Afan Forest and an award-winning beach within walking distance, it's easy to see why.

  • Manorbier Youth Hostel

    Manorbier Youth Hostel, Tenby, Pembrokeshire

     by Youth Hostel Association

    Set on a cliff-top next to the popular Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, the Manorbier hostel promises stunning ocean views and plenty of nearby beaches to explore. It's also close to a number of local attractions including Manorbier Castle, Oakwood theme park, and some impressive looking former Ministry of Defence buildings!

  • PwllDeri

    Pwll Deri Youth Hostel, Pembrokeshire

    If you're looking for a quiet escape, Pwll Deri is ideal, set in a remote location with beautiful views over the coastal bay, and charming cottage accommodation to return to after a day of exploring the Pembrokeshire footpaths. Visit Strumble Head for excellent views and perfect sunsets, or discover Garnfawr, a National Trust archaeology area, just a short walk away.

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