Independent Hostels UK are the largest network of hostels, bunkhouses & camping barns in the UK representing over 350 unique accommodation providers.

The Independent Hostel Guide now in its 30th year has become an iconic publication, while the Independent Hostel website is an invaluable resource to anyone searching for hostel style accommodation.

The accommodation in the network ranges from basic camping barns, to shepherd huts and pods, bunkhouses, hostels and outdoor activity centres.   The smallest micro hostel sleeps just two people, while the largest Outdoor Education Centres sleep 100+.

Independent hostels offer affordable, sustainable accommodation with communal kitchens and living areas.  They welcome bookings from all ages; from individuals, couples, families and larger groups.