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Seaside hostels

Looking for the best seaside hostels in the UK? They're right here in our guide, together with sand, surf, sea views and everything else that you could possibly want from hostels by the sea. The YHA and SHYA have snagged some of the country's best locations for a budget seaside holiday, though there are some great independent hostels by the beach too, from Cornwall to Scotland. These are amazing places for the money – self-catering accommodation, rooms with a sea view, handy access to a beach or coastal footpath, and facilities for walkers, cyclists and families. So never fear if you're on a budget, you can still enjoy the UK's greatest seaside scenery at all of these fabulous coastal hostels, from Boggle Hole to Ullapool and St Ives to Oban.

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Lovely and helpful staff

The staff were so lovely and helpful when I had a personal issue and needed to cancel, they really went above and beyond. I will definitely be booking again with them!

Laura Gibson, 2021

5 star rating on Trustpilot

Easy to use website

Easy to use website. Found accommodation quickly and simply. Easy booking and payment system. Now just looking forward to the holiday!

Verified Customer, 2021

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Great advice

Great advice and help in securing a cottage at the eleventh hour.

Mrs S Parra, 2020

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So simple to book

So simple to review properties and book through cool places. They have a great selection of properties.

Liz, 2020

5 star rating on Trustpilot