Latest news about YHA Profiles

John Martin has been making his historical profiles available on this site. Here, in a guest post, he writes about progress developing the profiles.

Llwyn-y-Celyn, courtesy John Martin

Since the beginning of 2020 the following Profiles have been added to the collection:

Northumberland: Ninebanks; Wallington, Great Bavington and Rothley Shiel hostels; Wholehope
County Durham: *Edmundbyers area; *Langdon Beck hostels (expanded)
Yorkshire (West Riding): Ingleton hostels; Kirkby Malzeard
Cumberland: Alston hostels
Westmorland: *Dufton and Knock hostels; *Grasmere Butharlyp How
Lancashire (Furness): *Coniston Holly How
Lancashire (Lower): Liverpool hostels expanded to include Central hostel
Cheshire: Chester hostels (including rudimentary chapter on Trafford Hall, to be expanded)
Derbyshire: *Ravenstor
Leicestershire: Eastwell profile expanded to include Burton Lazars; National Forest area (including Copt Oak and 3 others)
Shropshire: *Clun
Herefordshire: Kington and Leominster hostels
Inner London: London Central profile expanded to include original London Central (Great Ormond Street); London St Pancras
Kent: Medway
Sussex: Brighton hostels including Patcham
Gloucestershire: Cirencester area (Ashton Keynes, Duntisbourne Abbots and Cotswolds hostels)
Devon: Beer profile expanded to include Ottery St Mary; Gidleigh and Steps Bridge hostels
Caernarfonshire: Conwy and (Denbighshire) Colwyn Bay hostels
Montgomeryshire: *Newtown (three hostels) plus Abermule and Cefn-y-Coed hostels
Brecknockshire: *Llwyn-y-Celyn (Brecon Beacons) area (Llwyn-On, Storey Arms and Llwyn-y-Celyn Brecon Beacons hostels)
Pembrokeshire: Broad Haven and Marloes Sands hostels; Manorbier, Hodgeston Hill and Pentlepoir hostels; St Davids hostels

(* latest Profiles added to Simply Hostels site, 6th January 2023)

Look out in the near future for YHAs Brecon Beacons Danywenallt, Wye Valley / Welsh Bicknor, and St Briavels Castle

John Martin

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