The circuits of Snowdon

A group of enthusiasts on Merseyside claimed for itself a foremost place in youth hostel history, being the first to use the title of “Youth Hostels Association” and first to use the term youth hostel. Having set themselves “to promote Youth Hostels” they set their hearts on establishing “a chain of hostels in North Wales”... Continue Reading →

Simple friendly chains

Youth hostels are about travel and, at their start, that was travelling on foot, from place to place, from one hostel to the next. A chain or chains of youth hostels had been the dream of many when they first entertained the idea of hostels; the dream of leaving the place where you lived and... Continue Reading →

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