80 years

The youth hostel at Holmbury St Mary, near Dorking in Surrey, celebrated its 80th birthday this year.  Architect designed, purpose built, the hostel first opened on Monday 13 July 1935. Howard Leslie Vicars Lobb, a 26 year-old architect and youth hostel member, designed the hostel.  With its long low lines, facing east and west, the... Continue Reading →

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