The Independent Hostel Guide is the comprehensive reference to the independent bunkhouses and hostels of the UK. The guide has been revised annually for many years, growing with the hostel network. It contains up to the minute information on 350 places to stay.Independent hostels are ideal accommodation for individuals, groups and families involved in outdoor activities and sight-seeing. They are perfect for reunions of families and friends. The hostels are in a wide range of buildings - from grand city houses to barns and cottages.They generally have self-catering facilities and all offer friendly, clean and inexpensive accommodation with no membership requirements. There is a page feature on each hostel giving contact details, directions, public transport options and descriptions of the accommodation and the attractions of the area. It is comprehensive and unique in the UK.It is proven over 20 years. It is up-to-date, every page is fully revised only months before going on sale. It is packed with information, clear and concise.It can be used by climbers, walkers, cyclist, families, groups, travellers and others involved in outdoor activities and independent travel.