They used to be basic affairs, but not any more. We take a look at some of Yorkshire’s best bunkhouse accommodation.
Dales Bike Centre Bunk Barn, near Richmond, 01748 884908, dalesbikecentre.co.uk: This four-star bunk accommodation has 14 beds in two and four-bed rooms. Breakfast is included, but there is also a kitchenette and a cafe which promises free wi-fi and 24 hour cake access.
Bishopdale Valley Bunkhouse, near Leyburn, 07769 553589, bishopdalebunkhouse.co.uk: Situated in the valley which lies between Wensleydale and Wharfedale, the old school has been recently renovated and refurbished to a high standard, with a large open plan lounge and dining area,and a modern fully-equipped self-catering kitchen.
Cliff Farm Camping Barn, Sinnington, 01751 473792, clifffarmholidays.com: Catering for up to 12 people the converted granary barn offers dry, clean and warm accommodation with the ground floor sleeping three and the first floor up to nine people in an open room. The kitchen is equipped and there is also a separate dining room.