Youth Hostelling – The First 100 Years

BBC Two, BBC Four

How the Youth Hostels Association changed the face of Britain

Through a treasure trove of archive films, this Nation on Film special tells the story of hostelling over the past 100 years and explores changing attitudes towards young people and the countryside. Based on a newly discovered horde of films, unseen for decades, this is the story of how the Youth Hostel Association made it possible for everyone to fall in love with the countryside.