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YHA Penzance

Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8TF

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Beds from £15.00
Private rooms from £29.00
Family rooms from £25.00
Camping from £10.00


  • BBQ area
  • Board Games
  • Cafe bar
  • Camping Facilities
  • Climbing
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle Store
  • Cycling
  • Drying room
  • En suite rooms available
  • Games Room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group catering available
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Lounge
  • Meals available
  • Parking
  • Picnic lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Restaurant/dining room
  • School Trips
  • Self-catering dining room
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Suitable for families
  • Table Licence
  • Trade Bookings
  • TV
  • Under 3s welcome
  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms

Need to Know

Reception Times

08.00 - 10.00
16.00 - 22.30


16.00 - 22.30


08.00 - 10.00

Towels and toiletries

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.

Maps & Directions


Castle Horneck, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8TF

How to get here

On foot, from the bus and train station 1.5km: Walk through the town centre, turn right before the Pirate Pub and proceed up Castle Horneck Road.

Cross the A30 and continue up the hill.

Public Transport

Book your coach tickets here.

There are currently no local bus routes running to YHA Penzance.

By car: Do not go through the town centre. Car drivers follow the A30 and turn at the Polgoon Vineyard and Castle Horneck signs and take the left lane.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 845 371 9653
Email: penzance@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 203
OS Grid ref: SW457302
Longitude: -5.557929
Latitude: 50.117926

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01736 362666
Website: http://www.visitcornwall.com/site/explore-cornwall/visitor-info/tourist-information-centres
Public Transport: View travel options.

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YHA School Trips

YHA Penzance is a great destination for school parties seeking an educational or activity break. The area boasts some great historic attractions as well as rock climbing and water sports. With up to 101 beds and home cooked meals available, YHA Penzance is able to cater to a range of school parties.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

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Under 5? Please stay in a Private Room.
Under 15? Please be accompanied with an Adult staying in the same room.
Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or Adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

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