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YHA Penzance


Castle Horneck, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8TF

T: 0845 371 9653

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This hostel provides the following facilities:

BBQ area

Board Games

Cafe bar

Camping Facilities


Cot available

Credit cards accepted

Cycle Store


Drying room

En suite rooms available

Games Room


Group catering available

Internet access



Meals available


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


Under 3s welcome




101 Beds

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About YHA Penzance

This Georgian mansion has been refurbished to a high standard and has been awarded a 3*ETC grading. Set in beautiful gardens, it’s only 15 minutes walk from the town and seafront, perfect for seaside holidays, activity breaks and school trips. Penzance is an excellent base for exploring the local area and it is the departure point for sailings to the Isles of Scilly. Visit St Ives or Sennen Cove, great for watersports, sailing or surfing holidays, or just relax on some of Europe’s finest beaches.

YHA members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA Penzance!

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


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Reception Times:
08.00 - 10.00
16.00 - 22.30

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Manager recommends

  • Leave the car behind and take the scenic train journey to St Ives, voted one of the best seaside towns in Britain. With five beautiful sandy beaches, amazing views and historic cobbled streets with a wide range of galleries and shops, this is hard to beat for a cheap seaside getaway! For school trips, the local area is full of historic attractions, or if you're looking for an activity break, hit the beaches for a great sailing or surfing holiday.

Volunteering opportunities

There are currently no volunteering opportunities at YHA Penzance. Please visit YHA Volunteering to see what opportunities are available.

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.

Contact YHA

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Dimple Road

Freephone: 0800 0191 700
Telephone: 01629 592 700
Email: customerservices@yha.org.uk

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