YHA Portreath Local View


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Enjoy easy access to stunning beaches, bluebell woods and the coastal path when you take a family break at this converted barn. Ideal for all traveller types, the barn is in the grounds of a Grade II listed manor house, with a wooded valley trail to the lovely Portreath Beach. Relax and enjoy a picnic outside on the patio./p>

There are miles of coastline to explore on a walking and cycling holiday and it's a great location for activity breaks or a watersports holiday.

Why guests love YHA Portreath

  • Easy access to stunning beaches
  • Great for activity holidays
  • Grounds and garden to enjoy

Accommodation at YHA Portreath

The hostel

The hostel has four en-suite rooms – 3-bedded (double with single over), 4-bedded (double with single over and another single), 6-bedded (double with single over, bunk beds and another single), and 8-bedded dorm (3 bunks and 2 single).  The hostel is self-catering only but the kitchen is very well equipped with 12 hobs, 2 sinks, cooker, fridge, microwave and everything else you need to cook up a feast. There is a large games room with table-tennis and a large screen TV, drying room, patio area and large free car park.  

There are pubs, Chinese and fish and chip shops within walking distance. There is a convenience store and Post Office in the village.



  • Classroom
  • Cycle hire
  • Garden / grounds


  • Drying room
  • Laundry
  • Lounge


  • Board games
  • Games room
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available

Food & drink

  • BBQ area
  • Dining room
  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Need to know

Reception times: From 08:00 - 10:00 and 16:30 - 22:00

Check in: From 16:30 - 22:00

Check out: Before 10:00

Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.

Pets: As this is a working farm, we regret that no dogs are allowed. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Open every day: The hostel is closed when no-one is booked in, especially in winter.

YHA Portreath - Access Statement

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YHA Portreath

Map references

OS Map: 203

OS Grid Ref: SW668443

Lat/Lng: 50.252762, -5.270809

Contact information

Phone: 03452603140

Email: [email protected]


Originally built on a farm, the farmhouse can be dated back to 1760 with the rear part of the house goiong back as far as the 1500s.

The barn was converted into a bunkhouse with the rest of the hostel following suit. The hostel has a modern and airy feel whilst keeping the original farmhouse aesthetic. 

Meet the team

Mary, a retired teacher, is the manager assisted by husband Arthur when he is not too busy farming.

Manager recommends:Enjoy a lovely walk through the woods to the beach and the coastal footpath in either direction.

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