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YHA PortreathRedruth, Cornwall, TR16 4QX
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.
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
Accommodation at YHA Portreath
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.
- Cycle hire
- Garden / grounds
- Drying room
- Board games
- Games room
- Private rooms available
- En suite rooms available
Food & drink
- BBQ area
- Dining room
- Self-catering kitchen (currently closed)
Transportation & 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.
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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.