Unspoilt beaches, the Eden Project and the whole of Cornwall are on our doorstep. One of the oldest hostels in Cornwall, YHA Boswinger is fantastically located on the coast with views of green fields sloping down to the sea. Perfect for quiet and relaxing breaks.
Located on a tranquil section of the South coast of Cornwall, YHA Boswinger has offered a warm welcome to hostellers since the 1930s. You will find a perfect swimming beach just 10 minutes walk away, and the South West Coast Path is on the doorstep.
Home-cooked meals can be enjoyed in our beautiful courtyard or garden.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Breakfast not included
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Linen Included
- Meals Available
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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By Car: From A390 (St Austell) take B3273 towards Mevagissey. After 5 miles turn right at top of hill and follow signs for Gorran. After 4 miles fork right to Boswinger (follow brown tourist signs). Hostel is situated in Boswinger hamlet just below Seaview International campsite.
By Local Bus: Take the Western Greyhound 526 from St Austell Railway-Bus station to Gorran Churchtown (www.travelinesw.com for bus times). At Gorran Churchtown, there is a 1 mile easy walk to the hostel (around 20minutes). Follow the direction of the bus down the hill and up the other side (there is a walking path on the right hand side of the steep hill). Turn right at the top, to pass a small school and cricket field. Keep walking straight ahead for 1 mile until you reach Boswinger village. Turn left into the village; the hostel is at the end of the village on the left.
By Taxi: Pre-book Star Cars to meet you at St Austell railway station. 01726 666 36. About �15 to the hostel, 2o minutes drive.
Perfect for a quiet beach-break with day trips to local sights.
Located in the tranquil village of Boswinger, we are 10 minutes walk from a sandy beach, great for swimming. The coastal path leads to 3 more beaches and the village of Gorran Haven, where you can sample Cornish ice-cream and buy a Cornish pasty.
Take in the delights of picturesque fishing village Mevagissey (3 miles), the Lost Garden of Heligan (5 miles) and world-famous Eden Project (15 miles) - all reachable by local bus.