YHA Land's End

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

Nestled at the end of a country lane in three acres of grounds, Land's End stands in the beautiful Cot Valley. The building has 1920s period features, an open fire and enjoys sea views down the valley. Footpaths lead from the hostel to the coast and the village of St Just.

There is a compact well-equipped self-catering kitchen. The kitchen contains two gas ovens with four hobs each - one has a separate grill, a microwave, two 4 slice toasters, two kettles, three fridges, a freezer and a range of crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils for 30 people. Tea towels are provided. Meals including breakfast may be available by prior arrangement.

YHA Land's End is ideal for groups of 15 to 25 people and a maximum of 33. Beds are arranged in 1x2 (bunk), 1x2 (double), 1x3 (bunk and a single), 1x2/3 (double with single above), 1x3/4 (double with single above and another single), 2x4 (2 bunks), 1x4/5 (1 double, 1 single and 1 bunk), and 1x6 (3 bunks) bed rooms with washbasins. One of the four bed rooms is en-suite and is accessed via steep stairs. All bed linen is provided.

In the grounds for 12 cars or 6 minibuses. Parking for coaches ½ mile from hostel if arranged in advance.

Other facilities
Dining Room/Lounge
The dining room and lounge are joined together and will seat up to 30. The lounge overlooks the garden and the dining room is connected to the self-catering kitchen by an enclosed veranda. Many rooms enjoy sea views.

Washroom Facilities
There are 5 showers and 5 toilets. Please bring your own towels.

There is a large lawn with sea views, picnic tables and space for garden games. Our small woodland has abundant wild flowers in spring.

The property enjoys central heating, an open fire, a drying room / surfboard store, payphone and has mobile phone reception in the grounds but not inside. YHA staff are resident in the grounds.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years with one travel cot and one high-chair on site. Free Wi-Fi available.

YHA Land's End welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700


At YHA Lands End we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • 4 steps up to reception
  • Some steps to facilities on ground floor
  • Ground floor rooms

For more information please download the full access statement here (106KB)

In the area

Walking on coast path and West Penwith moors (stone circles), sandy beaches, seal and dolphin spotting. St Just village with pubs, cafes and galleries (half mile), surfing and swimming beach at Sennen Cove (4.5 miles), Geevor tin mine museum (4 miles), Minack open-air theatre and Porthcurno telegraph museum (7 miles), Penzance (8 miles), St Ives (15 miles)

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • Children
  • Smoking allowed outside

Things to do

  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Land's End
Letcha Vean,
St Just-in-Penwith,
TR19 7NT



By Car:
NB. Please note - the only road access to YHA Land's End is via Kelynack on the B3306.
Turn off the B3306 at Kelynack and follow the road through the farmyard and past the sign "Unsuitable for motors" - although narrow the road is tarmac and in good condition all the way to the hostel entrance.
Follow this road without making any further turns until you reach the gate with "Letcha Vean", YHA and Hostelling International signs.

By foot: From St Just, walk past the library away from the town centre along Market Street, turn left following Bosorne Terrace past a chapel and recreation ground, turn right down narrow lane passing cottages and old well, where the lane ends turn right down a footpath following signs for YHA.
If you're heading north on the coast path follow signs to YHA from the south side of Porth Nanven or via Letcha Farm from Gribba Point.
If heading south on the coast path follow the road upwards in the Cot Valley (the opposite direction to coast path which follows the same road down the Cot Valley) and turn right onto the small track at Rosewell Cottage.
Cross the stream and then follow YHA signs.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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