YHA Lizard

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

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

Formerly a Victorian hotel acquired by the National Trust to preserve and protect this most unique location, this restored building has first class facilities and stunning views out to sea over Lizard Point.

There is a self-catering kitchen. The kitchen contains a large catering style gas oven, 12 gas hobs, 2 microwaves, 3 fridges, freezer, 2 toasters and a full range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 28 people. Tea towels are provided.

28 beds, 4 of which are doubles, arranged in 3 x 3(2 rooms with en suite), 2 x 4, 1 x 5 and 1 x 6 bedrooms. The 2 x 3 en-suite rooms are on the ground floor and have disabled access; all other bedrooms are on the first floor. All bed linen is provided.

Space for 10 cars on-site. Overflow parking available in National Trust car park.

Other facilities
Dining Room/Lounge
The dining room has seating for 30 people around 6 tables. The lounge is a large comfortable room with 6 sofas, tables and chairs and games.
Washroom Facilities
5 showers and 7 toilets (not including the en-suite bedrooms). Please bring your own towels.
There is a large garden, cycle store, payphone, selection of books and games. YHA staff residein the building.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years

YHA Lizard 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 Lizard Point we strive to cater for everybody. We have two accessible bedrooms on the ground floor, with accessible en-suite bathrooms.

We also have:

  • Permanent ramp to enter hostel
  • Step-free access to most ground floor facilities

For more information please download the full access statement here (102KB)

In the area

The spectacular coastline of the historic Lizard Peninsula. West Cornwall's exciting attractions.

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden

Things to do

  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • Hiking

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 Lizard
The Polbrean,
Lizard Point,
TR12 7NT



From Helston, take the A3083, signposted to Lizard.
When you arrive at Lizard village continue down to Lizard Point.
Follow the signs for the National Trust car park and the Youth Hostel entrance is just a few metres after the gate for the lighthouse.
There is only access for cars and mini buses under 20 seats.
There is plenty of parking in hostel grounds.
If you require large coach access, contact us for details.

Take a virtual tour

External View Surrounding Area Reception Kitchen Dining Room Lounge Bedroom

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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