YHA Boswinger

St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom








Special Offer

January sale — 25% Off

January sale

January sale If your new year’s resolution is to get everyone together for that big event, have we got the offer for you. From milestone birthday celebrations to walking groups, hen dos to cycling clubs, have a whole hostel to yourself with space for everyone, and now save 25% on your stay. Book online before 4th February 2020 for stays between 24th December 2019 and 24th April 2020 (including school holidays) using the promo code below, to get 25% off stays at participating hostels. JANSALE-020

December 24, 2019 — February 4, 2020
If your new year’s resolution is to get everyone together for that big event, have we got the offer for you. From milestone birthday celebrations ...

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

Originally two stone farm cottages and a barn, Boswinger has been refurbished as one building. Built around a courtyard, this is one of our oldest venues in Cornwall and stands in the centre of the quiet, seaside hamlet of Boswinger, with sea views and a wide choice of beaches.

The self-catering kitchen is just off the entrance lobby. It contains three domestic size cookers (2 gas + 1 electric with fan oven), two refrigerators and one freezer (domestic size), microwave oven, two kettles, toaster and a good selection of pots and pans of various sizes. 

All bed linen is provided, with wash basins in each room. There is accommodation for 38 split over 10 bedrooms.

There is space for 10 cars or 5 minibuses. Unfortunately there is no parking for coaches.

Dining room & lounge
The dining room (off the central lobby connecting to the lounge) seats between 16-20 people on two long tables. The lounge seats 20 at tables and there are a couple of sofas.

There are washbasins in every room, plus six showers and six toilets throughout the hostel.

There is central heating, a garden and a payphone. YHA staff are residents in the grounds.

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

At YHA Boswinger we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or washrooms is accessible to modern standards.

We have:

  • Two steps in total up into the hostel
  • A portable induction loop
  • Ground floor bedrooms available from March to October

By car: From the A390 (St Austell) take the B3273 towards Mevagissey. 
After 5 miles turn right at the top of the hill and follow the signs for Gorran. 
After 4 miles, fork right to Boswinger (follow the brown tourist signs). 
The hostel is situated in Boswinger hamlet just below the Seaview International campsite.

By Public Transport: First Service 471 will bring you from St Austell to Gorran Churchtown, our local stop and a pleasant 20 minute walk from the hostel. This service runs Monday to Saturday (except public holidays). Alternatively the volunteer-run Gorran Community Bus will deliver you to our door here in Boswinger. Book by email the night before [email protected] Some days it comes back from Truro, others from St Austell. Weekdays only. The nearest train station is St Austell, 10 miles away.


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St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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