YHA Land’s End (Youth Hostels Association)

St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 31st July 2020. If you are able to donate to support YHA’s charitable work at this difficult time, we’d be very grateful. Support YHA

We are offering our hostels to the NHS, homeless organisations and public sector services. For support please email [email protected]

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 well-equipped self-catering kitchen. The kitchen contains two electric ovens with separate grills/small ovens and four gas hobs each, two microwaves, two 4 slice toasters, two kettles, four fridges, a freezer and a range of crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils for 33 people. There are two sinks and draining areas for washing up. Tea towels, cloths and washing up liquid are provided. 

YHA Land’s End is ideal for groups of 15 to 30 people and a maximum of 42.

In the main house beds are arranged in nine bedrooms sleeping up to 34: 1×single (single with a pull out bed for an extra person), 1×2 (double), 1×2/3 (double with single above), 1×3/4 (double with single above and another single), 3×4 (2 bunks), 1×4/5 (1 double, 1 single and 1 bunk), and 1×6 (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.

There are two large camping pods available to guests at YHA Land’s End. These pods sleep up to four people each with one double and two single beds for a comfortable night’s sleep. If you like camping, you’ll love this! These wooden pods are completely protected from the elements and they’re heated. Mattresses and all bedding are included for your comfort. Each pod has its own individual decking area. 

This takes the capacity to 42 guests.

There is parking in the grounds for 12 cars or six minibuses. There is parking for coaches ½ mile from hostel if arranged in advance.

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.

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 five showers and five toilets in the main hostel building with two showers and two toilets in our pod facilities. 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 (please bring your own smokeless fuel), a drying room / surfboard store, payphone and has mobile phone reception in the grounds but not inside. YHA staff may be resident in the grounds. This property is suitable for children under the age of three years with one travel cot and two high-chairs on site. Free Wi-Fi is available.

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).

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!

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

Please note: YHA membership discount its only available when you book direct through YHA.

YHA Land’s End welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out or contact the property directly in order to bring your four-legged friend along with you.

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.


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St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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