The duty of care we have to our guests, beneficiaries, staff and partners compels us to progress and open our hostels with caution and careful consideration in the best interests of the charity and those it serves.
For the foreseeable future, YHA Lizard Point will operate on an Exclusive Hire basis only, with contact-free check in.
To find out more about our COVID-19 secure enhanced health and safety measures, please read our FAQs.
Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.
YHA Lizard Point boasts stunning grounds, homely social areas and a warm welcome for the muddiest of walkers.
Its special peninsula location means there are panoramic sea views, beachcombing, walking and unique wildflowers nearby, so it’s a popular location – perfect for an activity break in Cornwall or a quieter seaside holiday. Kynance Cove is within easy walking distance and the hostel is a good base for walking and birdwatching holidays.
What is great about YHA Lizard Point?
Close to Lizard Point situated on the South West Coast.
Enclosed large private garden with sea views.
5-minute drive to Kynance Cove.
The self-catering kitchen contains a large catering style gas oven, twelve gas hobs, two microwaves, two fridges, one freezer, two toasters and a full range of kitchen utensils, crockery, and cutlery for 28 people. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
The spacious dining room has seating for 30 people around 6 tables. The cosy lounge is a large comfortable room with 6 sofas, tables and chairs and many games for families to enjoy. Highchairs are also available.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
YHA Lizard Point includes 27 beds:
Three four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Two four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With shared bathroom facilities.
Two three-bedded accessible rooms with en-suite. Includes 1 double bed with single bunk over.
Two four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One two-bedded room. Includes 1 double bed. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One five-bedded room. Includes 1 double bed with single bunk over and 1 set of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One six-bedded room. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 6 showers and 9 toilets throughout the hostel. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
Explore the South West Coast Path either by foot or bike.
Hire a boat and sail on the Helford River.
Take up surfing at Kenneck Sands.
Need to know
Check-in and Check-out times
On the day of arrival, the Hostel is available from 4.00pm. On the day of departure you are asked to vacate by 10am.
There is plenty to see and do in the surroundings of YHA Lizard Point. Its special peninsula location means there are panoramic sea views, beachcombing, walking and unique wildflowers nearby, so it is a popular location – perfect for an activity break in Cornwall or a quieter seaside holiday. Kynance Cove is perfect for a paddle and is located close by. YHA Lizard Point is a good base for walking the South West Coast Path and birdwatching holidays.
The is parking for 10 cars on-site. There is an overflow parking available in National Trust car park.
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.
YHA Lizard Point welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
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
Adhering to Government guidance
It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance on gatherings in self-catering accommodation. In making a booking with YHA (England & Wales) you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay. Please bear in mind that the guidance may be different in England and Wales.
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.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab. Please note that YHA membership discount is only available when you book direct through YHA.