A beautiful small-scale seaside hostel, right on the harbour and just just a short walk from the South West Coast Path
Palace Stables, Boscastle, Cornwall, PL35 0HD 0845 371 9006
YHA Boscastle is a beautiful small hostel situated in the centre of the north Cornish town of the same name. You wouldn’t know it was a hostel from the outside, and in its way the inside is no different, with only 28 beds in total with and only one (four-bed) en-suite room. With a lovely lounge and sitting room, it's got a cosy, intimate feel, where everyone mucks in together and make the most of what is by any standards a great location, with beaches, walks and outdoor activities galore. The South West Coast Path is less than a mile away; the renowned Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft & Magic is just a couple of minutes' walk, and Widemouth Bay and Trebarwith Sands are both lovely long sandy beaches with good surf – plus the evocative ruins of King Arthur's legendary castle at Tintagel are just a few miles down the coast.
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Beds from £24.99, private rooms from £24, family rooms from £31.50.
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The B3263 Tintagel to Bude road passes close by the hostel. Walk from Bridge on the B3263 towards the harbour alongside the River. The hostel is the last building on the right hand side at the top of the slipway. Parking is in the public car park (250 metres from the hostel).Charges apply 9.30am-6pm daily.
There is a bus to Boscastle, use the Traveline website to plan your journey.
Open every day March–October.