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A family-friendly seaside hostel in a great location and with lots of activities on offer nearby.

YHA Lizard

Lizard Point, Cornwall, TR12 7NT 0845 371 9550

We say

Down towards the southern tip of the Lizard,  this former Victorian seaside hotel is the most southernmost buildings in England, and enjoys outstanding sea views from its high vantage point above the South West Coast path and Lizard Point. It’s not a large place, with just 28 beds in all, but it's a perfect place for families, lots of en-suite rooms, a dining room and a lounge, a self-catering kitchen and drying room – and a lovely garden from which to enjoy the wonderful coastal panoramas. There are lots of activities on offer nearby, for example surfing with the Cornwall Surf Academy, boating with Helford River Boat hire, riding at the Poltesco Riding Stables, while on rainy days there are board games to play and the sea views to enjoy. Make a visit too to Lizard Lighthouse, while the stunning white sands at Kynance Cove and equally sandy Gunwalloe Beach are both good places for swimming and sunbathing. A spectacular place for a budget seaside holiday.

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28 beds in small rooms and en-suites.

How much?

Beds from £23, private rooms from £52, family rooms from £38.50.


  • Accessible Rooms
  • Dining area
  • Drying room
  • En-suite available
  • Family rooms
  • Gardens & Grounds
  • Kitchen
  • Parking
  • Private Rooms
  • Shop
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wifi

Looking for...

  • Budget
  • Countryside
  • Exclusive hire
  • Family-Friendly
  • Groups Welcome
  • Seaside
  • Sensational Views
  • Walking
  • Waterside
  • Watersports
  • Woodland
  • YHA hostels

Getting There

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.


Open all year.

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