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Penzance Hostel

This early Georgian manor house, in landscaped gardens, commands sweeping views of Mount's Bay and the Lizard Peninsula. Visit St Michael's Mount and St Ives (home of the Tate Gallery), or take a boat to the Isles of Scilly. There's a wide choice of meals, from speciality fresh baked pizzas (the best you'll eat in a hostel according to the 1997 Berkley Guide), to traditional Cornish clotted cream ice cream.


Lounge, T.V. room, showers, drying room, cycle store, lockers, grounds and camping (with dedicated facilities).

Beds 80
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Yes, 17.30 hrs - 19.45 hrs
Under 3's No
No Smoking No
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking Yes


Castle Horneck, Alverton, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8TF
01736 362666
Tourist Information: 01736 362207

Getting There

Follow A30 around Penzance and turn at the Castle Horneck signs. Do not go into Penzance Town Centre. On foot walk through the Town Centre past the YMCA. Turn right onto Castle Horneck Road, cross the A30, continue until hostel is on your left.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 203/457302


First Western National 5B, 6B 10B, from BR Penzance to within 1/2m (Tel: 01209 719988).


Penzance 1 1/2m.


Isles of Scilly. 1 1/2m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Land's End 8m, Perranporth 29m, Pendennis Castle 24m

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