Number of beds: 40 Garden/grounds Meals available
Perfect base for group walking holidays
Great for exploring quieter parts of Cornwall
Beautifully remote Cornish group accommodation
How to get here
From the A390 (St Austell) take the B3273 towards Mevagissey. After 5 miles turn right at the top of the hill and follow the signs for Gorran. After 4 miles, fork right to Boswinger (follow the brown tourist signs). The hostel is situated in Boswinger hamlet just below the Seaview International campsite.
The nearest train station is St Austell. Travel Cornwall service number 471 runs three journeys between St Austell Trinity Street (approx. 10 minutes' walk from the railway station) to Gorran Churchtown (1 mile from the hostel) Monday - Saturday. There is no service on Sundays or Bank Holidays. Gorran Community Bus can be booked by email the night before you travel. This fantastic volunteer run service will pick you up from the hostel car park and bring you back from a range of local destinations including Mevagissey, Truro, St Austell and Plymouth. View timetable and contact details.
Alternatively, pre-book a taxi with Star Cars 01726 66636; around £20 to the hostel from St Austell.
YHA Boswinger is in an isolated, rural location and public transport is relatively limited, so please come prepared to take advantage of this beautiful area and experience life at a slower pace.