rooms were comfortable and clean and had good views from the windows
nice and quiet site and very rural
walk to beach steep but do-able!
best beach nearby if you walk or have transport is Gorran Haven ( had a good fish and chip shop- fish was not cooked until you ordered- so very fresh)
catering was of excellent quality in the hostel and well priced
self catering kitchen had good facilities and open all the time to use
staff were friendly and helpful
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Offering private rooms (2-bed, 4-bed, 5-bed or 6-bed) and single-sex shared dormitories, YHA Boswinger is part of the YHA England and Wales hostelling chain.Take advantage of our great self-catering kitchen, communal lounge-dining areas and the lovely courtyard and lawn, complete with tables, picnic benches and barbeque area. Located in the small hamlet of Boswinger, we are 15 miles from Eden Project, 5 miles from Lost Garden of Heligan, 3 miles from the picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey and 10 minutes walk from a sandy family-friendly beach. The South-West coastpath is on our doorstep and there are many short and long walks from the hostel - buy a walk guide at Reception or hire an OS map.Arriving on public transport? Just take the 526 Western Greyhound bus from outside St Austell train station (every 2 hours, timetable on Western Greyhound); get off at Gorran Churchtown then it's an easy 1 mile walk to the hostel. ... more less
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