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The iFootpath Directory - YHA Coverack

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YHA Coverack

If you love spectacular coastal walks, secluded beaches and exhilarating windsurfing, head for this Victorian country house with panoramic sea views - perfect for a cheap family holiday or weekend break. If you're looking for activity breaks, there are plenty of opportunities for walking holidays, cycling and adventure-seekers in this uncrowded part of Cornwall.

We're near to lots of great attractions like the Cornwall Seal Sanctuary, Flambard's theme park and Roskilly's ice cream farm! And you don't have to go far from Truro, Redruth, Falmouth or Lizard to find us either.

The Hostel

There is space for 33 people across a selection of dorm rooms, private rooms, en-suite rooms and camping at YHA Coverack. This Victorian country house has beautiful sea views, great self-catering facilities and cosy social areas. You have 24 hour access to the hostel once you’ve checked in.

Bell Tents

Get all the fun of camping but without any of the set up stresses with these beautiful bell tents - part of the YHA Glamping experience. These spacious tepee-like tents are fully kitted out with a double bed and three single futons as well as bedding and can sleep four or five people. They also have eco-friendly solar lighting and comfy bean bags for you to chill out on during the day plus bedside tables, a coffee table, rugs and soft flooring.

There are two tents available at YHA Coverack and bell tent guests will have full use of the hostel's facilities plus a separate shower and toilet block. YHA Coverack's bell tents are available to book throughout the year for stays between 1st July and 18th September.


Please note that camping is sold per person and not per pitch and so, during the booking process, you will need to select the number of people that you wish to camp.

Please note: Due to the size of our orchard site, we can only accept small tents. The site is not suitable for tents that are larger than four man dome tents.

Come and camp in this beautiful 100 year old orchard. Stay for a few days and enjoy walks along the famous South West Coast Path, discovering secluded coves and spectacular beaches on your way.

There is room for up to 25 people in small tents (maximum size - four man dome tent).

This site is suitable for use by both families and organised groups.

Three toilets
Three showers
Small kitchen with cooking facilities and dining area
Guests are also able to use the main hostel facilities.
There is a stone base where guests can use their own barbecue.
There is a washing machine and large drying room which is great for drying off wetsuits.

Parking is in the main car park, just next to the orchard.

Check In
Check in from 5pm and check out before 10am.

Opening Times
The campsite is open from March until October.

Important Information
Campfires are strictly prohibited.
During busy periods, the tents are quite close together - this just gives the site a festival atmosphere! The site is slightly sloping.

Click on the Book Now button to book your stay.

Hire the Whole Place

This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website, or use our live chat service for more information.


YHA Coverack offers a hot and cold buffet breakfast to get you on your way for the day. Our full English breakfast option is cooked to order so please let us know what you'd like the night before. This is served from 7.30 until 9.00am. Breakfast is now available at 10% off - ONLY WHEN PRE-BOOKED (in-hostel price: £5.25). Simply add it to your basket at check out to save!


We can provide a packed lunch including a freshly prepared sandwich, a delicious cake, cereal bar, a bottle of mineral water, a packet of crisps and a piece of fresh fruit. Eat in the hostel or take your packed lunch with you to enjoy during your day of exploring.

Supper Club

YHA Coverack hosts the YHA Supper Club - a set three course meal served at 7pm every evening. Guests will all sit together, giving you a chance to get to know your fellow travellers and get the authentic hostelling experience.

Kids Eat Free

One free children's meal is avaialable per adult main meal from the main menu when purchased at the same time. This offer is not available on breakfast.


YHA Coverack is a licensed hostel and so you can indulge in a glass of wine or a pint as well as a selection of hot and cold drinks.

Self-Catering Facilities

Our well equipped self-catering kitchen has a microwave, two toasters, two kettles, two domestic gas cookers, three fridges and one small freezer - everything you need should you wish to cater for yourself during your stay.

We have plenty of outside seating space so feel free to take advantage of this if you wish to dine al fresco and gaze at the beautiful sea views.

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Campsite, Hostel or bunkhouse
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No sorry
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Post Code
TR12 6SA

This entry was added on Monday, 27 June 2016 09:58

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