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Just 50 metres from the sea, and offering some of the best sunsets in YHA, YHA Treyarnon Bay is a medium sized hostel on the North Cornwall coast. From gig nights to surf lessons, the hostel has something for every hour of your day. If you’re tired out or just want to relax, the beach is only a few minutes' walk away. The hostel has its own newly revamped bar, a great café/restaurant and even its own ice cream shack so you may not want to go anywhere else during your visit. Should you want to get away for the day, Padstow is only four miles away and the Eden Project is only a 45 minute drive.

If camping is your thing, YHA Treyarnon offers several pitches for you to bring your own tent as well as our luxurious bell tents which are fully kitted out with beds and furnishings - perfect for glamping!

Treyarnon Bay has a small, family friendly beach and is a great spot for bodyboarding and for surfing. The hostel is also close to a number of other beaches and bays which are ideal for surfing at all levels as swimming, bodyboarding etc. We offer our own watersports packages with Harlyn Surf School.

Other relevant details: Tesco in Padstow; convenience store in St Merryn two miles away; Newquay 14 miles away.

YHA Treyarnon offers FREE WIFI in communal areas!

The Hostel

The hostel has 68 beds with a number of ensuite and double bedded rooms available. There is also camping on site with space for up to 12 people. Alongside it’s own café and bar, the hostel has a self catering kitchen available to all residents. There is also a newly revamped resident and group dining area. The hostel has a rec room with a TV (for big sporting and music events) as well as games and books plus a laundry and drying room. In the winter, you will find a fire blazing most nights.

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 tipi-like tents are fully kitted out with a double futon bed and three single futons plus all 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 eight tents available at YHA Treyarnon - six standard and two premium - and bell tent guests will have full use of the camping facilities. Premium bell tents sleep four people and have the addition of a woodburner to keep you cosy. YHA Treyarnon's bell tents are available to book throughout the year for stays between Easter and the end of 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.

This campsite has it all - it's expansive and flat, has a beautiful sea view and year round amazing sunsets.

We've recently improved our camping bathroom facilities. We now have four larger bathrooms, each with a toilet, shower and sink, and two other toilets with basins.
Campers can use the self-catering kitchen inside the Youth Hostel.
Guests are welcome to use our gas BBQ facilities or to bring their own disposable ones.

Your car can be parked next to your pitch.

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

Opening Times
Open for camping all year round.

Important Information
Campfires are not allowed on the campsite but they are allowed on the nearby beach.

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.


Fill up for your day by the waves with a tasty hot and cold buffet breakfast, including Full English options, a choice of cereal and plenty of tea and toast. Breakfast is served from 7:30am until 9am so you can get on the beach early! 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.

Trey Bay Café Bar

Our kitchen is led by Chef Temple and his team and the restaurant is open from 10am-9pm every day of the year.

With daily fresh local specials, freaky fish Fridays; the chef has put on a lot of weight since commencing work here so the food must be good! Rick who? Try the great menu on offer in our dining room while taking in the sea views and relax with a cold local beer while you watch the gorgeous sunsets.

Kids Eat Free

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


The bar rocks more than the cliffs around here - lager on tap, ales on tap, live music, local cider, dancing on the bar? We've got it all and the bar stays open until 11pm too, hooray!

Self-Catering Facilities

Fancy making some sandwiches for your day surfing or a tasty sharer meal for the whole family? Get crafty in our self-catering kitchen with three microwaves, two ovens with two grills and eight hobs, four fridges with small freezer boxes on top, plus one towering standalone freezer. We've got everything you'd find at home like cutlery, crockery, glasses, mugs, pots, pans and more.

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