This map of Cornwall, Devon and the West Country shows the bunkhouses, camping barns and hostels in the West Country from Swindon and Bournemouth in the East to Land’s End in the West. Perfect for individuals, families and groups looking for good value self-catering holiday accommodation. We have hostels and bunkhouses on Dartmoor and Exmoor as well as along the coast in Ilfracombe, Falmouth, St Ives, St Austell and Penzance and in the cities of Bristol, Bath, Exeter and Plymouth. Hostel accommodation is perfect for visitors to the Jurassic Coast, walkers on the south west coast path, surfers, sailors and cyclists as well as those wanting a family beach holiday.
Devon, Cornwall and the West Country
Vale Cottage, 7 Annery Kiln, Weare Giffard, Bideford, EX39 5JE.
This converted workshop on a restored section of the heritage Rolle canal in rural Devon sleeps up to 10 in 3 rooms. Surrounded by a county wildlife site & salt marshes there is abundant wildlife.Facilities include an open plan kitchen/living/dining area and two WC/shower rooms. The barn has direct access to the Tarka Trail, perfect for walking or cycling. Guests will also enjoy direct access to the tidal River Torridge for canoeing & fishing. BYO sleeping bags.
16 The Parks, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 8BS
Base Lodge is your perfect base for exploring Exmoor, the Quantocks and North Devon. The South West Coast Path starts in Minehead and there is excellent mountain biking.Guided biking, navigational training, climbing, surfing, pony trekking and natural history walks can all be arranged. Base Lodge is clean, comfortable with self-catering and a cosy log burner.
International House, Broad Street Place, Bath, BA1 5LH
Bath YMCA offers great value accommodation. Centrally located, all the sights of this World Heritage city are easily reached on foot.
With 210 beds, Bath YMCA specialises in making guests feel comfortable. Fully air conditioned lounge with TV, laundry, lockers, football table and WiFi. Couples, families, groups and backpackers all welcome.
Lower Penderleath Farm, Towednack, St.Ives, Cornwall, TR26 3AF
Just three miles from St Ives’ beaches & 5 miles from Penzance, Lower Penderleath Farm Hostel provides self-catering accommodation in four twin rooms and one alpine dormitory for 12. Plus a self contained family maisonette with small kitchen and private shower & toilet. BYO sleeping bags. Pub food in two local villages is within walking distance. Bedding not provided.
Elsdon’s Lane, Monkton Wyld, Nr Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6DQ
This Victorian neo-Gothic mansion in Dorset’s AONB has easy access to the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis as well as the Wessex and Monarch’s Way long distance footpaths. Guests can use the vegetarian self-catering kitchen to prepare their own meals or vegetarian meals can be pre-booked. There is also camping in the grounds. Run by a charity that promotes sustainable living. Fruit and vegetables are grown in the organic garden and Jersey cows provide the dairy products.
45 Ford Street, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor, Devon, TQ13 8LN
A small, friendly eco-hostel in the centre of Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park. Popular with cyclists, hikers, bikers, wild swimmers, artists and photographers, A beautifully converted stone stable with hot showers, kitchen, courtyard, BBQ & secure bike shed.High open moorland, rocky tors, ancient burial sites, stone circles, woods and clear rivers close by. Moretonhampstead has shops, cafés, art galleries and pubs. On the Cicerone LEJOG, Dartmoor Way and CTC routes.
In secluded, ancient woodland on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, Blytheswood offers two cosy & peaceful self-catering spaces. The Nest sleeps two in a double bed & The Cabin sleeps two in a double bed + 1 child (2 at a squeeze) for two+ nights. Walk straight from the door to Heltor & Blackingstone Rock or along the River Teign valley to Fingle Bridge & Castle Drogo. Cross stepping stones to Dunsford village. Near Moretonhampstead & Exeter, 30 minutes from beaches & the open moor.
Victoria Square, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1AL
The Bunker is on the South West Coastal Path, with Chesil Beach on its doorstep and world class sport climbing, diving sites and water-sports a short distance away. Sleeping up to 18 in 6 private bunk rooms, each with a shower and sink, The Bunker offers affordable accommodation for groups and individuals. It has a large communal area, kitchen with tea and coffee and free WiFi. Breakfast and packed lunches available when booked in advance.
Cobbler’s Lane, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2PX
Cumulus Outdoor Residential Centre is situated in the small seaside town of Swanage on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. The purpose built centre sits in 6 acres of private grounds and has 4 separate accommodation units sleeping 16,32,32 or 47 which can be hired individually or together. The centre is popular with groups of friends/families, schools, youth groups, DofE & corporate groups. A whole range of outdoor activities are available for your group if required. Dogs welcome with prior arrangement.
The Sustainability Centre, East Meon, Hampshire, GU32 1HR
An award winning eco-renovation in the heart of the South Downs National Park right on the South Downs Way. The perfect base for walkers, cyclists, business away-days and family get-togethers. The Lodge offers well appointed self-catering accommodation. There are also B&B rooms and a campsite with yurts & secluded pitches. Large grounds with woodland trails and a café. Pubs, shops & take-aways, 2 miles.
29 St James Place, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9BJ
Very close to the picturesque Ilfracombe Harbour, this cosy, cool, clean and friendly hostel offers fantastic facilities for groups, families and sole travellers.There is storage and a drying room for wetsuits bikes & boards. Plenty of books, games & USB ports. A well equipped self-catering kitchen and a spacious living room with free WiFi. A real home from home. Close to restaurants & bars.
East Yarde, Peters Marland, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8QA
Yarde Orchard provides accommodation and refreshments to those using the Tarka Trail with good access to the great North Devon beaches and Dartmoor.
The bunkhouse has an en suite double room with its own entrance, a bunk room sleeping four, a twin room for two, and a campsite. You can enjoy home-cooked meals and the relaxed café atmosphere on the terrace.
Two Bridges Road, Princetown, Dartmoor, Devon, PL20 6QS
An ideal base for anyone wishing to spend time on Dartmoor whether it is to walk, climb, cycle, kayak or just relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Fox Tor Bunkhouse is situated near the centre of the village of Princetown. Guests can book packed lunches and breakfasts.The café has wood-burning stoves and provides lovely home-made food cooked to order. Guided walks & mountain biking are available as is mountain bike hire.
Off Renscombe Rd, Worth Matravers, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset. BH19 3LL
Surrounded by open farmland & a short walk from the Jurassic Coast, MYTIME’s R&R Retreat Accommodation Centre offers the perfect base for enjoying the spectacular Isle of Purbeck. With a World Heritage Site & the South West Coast Path on its doorstep, it is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Just minutes from the idyllic village of Worth Matravers and the popular Square and Compass Pub, there’s truly something for everyone.
Arctic Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7PQ
Cowes Base Camp is located at UKSA, a charitable organisation and leading watersports centre. It offers catered holidays by the sea with optional activities for families and groups of all sizes. Choose from private 4, 6 or 8-person rooms. The Base Camp is directly on the waterfront. Facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, canteen and full-sized sports hall.
Lower Willings Farm, Bigbury, Kingsbridge, TQ7 4AP.
Bigbury Camping Barn is a purpose built bunkhouse on the beautiful South Devon coast. The barn sleeps groups of up to 16 across 3 roomsSurrounded by sandy beaches, footpaths, caves & coastal trails, it’s the perfect base for extended family holidays, get-togethers of friends, or for groups of walkers, surfers, wild swimmers, cyclists or outdoor enthusiasts.
Holywell House, Holywell Road, Newquay, TR7 2PB
Centrally located in Newquay, Blue Room Hostel offers a variety of en suite accommodation in double rooms and dorms. All rooms are en suite. There is a bar and lounge.
The Great Western and Tolcarne Beaches are within a 2-minute stroll and the famous surfing beach, Fistral Beach, is 30 minutes’ walk away.
The South West Coast Path passes close by.
Harepathstead Rd, Broadclyst, East Devon, EX5 3DF
Ashclyst Farm Hostel is a charming National Trust farmhouse surrounded by land currently in the process of rewilding, with Ashclyst Forest a short walk from the Hostel. Your hosts Martyn & Lorraine are tenants of the Killerton Estate.Their spacious farmhouse is available for extended weekend breaks. Guests have the use of five private bedrooms, the farmhouse kitchen, dining rooms and lounge. There is a walled courtyard, secure cycle storage and drying room.
13b Gloucester Road, Bishopston, Bristol, BS7 8AA
OPENING DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED. This bougie new hostel, freshly developed in Bristol, is looking for a business partner to be the welcoming host in these sparkling new surroundings. The Hostel has a capacity of 30 beds. There is an independent cafe underneath, a great stop for breakfasts and midday snacks.
Mill Barn, Trevescan, Sennen, Nr Land’s End, Penzance, TR19 7AQ
Land’s End Hostel, in the hamlet of Trevescan, is 1/2 mile from Land’s End.Double glazed & centrally heated, it has a fully equipped kitchen & dining areas inside & out.Modern bathrooms and bedrooms with TVs & WiFi. New bunk beds with USB ports & LED lights. Bedding / towels supplied. Bike storage with CCTV, parking & small onsite shop.
St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1FF
Located in the centre of St Ives, Cohort is stylish and comfortable. Specialising in educational trips, Cohort offers catering for groups and support with trip planning, including developing itineraries. It is open to the general public at Easter and during the summer holidays. Fantastic facilities include a hot, outdoor shower, laundry & drying room, big guest kitchen, super fast WiFi, a TV room & pod beds - all with USB ports, lights, curtains & under-bed storage. Cafés, bars, galleries, Tate St Ives and four spectacular beaches are within a 10 minute walk.
9 Bridewell Street, Bristol, BS1 2QD
The Bristol Wing provides unique accommodation for independent travellers, groups and tourists.This iconic former police headquarters provides chic accommodation in the heart of Bristol.A mix of private, en suite and dorm rooms with communal spaces and cafe.Close to the bus station, and perfectly located for Bristol’s best attractions and shopping from big names to quirky markets.
Hollam, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9JH
A mile outside the town of Dulverton on Exmoor, Northcombe Camping Barns nestle in the Barle river valley with good canoeing, walking and bridleways. A perfect base for groups on Exmoor. The barns sleep 16 and 28 in partitioned dormitories. Smaller groups can be catered for. Heated by wood-burning stoves with a well equipped kitchen, you just need to bring your own pillows, sleeping bags or duvets.
17 Tregrehan Mills, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3TL
Edens Yard takes inspiration from the Camino; even the most self-sufficient traveller needs a recharge and TLC.Need a basecamp for your Cornish adventure? No problem: we are a short leafy lane from the Eden Project and buses that will take you to St Austell’s onward travel hub.Head out with friends, chill out with family. Come find our hostel in the strange landscape and clay trails of mid Cornwall.
Beacon House, Amesbury Road, Cholderton, Salisbury, Wilts, SP4 0EW
Welcome to Stonehenge Hostel, family farm & vineyards, where the perfect overnight accommodation awaits!Set in over 40 acres of stunning Wiltshire countryside, vineyards, farm & woodlands, the hostel is located just 8 miles from the historic city of Salisbury and is only 5 miles from the iconic Stonehenge. Come along and enjoy the rare breed farm animals, vineyards and over 70 beds in the fantastic Stonehenge Hostel.
71 Holloway Street, Exeter, EX2 4JD
Globe Backpackers offers clean, comfortable, self-catering accommodation for up to 30. Book a bed, a room or the whole place.It is just a few minutes’ walk from Exeter’s city centre with its cathedral, picturesque historic waterway, quay and wide range of shops, pubs, clubs, cafés and restaurants.
Week Farm, Bridgetown, Dulverton TA22 9JP
Formerly a granary on a working farm, this eco-friendly bunkbarn is close to Winsford Hill and Wimbleball Lake. Perfect for exploring Exmoor on foot, bike or canoe. Hot water, central heating & WiFi included in price. Well equipped, open-plan kitchen/diner with seating for all. Large drying room. Outside BBQ area and small field with campfire. BYO bedding & towels. Sleeps max 25 - sole use only. Free logs for the stove and camp fire. Enjoy Exmoor’s dark skies.
Cerberus Spelaeological Society, Larkshall, Fosse Rd. Oakhill, Somerset, BA3 5HY
Larkshall (Mendip Bunkhouse) is the Cerberus Spelaeological Society’s HQ. It offers well appointed comfortable accommodation on The Mendips, perfect for caving, walking, cycling, climbing, diving at Vobster Quay and for exploring the Somerset countryside. Local attractions include Wells, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge, Glastonbury & Bath. Camping available. Ample parking.
La Rue de la Pouclee et des Quatre Chemins, St Martins, Jersey, JE3 6DU
Close to the pretty fishing port of Gorey in St. Martins. With a range of B&B rooms from twin en suites to private dormitories. The perfect mix for individuals or groups. Large communal WiFi lounge with TV & DVDs and a games room. Packed lunches & adventure activities can be pre-ordered.
Hacche Mill, South Molton, EX36 3NA
Perfect for an adventurous or relaxing break. The Rock and Rapid Adventure Centre offers activities such as climbing (climbing wall on-site for lessons or use by experienced climbers) coasteering, raft building and canoeing. The bunkhouse can be rented out for sole use, or an activity package can be put together for your group. This can vary from a few activities to a full programme, including food. Just 20 mins from the North Devon coastline. Hen and stags welcome as are family and school groups.
Princetown, Yelverton, Devon. PL20 6SL
Set in a beautiful secluded valley in Dartmoor National Park, Bachelors Hall offers groups of all kind the chance to experience the freedom of the moor and the vastness of the landscape.Formerly run as a tradition youth hostel, it was completely refurbished in 2019. Sleeping 60 across 6 rooms and 2 pods it is centrally heated with a commercial kitchen and large separate dining room/classroom. Outdoor activities can be organised if required.
9 Gyllyngvase Terrace, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4DL
Relaxed, friendly and clean, Falmouth Lodge is just two minutes’ walk from the Blue Flag Gyllyngvase beach and the South West Coast Path. Only eight minutes’ walk into town with its exotic gardens, art galleries, Maritime Museum, Pendennis Castle and the harbour. Free parking and WiFi. Complimentary tea and coffee. Well-equipped kitchen, lovely dining room and cosy lounge.
Fore Street, Tintagel, Cornwall, PL34 0DB
Dolphins Backpackers provides affordable accommodation just ten minutes from the South West Coast Path in the centre of the scenic coastal village of Tintagel. It is just five minutes’ walk from the castle, famous for King Arthur’s legends, myth and folklore.The hostel sleeps up to 13 in a mixture of private and dorm rooms. There is a welcoming atmosphere in the shared kitchen, the communal areas and the large covered garden. Basic breakfast provided, cooked breakfasts available.
The Brookfield, 45 South Street, Braunton EX33 2AN
The Rafters is a luxury small hostel in the bustling village of Braunton just off the North Devon Coast. It sleeps 6 in 2 twin rooms & one double. Book a bed, a room or the whole place. Situated directly on the South West Coast Path, the Tarka Trail and Devon Coast to Coast cycle route, NCN 27 the accommodation is perfect for walkers and cyclists.All bedding & towels are provided. Breakfast packs and pack lunches can be ordered in advance.
Elmscott, Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX39 6ES
Elmscott Hostel is surrounded by unspoiled coastline with sea views of Lundy Island. Great for walking, cycling, surfing and bird watching. The South West Coast Path is just a few mins’ walk away. The hostel is well equipped for all your self-catering needs and has a games room and shop. In winter it is only available for sole use bookings.
This map of Cornwall, Devon, and the West Country shows the Bunkhouses, Camping barns and hostels in the area from Swindon and Bournemouth in the East to Lands End in the West.
This map shows the Bunkhouses, Camping barns, and hostels in the West Country, Cornwall, and Devon. It covers the area from Swanage and Bath in the East to Lands End and includes the south west coast of England. The region is home to 11 of Trip Advisor’s Top 25 UK beaches as well as Woolacombe Beach and Weymouth Beach which make it into the top 25 European Beaches list.
Walkers can take on the challenge of the 630-mile-long South West Coast Path which hugs the shoreline and cliff tops from Minehead in Somerset right through Newquay, Penzance, St Austel, Falmouth, Plymouth, Lyme Bay, and Portland right round to Poole Harbour in Dorset. The area is also blessed with two National Parks: Exmoor National Park and Dartmoor National Park. Visitor attractions in Cornwall include the Eden Project at St Austell, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and the Minack theatre.
Visitors to Devon and Somerset are drawn to the Roman Baths at Bath, Glastonbury’s mystical charms, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole, The National Marine Aquarium at Plymouth, or the treasures of the Jurassic coast. Why not give fossil hunting a try? The main cities of the area include Bristol, Plymouth, Exeter, and Wells. Visitors to Bristol can soak up the folk music scene, or find out more about Victorian Engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel who designed the SS Great Britain and The Clifton Suspension Bridge. Lovers of the BBC’s Poldark series can find locations around Cornwall including Truro, Bodmin Moor and The Lizard. Whilst lovers of Lorna Doone can visit Doone Valley on Exmoor. Bude and Newquay are the UK’s answer to Surfers Paradise with amazing waves whilst St Ives is a haven for artists with the Tate- St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum being central attractions.