Falmouth Lodge Backpackers, 9 Gyllyngvase Terrace, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4DL

Call Judi on 01326 319996 or 07525 722808


Falmouth's beautiful natural harbour provides a picturesque background to the main street of charming shops, restaurants, cafés and pubs. Voted the 2nd best coastal town, Falmouth is renowned for its sandy beaches, Pendennis Castle, exotic gardens, art galleries and Princess Pavilions. Go sightseeing on ferries to St Mawes, Truro, Flushing and the Helford. On a rainy day visit the National Maritime Museum and the Ships and Castle leisure pool. Take advantage of all manner of watersports - kayaking and paddleboarding, available right on the doorstep, with both tuition and equipment hire. Alternatively - fishing trips, sailing, diving and surfing all available from the town. Judi and her family returned from Grenada in the West Indies several years ago adding their own character and flavour to Falmouth Lodge Backpackers. They welcome guests to enjoy, not just Falmouth but also all else that Cornwall has to offer. Relaxed, friendly and clean, Falmouth Lodge Backpackers is just two minutes' walk from the Blue Flag Gyllyngvase Beach and the South West Coast Path plus only eight minutes' walk into town, the harbour and the station. Free WiFi and internet facilities. Free parking. No curfew. Complimentary tea, coffee and breakfast. Well-equipped kitchen and cosy lounge with TV/DVD and games. BBQ terrace. This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    28: 2x2/3, 2 x4/5, 1x6/7, 1xdbl/family en suite (some sea views).
  • Open:

    Open Feb-Oct. Available for sole use bookings Nov/Dec/Jan. Reception open from 5pm
  • Price per night:

    From £19 pp. Sole use £616, with discounts in Nov/Dec/Jan. Discounts for multiple nights.
  • Booking:

    Online booking available direct from website - plus telephone or email enquiries welcome. First night deposit required to secure a reservation. Walk-ins also welcomed.
  • Directions:

    From the A30 take the A39 via Truro to Falmouth. Stay on the A39 in the direction of the castle and turn right into Gyllyngvase Road and then left into Gyllyngvase Terrace. Falmouth Lodge Backpackers hostel is No 9, on the left. Free Parking.
  • Public Transport:

    By train: Change at Truro for Falmouth Town. The train station is about 200 metres from the hostel. By bus: National Express provides a service to Falmouth from major towns and cities in the south and south-west of England. The bus station is in the town centre and it's just a £3-3.50 taxi ride to the hostel. By air: You can fly from London Stanstead and London Gatwick to Newquay and then a bus trip or drive to Falmouth.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, has a pub within walking distance and is on the page of accommodation near Castles, the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page, the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map and the SW Coast Path.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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Falmouth Hostel Holiday

January 18th 2019

I plan on spending around 6/7 days on my Falmouth Hostel holiday. My intention is to explore this area of the Cornish Riviera by walking, assisted by various train journeys where and whenever required. My base is Falmouth Backpackers Hostel five minutes stroll from the town’s rail station.

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boats in the river harbour viewed on a Falmouth hostel holiday
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Ideal location for Groups or School Accommodation in Cornwall

September 14th 2019

Falmouth Lodge Backpackers is perfectly located for Groups and Schools wanting to either explore Cornwall, enjoy our coastline and beaches, or check out the University here.

Falmouth Lodge Backpackers is well located for Groups and Schools visiting Cornwall – right in Falmouth Town itself – ideal for tarins and buses, it is also, only two minutes from the beach – the south west coast path and all manner of water based activities. At the same time, a pretty central base for all of Cornwall – from gardens to castles – surfing beaches and spectacular arts and theatre…..
We can accommodate up to 28 but have 24 separate beds in rooms of various combinations from one or two – to a maximum of seven……
We are able to offer reasonable discounts for group bookings of two nights or more, especially in the winter months.
We provide a simple complimentary breakfast but you have the full use of our kitchen and comfy lounge at all times; so you can easily self -cater but we are also less than ten minutes from town where there is a wide selection of cafe’s and restaurants to meet most tastes and pockets.
We try to adapt to our sole use guests as much as possible – so do please contact us directly to discuss any questions that you might have.


Two great messages at our Falmouth front door!!

July 9th 2019

Falmouth Lodge Backpackers has just taken delivery of our first box of “Who Gives A Crap” toilet paper – plastic free – no inks or dyes and funds support sanitation projects in developing countries.

Win win in our book ……. and we love the message on the box next to our IHUK sign!!!


Multi generation holidays at Falmouth Lodge Backpackers

June 10th 2019

90 years old today and staying in an Independent Hostel to celebrate with her family!! Could she be the Independent Hostel Networks oldest guest??

Falmouth Lodge Backpackers is a relaxed and friendly hostel in a beautiful Cornish harbour town.  Falmouth’s beautiful natural harbour provides a picturesque background to the streets of charming shops, galleries, restaurants, cafés and pubs.  Lots of  opportunities to sample fresh local seafood and locally brewed real ales and an mix of live music and fringe theatre can be found in tucked away venues on most nights.

Falmouth Lodge Backpackers is ideal for multi generation holidays with a mix of private and family rooms, a comfy lounge and a slef catering kitchen.  It’s an easy walk from the town centre within beautiful coastal scenery and is only 2 minutes from the nearest beach and the South West Coast Path!

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