Penrose Bunkhouse, Penrose Bunk House, Gunwalloe, Helston, Cornwall TR12 7PY
Call Penrose Bunkhouse at National Trust Holidays on 03443 351296
OverviewLocated on the edge of the Penrose Estate, the gateway to The Lizard Peninsula. The bunkhouse is next to the SW coast path and has good access to many local walks, trails and cycling routes. Penrose, is home to many rare species of birds and other wildlife as well as Cornwall's largest freshwater lake the Loe. A great location to base your group for wildlife adventures, walking and activity holidays or a break away from it all. The bunkhouse has two main dorm rooms, with bunks and beds that sleep 7. A twin room is located in a separate section of the bunkhouse. There are 5 individual bathroom pods and a communal kitchen/dinning area. A drying room and kit store are available. Solar panels and the wood burner provide the hot water and heating system. The first batch of logs is supplied. The Bunkhouse has excellent partnerships with local activity providers and can point you in the right direction for surfing, kayaking, coasteering, climbing and cycling, including bike hire if necessary. Photos © National Trust Images/Mike Henton
Beds & Rooms:16: 2x7, 1x2,
Open:All year. All day
Price per night:From £350 for two nights.
Booking:Booking required. Deposit on booking, balance 6 weeks before arrival. Minimum booking 2 nights.
Directions:SW653235. From Helston, A3083 towards The Lizard, with RNAS Culdrose entrance on left (before the bridge) take the right hand turning. Take right sign posted Loe, the bunkhouse is at the end of the road through a five bar gate.
Public Transport:Redruth train station is 13 miles. The Helston bus stop 1.7 is miles.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
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Due to government advice in response to the coronavirus outbreak, The National Trust has canceled holiday operations from Saturday 21 March to Thursday 30 April.
March 26th 2020
We are still accepting bookings from Friday 1 May but will be monitoring the situation and reviewing on a regular basis.
Self catering accommodation in Cornwall.
June 30th 2019
Enjoy the local delights of Cornwall on a budget, by using local produce to serve your whole group a tasty Cornwall meal.
The local market town Helston, has a renowned farmers market on the first weekend of every month, where you can experience the flavors of rural Cornwall.
Penrose Bunkhouse- the gateway to The Lizard Peninsular.
December 29th 2017
Escape everyday life in the serene natural wonderland of The Lizard Peninsular.
Stay at the gateway to The Lizard Peninsular at Penrose Bunkhouse! Discover the natural wonderland, and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, of the serene Lizard Peninsular in Cornwall. Muse in nature’s bliss, by escaping from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and experiencing the plentiful picturesque coves it has to offer. Try stretching your legs and freeing your minds on the divine South West Coast Path walks, including a favorite- The Lizard to Coverack.