YMCA Cornwall is the umbrella body for Penzance Backpackers and Hostel, YMCA Penzance and YMCA Mullion. It also has an office base at Redruth Medthodist Church. It is an independent charity company, limited by guarantee, and is part of an International Christian Movement which recognises the equal value of all people. It seeks to serve the community in Cornwall with an emphasis on the young, by providing them with a stimulating and supportive environment, enabling them to enrich their lives and the lives of others.
YMCA Backpackers is situated on the edge of Penzance Town Centre. Penzance bus and train stations, and the Isles of Scilly ferry are a 15 minute walk away. Friendly Reception staff offer 24 hr cover, 365 days a year so that our doors are never closed however late you arrive and someone is always on hand for help and advice. We offers comfortable, affordable accommodation in a convenient location, perfect for exploring the area and experiencing some of the best festivals and events in Cornwall.
YMCA Cornwall now offers a free counselling service for young people aged from 14-25 yrs old at Penzance, Mullion and Redruth. Please contact us for further details.
YMCA Mullion runs Youth learning / activites, training, and Day Nursery.