Affordable summer accommodation in the heart of Cornwall. Glasney Rooms offers double and twin en suite bedrooms on the tranquil University Campus near Falmouth
Near to Falmouth, Glasney Rooms are hotel style bedrooms on the Penryn Campus which is home to Falmouth University and University of Exeter students for much of the year. Centrally located in the heart of Cornwall, and open to visitors during the busy summer months of July and August, Glasney Rooms are the perfect base to explore all that Cornwall has to offer.
Just a 10-minute drive from Falmouth and the beaches of the Cornish South Coast, we offer clean, functional and affordable ensuite student accommodation.
With easy access to Truro (10 miles), Newquay (20 miles), St Ives (25 miles), Lands End (34 miles) and Minack Theatre (33 miles) you can experience great beaches, world renowned art galleries, the National Maritime Museum and much more. With a regular bus service within easy reach of the accommodation and Penryn train station a short walk away, Glasney Rooms is perfectly placed to explore the local area.
History to the present day
Penryn Campus, set on the 18th Century Tremough estate, is now shared home for Falmouth Unviersity and the University of Exeter in Cornwall.
Food and Drinks
Koofi, a licensed Pizzeria and Cafe, opens daily, offering a selection of hot and cold snacks and meals, Starbucks coffee and a selection of bottled beers and wines.
There are also many restaurants and places to eat in the centre of Penryn and Falmouth.
Grounds and gardens
The 100 acre Penryn Campus is set amongst the historic gardens of Tremough House, an 18th century manor house. Visitors can take in the walled garden and orchard, herbaceous beds, sub-tropical planting, Italianate garden and terraces.
Enjoy a stroll around the 18th Century lime avenue and the old drive with pinetum native woodlands, and see the historic rare Rhododendrons, cultivated on the site in the Victorian era.
Now home to Falmouth Unviersity and the University of Exeter in Cornwall, the campus blends historic sub-tropical planting with newly created landscapes, forming stunning grounds that are a haven for a diverse range of plant and animal species.
Penryn Campus Shop
The Penryn Campus Shop is open daily for all your essential items.
Koofi Cafe/bar serves starbucks coffee, along with meals and snacks including handmade pizza. Koofi is also a licensed cafe so come along and enjoy a pizza and a glass of wine. Free WiFi, outdoor seating area.
The modern sports centre includes a well equipped gym, with cardiovascular and free weights areas, fitness classes, court hire and outdoor multi use pitch also available.
Laundry facilities are available to you on site. Glasney Lodge Reception can issue you with a laundry card which enables you to top up on-line. You will be charged a small deposit and given details of the online link for instructions. The deposit will be refunded on return of the card.
There are BBQ areas nestled into the beautiful historic grounds, perfect for those lazy sunny evenings.
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Free car parking (on site)
Free broadband access (wifi)
Food and Drinks
Golf course (a short drive)
Tennis courts (a short drive)
Recommended restaurants (a short drive)
Address: Glasney Lodge, Penryn Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, United Kingdom
Address: Penryn Summer Apartments, Cornwall Plus, Penryn Campus, Treliever Road,
Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE (or for Satnavs TR10 9EZ).
Check in: From 1600 hours daily, and open 24 hours per day.
Check out: By 1000 hours
By car : With SAT NAV use TR10 9AJ
If you are travelling by car, the campus is located just off the A39, on Treliever Road. Follow signs to University Campus, well signposted off the roundabout.
Car parking is free and is a short distance from where you will be staying. When you arrive on campus, please follow the signs to Glasney Lodge (not main reception). It will be possible to park briefly, collect your key and drop your luggage off at your room.
By train: If you are travelling by train, Penryn station is a very short distance away. You can walk from there to Old Lane, which brings you on to campus. Please be advised that there are some steps on this route. Follow signs to Glasney Lodge.
By bus: If you are travelling by bus, it could not be easier as you will be brought right into the centre of campus. Follow the signs to the Glasney Lodge. From Falmouth Moor, you can catch the following buses: 2, 41, 68 and 88. All stop at Penryn train station.