Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a cosy former hunting lodge built in the 1880s. It sits on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch with magnificent sea and mountain views and local sandy beaches.
Gairloch Sands is one of the oldest youth hostels in the SYHA network and a popular choice with groups, families and individual travellers looking for budget accommodation. It's also a stop-off point for many cyclists exploring the West Coast and journeying to or from Skye.
Sitting at the head of Upper Loch Torridon in the shadow of the mighty mountain Liathach, Torridon Youth Hostel is a fantastic base for exploring some of the finest mountain scenery in Europe.
Towering immediately above the youth hostel, Liathach (3456ft) is the highest peak in the area and, with its spectacular pinnacles, is one of the most challenging ridge walks in Scotland. Equally enjoyable expeditions may also be taken to Beinn Eighe, Beinn Alligin, Beinn Liath Mor, Sgorr Ruadh, Maol Chean Dearg, and Slioch.
The Applecross peninsula boasts a breathtakingly beautiful and dramatic landscape. Hartfield House, 4* hostel, is an ideal base for walking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking and climbing.
Hartfield House was originally the hunting lodge on the Applecross Estate. Sleeps 50 in twin, double, triple and private bedrooms. Ample hot showers, restful common areas, dining hall, drying room, laundry, covered area for bikes, kit store, studio, function hall, free Wi-Fi, small shop, and large garden. The award-winning Applecross Inn and the Walled Garden restaurant are short walks away. Rooms from £20pppn. Group bookings.
The Walkers Lodge Bunkhouse is perfectly situated for the hill walker, climber or anyone wanting low cost basic overnight accommodation, adjacent to the Ledgowan Lodge Hotel and within easy walking or driving distance of several mountain ranges including the Torridon and Fannich ranges and with the mountain Fionn Bheinn near the door step. The lodge is capable of sleeping twelve adults, with its six separate rooms having double bunk beds, wash hand basin with hot and cold water, chest of drawers and thermostatically controlled heating. The lodge also has 2 bathrooms which contain large baths with shower facilities and a toilet.
Set in the atmospheric tranquil west sits Craig Achnashellach overlooking some of the most beautiful landscapes in northwest where there are many low level walks or the more challenging climb or scramble up Munros and Corbetts. Home to various wildlife including red deer, pine martens, buzzards, eagles etc. The Hostel has a fully equipped kitchen living area with music mini library and chit chat, main dorm and family rooms sleeping 20. Situated 10 miles east of Lochcarron on A890 Inverness road and two and a half miles east of Achnashellach train station.
Sanachan Bunkhouse, Kishorn is the perfect base for walking, climbing, kayaking, cycling and sailing. Just a few minutes will get you into all the fantastic mountains, crags, lochs and beaches the area has to offer. After your fun filled day, the group can come back to a warm fire, comfy bunks, a hot shower and simple living. There is parking for six cars, beds for fifteen people split between two rooms (Bring a sleeping bag) The bunkhouse is self-catered, with a fully equipped kitchen. Great Prices and student discount.
Our 12-bed bunkhouse is popular with walkers, climbers and cyclists throughout the year, offering clean, simple, warm, budget-priced accommodation.
Recently redecorated, the bunkhouse is an ideal place to make new friends and discuss the endless opportunities for outdoor activities in the area. The bunks are all in one carpeted bunkroom where we provide covered mattresses, individual lockers, pillows and pillow cases.