Crianlarich Youth Hostel (SYHA)


Station Road, Crianlarich, Perthshire, FK20 8QN

    Set in Scotland's first National Park, amidst stunning mountains, Crianlarich marks the halfway point on the West Highland Way.

    Crianlarich Youth Hostel is located just over an hour's drive from Stirling and provides a great base for families, groups and outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the northern area of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.

    This friendly youth hostel provides good budget accommodation and facilities include a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, multi-share and private bedrooms, a cosy lounge, large dining area and a drying room. There is also ramped access for wheelchair users, ample parking and a children's playground nearby.

    The village of Crianlarich is the halfway point on the West Highland Way and provides a welcomed rest for tired feet. Our other WHW Youth Hostel is 20 miles away at Rowardennan! 20 Munros dominate the landscape, with particular favorites being Ben More (1174m) and Ben Lui (1130m). There are many other walks in the local community woodland and nearby forest and trout fishing permits can be bought locally.


    4 Hostel
    Walkers Welcome Green Tourism Silver Mobility difficulties Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    29 Mar 2016 - 25 Oct 2016

    Open extended weekends in January, February, November and December. RentaHostel also available

    Prices from £16 (adults) and £15 (children)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday


    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Breakfast Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Shop
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • Drying Facilities
    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Microwave
    • Payphones Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • TV Lounge
    • WiFi Small charge

    Payment Methods

    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Road Directions

    Take the A82 from Glasgow–Crianlarich. At the T-junction turn right heading for Stirling, then turn next right and continue up Station Road. The hostel is 250m on the left after the local shop.

    On the A85 from Stirling, turn first left after the police station. Continue up Station Road and the hostel is 200m on the left after the local shop.

    Public Transport Directions

    From Tyndrum Tourist Office head south on the A82, for approximately 5 miles, until you reach Crianlarich Village. The youth hostel is signposted in the village - turn right opposite the fire station.

    Getting there by rail: From Crianlarich Station walk to the car park then down the hill (approximately 3 minutes' walk). The youth hostel can be seen from the railway platform.

    Getting there by air: From Glasgow Airport take the A82 Dumbarton route heading north. Crianlarich is approximately 53 miles on the A82.


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