Newton Stewart Youth Hostel (SYHA)


Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 6PL

    This youth hostel is set in a fine hillwalking and cycling area on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Newton Stewart.

    Housed in an old Victorian school building, Newton Stewart Youth Hostel is located in a quiet woodland area just five minutes from the picturesque market town of Newton Stewart. It is a great base for outdoor enthusiasts, families and wildlife watchers looking for budget accommodation.

    Newton Stewart Youth Hostel offers a self-catering kitchen, family sized bedrooms, a laundry and drying room, secure bike storage and ample on-site parking.

    There are opportunities for fishing, pony trekking, wildlife watching and hill walking within the Galloway Forest Park and along the coast. The Forest Park also is the UK's first Dark Sky Park offering spectacular stellar viewing on a clear night. Mountain bikers can take the challenges at 7stanes forests at Glentrool and Kirroughtree, The Southern Upland Way is only 8 miles away and the Suntran Cycle Route 7 passes the hostel on the way to Highlands.

    2 Hostel
    Green Tourism Bronze Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    18 Apr 2015 - 14 Sep 2015


    • Breakfast Available


    • Drying Facilities
    • Fridge
    • Gas Cooker
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Microwave
    • Payphones Available

    Languages Spoken

    • German Speaking


    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Disabled Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking


    • Children Welcome
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • No Smoking Permitted

    Payment Methods

    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre: From M74 northbound turn off at junction 22 (A75 for Stranraer) follow this main road to Newton Stewart, drive through town following main road across the River Cree and take first left after the bridge. The hostel is a half mile down the road on left.

    Getting there by aeroplane: From Prestwick Airport follow the A77 south to Girvan then take the A714 to Newton Stewart, turn left over bridge to Minnigaff and first left again following hostel signs.

    Getting there by ferry: From Stranraer take the A75 to Newton Stewart drive through town following main road over River Cree, turn left just after the bridge. The hostel is a half mile down the road on the left.


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