Ratagan Youth Hostel (SYHA)


Glenshiel, Kyle, Ross-shire, IV40 8HP

    Top lochside location with an enviable view towards the Five Sisters of Kintail and nearby the world famous Eilean Donan Castle.

    Ratagan Youth Hostel is small and intimate in a stunning location surrounded by mountains, lochs and forests but is located just off the main road and a bus stop is only 1.5 miles away, making it easily accessible all year round.

    The youth hostel offers excellent value group and budget accommodation in multi-share rooms but also offers small private rooms for families. It is well equipped with a self-catering kitchen, bike shed, laundry and drying room, small shop on site, luggage storage area, internet access and Wi-Fi available as well as an alcohol license and helpful staff.

    Ratagan Youth Hostel has an amazing view of the Five Sisters of Kintail mountain range from the sitting room and otters, seals and porpoises can be seen from the garden. Low level scrambles and ridge walks are all within close distance of the hostel and the garden is ideal for launching kayaks for a paddle in Loch Duich, for example to the Eilean Donan Castle.

    4 Hostel
    Green Tourism Silver Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    4 Apr 2015 - 25 Oct 2015

    RentaHostel also available


    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Lochside Location
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking


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

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre: From Kyle TIC drive on A87 towards shore road round Loch Duich. At end of Loch Duiach turn right. At sign post Glenelg turn right towards Ratagan. The hostel is in the village.

    Getting there by railway: Take the train to Kyle, then the bus, then 1.5 miles walk.

    Getting there by aeroplane: From Inverness Airport travel to Inverness then A87 to Shiel Bridge and left to Ratagan.


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