Torridon Youth Hostel (SYHA)

Hostel

Torridon, Ross-shire, IV22 2EZ

    A fantastic base from which to explore the North Western Highlands, offering some of the finest mountain scenery in Europe.

    Situated at the head of Upper Loch Torridon in the shadow of the mighty Liathach, and only a stone's throw from Upper Loch Torridon, Torridon Youth Hostel is a great option for walkers and climbers as well as those simply wishing to relax and enjoy the wildlife.

    The youth hostel is purpose built and offers modern, practical facilities for outdoor enthusiasts and visiting groups looking for budget accommodation. There is a spacious self-catering kitchen, two large panoramic lounges, a drying room and a good range of multi-shared rooms and private/family rooms.

    Towering immediately above the hostel, Liathach at 3456 feet is the highest peak in the area and with its spectacular pinnacles, it 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. Other local activities include clay pigeon shooting, archery, kayaking and bike hire.

    Dogs are now welcome at Torridon Youth Hostel, for a small fee, when guests book a private room. Please note that dogs must be booked in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated.

    Gradings
    4 Hostel
    Awards
    Walkers Welcome Green Tourism Gold Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open
    6 Mar 2015 - 30 Oct 2015

    Open winter weekends and the festive period. RentaHostel also available

    Prices from £18 (adults) and £16 (children)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday

    Domestic

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

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV Lounge
    • WiFi Small charge

    Payment Methods

    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

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

    Catering

    • Breakfast Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop

    Facilities

    • Internet Access Small charge
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Lochside Location
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Dogs Welcome Please book a dog friendly room in advance

    Road Directions

    From Kyle Tourist Information Centre drive on A87, then turn onto A890 towards Stromferry at Achintee. Turn left and pass through Lochcarron on A896 to Shieldaig towards Torridon village.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by bus: There is local bus operated by DMK Motors which connects with the train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh at Strathcarron at 12.30pm (Mon-Sat). Westerbus also run a school bus to and from Gairloch. For full details please contact the hostel.

    Getting there by rail: From Achnasheen Station catch the noon post bus. This will bring you to the door of the youth hostel.

     

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