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.

    This hostel has a good range of multi-shared rooms and private/family rooms. It has its own store, self-catering facilities, two panoramic lounges and a drying room.

    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.

    Gradings
    4 Hostel
    Awards
    Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome Green Tourism Gold
    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    7 Mar 2015 - 1 Nov 2015

    Also open winter weekends and the festive period. RentaHostel additionally available

    Catering

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

    Facilities

    • No Smoking Permitted

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Lochside Location
    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Transport

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

    Domestic

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

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV Lounge
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre: From Kyle TIC drive on A87, turn onto A890 towards Stromferry at Achintee, then turn left pass through Lochcarron on A896 to Shieldaig towards Torridon,hostel is in village.

    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 railway: From Achnasheen Station catch the noon post bus. This will bring you to the door of the youth hostel.

     

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