Durness Smoo offers a true hostelling experience in simple and relaxed accommodation, surrounded by a wild and spectacular landscape.
From the youth hostel you can venture out to explore mountains, sea cliffs, beaches and waterfalls. On a clear night the starry skies are incredible - especially if you’re fortunate enough to see the Northern Lights. A refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, John Lennon himself holidayed in Durness for many years.
Local attractions include the infamous Smoo Cave (just beside the youth hostel), Cape Wrath, Handa Island and Balnakiel Craft Village (only a short distance away). Hill walkers will love Foinaven, Ben Hope, Ben Loyal and Cranstackie and, for those wishing simply to relax, Balnakiel Beach and Faraid Head are beautiful sandy beaches with large sand dunes to explore.
The youth hostel is relaxed and friendly, providing a simple base from which to explore the area on a budget. There are multi-share and private rooms, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, drying room and cosy lounge heated by a coal-burning stove.
Dogs are now welcome at Durness Smoo Youth Hostel, for a small fee, when guests book a private room. Please notify us in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated.
|4 Person Private Room||£22.50 Per person per night (room only)|
|5 Person Private Room||£21 Per person per night (room only)|
|Bed in shared accommodation||£20 Per person per night (room only)|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
For best available rates and access to saver rates for private rooms then please book direct with www.syha.org.uk. If wishing to book a Youth Hostel as a Rent-a-Hostel for Exclusive use or when booking for 10 or more people then please contact us direct to discuss the rates we have available and your specific requirements. Email: email@example.com or 0345 293 7373 (Office hours Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)