Surrounded by stunning scenery, Loch Ossian Youth Hostel is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking to get away from it all.
Loch Ossian Youth Hostel sits on the southern shore of Loch Ossian in the remote wilderness of Rannoch Moor. With no road access, this traditional but homely eco-hostel makes a perfect base for hillwalkers looking to explore the area. It has plenty of low and high level walking to choose from, including a variety of Munros and Corbetts. Popular with cyclists, star gazers, wildlife watchers, groups and families, it’s a great venue for a celebration or a peaceful break.
All accommodation is multi-share, but groups and families can book a dorm room for exclusive use. Loch Ossian has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, with fridge, and a small shop with ’Beyond the Beaten Track’ ready meals, a range of snacking essentials, postcards and sundries. Drying is available on two overhead racks and boot stands by the fire – perfect after a day on the hills. In extreme weather the hostel normally remains open during the day.
For the first time in its 85 year history Loch Ossian Youth Hostel has hot showers, thanks to the development of locally sourced hydro power to complement the existing micro generated solar power supply. There’s now electric panel heating throughout and all bed linen is provided, so no more need for sleep sheets or sleeping bags. Other green initiatives include composting toilets, a reed bed grey water drainage system and even bat-friendly paint!
Loch Ossian Youth Hostel is only accessible by rail, bike or foot. Corrour railway station (Glasgow to Fort William line) is the highest mainline railway station in the UK and the youth hostel is a short, approximately 20 minute walk from the station along a well-made track.
|Bed in Shared Acoommodation||£19 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 please book direct with www.syha.org.uk If wishing to book a youth hostel as a RentaHostel for Exclusive use, or when booking for 10 or more people, please contact us direct to discuss the rates we have available and your specific requirements. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0345 293 7373 (office hours Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)