Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel, Gairloch

Business Type

Hostels

Address

Carn Dearg, Gairloch, Wester Ross, IV21 2DJ

Telephone

01445 712219

Email

gairloch at hostellingscotland dot org dot uk

Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel is a cosy former hunting lodge built in the 1880s. It sits on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch with magnificent sea and mountain views and access to local sandy beaches.

Facilities include an excellent dining room, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen and both shared and private bedrooms.

Reception is open between 08.00-10.00 and 17.00-22.00.

With wonderful panoramic views over Gairloch and the Torridon hills, the hostel is one of the top five Scottish Marine Life Watch destinations. Boat trips to watch whales and dolphins are available from the village, which also boasts fine pubs, coffee shops, restaurants, fresh seafood, a weekly market, an award-winning heritage museum, visitor centre and leisure centre. Other local activities include pony trekking, kayaking, fishing, golf and traditional distilling.

Dogs are now welcome at Gairloch Sands, for a small fee, when guests book a private room. Please notify us in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated.

 

Booking and Availability

 

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Posted on Thursday, August 9th 2018

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Posted on Monday, July 9th 2018

Major Award for Wester Ross hotel

"Caterer" Independent Hotel of the Year, 2018 The Torridon, Wester Ross (original article from "Caterer" magazine) Achieving 100% occupancy three months in a row is a considerable achievement Full Story...

A simply beautiful part of the world. I stayed near Gairloch with my family recently, and we'll certainly be back.
Jeff Gilberston, Florida

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