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

 

Travelling around Wester Ross? Try our other hostels at

Torridon or Ullapool

 

Posted on Thursday, December 5th 2019

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Posted on Monday, July 1st 2019

Gairloch Museum OPEN

 The new Gairloch Museum is now open for business!  Much loved objects from the previous home will be a part of the new exhibits alongside objects that have not been displayed before. These include: The&n 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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