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Gairloch hotel Cosy former hunting lodge on the northern shore of Loch Gairloch with magnificent sea and mountain views. A range of wildlife can be easily spotted from within our youth hostel.

Excellent sandy beaches are only a 5 minute walk away whilst boat trips to watch whales and dolphins are available from nearby Gairloch. The local village also boasts fine pubs, coffee shops, local seafood and an award-winning heritage museum.

The famous Inverewe Garden is close by, making the youth hostel an ideal place to stop and explore the beautiful west coast.

Many fine mountains are only a short drive away, including the Torridon range, which dominates the skyline from our youth hostel lounge. A popular stop-off for many cyclists who enjoy the empty roads and serene landscape this area offers.

Reception opening times: 7:30am - 10:30am & 5pm - 10:30pm

Hostel opening times: 7:30am - 10:30am & 5pm - 11pm

Please note that we do not accept stag or hen parties at any of our hostels.

Local Attractions
Gairloch Heritage Museum

A record of life in the area from pre-history to the present day.

Gairloch Highland Gathering
Held at the end of June each year.

Inverewe Garden
Wonderful gardens located on the shore of Loch Ewe, looked after by the National Trust Scotland (SYHA discount available on entry)

Mellon Udrigle
One of the most beautiful beaches in Scotland.

Remote beach at the end of a long single track road.

Laide and Aultbea Community Woodland.

Eating & Drinking
- Melvaig Inn, Melvaig, Gairloch.
- Steading Restaurant
- The Museum, Auchtercairn, Gairloch.
- The Mountain Coffee Shop
- The Square, Gairloch.
- Badachro Inn, Badachro, Gairloch.
- Blueprint Licensed Cafe & Restaurant: home-made traditional pizza, excellent coffee and light lunches.
- Strath Square, Strath, Gairloch.
- Raptures Restaurant; Specializing in Scottish cuisine with a Mediterranean flair with a stunning bayside location.

By Bus:

From Inverness Bus Station , Westerbus - one bus daily (except Sunday) at 1720. Ask for Strath Post Office. Hostel 2.5 miles along road towards Melvaig. From 28th May until 30th Sep there is a daily bus at 0800 from Inverness bus station.

By Car:
From Inverness take the A9 then A835 at Tore to Garve. Then take A832 to Gairloch. The hostel is 3 miles along the B8021 towards Melvaig on right.

By Train:
The nearest rail station is Achnasheen which is approximately 30 miles away.

Email Gairloch Carn Dearg Youth Hostel enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com