Overview of Hostel
Sitting on the NC500 at the head of Upper Loch Torridon, this youth hostel is a popular base for hillwalkers, climbers and those simply wishing to relax and enjoy the surroundings and local wildlife.
Perfect for groups, families and outdoor enthusiasts, this purpose-built hostel offers a range of
By train and bus:
A local bus (operated by DMK Motors, tel 01520 722682 or 07551 980459) connects with the train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh at Strathcarron at 12.30, Monday to Saturday.
Westerbus (tel 01445 712255) also run a school bus to and from Gairloch.
For full details please contact the youth hostel.
By car: Torridon Youth Hostel sits at the head of Upper loch Torridon at the east end of the village. Our flag is easily visible. Travel on the A896 from either Kinlochewe or Shieldaig to Torridon.
Eating out: Shieldaig Hotel (Tigh an Eilan) (7 miles) Kinlochewe Hotel (10 miles) Ben Damph Lodge (7 miles) Don't miss: Fabulous mountaineering throughout the year. Mountain guiding Sea Kayaking and instruction Nightlife: Regular ceilidhs/music at Shieldaig Hotel Mountain sunsets... the best ever
Conditions & Policy
All bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night. (Full, existing members of Hostelling Scotland and HI using these channels are not entitled to a membership refund.) From the age of 12 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of the same gender when booking a bed within shared accommodation. Parties with young children (under 12 years) can only be accommodated in private rooms where available. Hostelling Scotland advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots. Hostelling Scotland advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation. No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel. Hostelling Scotland does not accept American Express cards as payment or guarantee. When booking for more than 9 people: - Full prepayment is required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled. - The following cancellation charges will apply to the entire booking: 57 days or more - 20% of total cost 56 to 29 days - 55% of total cost 28 to day of arrival - 100% of total cost