Hostelling in a Scottish Independent Hostel is a great low-cost way to explore Scotland. Individual travellers, couples, families and groups of all ages will all be assured of a friendly welcome. Choose from 125 privately-run hostels located throughout Scotland from remote islands and small communities to bustling towns and cities. All our hostels have self-catering kitchens and other shared facilities while offering a range of rooms, from traditional bunkrooms to private ensuite family rooms. Use our accommodation search enquiry service to find the perfect hostel accommodation for you.
Check out our Hostels which are located in areas offering fantastic outdoor activities, with many specialising in providing outdoor pursuits
Many of our Hostels are ideally located as a stopover on a cycling route or for mountain biking trails, often providing specialist facilities and information.
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“Laurie is an excellent host, who made us feel very welcome indeed. The hostel has a seemingly never-ending supply of piping hot water, and surprisingly comfortable bunks. The well-equipped kitchen coped well with 14 of us (two cookers, two fridges, sharp knives) and although the main area can be a little cramped with a full house, it's more than compensated for by the large drying room.”
2 Jan 2017