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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“I totally loved staying here! I was in a group of about 25 people traveling with Haggis Adventures and all of us had a great time. The staff is really nice. The hostel is clean, convenient, close to the town, at a lovely location and above all, it's so much fun! We had lots of fun in the bar both nights. First night there was a quiz kinda competition that was hilarious and the second...”
14 Aug 2017