The Sail Loft

North East

The Sail Loft offers high quality self catering accommodation for 25 guests in the historic harbour town of Portsoy on the Moray Firth. Set right by the sea, it boasts a beautiful location with easy access to great walks, cycling, water sports, golf, nature watching locations and world famous attractions like The Castle Trail and The Malt Whisky Trail. Open-plan communal kitchen, dining area and lounge, drying room, launderette, secure cycle storage and a cycle wash down area. It has a beautiful walled garden complete with BBQ facilities, picnic benches, and outdoor wood fired hot tub. Come and see what makes The Sail Loft so special!

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Contact: Ian Tillett

Back Green
Banffshire, AB45 2AF
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Tel: 01261 842222
Beds: 25
Open: All Year
Notes: Children under 3 years stay free of charge. Cot beds available. Group bookings are welcome. Dogs welcome by prior arrangement, small charge applicable. Bookings can also be accepted for rental of the whole Sail Loft. Please contact us for availability and rates.
Nearest Public Transport: Stagecoach Bus from Aberdeen/Elgin stops in Portsoy.
Nearest Shop/Pub: A short walk from The Sail Loft.

Self catering accommodation in Portsoy, on the Moray Firth

The Sail Loft has a fabulous coastal location overlooking the beach and out to sea in the picturesque Aberdeenshire town of Portsoy. It has self catering accommodation for up to 25 guests across a variety of rooms including bunk dorms, twin and family rooms.  It has a modern open plan shared kitchen, dining area and lounge with wood burner and shower facilities with plenty of hot water. It is within easy walking distance of the picturesque historic harbour, the Salmon Bothy Museum (open seasonally). Portsoy offers good amenities with shops, cafes, hotels, takeaways a famed ice cream shop, and is home to the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival held annually in the summer.

The Banffshire coast is known as Scotland’s Dolphin Coast and Portsoy is the perfect base for exploring this glorious part of Scotland and its natural and historic environment. Portsoy offers easy access to the Moray and Aberdeenshire Coast Trails and bike hire - including pick up and drop off at The Sail Loft - can be easily arranged with a local provider. 


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Using Google 360 imagery, you can now take a virtual tour around The Sail Loft and see for yourself the quality that awaits you, just click here 

Travel Directions:

From the A98 follow signs for The Sail Loft. After passing the caravan park on the left carry straight on over the small bridge towards The Sail Loft bunkhouse in front of you. The Stagecoach bus from Inverness and Aberdeen stops in the town and The Sail Loft Bunkhouse is within walking distance of the bus stop.




From £23.00 per person per night

From £23.00 per child per night

Single Room:

From £24.00 per person per night

Double/Twin Room:

From £24.00 per person per night

From £24.00 per child per night

From £48.00 per room per night

Family Room:

From £24.00 per person per night

From £24.00 per child per night

From £72.00 per room per night


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Reviews (1)

best hostel ever

Reviewed on September 8, 2017

brand new hostel in a beautiful location. facilities are amazing and staff great. Great spot to relax for a couple of days. highly rec ommended this place!

Stayed September 2017