Accessible accommodation : Hostels and bunkhouses

Self catering bunkhouses & hostels
accessible accommodation at trossachs tryst

Independent hostels and bunkhouses have a variety of levels of access for the disabled.  Over 100 have some adaptations, often a bedroom or toilet designed for use by a disabled person, but some are accessible throughout. To find out which hostels have accommodation adapted to your needs, take a look at their full details by clicking on the icons on the map below.  We have provided links to the accessibility statements for some of the hostels and bunkhouses in the text below, for others taking the link from the map and then viewing the hostels own website is often the best way to find out more.  We recommend that you talk directly with the accommodation staff to make sure that your needs can be properly accommodated.

Accessible accommodation
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Accessible Accommodation in Hostels and Bunkhouses

Independent hostels and bunkhouses have a variety levels of access for the disabled.  Over 100 have some adaptations, often a bedroom or toilet designed for use by a disabled person, but some are accessible throughout.

TROSSACHS TRYST  in the Trossachs provides some of the most accessible accommodation in the independent hostels network.  Run by Fabb Scotland, a registered charity working with disabled young people, the building includes an accessible self catering kitchen and bathrooms with inclusive facilities.   The hostel  is all on the ground floor, except for one non-accessible dorm on a higher level which is not charged for when disabled groups book exclusive use of the building.  The self catering kitchen has a rise and fall sink and side opening ovens with easy access for guest who use wheelchairs. The bathroom and toilet facilities include features such as shower seat, nursing bench and hoist.  Fabb Scotland also have a fleet of adapted bikes catering for all needs via their ‘Blazing Saddles’ project.  Trossach Trysts location has the dual advantage of a flat setting with quite roads ideal for exploring, and stunning mountain views.  Fabb Scotland’s aim is to encourage everyone to participate in exciting adventure activities. They very much welcome guests with additional needs to come and enjoy Trossachs Trysts accessible accommodation and the beautiful surrounding area.  

Bendrigg trust accessible accommodation
Fell End Bunkhouse, Bendrigg trust accessible accommodation
Bendrigg trust accessible accommodation
Bedroom in Bendrigg trust’s accessible accommodation

FELL END BUNKHOUSE in the Howgill Fells is run by the Bendrigg Trust, a charity offering outdoor activities for disabled people.   The accommodation is ideal for mixed groups or families. The Schoolhouse houses the self catering facilities and sleeps up to 9.  The adjacent Greenslack provides further beds with a bathroom designed for people with mobility problems.  Groups of people with disabilities wishing to ‘try out’ Fell End for the first time are able to take advantage of introductory rates for some midweek stays.

To find out which hostels have accommodation adapted to your needs take a look at their full details by clicking on the icons on the map above.  Taking the link provided to the hostels own website is often the best way to find their accessibility details