Loch Lomond, the Trossachs & Lochaber: Bunkhouses, bothies & hostels

This map shows the hostels bunkhouses and bothies in the area inland from the west coast of Scotland including Lochaber and the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The Lochaber area of the Scottish west Highlands covers from Rannoch Moor in the south to the west coast around Mallaig and Ardnamurchan, and the Great Glen in the east. Including much of the county of Perthshire. The town of Fort William in the centre of Lochaber is often referred to as the outdoor capital of Scotland. Ben Nevis rises above Fort William and Loch Linnhe starts near the town. Much of this area is easily accessible from the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Independent hostels, bunkhouses and bothies are the perfect good value self-catering accommodation to use as a base whilst exploring this area.

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Àite Cruinnichidh

Àite Cruinnichidh, 15 miles northeast of Fort William, occupies a unique sheltered spot adjacent to the Monessie Gorge where you can explore remote glens, mountain passes and lochs. There are numerous walks easily accessible from the hostel and seven magnificent canoeing rivers within 20 miles.

Strathfillan Wigwams

On a working farm within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park this is an ideal location for a single night, weekend or a week’s let for families or groups. An ideal base for hill walking with Munros, the West Highland Way, canoeing, fishing, and skiing nearby. The Wigwams are comfortably equipped with mattresses, electric lights and heating, some are en suite. Large wigwams sleep 4/5 on benches and there is a small wigwam sleeping 4 with mattresses on the

The Lochside Hostel

Perched right on the banks of Loch Ness, the Lochside Hostel has amazing views up and down the loch and can give you direct access to the water’s edge. Why not go for a dip in Scotlands largest water body? Take a walk to watch for wildlife? Or even hunt the elusive Nessie!? The Great Glen walking route passes the front door and the End to End cycle route is nearby. Drumnadrochit is just 12 miles away with boat

Glencoe Independent Hostel

Glencoe Independent Hostel, centred around an old highland croft in the heart of Glencoe, offers great value accommodation for groups, families and individuals. It is set in secluded and peaceful woodland midway between Glencoe village and the Clachaig Inn with immediate access to world class cycling, walking, climbing and kayaking. The hostel is 20 minutes from Glencoe Ski Centre and the West Highland Way and 40 minutes from Nevis Range. The hostel has 4 rooms, a lounge with open fire,

Bank Street Lodge

Bank Street Lodge is situated 100 metres from Fort William High Street which has numerous shops, pubs, restaurants and banks. There is a fully equipped kitchen with cooker, fridge, microwave, cutlery and crockery provided. The common room lounge has a TV, it also provides tables and chairs for eating self prepared meals, and a snack vending machine. All bedding is provided. Some rooms are en suite (twins, doubles and family). WiFi is also now available in our lounge/TV room.

By the Way Hostel and Campsite

By The Way Hostel and Campsite can be found in the Loch Lomond National Park halfway between Arrochar’s peaks and the grandeur of Glencoe. The site is aimed primarily at outdoor enthusiasts and with great walking (the West Highland Way passes by the hostel), climbing, and white water rafting. There is lots to be enthusiastic about, Munro-baggers can find 50 Munros within 20 miles. Accommodation options range from camping (with an indoor cooking/dining area and campers’ drying room), basic

Corran Bunkhouse

Corran Bunkhouse 4 star accommodation is situated in a stunning lochside location surrounded by mountains in the magnificent Highlands of Scotland, 8 miles south of Fort William and 7 miles north of Glencoe. The Corran Bunkhouse is made up of two fully equipped self-catering bunkhouses which between them can offer comfortable accommodation for up to 32 people. One bunkhouse sleeps 12 and the other sleeps 20 making Corran Bunkhouse an ideal base for small and large groups. Individual travellers

Comrie Croft

Welcome to Scotland’s hiking and mountain biking holiday destination. Stay in the 4* homely hostel, dine in the on site cafe (seasonal) and explore the biking and hiking trails. You can book the whole hostel for the exclusive use of your group. Biking facilities on site include a bike park, graded, grin enducing, down hill tracks, family-friendly valley routes, and a bike shop for hire and repairs. For hiking there are four way-marked trails on site, a path to the

Fort William Backpackers

Deep in the Highlands, surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery lies Fort William, a mecca for those with a spirit of adventure. You can start (or end) the ‘West Highland Way’ in Fort William, hike or bike along mountain trails, go for a boat trip on the sea loch or just take it easy amidst the wonderful scenery. Even in winter Fort William stays busy with skiing, snow-boarding, mountaineering and ice-climbing. Nestling on a hillside above the town, with wonderful

Trossachs Tryst

Now specialising in group bookings with exclusive use of the Lodge. Trossachs Tryst was purpose-built on its own 3 acre site, set amidst beautiful scenery on the edge of the Trossachs National Park. The 4 star hostel, just outside the beautiful tourist town of Callander, is finished to a high standard offering great accommodation at an even better price. Trossachs Tryst has proved extremely popular with all kinds of groups from musicians and family reunions through to yoga and corporate

Balmaha Bunkhouse / Hostel

Set on the banks of Loch Lomond on the West Highland Way, Balmaha Bunkhouse offers quality assured accommodation for up to 14 at an affordable price. Continental breakfast, bedding, WiFi, tea and coffee are included and there is a self-catering kitchen. The bunkhouse is ideal for hen, stag and family get togethers, corporate away-days, meetings, conferences or as a base to explore the wider area. There is a private self-catering chalet called The Roost sleeping 4 people in

Backpackers Plus Oban

Many people’s favourite hostel thanks to its friendly atmosphere and beautiful seaside town setting. Excellent facilities include free WiFi throughout, free breakfast, free all-day hot drinks, clean spacious rooms, secure bike storage, laundry service, cool communal areas with lots of character, strong hot showers, comfortable beds, and a well-equipped self-catering kitchen. There’s a pool table and other games and lots of information from the knowledgeable staff about the area. Oban has spectacular views across to the islands and the bustle

Kings House Bunkhouse

New for 2017, the Kings House Bunkhouse is home to 32 beds across 10 rooms available from only £20 per person, per night. Rooms can sleep 2, 4 or 6 people so are ideal for travellers needing a stopping point or a base to explore. There is ample storage for bags and each bunk also has a locker, reading light, power sockets, linen and towels.

Callander Hostel

Situated within the town of Callander at the start of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, Callander Hostel is a great location for tourists and outdoor enthusiasts alike. With outstanding views over Ben Ledi this Visit Scotland 5 star Hostel has recently been refurbished to a high standard. The comfortable beds, en suite rooms and fully equipped self-catering kitchen will ensure that you have all you need for the perfect retreat. The bunk beds have a utility board with

This map of the Lochaber, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs shows bunkhouses, bothies & hostels around Fort William and near Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Part of Independent Hostels UK, the largest network of bunkhouses and hostels in the UK.

This map shows the area inland from the west coast of Scotland including Lochaber and the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The Lochaber area of the Scottish west Highlands covers from Rannoch Moor in the south to the west coast around Mallaig and Ardnamurchan, and the Great Glen in the east. Including much of the county of Perthshire. The town of Fort William in the centre of Lochaber is often referred to as the outdoor capital of Scotland. Ben Nevis rises above Fort William and Loch Linnhe starts near the town. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park are south of Lochaber and easily accessible from the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Here you can climb Munros such as Ben Lomond in the Arrochar or take to the waters of Loch Lomond by boat and explore the many islands. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park was Scotland’s first National Park and contains the geological fault line that divides the Highlands from the Lowlands. The Trossachs are not just for the outdoor enthusiast, this area was also much loved by Wordsworth, Coleridge and other famous writer and artists. The Steamer across Loch Katrine is called the Sir Walter Scott. The hostels and bunkhouses shown in these areas are well equipped for walkers, climbers, cyclists and people enjoying all sorts of outdoor activities. With drying rooms, lockable bike sheds and communal self-catering facilities they provide a comfortable end to the day