Aite Cruinnichidh, 1 Achluachrach, By Roy Bridge, Near Fort William, PH31 4AW

Call Gavin or Nicola on 01397 712315


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. The location is ideal for climbing (rock and ice), mountain biking, skiing or just relaxing. A warm, peaceful, friendly, country hostel in a converted barn, Àite Cruinnichidh sleeps 28 in eight rooms with all bedding supplied in simple accommodation. The hostel has a fully equipped kitchen/dining room, sitting room, excellent showers, sauna suite, seminar room and garden. There is a good selection of maps, board games, magazines, books and a small reading room. No TV and, although the hostel has WiFi, guests are encouraged to socialise and enjoy the natural environment that the hostel has to offer. Advice available on walking/cycling routes. Groups and individuals welcome. No wheelchair facilities but glad to accommodate people with disabilities. This accommodation is featured on our map of Loch Ness, Fort William and Inverness and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    28: 1x6, 4x4, 1x twin, 1x double, 1x family/double en suite.
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    From £18 per person.
  • Booking:

    Booking advised, 50% deposit.
  • Directions:

    From Spean Bridge take A86 to Roy Bridge. Go though village and continue for 2 miles. Hostel is on right 100m after Glenspean Lodge Hotel on the opposite side of the A86 main.
  • Public Transport:

    Roy Bridge train station( West Highland line ) & bus stop (2 miles) has several connections to Fort William daily. Pick up from Roy Bridge, if we can, with advance notice.
  • Walks:

    Local Walks Long Distance Walks

This accommodation is near mountains, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is an 'Eco Hostel', has a pub within walking distance and is on the IHUK signage page.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Aite Cruinnichidh

Best price guarantee Near Fort William!

September 12th 2018

Explore remote glens, mountain passes and lochs at your base, Aite Cruinnichidh, in a unique sheltered location opposite to  Monessie Gorge.

Head off on a short 15 mile drive to Fort William for the adventure of a lifetime…

Rise above the clouds as you mount Ben Nevis, and return with a smile on your face glowing with pride, and finish off with the finest scotch whisky in one of the local pubs as anyone who’d just climbed the tallest mountain in the UK deserves!

Aite Cruinnichidh - Ben Nevis - Best price guarantee - Fort William

Great value Highland accommodation in stunning scenery

May 21st 2017

Aite Cruinnichidh provides great value Highland accommodation in stunning scenery. Simple, peaceful, sociable and relaxing this self catering accommodation is set in stunning mountainous surroundings near Fort William. reat area for the outdoors and outdoor sports and activities, our guests enjoy walking, climbing, mountain biking and canoeing.

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Our guests like to socialise

August 20th 2016

We like out guests to socialise in the true tradition of hostel accommodation.  Its great to talk to one another, share experiences and to enjoy the natural environment that the hostel has to offer.

Aite Cruinnichdh does not have a TV but does have WIfi and a vast supply of board games and cards.  There is a small reading room with a good selection of magazine and books.

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Contact Aite Cruinnichidh - Call Gavin or Nicola on 01397 712315

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