Argyll Backpackers, Loch Fyne Lodge, Inverneil, Ardrishaig, Argyll, PA30 8ES

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Argyll Backpackers is a fabulous, custom built, accessible hostel with stunning views across Loch Fyne to Arran and over to the Cowal hills. The hostel has 7 ensuite rooms for 2, 3, 4 (5), or 6 and there is a self-contained flat sleeping 2 to 5 guests called the ‘Wee Snug’.

Past guests have remarked on the wonderful custom made Euro sized comfy beds, giving them their best sleep ever in a hostel!!! Each bed has it's own bedlight, USB socket and dooket for specs/mobile etc. There is also free WiFi, a large private car park, undercover bike storage, bike repair stand, tyre pumps & bike/surfboard washing facilities, as well as a BBQ area and fire pit. The comfy lounge / dining room has patio doors leading to a wrap round outside seating area. The well equipped self-catering kitchen has 3 distinct cooking areas including one accessible for wheelchair users. Located right beside the A83, which connects Campbeltown with Glasgow, Argyll Backpackers is the perfect place for an overnight break if you are on your way to Oban and the Isles, Bute, Arran, Islay, Campbeltown or even Ireland. For those who want to experience the area, the hostel is just 2 miles from the start of the world famous Crinan canal, 8 miles from Kilmartin where you can explore the ancient Standing Stones, Burial Cairns, Stone Circles & Rock Markings, or for canoeing, cycling and walking in the area. The hostel has a 9 seater minibus and day trips are available around local landmarks and to view the fantastic sunset overlooking the Paps of Jura. Well behaved dogs are welcome but please bring your own pet beds.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Scottish Borders, Glasgow, Edinburgh and South Scotland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    29: Hostel 24: 1x2(dbl) ensuite, 1x3(dbl+bunk) ensuite, 2x2,1x4 ensuite,1x5 ensuite,1x6 ensuite. Flat: 2 to 5
  • Open:

    1st April until 31 October. Winter period open with restrictions.
  • Price per night:

    From £55 per room (£40 for single occupancy). Sole use: From £480pn. Enquire for weddings, Xmas & New Year
  • Booking:

    Via email or telephone/text.
  • Directions:

    On the A83 from Lochgilphead to Campbeltown. Approx 2 miles south of Ardrishaig, next to Inverneil Bridge/Farm road.
  • Public Transport:

    No. 926 Bus Glasgow/Campbelltown stops right beside us. Local busses also meet Calmac Portavadie/Tarbert, Lochranza/Claonaig and Islay/Kennacraig ferries.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available August Bank Holiday 2021 Available Autumn Half Term 2021


bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Argyll Backpackers

Argyll Backpackers will be open in just a few days.

April 23rd 2021

On the 26th of April, Argyll Backpackers will open again. Guests can book a ‘self-catering unit’ for a household bubble of 4 or 6 guests, or a ‘room only basis’ with tea and coffee making facilities.

If you fancy exploring Oban and the Isles, then look no further. The local area is also full of things to see with a host of famous landmarks in the area, as well as ample opportunities for walking and cycling.



Watch the antics of seals, otters and dolphins from the lounge!

December 30th 2020

If you love wildlife, castles, water and fresh air, read on.

Wildlife and castles. Ideas for your holiday on the shores of Loch Fynn

Aygyll Backpackers on the shores of Loch Fynn, invites you to spend your holiday exploring this fascinating corner of the West Coast of Scotland. There’s something for everybody. Including the dog!

walk from Argyll Backpackers on the West Coast of Scotland

Winter availability at the newly refurbished Argyll Backpackers

December 1st 2020

Iron age forts, long winding trails and the rugged beauty of the Scottish countryside. With a beautifully refurbished hostel to snuggle up in at the end of the day, bliss.

All bedrooms are ensuite now. The 4 and 6 bunk rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and we have converted the large lounge / dining area into two smaller lounge / dining areas. Access to the kitchen is split for self catering use by two ‘bubbles’.

Argyll Backpackers has remained a favourite for many in part to its astounding location. The atmosphere is unparalleled. Why not escape and enjoy a relaxing weekend in this unspoiled paradise?

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