Bunkhouse @ Invershin Hotel, Invershin Hotel, Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4ET

Call Angus or Cheryl on 01549 421202

Self catering hostel near Lairg

A small hotel in the north Highlands run by a young family. The bunkhouse is situated within the hotel and consists of 4 rooms which share a shower room and toilet.

Guests can use the large, comfortable, reception area and the cosy wee bar where the fire is always lit, and enjoy an evening meal and a real cask ale.

Situated on the main route north if wanting to avoid the A9, and ideally placed to reach the far north, as well as both east and west coasts.

Cyclists, walkers, bikers, fishers, munro baggers, families, groups and lone travellers are all welcome.

Breakfast can be bought when you are here, if you wish, and is served in the conservatory with views overlooking the Kyle of Sutherland.

Bed linen is included but not towels. There are no self-catering facilities available, however breakfast and a small selection of home cooked meals in the evening are available. Free WiFi within the hotel public areas.

This accommodation is featured on our map of North East Highlands of Scotland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    10: 2x twin, 2x triple (bunkbeds)
  • Open:

    April-end Sept. Check in 4pm.
  • Price per night:

    From £25pp. Breakfast optional extra.
  • Booking:

    Please call for any booking enquiries or questions.
  • Directions:

    On the A836 from Bonar Bridge to Lairg beside the railway bridge.
  • Public Transport :

    Train daily to Inverness from Invershin station (30 secs' walk from hotel). The local bus to Tain stops outside the hotel. Connecting buses to Inverness from Tain. Approx 1 hour 20 minutes' drive from Inverness Airport.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike North Coast 500
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Mountains Close to a Pub Bunkhouses Individuals welcome Hostels with log burners and open fires Small Hostels Breakfast Evening Meals Biker Friendly


aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
tWithin 1 mile of NCN


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Cyclists, Walkers, Bikers, and More: Embrace the Highlands

August 31st 2023

Tucked away in the enchanting North Highlands, a warm and genuine welcome awaits at a small hotel that’s more than just a place to stay – it’s a gateway to unforgettable experiences. This hidden gem embraces a diverse array of adventurers, from cyclists to families, Munro baggers to lone travellers.


As you step into this haven, you’ll find that comfort and camaraderie are the hallmarks of your stay. The bunkhouse, nestled within the heart of the hotel, offers four cosy rooms that share a shower room and toilet. It’s a space where stories are exchanged and friendships are forged, creating a sense of community that makes you feel like you’re among friends. The hotel has a wee bar, with its ever-burning fire, which invites you to unwind with a real cask ale in hand. As the evening sets in, indulge in a hearty meal that satisfies the soul and warms the heart.

Positioned on the main route north, this hotel offers a perfect escape from the ordinary. It’s the ideal starting point for those who wish to avoid the hustle of the A9 and embark on a journey through the rugged beauty of the North Highlands. Whether your heart yearns for the far north, the tranquil East Coast, or the wild allure of the West Coast, this hotel stands at the crossroads of adventure.

As you retreat to your room, remember that bed linen is included, though towels are not. While self-catering facilities are not available, fear not – the hotel offers breakfast and a carefully curated selection of home-cooked meals in the evening.

Amid the picturesque landscapes of the North Highlands, this hotel becomes more than just a stopover. It’s a chapter in your adventure in your highland adventure. So, pack your spirit of adventure and a towel (!) and get ready to discover the heart and soul of the North Highlands at this welcoming retreat.

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Welcoming all NC500 travellers

July 19th 2021

You can expect a warm bed, a delicious meal and a great bit of patter when staying in our bunkhoose. The perfect place to stop and take stock along the NC500. Our hostel is a favourite of bikers taking the 500 miles in all its glory, so you’re sure to meet some like minded folk to chat to. We also often hold music nights, so if kicking back and listening to a bunch of talented musicians in a cosy bar sounds up your street, you know where to find us. We can’t wait to see you…

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