CYP Holidays Callander, 6 Bridgend, Callander, FK17 8AH

Call Patricia on 01877 330141

Self catering hostel in Callander near the Trossachs

Set in one of Callander’s oldest and most distinctive buildings, CYP Holidays offer a selection of private rooms (all of which are en-suite). The accommodation includes a free parking area for guests and a shared garden area. Indoors, boasts a spacious lounge, free WIFI and a communal kitchen area. Our 4 self-contained luxury glamping pods are the perfect solution for couples or solo travellers who are looking for a little extra privacy. Each pod offers a bathroom (with a shower), a fully-equipped kitchenette and unrivalled views of Ben Ledi. One is our custom designed, fully-accessible pod. We’re based by the River Teith, at the start of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and less than an hour’s drive away from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth. Set in stunning scenery, surrounded by the imposing and beautiful Ben Ledi and the Callander Crags, the hostel makes the perfect location for anyone wanting to discover all aspects of the National Park. Only 15 miles away to the east is the historic City of Stirling, with its Castle and the popular Wallace Monument. Within the National Park, there is an abundance of beautiful areas to explore, as well as plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Callander itself is a bustling town with all the amenities you could want but also with the benefit of being able to turn off the main street and within a few minutes being in the peace and tranquillity of open countryside. On the high street, no more than a short walk from the hostel, you can find two small supermarkets, as well as a selection of cafes, restaurants and pubs.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    30: 2x2, 2x4, 1x6 + Pods: 2x2, 1x3/4, 1 x accessible
  • Open:

    All year. 24 hr access. Check in 2-8pm
  • Price per night:

    Private rooms: 6 bed from £75. 4 bed from £50. Twin rooms from £40. Pods: from £85
  • Booking:

    Debit/credit card secures booking
  • Directions:

    CYP Holidays is less than an hour’s drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh Airport. Travelling north on the M9, take exit 10 and follow the A84 past Blair Drummond Safari Park towards Doune. Continue on the A84, following the signs for Callander. Proceed along the Main Street until you reach the traffic lights – turn left here (following the sign ‘A81 – Glasgow'). Just after turning at the junction you will cross a bridge; CYP Holidays' distinctive building is easy to spot on your right (opposite the primary school).
  • Public Transport :

    Callander can be reached by bus from Stirling via First Bus Service 59/C59. These buses run approximately every hour throughout most of the day; the journey lasts roughly 45 minutes. The First Bus timetable can be found via their website, alternatively TravelineScotland offer excellent information for all public transport journeys within Scotland. The bus stops at the War Memorial on Ancaster Square. From here (facing the church across the road), follow the road left until you reach the traffic lights. Turn left here and cross the bridge – CYP Holidays distinctive building should be easy to spot on your right (opposite the primary school). .
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Great North Trail Scottish National Trail Rob Roy Way
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rAccessibility features
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
sComputer with internet
7Green Tourism Award: Silver
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
yYHA Affiliated

r Accessibility Info

There is a luxury glamping pod with full disabled access; a hoist, accessible kitchen area and level access bathroom. ..Click for photos and more


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News & Offers from CYP Holidays Callander

CYP Holidays Callander is perfect for a Great North Trail stop off and here’s why…

August 30th 2022

The Great North Trail passes directly through Callander so stopping off at CYP Holidays is a no-brainer.

Callander is a lively town driven by tourism situated on the River Teith. It is described as the gateway to the Highlands as it lies at a historic meeting point between the Highlands and the Lowlands. It is a popular base for tourists as it has access to lots of Scottish beauty spots such as Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Not to mention it is an excellent stop-off point on the way to the highlands.

Set in one of Callander’s oldest and most distinctive buildings, CYP Holidays offer a selection of private rooms (all of which are en-suite). This means a quiet and good night’s sleep is practically guaranteed! There are lots of facilities that cater for The Great North Trail cyclists too. Such as lockable bike storage, showers and a drying room. A stop off which is perfect for cyclists before heading up into the highlands.

private room at callander hostel

Luxury glamping pods in Callander

May 24th 2021

4 self-contained luxury glamping pods are proving very popular at CYP Holidays in Callander. They are the perfect solution for travellers who are looking for a little extra privacy. Each pod has unrivalled views of Ben Ledi.

Guests seeking a more exclusive experience can choose one of our newly-built, luxury pods. These units are situated in the hostel Garden, providing all of our guests with an unrivalled view of nearby Ben Ledi. This glamping option offers the perfect solution for guests seeking a little extra privacy, with each lodge boasting its own kitchenette and full en-suite facilities. Being located on the same site as CYP Holidays hostel building, the pods still offer the perfect combination of easy access to both the high street and the local countryside.

No two pods are the same, with each having been built with its own unique customisations. That being said, whichever pod you choose, you can be sure that you’ll have the following:

A well-equipped kitchen area, with a fridge, a two-ring hob, a microwave, an instant boiling water tap and crockery.
A double bed (with all bed linen and towels provided).
A functional bathroom (including an electric shower)
Underfloor heating, to help ensure that your stay is comfortable all year round.
A covered porch, allowing you to sit outside and enjoy the spectacular view.

To book contact the hostel direct on 01877 330141 or go to

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