Self catering hostel, Isle of Barra, on the Hebridean Way


Dunard Hostel, Dunard, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, Western Isles, HS9 5XD

Dunard is a warm, friendly, family-run hostel on the beautiful island of Barra in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. The hostel has a cosy living room with a lovely fire, hot showers and spacious kitchen. There are bunk, twin and family bedrooms. Situated in Castlebay, the hostel has views over the castle to beaches and islands beyond and is on the Hebridean Way cycle route. Close to the ferry terminal, a handful of shops, and bars which often fill with live music. During the summer the island is alive for Feis Bharraidh a gaelic festival of music, song and dance. Take time and explore this truly beautiful island with stunning white beaches, quiet bays where otters hunt and seals bask on rocks, dunes and meadows carpeted in flowers, and wild windswept hills home to golden eagles. Join one of our friendly guided sea kayaking trips and paddle amongst sheltered islands for really close-up wildlife encounters, hire a sit-on-top kayak, or experience the ultimate adventure of coasteering, (no experience needed). Find out more on our Clear Water Paddling Website.

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Dunard Hostel | Self catering hostel, Isle of Barra, on the Hebridean Way

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Rooms & Beds:

18: 3×4 5×2


All year, except Christmas and New Year. All day.

Price per night:

£20pp twin cabins and dorms. £45 per twin room. £65 per family room (sleeps 4). Sole use from £350.


Booking advised particularly in summer. Booking essential for groups.


From ferry terminal in Castlebay head up hill, turn left and we are the third house past the old school (200m from terminal).

Public Transport:

The hostel is a 3 minute walk from the ferry terminal in Castlebay. If using a local bus ask to be dropped at the hostel.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the The Hebridean Way and the Skye and the Hebrides map.

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