Forest Way Bunkhouse, Lael, Lochbroom, IV23 2RS

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Overview

Forest Way delivers quality bunkhouse accommodation set in the stunningly beautiful area of the North West Highlands. Nine miles south of the idyllic fishing village of Ullapool it offers a peaceful rural setting for guests. The property is nestled between the Lael Forest Gardens and the River Broom with an abundance of wildlife and delightful walks nearby. The spectacular Corrieshalloch Gorge and the Falls of Measach are just two miles away as well as a vast number of mountains and lochs. The bunkhouse is ideally located for touring the North West Highlands with easy access to the areas of Torridon and up to the beautiful ancient landscape of the Assynt Geopark. Ullapool, the gateway to the Western Isles with its ferry services to Stornaway, offers fantastic places to eat, in particular its excellent fresh seafood. Hostel guests are welcome to relax in the garden and enjoy the many birds that visit. You may even see a visiting red squirrel or pine marten.

This accommodation is featured on our map of West coast of Scotland, Skye and the Hebrides and here is its own website.

Details

  • Beds & Rooms:

    11: 2x4, 1x3 (dbl + sgl). All en suite
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    £20pp, £80 per room, £160 for the whole hostel. Discounts for stays of more than 1 night (see website for more info).
  • Booking:

    Advisable. A deposit of the first night's rate is required.
  • Directions:

    A9 from Inverness north to Tore roundabout, join the A835 towards Ullapool, at Braemore Junction (approx 32 miles) continue on A835 for 2 miles and we are well signposted. Forest Way Bunkhouse is at the end of that track.
  • Public Transport:

    Bus - collection available from the nearest stop at Braemore Junction. Train & Air Inverness.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Cape Wrath Trail Scottish National Trail North Coast 500
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available for Christmas 2021

Facilities

aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
jShowers
[WiFi

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News & Offers from Forest Way Bunkhouse

Forest Way Bunkhouse is open for all of Winter 2020 / 2021

December 4th 2020

We are very excited to be near to completion of our new cabin. December 2020 will see us moving beds around, so only 7 beds will be are available for a short period of time. We will also be abiding by whatever goverment restictions are in place at the date of your visit, so please get in touch for details.

The Bunkhouse layout has changed considerably due to social distancing measures. We have had to restrict just one person/social bubble using the kitchen at any given time. The lounge area had to provide seperate dining areas for each room.  However we have managed to squeeze the sofa into the drying room for anyone wanting a cosy quiet zone. Both rooms are only available as exclusive use per person/group and both have ensuite. So we at Forest Way look forward to welcoming you to our place in the delightful NW Highland

We have two ensuite rooms that are available for exclusive use of a person or household. There kitchen is available to just one bubble at a time and there are separate dining areas for each room. So you can stay safe while you visit this stunningly beautiful area of Forest Gardens and Wild Rivers just south of the idyllic fishing village of Ullapool.

forest way bunkhouse in the snow winter 2020
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Forest Way Bunkhouse invites you to their safe place in the delightful NW Highlands

August 16th 2020

We have two ensuite rooms that are available for exclusive use of a person or household. There kitchen is available to just one bubble at a time and there are separate dining areas for each room. So you can stay safe while you visit this stunningly beautiful area of Forest Gardens and Wild Rivers just south of the idyllic fishing village of Ullapool.

The Bunkhouse layout has changed considerably due to social distancing measures. We have had to restrict just one person/social bubble using the kitchen at any given time. The lounge area had to go so i could provide seperate dining areas for each room. However i have managed to squeeze the sofa into the drying room for anyone wanting a cosy quiet zone. Both rooms are only available as exclusive use per person/group and both have ensuite. So we at Forest Way look forward to welcoming you to our place in the delightful NW Highlands 😊

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A hidden gem of a bunkhouse close to The Scottish National Trail

February 6th 2020

Walkers planning to do The Scottish National Trail take note. Forest Way Bunkhouse, 9 miles south of Ullapool, might be just the answer to your accommodation problem.

There is sleeping for 8 in 2 rooms of 4 and meals are available nearby if you don’t want to self-cater. Nestling in an idyllic spot between the Lael Forest Gardens and the River Broom surrounded by wildlife, there is just one danger!   You may not be able to tear yourself away to continue your walk the next morning.  So book for two nights, plan in a rest day and visit the spectacular Corrieshalloch Gorge and the Falls of Measach just 2 miles away.

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