Galson Farm Hostel, Galson Farm House, South Galson, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0SH

Call Elaine & Richard on 01851 850492 or 07970 219682


This comfortable, cosy, fully equipped bunkhouse is situated within a cobbled stone courtyard which enjoys stunning views of the Atlantic coast towards the Butt of Lewis Lighthouse. It provides the perfect haven from which to explore the west side of Lewis, with its sandy beaches, wildlife, historic sites and culture on the doorstep. A short walk through the croft, with its network of footpaths, takes you to the shore and river, where otters are regular visitors. This hostel has one dormitory with six beds (in 3 bunks), two shower/toilet rooms and a kitchen/dining room. Bedding is supplied, towels for hire. There is a bus service to Stornoway and a shop within 2 miles. Visit Scotland 4 star hostel. Stay a while, for memories of a lifetime.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    6: 1x6
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    £22pp. Sole use £95 (4 people) or £125 (6 people).
  • Booking:

    Phone in advance. Deposit (credit/debit card) guarantees bed.
  • Directions:

    GR 437 592. Follow A857 Stornoway to Ness (Nis) road for 20 miles. At Galson (Gabhsann) turn left at phone box. Bunkhouse is ¼ mile.
  • Public Transport:

    The nearest ferry runs from Ullapool on the mainland to Stornoway which is 20 miles from Galson Farm Hostel. Local buses run from Mondays to Saturdays. Enquire at Stornoway Bus Station.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is available to individuals and gives a Best Price Guarantee. It is on the IHUK signage page, the The Hebridean Way, the Small Hostels Map and the Skye and the Hebrides map.


aMixed dormitories
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
0VisitScotland Quality Assured
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Galson Farm Hostel

Sorry we are closed, says Galson Farm Hostel

March 23rd 2020

We would like to thank all you lovely people who have chosen to book our hostel. If you are due to stay with us in the coming months we will be in touch shortly.

Late Availability

Take your dog for a holiday by the beach and enjoy the amazing quality of light and air on the Isle of Lewis

March 2nd 2020

Dogs are welcome at Galson Farm Hostel with sole use of the bunkhouse (sleeps 4 or 6). We are dog friendly by arrangement so let us know your four legged friend is coming when you make your sole use booking.

Galson Farm Guest House is on the west coast of Lewis just nine miles from the end of the Hebridean Way.  It is an ideal spot to  treat yourself and your dog to some good long coastal walks, a good nights rest, great food, and hospitality.  The farm  has outstanding sea views with a amazing quality of light and air and wildlife in abundance.   Set in a traditional Western Isles community, this cosy 4 star Hostel provides ideal accommodation for the adventurous, sleeping up to 6 with self catering facilities and 2 shower rooms.    A 4 bed section of the bunkhouse is also available for sole use and dogs.

galson farm beachside accommodation in the Hebrides

Easter in quite possibly the calmest place in the UK

February 9th 2020

At Galson Farm the rhythmic lapping of tide across rock is an ever present reminder. The departure from the stress of modern life.

The Isle of Lewis is in many ways a world away from England. The Hebrides remain a source of wonder, the untouched landscape filled in abundance with wildlife. Bird watchers can spend hours spotting some rare and beautiful species. The Hostel is situated on the North coast. Secluded but with access to transport links for exploring the southern portion, the highlight being the delightful town of Stornoway. A shop within two miles allows for cooking of meals using the Hostels well equipped facilities. A four star hostel in one of the calmest spots of the British Isles, what are you waiting for?

Galson Farm Hostel Beach
Galson Farm Hostel on the Isle of Lewis

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