Glebe Barn, Glebe Barn, Isle of Eigg, Inner Hebrides, PH42 4RL

Call Tamsin or Stuart McCarthy on 0330 2210599 or 07951 785531

Self catering hostel on the Inner Hebrides

Situated on the extraordinary Isle of Eigg in a charmingly converted 19th century building, the Glebe Barn offers 4 Star, homely hostel accommodation within 1 mile of the well stocked island shop and cafe/restaurant. The hostel boasts outstanding sea views, a well equipped kitchen, cosy log fire and wide range of books and games for all ages. Sleeping up to 22 in a combination of twin, triple, family and dormitory rooms, Glebe Barn is perfect for individuals, families or large groups. If you fancy more privacy an adjoining 2 person mezzanine apartment is also available. What better place than Eigg to relax or energise? A haven for nature and wildlife lovers, photographers or outdoor enthusiasts, with stunning beaches and coastal landscapes, traditional music sessions and exquisite local produce and cuisine, a magical Hebridean holiday.

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


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  • Beds & Rooms:

    22: 1x2, 2x3, 1x6, 1x8.
  • Open:

    Groups all year; individuals from April to October. Open 24 hours.
  • Price per night:

    Dormitory bed: £23 (1-6 nights), £21 (7+ nights). Twin room £46 (1-6 nights), £42 (7+nights). Triple room £69 (1-7 nights), £63 (7+ nights). Contact for quote for groups.
  • Booking:

    Booking essential prior to boarding ferry. Deposit required.
  • Directions:

    1 mile from ferry pier. Take the shore road that forks right from the ferry pier. Pass a white cottage close to the road & continue uphill away from the bay. Take the track, signed Glebe Barn, on the right before reaching the church.
  • Public Transport :

    Passenger ferry (1 sailing per day) from Mallaig with Caledonian MacBrayne or Arisaig (summer only). Check Caledonian Macbrayne or Arisaig Marine ferry timetables before booking beds. Eigg taxi contact 01687 482404.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks
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Eco Hostels By the Sea Close to a Pub Individuals welcome Hostels with log burners and open fires Retreats Skye & The Hebrides

This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available October Half Term 2024


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities


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News & Offers from Glebe Barn

Recharge yourself this Easter with a trip to Eigg

February 25th 2023

Easter is a magical time of year to visit Eigg. Before the arrival of most tourists and midges!

Away from pretty much everything lies the island of Eigg. Enjoy the peace and quiet of our island destination at this beautiful time of year. A haven  for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and lovers of the great outdoors. The hostel sleeps 22 in a variety of private and dormatory rooms, there is also a private mezzanine apartment. Eigg is an ideal location to escape to this Easter, the fresh air and stunning scenery will wish you never have to leave.

Glebe Barn on Eigg
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Glebe Barn Hostel will be re-opening in July this year

May 21st 2021

Tranquil, historic and simply awe inspiring. The small isle is full of intrigue. From the wildlife to the scenery Eigg doesn’t disappoint. Glebe Barn offers a homely place to experience it all.

The Glebe Barn is used for a number of retreats including singing , walking, photography and geology groups as well as yoga and running retreats. The stunning landscapes and interesting diversity of wildlife along with the peace and solitude of island life make it ideal for retreats or specialised trips of all kinds.

View of side of house, garden and views over the hills beyond
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View of side of house, garden and views over the hills beyond

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Contact Glebe Barn - Call Tamsin or Stuart McCarthy on 0330 2210599 or 07951 785531

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