Heart of Glencoe Holidays, Glencoe, Near Ballachulish, Highland, PH49 4HX

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Hostel in Glencoe close to Ben Nevis

Heart of Glencoe Holidays is centred around an old highland croft in the heart of Glencoe. They offer great value accommodation for groups, families and individuals. It is set in secluded and peaceful woodland midway between Glencoe village and the Clachaig Inn, with immediate access to world-class cycling, walking, climbing and kayaking. The hostel is 20 minutes from Glencoe Ski Centre and the West Highland Way and 40 minutes from the Nevis Range. The alpine bunkhouse sleeps up to 16 in 3 private rooms and is available for individual bookings, or sole use. It is ideal for outdoor activity and school groups. Also available are 4 luxury caravans for 2 to 4 people, 2 luxury ensuite cabins for 2 people, one private cottage sleeping 5, and a log cabin for 2 to 3 people. All of the private accommodation is rated 4* by Visit Scotland. Free WiFi, top-class drying room, bike storage and mountains all around.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    44: Bunkhouse:16. Cottage: 5. Caravans: 4x4. Eco Cabins: 2x2, Log Cabin: 1x3
  • Open:

    All year. No reception, remote check-in, must book in advance.
  • Price per night:

    From £25 to £70pp
  • Booking:

    Booking essential all year. Book online. 30% non-refundable deposit, with the balance due 7 days before (1 month before for group bookings.) .
  • Directions:

    From A82 south, take right turn for Clachaig Inn, we are 1 mile after pub on left. From north, take left turn for Kinlochleven, then immediate right to Glencoe Village. Drive through the village and continue 1 mile out of village and we're on the right.
  • Public Transport :

    1.5 miles from bus stop in Glencoe Village (crossroads). Citylink buses 914, 915 and 916 from Skye, Fort William, Glasgow. Bus 44 from Fort William and Kinlochleven. For West Highland Way take White Corries near Kingshouse Hotel to Glencoe Crossroads (20 mins) then 1.5 miles' walk.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks West Highland Way Land's End to John O Groats on foot
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Mountains Close to a Pub Dog Friendly Individuals welcome Hostels with log burners and open fires Hostels with Camping Pods or Glamping En suite rooms Accommodation for Cyclists Alternative Weddings Hostels near to dive sites

This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available for Christmas 2023 Available New Year 2023 / 2024 Available February Half Term 2024 Available Easter 2024 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2024 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024


cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
7Green Tourism Award: Silver
uWithin 3 miles of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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Magical Mountainous Getaway!

October 28th 2023

Visit the magical Heart of Glencoe Holidays for romantic retreats or family fun!

Sitting in the stunning Glencoe valley the Heart of Glencoe Holidays is the perfect place for family holidays, romantic getaways, or adventures across the Scottish countryside. Glencoe Holidays offers large group accommodation in their bunkhouse or bothies as well as smaller groups and couples in cabins and caravans. This beautifully situated accommodation also has direct access to cycle trails, footpaths, climbing and kayaking as well as is in close vicinity to the Nevis range. In the winter month Glencoe ski centre sits only 20 minutes away making these cabins the perfect retreat after a day in the snow.

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Dive site teeming with life just 2 miles from Glencoe

July 29th 2021

Who could deny that Glencoe truly has it all, stunning mountains, beautiful lochs and a wonderful hostel all within easy reach. A friendly and warm hostel ideal for a good nights sleep after a day underwater.

Carnoch bay is the dive site, just 2 miles from Glencoe Independent Hostel. Suitable for divers for sport, the main attraction of this site is the presence of stickleback rays. Which can be spotted by those with a keen eye. For more info on the Dive you can contact Kraken Diving and for enquiries of accommodation Glencoe hostel would love to hear from you, if you ask nicely they might tell you where Hagrid’s hut was filmed (hint its nearby)

The hostel complex in the forground with magnificent mountain scenery behind
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