Inchnadamph Lodge, Inchnadamph, Assynt, Nr Lochinver, Sutherland, IV27 4HL

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Situated at the heart of the dramatic Assynt mountains, Inchnadamph Lodge has been tastefully converted to provide quality hostel accommodation at a budget price. Twin, family and dormitory (6-8 people) rooms are available and a continental-style breakfast is included. There is a large self-catering kitchen, a lounge and a dining room (both with real fires) and a small shop for snacks & basic meals at reception. New for 2019 are 3 en-suite rooms in the tastefully converted annex - and also two cosy Shepherd’s Huts located in the grounds. Based at the foot of Ben More Assynt, and overlooking Loch Assynt, visitors are free to explore one of the wildest areas in the Highlands. Mountains can be climbed from the door, there are caves and other exciting geological features in the Traligill river valley and a wide diversity of birds, plants, animals can be found. Nearby lochs are popular for trout fly fishing. Details and photos are on the website where you can also book online

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    60: Lodge: 4x2 (twin), 3 x family, 2x6, 2x8. Annex: 3 x family. Two shepherds hut 2x2.
  • Open:

    Mid March to Mid Oct. All day
  • Price per night:

    £22-25pp (dormitory), £30-£40(twin)pp including continental breakfast and linen. Group discounts.
  • Booking:

    Strongly advised. Essential May/June as very busy. From Oct-March booking is required as the hostel may be closed.
  • Directions:

    Inchnadamph is 25 miles north of Ullapool on the Lochinver/Durness road. The lodge is the big white building across the river from the hotel.
  • Public Transport:

    Transport is available to the door from Inverness 6 days a week, by coach to Ullapool and minibus to Inchnadamph. Times vary - please call for details.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is near mountains and is available to individuals. It is on the Scottish National Trail, the IHUK signage page and the North Coast 500.

It has availability at Easter, August Bank Holiday, May Bank Holiday and February Half Term.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
ZDogs by arrangement


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News & Offers from Inchnadamph Lodge

New en-suite rooms at Inchnadamph Lodge, Assynt

July 3rd 2019

In time for the summer we have added 3 lovely en-suite rooms and 2 quirky Shepherd’s Huts to our range of accommodation at Inchnadamph in the heart of Assynt. Good availability all summer.

The former stone steading has been converted an accommodation annex and offers 3 en-suite family rooms – each with warm showers, underfloor heating and TV’s. A new Shepherd’s Hut cosy cabin is located just beside the annex – with fine views up the valley to Conival. The main Lodge continues to have a mix of hostel style dorms and twin / double rooms. Everyone can use the Lodge facilities – lounge, dining room & large kitchens – and breakfast included for all.


Discover Assynt

September 10th 2018

Clean sea-water, an unspoilt landscape and the slower pace of life make Assynt ideal or those who enjoy the outdoor life.

Assynt is a tiny parish tucked into the North Western corner of Scotland. Whether you intend exploring the remoter corners of the North West Highlands on foot, beach walking, or outdoor sports like Kayaking, Inchnadamph Lodge will provide ideal accommodation for yourself, your family or your group.

Find out more great things to do in Assynt here.

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Inchnadamph Lodge - Assynt - Sutherland

Inchnadamph: “place of stags” and wonderful mountains too!

July 25th 2017

Explore this wild and glorious place from Inchnadamph Lodge.

Inchnadamph Lodge Hostel way up in the North West of Scotland is described by one of its guests as ‘Heaven on Earth’. It is certainly well loved by those who have visited. The guest book is littered with ‘wonderfuls’ and ‘beautifuls’ describing the landscape, the lodge and the hospitality. 

“This ‘bunkhouse’ is misnamed – it is more like a quality hotel,” wrote one. 

“Wonderful, silent, back to nature place”

Another gentleman, breaking a long distance walk, rested at the lodge and was effusive with his praise, “I had the good fortune to spend two nights at the Inchnadamph Lodge… It was all a person in my situation could ask for! It’s a lovely old building with a very interesting history in its own right (there may or may not be a ghost in the building and royals have stayed there when it was owned by wealthy families). There are lots of books to read and always interesting people to meet and chat with. I spent two great mornings down at the mouth of the river that flows next to the hostel and got lovely photos of the loch, red deer stags (Inchnadamph means “place of stags” in Gaelic), and the mountains. The hill walking in the area is simply outstanding.”

It certainly is, with Munros to climb right from the door; dramatic Assynt mountains including the iconic ridge of Suilven;  there are many lower level walks too along the coast cliffs and beaches; and the long distance Cape Wrath Trail and the new  Sutherland Way Trail pass close by.  

Are you getting a picture of this wild and glorious place? We hope so!


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