Jessie Macs, Murthly Terrace, Birnam, Dunkeld PH8 0BG

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In the centre of Birnam just 10 minutes' walk from Dunkeld, this refurbished Victorian manse has 7 bedrooms and offers a mix of self-catering hostel and bed & breakfast accommodation. Tucked away in the forests of Perthshire the village of Birnam is a perfect base to discover the mountains, waters, rich culture and heritage of Big Tree Country. GTBS Gold award winning Jessie Mac's has private doubles, bunk rooms and family rooms, all en suite, offering a warm welcome and a good night's rest. The ground floor double room has wheelchair access. LGBT friendly and well behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement. An hour by car from Edinburgh and Glasgow with good public transport links. A great choice whether you're looking for an affordable hostel room to share with friends or prefer a private room to yourselves.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    21: 4x2, 2x4, 1x5
  • Open:

    All year. Check in: 4-6.30pm. Check out: by 10am.
  • Price per night:

    Dorm £22pp +continental breakfast £27, +cooked breakfast £30. Double £29.50pp (based on 2 sharing) or £35 single occ. Child £11 in shared room. Infants free. Group rates available.
  • Booking:

    Book via website, email or phone
  • Directions:

    Take Birnam/Dunkeld turning off the A9, Jessie Macs is in the centre of Birnam on the main Perth Road.
  • Public Transport:

    Direct buses from Edinburgh/Inverness and connections from Glasgow. Direct trains from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Non car users are treated to a mug of tea/coffee, a bun and a fluffy towel on arrival!.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

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aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
8Green Tourism Award: Gold
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
0VisitScotland Quality Assured
ZDogs by arrangement
9Best Price Guarantee


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Jessie Macs a gem in the highlands

October 5th 2020

An award winning eco hostel surrounded by the raw beauty of Scotland.

Walking or just relaxing Jessie Macs is the place to be. Clean and comfortable rooms paired with outstanding customer service make it easily mistakable for a hotel. Options for self catered or breakfast can be ordered. Treating yourself to some Scottish smoked salmon sounds like a good plan!

Ossian Hall overlooking The Black Linn Falls at Dunkeld Hermitage

Jessie Macs aims to be the greenest and best small hostel in Scotland. 

August 24th 2019

This great little hostel has the Gold Award from Green Tourism, the Green Leader award from Trip adviser and is consistently featured highly in local and international Eco award listings.

Jessie Mac’s aims to be the  greenest small hostel in Scotland.   Sustainability is very important, they minimise impact on the environment and support the local economy .  Since taking on the business in 2013  they have almost halved the amount of energy used  per guest and are now recycling 90% of waste.  The hostel purchases only fairly traded tea, coffee, sugar and bananas and have won a Taste Our Best award for sources the majority of produce in Scotlad.

Jessie Macs Hostel wins Green Tourism award

Book Direct at Jessie Macs

July 19th 2018

Book Direct at Jessie Macs in Birnam near Dunkeld, Scotland.

Book Direct to get the best prices for a bed in one of the lovely dorm rooms at Jessie Macs in Scotland.  A perfect stop off location on a tour or as a base for exploring the southern Highlands.


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