on the Isle of Kerrera


Kerrera Bunkhouse, Lower Gylen, Isle of Kerrera, By Oban, Argyll PA34 4SX

Located on the island of Kerrera off the coast from Oban, overlooking the stunning Gylen Castle and coast, Kerrera Bunkhouse can sleep 7 people, all bedding supplied. Self-cater using the small kitchen equipped with cooker/oven, sink, pots, pans and crockery, microwave and fridge with a small freezer compartment. Basics like tea, coffee, salt, pepper, washing up liquid, are supplied but please bring everything else as there are no shops on the island. Lunches available in the Kerrera Tea Garden next door. Toilet and showers are in an adjoining block (BYO towels). Larger group? Hang out in the Byre (£25pn) a converted cow shed- with wood-burning stove, sofas, comfy seats and a large dining table. No TV or phone signal. A bell tent on a purpose built platform has a comfy double bed (bedding provided), a wood burner and adjacent sheltered cooking area, commands stunning views of the Firth or Lorne with many islands dotted in the distance including Seil, Jura, Colonsay, Mull and the Garvellachs.

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

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Rooms & Beds:

Bunkhouse 7: 1×4, 1×3 double/twin + single. Bell tent: 1×2


All year, 10am to 6pm. No curfew.

Price per night:

Bunkhouse: sole use £100, £80 thereafter. The Byre £25 (inc firewood), Bell tent: £45 (inc firewood)


Essential due to ferry restrictions. Contact for long term booking deals.


From the ferry terminal take the path on the left, taking you south along the coast (50 min walk). Follow the teapots!

Public Transport:

Ferries from Gallanach Road, 1.5m south of Oban https://www.calmac.co.uk/destinations/kerrera 50 min walk to Kerrera Bunkhouse (pick ups can be arranged)

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals and is on the Small Hostels Map and the Skye and the Hebrides map.

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