Knoydart Bunkhouse, Inverie, Knoydart, By Mallaig, Inverness-shire PH41 4PL

Call Fiona on 01687 462163


Welcome to the world famous Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse on the stunning remote peninsula of Knoydart on the west coast of Scotland reachable only by boat or a long hike. Renowned for its spectacular rugged grandeur, secluded beaches and blissful tranquility, Knoydart is a haven for hill walkers, mountain bikers, kayakers, mountaineers and wildlife enthusiasts. A community enterprise, the Bunkhouse is a cosy and welcoming base from which to explore this remarkable part of the world. A responsible tourism provider operating by green principals, the Bunkhouse is the responsibility of the Knoydart Foundation, a unique community owned organisation. It is 2 mins' walk from the beach and 10 mins from Inverie which has a pub, post office, community owned shop and the ferry pier. The Bunkhouse sleeps 26 across 3 bedrooms, there is also a well equipped kitchen, a drying room, a light and airy dining room, laundry service, and a cosy sitting room with a wood-burning stove. There is no mobile phone coverage on this part of Knoydart but the Bunkhouse has a public phone and WiFi. CD/DVD/video (yes, video!) player, books, games, bed linen and duvets provided. Explore by yourself or take advantage of the ranger service or deer stalking. A torch is essential. Local wild venison & off-licence available year round in the village. Good dogs welcome at the Bunkhouse with notice.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    26: 1x7, 1x8, 1x11
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    £20 adult, £12 under 16s. Block bookings £440. Dogs £5/night.
  • Booking:

    Advance booking essential. 25% or £9.00 pp non-refundable deposit.
  • Directions:

    Bunkhouse is 10 mins' walk east of the pier and is signposted all the way. Ask any of the locals for directions!
  • Public Transport:

    Western Isles Cruises operate our ferry service from Mallaig pier to Inverie. Phone 01687 462233 for details. Private boats are also available for hire (see accommodation's website for details).
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Cape Wrath Trail
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
ZDogs by arrangement


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News & Offers from Knoydart Bunkhouse

Knoydart Bunkhouse offering ‘Wee Hooses’ as a COVID safe alternative

May 24th 2021

Even though their bunkhouse is still out of action, the team at Knoydart Bunkhouse have still found a way to help you have an amazing trip! They are now offering a choice of three ‘Wee Hooses’ for you to enjoy – self contained accommodations with beds, a bathroom and a kitchen. There’s never a bad time to see the Knoydart Penninsula, and even with the current restrictions you can now make that dream a reality.


Bring your family to Knoydart this Winter and stay in the iconic community run bunkhouse

October 6th 2020

This world famous bunkhouse on the magical remote peninsular of Knoydart on the West Coast of Scotland is still open. We are taking bookings inline with the latest Government guidelines. Escape your everyday, come to Knoydart.


The World Famous Knoydart Bunkhouse on the Scottish West Coast is Open to groups of six

September 15th 2020

This iconic hostel is now available to groups of up to six adults (Aged 13 and over). You can have any number of children aged 12 and under in your party as long as the Adults and Children come from less than two households. This is a great opportunity to come and visit our small community on an isolated Knoydart peninsula. Please get in touch for our check-in times, we will try our best to accommodate your group’s arrival at our community run hostel.


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Highlands and Islands Whistlestop Tour.

September 7th 2016

A whistlestop tour of the magnificent wild landscapes of the Highlands and Islands. The Knoydart peninsula, Loch ness, the Isle of Mull, the iconic Glenfinnan viaduct, all in five days.

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