Kyle of Tongue Hostel and Campsite, Tongue, By Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4XH

Call Carol Mackay on 01847 611789

Self catering hostel and campsite in Tongue

Kyle of Tongue Hostel is a stone lodge, magnificently situated on the romantic shores of the Kyle of Tongue on the north coast of Scotland. It has supreme panoramic views of Castle Varich, Ben Hope and the queen of Scottish mountains - Ben Loyal. The hostel is relaxed and welcoming with irresistible home baking and meals on offer. Beautifully furnished, like a boutique hotel, but with all the friendliness of a hostel. The private rooms are comfortable and roomy. Relax in our newly opened cafe bar or our lounge/dining room. There is a drying room and bike shed for your outdoor gear and an on-site well stocked shop. Full camping services are also available in our newly opened fully equipped campsite & caravan park or why not stay in our holiday cottage or static caravan. The atmosphere of this remote area is quite special. To leave the hustle and bustle of life behind completely, you must escape to the very edge of Scotland.

This accommodation is featured on our map of North East Highlands of Scotland and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    20 in hostel, plus cottage, static caravan and a large campsite.
  • Open:

    April to October. Check in from 2pm
  • Price per night:

    From £25. Private rooms from £60. Contact for other prices.
  • Booking:

    Book via e-mail or telephone.
  • Directions:

    Situated on the A838 road in the village of Tongue.
  • Public Transport :

    Train station - 37 miles. Public bus routes through Tongue, Ferry terminal (Scrabster) - 45 miles
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks North Coast 500 LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available August Bank Holiday 2022 Available Autumn Half Term 2022


bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
yYHA Affiliated


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Kyle of Tongue Hostel Hostel & Campsite is your ticket to relaxation

April 27th 2022

With availability this bank holiday and spring half term. Views to die for and unparalleled calm awaits at this gorgeous Scottish hostel.

Leave the confusion of the modern day behind and escape to this relaxed and welcoming hostel at the very edge of Scotland. The atmosphere on the shores of Kyle of Tongue is extraordinary, offering a much needed sense of peace and tranquillity as well as sublime panoramic views.


Visit Kyle of Tongue, a perfect pitstop on the NC500

March 18th 2022

Kyle of Tongue is a fantastic spot on the stunning North Coast of Scotland along the route of the NC500

The hostel is a great place to stop and spend a few days exploring the wider highlands. The Queen of the Scottish mountains Ben Loyal stands proudly over the village and makes for a great hike as well as the surrounding hills, beaches and lochs, the environment really is stunning. Additionally Castle Varich can be seen from the village and is only a nice walk away. This hostel really is a great place to stop on the NC500 or a peaceful escape from busy lives.

Reflection of a mountain in the water

Magic is in the air!

July 25th 2019

The night sky blushes rainbow, when you watch it dance.

Magnificently located on the shores of the Kyle of Tongue with supreme panoramic views of Castle Varich, Ben Hope and the Queen of Scottish Mountains… and seasonally the Northern Lights!

We are set in the ideal location for exploring all that the the Kyle of Tongue has to offer.

We offer private, premium private and dorm rooms and other facilities onsite include; a communal lounge, seaside camping, a large well equipped kitchen and dining room, a bike shed and a laundry and drying room! Just call us on +44 (0)1847 611789 to find out our availability.


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March 7th 2022

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