N°5 Drinishader, 5 Drinishader, Isle of Harris, HS3 3DX
N°5 Drinishader is located on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, 5 miles from Tarbert and 8 miles from the famous white sandy beaches. Situated above Drinishader harbour, overlooking the beautiful East Loch Tarbert, the hostel and self-catering units provide a variety of accommodation for individuals, families and groups as well as activities. The hostel has a cosy lounge with open fire, a well-equipped kitchen, shower, WC and comfortable beds. Pick-up services from Tarbert can be arranged for a small cost if there are no bus services. Among the activities guests enjoy are coastal/hill walking, cycling, kayaking, boat trips, sightseeing and bird/wildlife watching. Breakfast and packed lunches are available. Croft camping will be available from 2017. For full information on activities please visit the website.This accommodation is featured on our map of West coast of Scotland, Skye and the Hebrides and here is its own website.
or call Roddy or Alyson on
All year, 0700-2300.
From £20 pp. Reductions for families, groups and longer stays.
Online booking available via website. Advisable to book in advance. Deposit required.
Roddy or Alyson
From Tarbert follow the A859 south. After 3.5km turn left along the Golden Road. The hostel is located just above the small harbour in Drinishader.
Caledonian MacBrayne ferries (01876 500337) from Ullapool to Stornoway or from Uig (Skye) to Tarbert. Drinishader is a 10 min bus journey from Tarbert (01851 705050). Bus stop at hostel. There are 3 – 5 buses each day.
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A great way to explore the Bays of Harris in the Outer Hebrides
Guided kayak tours at available from Number5 Drinishader. The Bays of South Harris in the Outer Hebrides encompass the many sea inlets that scatter the eastern shoreline, blurring the line between land and water. These are ideal conditions for safe Kayaking and the intermingling of land and sea allows peaceful kayakers to see sea otters, seals and other land and marine wildlife. A great way to explore the Bays of Harris, suitable for adults and children.
No5 Drinishader provides self catering holiday accommodation on the Isle of Harris
If you like empty beaches of white sand, with otters and sea lions, then you will love a summer holiday on the Isle of Harris. Harris is one of the Outer Hebrides Islands, skirted by low lying beaches and separated from the Isle of Lewis by a Mountain. Basking in the Gulf Stream the Hebrides do not experience the extreme weather of central Scotland and have a peace and tranquility which makes the ferry ride well worth while. To see a list of great value self catering accommodation on the Hebrides, with a map showing locations look here.
The Cottage Hostel at Drinishader has sea views from all the rooms, an open fire, and many visitors have commented on its relaxing ambiance.
Find out more about the hostel and other accommodation at Drinishader here.