Torran Bay Hostel, Torran Farm, Ford, Lochgilphead. PA31 8RH
Call Sheila Brolly on 01546 810133
OverviewWith 16 en suite rooms and great views of Loch Awe, Torran Bay Hostel is the perfect base for a fantastic Highlands holiday. Fishing from Torran Farm land is available or why not venture out on the loch? Boat and canoe launching is available along with a large parking area. Just 30 miles from Oban, 13 miles from Lochgilphead and close to the Crinnan canal, Torran Bay is located at the south end of Loch Awe which is 25 miles long. Excellent for fishing for brown trout, pike, arctic char, perch and roach or just a day relaxing on the loch. Other activities include walking, on Torran Farm land and beyond, hiking, cycling, bird watching and golf. The hostel can accommodate up to 40 guests, with rooms arranged in different combinations. It has two well equipped kitchens for self-catering and the local Indian/Chinese takeaway delivers to the hostel. Prices includes continental breakfast and all rooms have TV and DVD.
This accommodation is featured on our map of the Scottish Borders, Glasgow, Edinburgh and South Scotland and here is its own website.
Beds & Rooms:34: 10x2 or double, 2 x double and single, 1x4 , 2x3
Open:All year. All day.
Price per night:From £50 to £72 per room, including continental breakfast and parking. Group bookings welcome..
Booking:booking 4 rooms or more, full payment required 14 days before arrival
Directions:From Glasgow take A82 to Tarbet then take the A83 to Lochgilphead, Lochgilphead to Kilmartin A816. 1 mile past Kilmartin follow signs to Ford B840. From Ford take Dalavich road for 1 mile. Hostel on the right.
Public Transport:Buses Lochgilphead to Ford, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is near mountains and is available to individuals. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the IHUK signage page and the page of hostels with en suite rooms.
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September 16th 2015
The area around Torran Bay has an impressive history with many ancient and medieval historical sites nearby – stone circles, cairns, castles – many free to access. The local church has a fascinating collection of medieval grave-slabs and a visit to Dunadd Fortress where the early Scottish Kings were crowned is a must.Read More
Dogs very welcome at Torran Bay Hostel – a great location for dog walking
November 6th 2019
Discover the heart of Scottish culture at our self catering, dog friendly accommodation on the shores of Loch Awe.
Our hostel has a range of private and family rooms available. Our self catering facilities allow you to enjoy a homely atmosphere and a wonderful holiday on a budget and for a special treat meals can be purchased at one of the nearby towns/villages. Torran Bay is situated on a farm in the Scottish highlands, allowing you to experience exciting adventures or blissful relaxing in the serenity; you can keep up with your social life and upload stunning photos of the magnificent scenery using our free WiFi! We are within one mile of the NCN and offer a drying room for any equipment.
Stay at the water’s edge of Loch Awe!
December 18th 2018
With canoe and kayak launching facilities we encourage you to get out in the water and have a ball! I promise you will be “awe”d by the pure beauty 😉
With astonishing views of Loch Awe and 16 en suite rooms what better place to stay when exploring the Highlands!
Burial Cairns and Standing Stones
March 14th 2016
Discover the ancient stone legacy on Kilmartin Glen, a day walk from Torran Bay Hostel
Four miles from Torran Bay Hostel is Kilmartin, the start of Kilmartin Glen. Kilmartin Glen is a broad valley containing nearly 800 rock carvings, burial cairns and standing stones. There are also more recent stoneworks including the fortress of the Scots and a castle.
Photograph by Brian Sutherland