Torran Bay Hostel, Torran Farm, Ford, Lochgilphead. PA31 8RH

Call Sheila Brolly on 01546 810133

Self catering hostel in Torran Bay Scotland

CLOSED 9TH APRIL 2023. AWAITING NEW OWNERS. With 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.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    34: 10x2 or double, 2 x double and single, 1x4 , 2x3
  • Open:

    CLOSED 9TH APRIL 2023. AWAITING NEW OWNERS. All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    CLOSED 9TH APRIL 2023. AWAITING NEW OWNERS From £50 to £72 per room, including continental breakfast and parking. Group bookings welcome.
  • Booking:

    CLOSED 9TH APRIL 2023. AWAITING NEW OWNERS. 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 Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks
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cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement


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Torran Bay Hostel is closed

May 2nd 2023

Torran Bay Hostel will close on 9th April. It will not be reopening until it is sold and new owners take over. Torran Bay Hostel will be ceasing trading due to the ill health of the owner Mrs Sheila Brolly. Any bookings made will be cancelled and any payments made in advance will be refunded asap. Sheila will be retiring and thanks everyone who supported the hostel by visiting and staying. We will update you regards to any potential new owners.

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Stay at one of our 16 en-suite rooms overlooking Loch Awe

July 26th 2020

If en-suite is what your after then en-suite is what you’ll get here at Torran Bay Hostel. Just because you’re in the Highlands of Scotland on the banks of the stunning Loch Awe doesn’t mean you have to leave all luxuries behind.

en-suite bathroom
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Torran Bay with my dog

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.

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