Stay at the Outdoor Capital of the UK

Nestled amidst the breathtaking scenery of the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK,’ Great Glen Hostel is a hidden gem situated 20 miles north of Fort William and 10 miles south of the legendary Loch Ness. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer seeking to conquer Munros, an avid paddler yearning for lochs and rivers, or simply a traveller touring the Highlands, this hostel provides the perfect base for your Scottish escapades. Here’s what you can expect from your stay at Great Glen Hostel

Comfortable Accommodation with Great Amenities 

Great Glen Hostel offers a range of comfortable accommodation options to suit your needs. Choose from twin rooms, family rooms, or dormitories, all designed to provide a good night’s rest after a day of exploration. The cozy atmosphere ensures you’ll feel right at home during your stay.

This hostel boasts an array of amenities to make your visit enjoyable and convenient. You can start your day with a hearty breakfast and even request packed lunches for your adventures. For those who enjoy preparing their meals, there’s a small self-catering kitchen at your disposal.

After a day of outdoor activities, take advantage of the drying room and laundry facilities to ensure you’re ready for the next adventure. Cyclists and canoe enthusiasts will appreciate the secure bike and canoe storage. Stay connected with free internet access, and refresh yourself with hot showers.

Great Glen Hostel takes pride in offering locally sourced, hearty evening meals. After a day of outdoor exploration, there’s nothing like a satisfying meal made with fresh, local ingredients. It’s the perfect way to refuel and share stories with fellow travellers.

Adventure Awaits

The Great Glen Hostel is not just a place to stay; it’s a hub for adventure. Here are five exciting activities to enjoy in the local area:

  1. Munro Bagging: With the hostel situated amidst mountains, you’re in a prime location for bagging Munros—Scottish mountains over 3,000 feet. Conquer these peaks and savour panoramic vistas.
  2. Loch Ness Exploration: Embark on a quest to spot the elusive Loch Ness Monster or simply admire the beauty of this famous loch.
  3. Canoeing and Kayaking: Paddle the pristine waters of the lochs and rivers, exploring hidden coves and enjoying the serenity of the Highlands.
  4. Cycling Adventures: Discover the region on two wheels, with scenic routes suitable for cyclists of all levels.
  5. Local Highland Culture: Immerse yourself in the rich Highland culture by exploring nearby towns and villages, each with its own unique charm.

Your Scottish Highland Adventure Awaits

Great Glen Hostel offers more than just a place to rest your head; it’s a gateway to the untamed beauty of the Highlands. Whether you’re seeking outdoor thrills, serene hikes, or a taste of local culture, this hostel has it all. Book by the bed, room, or even the entire hostel for a memorable Scottish Highland adventure. The majestic mountains, shimmering lochs, and warm hospitality of Great Glen Hostel await your arrival.

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