This Hostel is a Hot Spot for West Highland Way Walkers, Here’s Why

Conveniently located at the edge of Loch Lomond National Park, halfway between the majestic peaks of Arrochar and the awe-inspiring grandeur of Glencoe, lies a hidden gem that outdoor enthusiasts won’t want to miss: By The Way Hostel and Campsite. This haven for adventure seekers has gained a reputation as a hot spot for West Highland Way walkers, and there are plenty of reasons why.

A Paradise for Outdoor Enthusiasts

The West Highland Way, one of Scotland’s oldest and most famous long-distance trails, passes right by the hostel, offering a convenient starting or resting point for intrepid hikers. But that’s not all – the surrounding area boasts incredible opportunities for climbing and white-water rafting, ensuring that every adventurer’s craving for excitement will be satisfied.

Accommodation for Every Taste

The accommodation options at By The Way are as diverse as the landscape itself. For those who prefer the simplicity of camping, the campsite provides a pot wash area and campers’ drying room, making it a haven for backpackers. Basic trekker huts and cabins offer a cosy retreat, while glamping huts, hobbit houses, and posh pods provide a touch of luxury for those who still want to feel close to nature. The purpose-built four-star hostel boasts twin and double rooms, as well as dormitory options, complete with self-catering facilities and a drying room.

Village Charm and Accessibility

By The Way is conveniently located in Tyndrum, with the charm of a village pub, shops, and cafes just a stone’s throw away. Despite its accessibility, the hustle and bustle of traffic noise is very quiet, thanks to its strategic positioning 250 meters from the Glasgow to Fort William road. The Glasgow Oban and Glasgow Fort William trains also make stops in Tyndrum, ensuring that even those without their own transport can easily access this outdoor haven.

Your Adventure Awaits

Whether you’re a Munro-bagger seeking the thrill of conquering 50 Munros within a 20-mile radius, a hiker embarking on the legendary West Highland Way, or an outdoor enthusiast craving the beauty of Loch Lomond National Park, By The Way Hostel and Campsite beckons. Prices per night are budget-friendly and there is lots of accommodation to choose from such as hostel dorms, chalets and camping.

To secure your spot in this haven of adventure, make sure to book in advance by phone, and a deposit will guarantee your bed. So, pack your bags, lace up your hiking boots, and get ready to experience the natural wonders of Scotland like never before at By The Way Hostel and Campsite. Your next outdoor adventure awaits!

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