Lochranza Youth Hostel
Lochranza Youth Hostel is situated on the banks of Loch Ranza, opposite a 13th-century ruined castle in beautiful countryside. The youth hostel is also located on the Cock of Arran trail, which provides a beautifully scenic low level trek. Lochranza Youth Hostel benefits from a great bus connection and the bus stop is only 5 minutes walk away.
A wonderful place to relax, Lochranza Youth Hostel offers excellent budget and group accommodation but is also family friendly with private en-suite rooms, a spacious self-catering kitchen and laundry service available.
Arran has many other activities to offer including on and off-road biking, pony-trekking, fishing, golfing and water-sports.
Dogs are now welcome at Lochranza when guests book a private room. A small fee of five pounds per dog per night will be charged. Please note that all dogs must be booked in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Breakfast not included
- Card phones
- Common Room
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Reading Light
- Towels For Hire
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
***Please note our Group booking policy:
• When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements will apply
• Please note that no stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.
• Full payment will be required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled
• Full SYHA Hostelling Scotland Terms and Conditions will apply and be issued to all group bookings.
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Service 324 connects with every ferry coming into and leaving Brodick. Bus stand behind ferry terminal and driver will drop off right outside youth hostel (and pickup).
Get a train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour. Train connects with every Brodick ferry.
From Brodick, turn right onto main road and follow directions for Lochranza (14 miles).
A bit too far to walk, except for dedicated mountain walkers or road sloggers.
Calmac Ferry operates between Ardrossan and Brodick several times a day. If catching the Claonaig to Lochranza ferry, turn left off ferry slipway onto main road (direction Brodick) for 1 mile to youth hostel at the head of the loch.
Lochranza Hotel, bar meals (0.5 mile)
Catacol Bay Hotel, bar meals (2 miles)
Lochranza Distillery, cafeteria (0.5 mile)
Rural day ticket island tour
Standing Stones of Machrie Moor & King's Cave (14 miles)
Brodick Castle & Gardens (13 miles)
Cock of Arran Walk
Goatfell (9 miles)
Coirein Lochain (5 miles)
Occasional Ceilidhs in village hall
Other concerts and musical evenings