Pitlochry Youth Hostel

Knockard Road, Pitlochry, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 1km

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With stunning views over the town and surrounding area, Pitlochry Youth Hostel is ideal for families, groups or individuals looking for good value accommodation away from the noise and bustle of the busy main street.

In one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland, Pitlochry is easily accessible by train and bus and perfectly situated for touring Highland Perthshire.

If you want a relaxing stay you can spend your time browsing the shops, eating and drinking in local restaurants, or visiting the town’s two excellent distilleries. Other attractions include Pitlochry Festival Theatre, leaping salmon at the town’s fish ladder, Blair Castle and the Queen's View. Not to be missed is the ‘Enchanted Forest’ in nearby Faskally woods in October.

If you’re looking for a more active stay, there’s fishing, golf and walking, as well as many water and extreme sports activities.

The youth hostel, which opened its doors more than 35 years ago, has two separate lounges to enjoy some quiet time or share adventures with other guests. Parking is free.

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Hostelling Scotland is a charity aiming to inspire all, especially young people, to broaden their horizons, gain knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery. In support of this aim, all bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night which is displayed as an inclusive rate. (Full, existing members of Hostelling Scotland and HI using this booking engine are not entitled to a membership refund).

Fri, Sat & Sun - reception is open all day, with check-in 14.00-22.30 and checkout by 07.00-10.00. Mon-Thu - reception is closed between 11.00-16.00, with check-in 16.00-22.30 and checkout 07.00-10.00.
Late arrival and access outside opening hours is by pre-arrangement only.

From the age of 5 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and may be accommodated in a single-gendered shared room with the parent or guardian and other guests, at the discretion and responsibility of the parent or guardian. The young person/people, the parent/guardian and the other occupants of the room must be of the same gender.

Hostelling Scotland advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation.

Parties with young children (under 5 years) will only be accommodated in designated family rooms, where available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots in a shared dormitory or private accommodation.

When booking for more than 9 people:
• Full prepayment is required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled
• The following cancellation charges will apply to the entire booking:
57 days or more - 20% of total cost
56 to 29 days - 55% of total cost
28 to day of arrival - 100% of total cost

No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.

Hostelling Scotland does not accept American Express cards as payment or guarantee.

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By bus: Citylink (Edinburgh/ Glasgow-Inverness service). Alight at Fishers Hotel. Walk down the main street (Atholl Road). Turn first left up Bonnethill Road, first right (Toberargan Road) and first left (Well Brae). Go to the top of the hill and the youth hostel is on your left. Approximately 5 minute walk.

By train: Edinburgh/Glasgow-Inverness service. Follow the road from the station up to the main street (Atholl Road). Turn right and walk down Atholl Road. Take second left and walk up Bonnethill Road, then first right (Toberargan Road) and first left (Well Brae). Go to the top of the hill and the youth hostel is on your left. Approximately 10-15 minute walk.

By car/on foot: from Pitlochry main street (Atholl Road) turn up Bonnethill Road. Then first right (Toberargan Road) and first left (Well Brae). Go to the top of the hill and the youth hostel is on your left

Located Near

Moulin Inn, 1ml
Fern Cottage, 0.5 ml
Victoria's, 0.5 ml
Luigi's, 0.25 ml
The Armoury, 1 ml

Good walking & cycling
Blair Castle, 6 ml
Edradour Distillery, 2 ml
Festival Theatre (May-Oct) 50% discount, 1 ml
Weekly Highland Nights (summer)
Bells Blair Athol Distillery, 0.5 ml
Loch of the Lowes osprey centre,14 ml
Heathergem factory, 0.5 ml
White water rafting, 12 ml
Salmon ladder, 1 ml

Ceilidhs & Scottish Nights at the Town Hall
Kingfisher Bar, 0.5 ml
Taybank Hotel, 12 ml

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