Ratagan Youth Hostel
Ratagan Youth Hostel has one of the best locations in Scotland. From the attractive lochside garden, the views across to the Five Sisters mountain range are breathtaking.
The youth hostel is small and intimate in a stunning location surrounded by mountains, lochs and forests but is located just off the main road and a bus stop is only 1.5 miles away, making it easily accessible all year round.
Ratagan Youth Hostel offers excellent value group and budget accommodation in multi-share rooms but also offers small private rooms for families. It is well equipped with a self-catering kitchen, bike shed, laundry and drying room, small shop on site, luggage storage area, internet access and Wi-Fi available as well as an alcohol license and helpful staff. the good facilities mean the hostel is popular with walkers and tourists alike.
There are otters, badgers and pine martins in the area. Red deer are numerous, and on the mountains ravens, ptarmigan, sea and golden eagles and mountain hares can be found. The youth hostel is only 8 miles from the world famous Eilean Donan Castle.
'Much loved Highland Hostel... well situated for walking and exploring some of Scotland's most celebrated scenery'
Scotland the Best!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Breakfast not included
- Card phones
- Common Room
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Meals Available
- Mini Supermarket
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
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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Buses to Shiel Bridge (1.5 miles from hostel) from Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh & Skye.
Nearest train station 18 miles, at Kyle of Lochalsh (trains to Inverness).
From Inverness or Fort William take the road to the Isle of Skye. Turn off the A87 at Shiel Bridge (sign post to Ratagan). After 3/4 mile take the turn to the right down to the loch-side to youth hostel.
From Shiel Bridge, walk 1.5 miles, following the signs for Ratagan. Walk through the village on the loch-side to youth hostel.
Eilean Donan Castle (8 miles)
Glenelg Brochs (10 miles)
The Glenelg ferry to Skye (10 miles)
Kylerhea Otter Haven on Skye
Totaig Broch (5 miles)
Falls of Glomach (8 miles)