Durness Smoo Youth Hostel
Surrounded by a wild and spectacular landscape, Durness Smoo offers a true hostelling experience in simple and relaxed accommodation.
From the youth hostel you can venture out to explore moorland, mountains, sea cliffs, beaches and waterfalls. On a clear night the starry skies are incredible - especially if you’re fortunate enough to see the Northern Lights. A refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, John Lennon himself holidayed in Durness for many years.
Local attractions include the infamous Smoo Cave (just beside the youth hostel), Cape Wrath, Handa Island and Balnakiel Craft Village. Hillwalkers will love Foinaven, Ben Hope, Ben Loyal and Cranstackie and, for those wishing simply to relax, Balnakiel Beach and Faraid Head are beautiful sandy beaches with large sand dunes to explore.
The hostel is relaxed and friendly, providing a simple base from which to explore the area. There are multi-share and private rooms, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, drying room and cosy lounge heated by a coal-burning stove.
Dogs are welcome at Durness Smoo, for a small fee, when guests book a private room. Please notify us in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated.
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Ostello Servizi & Politiche
- Parcheggio per biciclette
- Si accettano bambini
- Sala comune
- Carte di credito accettate
- Parcheggio gratuito
- Wi-Fi gratuito
- Biancheria inclusa
- Pasti disponibili
- Vietato fumare
- Reception (orari limitati)
- Asciugamani a noleggio
Politica di cancellazioneQuesta proprietà ha una politica di cancellazione di 3. La mancata cancellazione entro questo intervallo di tempo si tradurrà in una penale pari alla prima notte di pernottamento.
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By bus: Late April to late September, Monday to Saturday, D&E Coaches leave Inverness at 08.50, arriving in Durness at 14.00
During July and August the service also runs on Sundays. Buses will drop you off at the youth hostel on request
By train: Monday to Saturday, Scotrail services depart Inverness for Wick/Thurso at 07.14 and 10.39, connecting at Lairg with the Royal Mail post buses for onward travel to Durness
By car: Durness is on the A894 from Ullapool, and the A838 from Tongue.
By foot: Walk along the A894 from Durness village going towards Tongue. After 1 mile the youth hostel is on the left.