Charges

From 1 January 2018, an individual bednight fee is £16 for age 18 and over, under 18 the fee is £8, and the individual camping fee is £11 which reduces to £8 for those under 18. If you wish to hire a sheet sleeping bag the cost is £2. The hostels are not available for “Day Use” except where a bednight or camping fee is paid.

Camping is available within the grounds of all the hostels. Wild camping occurs on the machair at Howbeg below Howmore Hostel, and beside the dunes close to Berneray Hostel. Wherever you camp, the camping fee is payable if you wish to use the hostel facilities.

To download our information sheet for the charges operating in 2018 please click here.

FURTHER INFORMATION: There are no discounted fees for members of SYHA. We do not take credit cards.

Use of a sleeping bag is obligatory. Bags may be hired but you may also use your own bag (quilted or sheet).

There is no ‘Day Use’ of the hostel. The facilities are made available only to those who pay their hostel fees as set out above. The hostel is primarily for the use of individual travellers or small groups (max 5). If you are travelling as a larger group we may not be able to accommodate you. You must give priority to individual hostellers.

The hostel is surrounded by croft land. Hostellers may only camp within the hostel grounds. We provide no pitches for camper vans.

PLEASE PAY YOUR FEE TO THE WARDEN The Warden does not live at the hostel but calls once or twice a day. Alternatively place your fee in the honesty box using one of the envelopes. Please leave a full postal or email address if you wish to receive our Crofters’ Newsletter.

We take no bookings so find a free bed and make it up using a sleeping bag. The bed is yours for the duration of your stay.

We rely on your co-operation. Those who use the hostel without paying a fee make it harder for us to maintain and improve this hostel. We trust that you have an enjoyable stay and hope that you found the hostel clean and tidy. Please leave the hostel as you would wish to find it.

MEMBERSHIP of the Gatliff Hebridean Hostels Trust is encouraged. Active participation in the work of the Trust would be greatly appreciated. The Trust is run entirely by volunteers. If you wish to join or help the Trust in any way please contact the Trust at the address below.

NEWSLETTERS: The annual Crofters’ Newsletter is compiled from entries made in the hostel house book. It is published annually and sent by post or email to all who leave their full address including postal code or email address in the Register or on an envelope or comment card. (Email only outside UK.)

The Hebridean Hostellers Newsletter is published twice a year and is sent to GHHT members.

Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Comment cards are provided. However you may, if you wish, address these to Peter Clarke, Chairman, Gatliff Hebridean Hostels Trust (chair@gatliff.org.uk; Tel: 0790 999 3863.