This is the second time I've stayed at this hostel. First time was in 1993 and there was no electricity or hot water. The second time, what a difference! There is now solar and wind power to for electricity and a coal/peat fire to provide hot water. Even better, there is also a shower, even though it was a meagre trickle, it was nice to freshen up after being out in the hills and covered in midges. You need to bring in your own food and take all rubbish with you. Also, there is no fridge but this isn't really a problem. We cycled in from Glen Affric, the first stage of the cycle is fine, but once after the little cottage and bridge the path is more rugged. Indeed, on the way out, there had been a lot of rain and we had to wade a river with the bike. It might be better to leave bikes at the half way point.
- Also Known As:
- Glen Affric Youth Hostel Beauly, Scotland