About About this hostel
Offering a warm friendly welcome for visitors to this remote and beautiful area of Scotland.
Helmsdale Hostel is an International Tourist Accommodation, located in the village of Helmsdale, Sutherland.
It is in a prominent position directly on the A9 at the north end of the village. The building was refurbished in the summer of 2018, with eco-friendly measures, including a sustainable heating system, drying and laundry facilities.
It can accommodate up to 24 guests within six en-suite rooms and has a spacious kitchen/dining and lounge area with a wood burning stove. There is a large garden suitable for outside seating/dining and as well as a secure cycle shed. It is on the main Land’s End to John O’Groats routes and an ideal base travelling to and from Orkney.
Facilities & Services
March - October (Group bookings all year)
From 07:00 to 11:00 and 14:00 to 22:00
From 16:00 to 21:00
Private Rooms Available
Family Rooms Available
En Suite Rooms Available
Self Catering Kitchen
Pet Dogs Welcome
Reasons to visit
Located on the east coast of Sutherland and part of the famous North Coast 500, Helmsdale is a great location for walking, fishing and cycling.
Helmsdale is a name synonymous with salmon fishing, but the town and its picturesque harbour originally prospered as the result of the herring boom in the 19th century.
Local attractions include the Timespan Heritage Centre which uses a combination of life size displays and audio visual exhibits to bring the town's heritage to life.