Argyll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Three go Woof Hostelling in Oban

As September drew to a close we embarked on our third and final Hostelling Scotland adventure of 2019. After wonderful breaks in Arran and Glencoe, we were looking forward to Woof Hostelling in Oban. Oban is a bustling harbour town on Scotland's west coast. It's famous for seafood and being the gateway to the isles,… Continue reading Three go Woof Hostelling in Oban

Highlands, Scotland

A dog-friendly Hostelling Scotland break in the heart of Glencoe

We've stayed at an eclectic mix of accommodation this year, ranging from luxury hotel suite to camping pod, shepherd's hut, self-catering cottage, hot tub lodge, motorhome, B&B, converted fishing trawler and hostel. People usually assume we must prefer the luxury stays to the budget ones. We don't - we genuinely, hand on heart love experiencing… Continue reading A dog-friendly Hostelling Scotland break in the heart of Glencoe

Isle of Arran

A Hostelling Scotland break on the Isle of Arran

It's two years since I shared the joys of a Hostelling Scotland break with you. Back then I waxed lyrical about their Torridon hostel. Now, having just returned from a short stay at Lochranza Youth Hostel on the Isle of Arran, I'm back to heap more praise on them. Hostelling Scotland - the savvy traveller's… Continue reading A Hostelling Scotland break on the Isle of Arran

Highlands

Hostelling Scotland, Torridon Youth Hostel – a trip down memory lane

Recently I took a trip down memory lane at Hostelling Scotland’s Torridon Youth Hostel. The last time I stayed at one of their hostels I was a fresh-faced teenager attending high school camp. Duran Duran and Wham dominated the music charts, twilight teaser was the only shade of lipstick to be seen in and leg… Continue reading Hostelling Scotland, Torridon Youth Hostel – a trip down memory lane