• 10 Reasons to Take a City Break in Aberdeen

    Posted by Kay Gillespie - The Chaotic Scot on

    This month our Aberdeen Youth Hostel turns 60. To celebrate we asked travel blogger, Kay Gillespie - The Chaotic Scot, to explore the Granite City and give us her top tips for a city break in Aberdeen - find out more below...A weekend in Aberdeen? Sure, why not. The most I had seen prior to my...

  • Torridon Munro Activity Holiday Review

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

      Dave Kirkpatrick joined our Torridon Munro 3 day activity holiday in May this year, he shared his experience with us...  At the beginning of the year I had set a personal goal of climbing the challenging Munros (hills above 3000ft) around Torridon in the NW highlands. If you haven’t visited this...

  • Over the Sea to Skye

    Posted by Robin McKelvie on

    Love the great outdoors and getting active amongst Scotland’s glorious sweep of scenery? Love Scotland’s islands, but just not sure which one out of the 800 or so to visit? Then join me now as I delve into the SYHA hostels on the Isle of Skye, the largest island in the Inner Hebrides. Here the ace...

  • Exploring Lochranza, Arran on a SYHAdventure

    Posted by Susanne from Adventures Around Scotland on

    If Arran is Scotland in miniature then Lochranza must be one of the prettiest Highland villages you could ever visit and Lochranza Youth Hostel is located in a prime setting to take advantage of the breathtaking surroundings. I was staying for my second #SYHAdventure and if I thought the view from...

  • Donna's SYHAdventure in Inverness

    Posted by SYHA Hostelling Scotland on

    A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to make a rare trip up to Inverness in order to catch up with a friend. Although an essential hub for the Highlands of Scotland, this northern city has always been more of a thoroughfare for me as I headed towards the Kessock Bridge and across to Ullapool,...