Located in the quieter part of this small, but very popular Victorian town, with stunning views over the town and surrounding area, Pitlochry Youth Hostel offers a range of shared accommodation and private en-suite rooms and is ideal for families, groups or individual travellers looking to steer clear of the noise and bustle of the busy main street.

Other facilities include a well-equipped self-catering kitchen and large dining area with beautiful views, a quiet reading room and comfortable lounge, secure bike store and free parking.

Pitlochry sits in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. Easily accessible by train and bus, it is ideally situated for touring Highland Perthshire. Set amidst hills, lochs and woodland, Pitlochry makes a superb base for outdoor enthusiasts wanting to explore the areas numerous walking and cycle routes. Other attractions include the famous salmon ladder, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Blair Castle, the Blair Atholl Distillery, the Queen's View and not to be missed is the €˜Enchanted Forest' in the nearby Faskally woods in October.


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Food and Drink

  • Alcohol Licence
  • Groups meals service Breakfast Only
  • Individual meals service Breakfast Only
  • Self-catering kitchen

Hostel Services

  • Bike store
  • Distance to nearest shop 0.25 miles
  • Drying room
  • En suite rooms available
  • Family friendly
  • Laundry
  • Lockers/luggage store
  • Private rooms available
  • Total beds 53

Internet Access

  • WiFi access (FREE)


  • Lounge/TV room


  • Distance to bus stop 0.25
  • Distance to train station 0.25
  • Parking nearby (free/charges apply)



Open March to October

Reception open until 22:00

Check in 16:00 - 22:00

Check out 07:00 - 10:00

Entrance to the youth hostel is on the corner of Well Brae and Knockard Road.

Tel: 01796 472 308

For a printable version of this information click here to download youth hostel fact sheet.


For more information please download the full access statement for this youth hostel here. This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors. 


Knockard Road, Pitlochry PH16 5HJ Scotland

Tel: +44 (0) 1796 472308

Email: pitlochry@hostellingscotland.org.uk


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As part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental issues, our youth hostels are assessed by Green Tourism, the largest and most established sustainable certification in the world. The assessment covers areas such as energy saving, waste minimisation, social responsibility and travel.

Pitlochry Youth Hostel currently holds a Silver award for Green Tourism. To read more about Hostelling Scotland’s Sustainability Charter, please click here. There are some quick and easy ways that you can make a difference and help us achieve our Green Tourism goals - to read our Responsible Visitor Charter and find out more, please click here.

We encourage our guests to use public transport where possible when travelling to our youth hostels – please see travelinescotland.com to plan your route or speak to youth hostel staff. If you are touring Scotland on two wheels then sustrans.org.uk has a wealth of information on cycling routes, safety and sustainable travel.