Located in the quieter part of this small, but popular Victorian town, with stunning views over the town and surrounding area, Pitlochry Youth Hostel is ideal for families, groups or individuals looking for budget accommodation away from the noise and bustle of the busy main street.

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. The town offers something for everyone, from browsing the local shops to enjoying various walking and cycling routes with magnificent scenery. If you are looking for a more exhilarating adventure there are many water and extreme sports activities available in the area. Tourist attractions in Pitlochry and its surrounding areas include Pitlochry Festival Theatre, leaping salmon at the town's fish ladder, Blair Castle, the Queen’s View and two excellent distilleries.

The youth hostel, which opened its doors 35 years ago, offers free parking and two separate lounges to enjoy some quiet time or share adventures with other guests.

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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

  • Computers with internet access (FREE)
  • WiFi access (FREE)

Leisure

  • Lounge/TV room

Travel

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

Information

 

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.

Accessibility:

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. 

Address

Knockard Road, Pitlochry PH16 5HJ Scotland

Tel: +44 (0) 1796 472308

Email: pitlochry@syha.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 SYHA 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.