Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Helmsdale Lodge Hostel, North East Sutherland, Scotland, sleeps 6-16 in 6 bedrooms.
The Lodge sleeps 16 (on request can accommodate up to 24). Bike lock-up shed.
Set in the scenic coastal village of Helmsdale, north east Scotland, Helmsdale Lodge Hostel in the Highlands of Scotlands is an ideal base for exploring the NC500 route, and for day trips to Orkney. There are 6 en suite bedrooms, each sleeping up to 4 people, offering a combination of double beds and comfortable adult sized bunk beds. There is a well equipped kitchen and spacious open plan dining/lounge area with a cosy log burning stove.
Originally built as the village school gymnasium, the Lodge retains many original features, including high ceilings, which help to create a light and airy atmosphere. There are 2 drying rooms as well as a utility room with washer and dryer, a large garden outdoor space with seating and a cycle/equipment storage shed. Fully central heated and free WIFI throughout.
The Lodge is popular with outdoor enthusiasts and is within range of some of the most challenging Marlyn hills such as Morven, Scaraben and Bhein Dhorain. You can also access stages of the new John O'Groats trail - returning via public transport. The coastline and inland rivers offer spectacular kayaking opportunities.
Popular day trips include Dunrobin Castle in Golspie, Castle Mey near John o' Groats, Clynelish Distillery in Brora, Gold Panning at Baile an Or and the Orkney Isles. There are spectacular beaches nearby where you can regularly spot dolphins, porpoises, seals and birds of prey. The area is also surrounded by fascinating archaeological sites where the remains of over 5000 years of human activity are visible throughout the landscape.
A few minutes walk from the Lodge you will find a small supermarket, gift shop, bistro, fish and chip takeaway/restaurant, a pub, fishing tackle shop and Timespan museum. There is also the renowned salmon fishing Helmsdale River, Thomas Telford Bridge, harbour, beach and 9-hole golf course. The village is located on the main bus and train routes north and south - nearest airports are in Inverness and Wick.
Smaller groups are also welcome on a shared basis - please enquire.
Please contact us to find out prices and availability. Check in time by arrangement, check out by 10am.. Pets welcome, maximum 2 pets no extra cost.
Availability for the festive period at present from 20th Dec until 5th Jan. Minimum of 2 night stay from £1000. Please enquire for any dates.
Twixt Xmas/New Year 2022 Late Deals
Availability for the festive period. Any date between 27th Dec until 30th Dec. Minimum stay 2 nights from £1000. Please enquire for additional dates.
New Year 2022/23
Availability for New Year celebrations from 30th Dec until 5th Jan 23. Minimum 2 nights stay from £1000. Please enquire for additional dates.