Hostel in Achmelvich, Scotland

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Get to know Achmelvich (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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Achmelvich, Scotland, is a small village in the highland region of Scotland. The settlement is located on the coast, and is therefore a popular destination for families in summer. Inverness is around one hundred forty kilometres southeast of Achmelvich and the drive takes over two hours. Due to the difficult roads, getting there is not easy. However, it is a bustling beach village in the summer season. There are no train services available but local buses connect Achmelvich to bigger cities such as Inverness. The settlement is spread over the surrounding hillsides and you can buy groceries in a small local shop.

The unspoilt nature of the highlands -- It is a very rural area -- is the biggest attraction for tourists. All sorts of outdoor activities such as hiking and water sports are possible, but if you're looking to stay here, you cannot find any hotels in the region of Achmelvich. However, holiday apartments, campsites, and caravan homes are available; there are limited Achmelvich, Scotland hostel options. Compared to fancy hotels, the places such as your Achmelvich, Scotland hostel are obviously simpler and more traditional, but help you save up some money. Especially if you are a backpacker, a Achmelvich, Scotland hostel stay is the best option in the area. The accommodations are surrounded by beautifully unspoilt nature, and they are very suitable for nature lovers.

Architecture lovers should check out the so-called Hermit's Castle. It is not a traditional old castle as you would imagine it. An English architect built this small castle in the mid-twentieth century. Soon after completing the project, the architect left the region, and nowadays the building is still uninhabited. Achmelvich Beach is a scenic white, sandy beach with a popular camping spot nearby. Windsurfers, water-skiers, and kayakers enjoy the ocean in the summer. If you are interested in hiking, there are numerous opportunities to explore the coastline and the hinterland. Fisherman should not miss Assynt, which is located near Achmelvich. It is an excellent spot for wild brown trout fishing.

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FAQ about Achmelvich Hostels

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Your Packing List for Achmelvich

Your Packing List for Achmelvich

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Achmelvich Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Achmelvich, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$35 Average dorm price
Most Achmelvich hostels are located in
9.1 Average rating of all hostels

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