Hostel in Laggan, Scotland

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

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The small village of Laggan, Scotland, is situated in the Great Glen, in the Scottish Highlands. The settlement is located near the Cairngorms National Park. It is important to not mix up the names if you look for the place online or in your GPS. There are two villages by the name of Laggan in the area, around sixty-four kilometers apart. The other Laggan lies beside the River Spey right in the Cairngorms National Park.

Tourists visiting the area mainly come for the authentic beautify of nature. Walking, hiking, and biking are the most popular activities. The Great Glen Way stretches more than a hundred kilometers from coast to coast across the Highlands, from Inverness to Fort William. In summer, from June to August, the temperatures are quite pleasant, with average maximum temperatures ranging from about sixteen to nineteen degrees Celsius. Outdoor enthusiasts can visit the region in spring and autumn as well. During those seasons, the average maximum temperatures are between nine and sixteen degrees Celsius. Rainy days are frequent and the weather is unpredictable as in most parts of the United Kingdom. So be prepared and get some weatherproof clothes.

In the area around South Laggan, there are plenty of guesthouses and holiday apartments. Your options for Laggan, Scotland hostels will be limited and will place you approximately thirty minutes' drive from Fort William and the Great Glen Way is nearby. The facilities are clean and well maintained. Usually the area is not too busy, but during the holiday season the budget places can be booked out. So think ahead if you want to visit the Great Glen. If you cannot find a place to stay for your tour group, try out the hostels in the nearby towns of Kingussie and Aviemore.

Most tourists come to the area to relax, take a timeout, and enjoy the scenic landscape. Passionate hikers have to explore the Great Glen Way. The trail runs along the famous Loch Ness, Loch Oich, Loch Lochy, and the Caledonian Canal. If you cannot get enough of unspoilt nature, the Cairngorms National Park, a scenic mountain range in the eastern Scottish Highlands, is very recommendable. History lovers have to check out Fort George, which is located near Inverness. This impressive fortress was built in the eighteenth century, the barracks are still in use, but most parts are open to the public. Culloden Battlefield to the west of Inverness is an important historical site, where the Jacobite Rising came to its end in one of the most gruesome battles in the British history. Culloden Visitor Centre displays artifacts and explains the historical background of the conflict.

Written by local enthusiast for Laggan hostels

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FAQ about Laggan Hostels

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Your Packing List for Laggan

Your Packing List for Laggan

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Laggan 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 Laggan, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
Most Laggan hostels are located in
South Laggan
8.1 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Fort Augustus (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Aviemore (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Loch Ness (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Drumnadrochit (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Loch Morlich (37 Km / 23 mi.)
Cairngorm (37 Km / 23 mi.)

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