Hostelling Scotland to open four new hostels for summer

Hostelling Scotland is to open four summer youth hostels in Perth, Glasgow and Edinburgh for travellers on a budget looking to explore Scotland.

Edinburgh Metro

The move is part of a strategy to make more of Scotland more accessible to more people by expanding the range of accommodation it can offer guests in popular destinations.

The four hostels will add an additional 517 bed spaces across the three cities over the summer months.

Accommodation types vary from self-contained flats to en-suite rooms perfect for individual travellers, couples, families and groups.  Facilities vary by location but most include, self-catering kitchens, on-site laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi access.

The new summer hostels are the Edinburgh Haddington Place Youth Hostel; Edinburgh Metro Youth Hostel, in Edinburgh University’s halls of residence on the Cowgate; Perth Youth Hostel in the Perth College halls of residence and Glasgow Metro at Margaret Macdonald House, The Glasgow School of Art’s halls of residence.

Perth Youth Hostel

All four locations are perfectly situated for anyone looking to explore and discover popular tourist attractions, outdoor activities, cultural and music festivals and events, shopping, restaurants and bars, with good transport links for onward travel to destinations throughout Scotland.

Three of the hostels, Edinburgh Haddington Place, Edinburgh Metro and Glasgow Metro all benefit from central locations, while Perth Youth Hostel is just a short bus ride from the centre of ‘The Fair City’.

Opening dates start from late June and run through to late August/early September, with individual youth hostel dates available on the Hostelling Scotland website.

More information on Hostelling Scotland in Scotland Correspondent magazine:

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