Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel

Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel is an atmospheric old shooting lodge in the heart of Cairngorm National Park and an ideal base for hiking, biking, climbing and winter sports.

Seven miles from Aviemore and just two miles from the Cairngorm mountain funicular and snowsports area, Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel provides an ideal base for year-round activities, including hillwalking, climbing, snowsports, mountain biking, pony trekking, watersports and fishing.

Most activities take place on the Rothiemurchus Estate, a fabulous area with many easy paths through the Caledonian Pine forest. The Loch Morlich Watersports Centre and a large beach are opposite the youth hostel and many of our activity holidays are based here. For something different visit the Reindeer Centre, where you can learn about and feed these friendly free-roaming animals.

The hostel has great facilities, including a range of multi-share and private rooms, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen, cycle store, drying room, internet and Wi-Fi access. Cooked breakfasts, packed lunches and full evening meals are also available.

Dogs are now welcome at Cairngorm Lodge, for a small fee, when guests book a private room. Please notify us in advance to ensure that a dog friendly room is allocated.