Outdoor Activities » Outdoor Centre Accommodation

Grid ref: NM 980790

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Situated just 10 miles from Fort William on the Mallaig road, (the ‘Road to the Isles’), Kinlocheil Outdoor Centre is an ideal base for schools, groups and clubs wishing to take advantage of the wealth of outdoor activities available in the area, from climbing on Ben Nevis and other nearby hills, skiing at Aonoch Mor and Glencoe, mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking, fishing or lazing on the beaches at nearby Arisaig.  All this from just £50 per night!

The building is an old schoolhouse, set back from the main road in a delightful small garden, looking out over Loch Eil, with plenty of parking space available. It offers bunkhouse style accommodation for up to 14 people (in three rooms) a kitchen, drying room and ablution facilities. Approaching from Fort William, the building is well signposted on the right, approximately 1 mile after the sign announcing Kinlocheil, about 10 miles from the roundabout north of Fort William.

There are two entrances. The first entrance is to the cooking, eating and social area, and also gives access to the drying room. The second entrance is to the bedroom and bathroom area. There are 14 bunk spaces in total, 2 x 6 bunked rooms, 1 x 2 bunked room. There are 2 bathrooms, with 1 toilet and two showers in each.

There is a fully equipped kitchen. Groups need to provide their own bedding ie a sleeping bag and a pillow case, and need to bring own towels. Cleaning implements and materials are provided, but toilet rolls, washing up liquid and dish towels are not provided.

For advice on local walks see;  Walk Highland – Fort William

For availability please contact High Life Highland on 01463 663800 or Email [email protected]

HLH Kinlocheil Tarrif & Booking form 2016

Grid ref: NG 572211

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This centre is beautifully situated on the shore of Loch Slapin underneath the Red Cuillin, and just one mile from the parking for Blaven and Clach Glas.  It is an ideal base for walking and climbing, navigation training, sea kayaking and a variety of other activities as well as studying the environment and its inhabitants.   All this from just £60 per night!

The centre sleeps 18 people and consists of 4 x 4 bedded bunk rooms, 1 x 2 bedded bunk room, 2 shower rooms/toilets, communal area and kitchen with a small drying room.  There is no mobile phone reception around Torrin but a payphone is available within the centre (tel: 01471 822808).
Visiting groups will need to bring their own bed linen/sleeping bags, towels/tea towels, soap, toilet rolls etc as well as some evening entertainment.

To get there, cross the Skye Bridge and follow the main road (A87) to Broadford. Just past the Shell petrol station take a left to Elgol. After 5.5 miles, you enter the scattered houses of Torrin. Go through the village, the centre is the last building, on the left.

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For advice on local walks see;  Walk Highland – Skye

For availability please contact High Life Highland on 01463 663800 or Email [email protected]

HLH Torrin Tarrif & Booking form 2016