"A haven of peace and tranquility, wide open spaces, big skies and friendly staff. What more could you want?"
Guest review at Hartfield
Are you looking for somewhere to stay that will leave a lasting impression? A base for your adventures that is peaceful yet right at the heart of the action? Or just somewhere to get away from it all and read a good book. We might just have what you're looking for.
The Applecross peninsula boasts a breathtakingly beautiful and dramatic landscape. The main township of Applecross (or A'Chomraich in Gaelic, meaning sanctuary) is located around the picturesque bay and enjoys uninterrupted views out over the island of Raasay and the Cuillin Hills of Skye.
Hartfield House is approximately 3/4 of a mile off the main road, part of the North Coast 500, which skirts the bay and stands at the foot of the glen following the line of the Applecross river. Hartfield House complex comprises a Visit Scotland 4* hostel, the self contained Bunkhouse which sleeps 18; and a venue for weddings, parties and events.
Hartfield House hostel it is a large old building set in its own grounds and sleeps up to 31 people in a mix of double, twin, triple and private bedrooms. There are ample hot showers, restful common areas, a dining hall, laundry, free wi-fi, small tuck shop, large garden, function hall and meeting rooms. See further details of our facilities here.
The Bunkhouse sleeps 18 people in a mix of single, twin bunks and a dorm room. It can be booked individually or as a group on an exclusive use basis.
Applecross is reached by one of the highest routes in the UK, the Bealach na Ba; from the top, on a good day, you can see the islands of the Outer Hebrides. With the sheltered waters of the Sound and spectacular mountains right on the doorstep, Hartfield House is an ideal place to base yourself for walking and trekking, cycling, mountain biking, kayaking and climbing.
For cyclists, mountain bikers, (motor) bikers and car enthusiasts, we have covered areas for fixing and tinkering! And there is a sheltered bike area, and plentiful outdoor space.
So, if you are looking for a wedding venue to celebrate into the small hours, a couple seeking solace, a group of friends about to embark on an adventure or a family wanting space for the children to run and make camp fires and go on scavenger hunts, you have come to the right place.
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