"Hartfield House will capture your heart and you'll never want to leave."

Guest at Hartfield House


Hartfield House provides the space, privacy, the peace and the tranquility for you to truly enjoy your holiday. It has the character of an historic building but the facilities of good quality accommodation. Due to its past as an outdoor centre, Hartfield House has a lot more to offer than your average hostel.

Hartfield House comprises: a Visit Scotland 4 Star hostel; the Bunkhouse, a self-contained building that sleeps up to 19 people; a large function hall that is ideal for parties and weddings; and various outbuildings. There are substantial grounds and ample parking.

Facilities include a kit room, laundry, bike store, a covered area for tinkering with bikes, a conference room, large function hall, and free (fairly slow) wi-fi access throughout the building.

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Hartfield House Hostel

Hartfield House hostel comprises 31 beds in single, ensuite double, family, twin, triple and dorm rooms. All bedrooms are clean, comfy, warm and uncluttered. Full bedding is provided, as well as towels on request at reception.

There are two shower blocks (male and female), as well as additional toilet and shower facilities on the first floor. 

Please note: due to the current pandemic, our self-catering kitchen is open only for cold food preparation and storage. No cooking is currently permitted to ensure minimal risk to our customers. However, please feel free to bring food with you. You can prepare cold meals, and we have plenty of dining space. We have good storage facilities, as well as a separate utility room for washing dishes and recycling food waste.

There is a large dining room which fits 6 tables all 2m apart. Additional dining facilities have been prepared in our function hall where there is plenty of space to eat in peace. We also have tables outside for when the weather is warm and midge free!

Our large communal lounge is closed due to current Covid restrictions, however, there is plenty of seating as mentioned above. There is also a conference/function room, a covered area for bikes, laundry, and a drying room for wet days.

The Bunkhouse

The Bunkhouse is a separate self-contained building that sleeps 18 people in a mix of single, twin and triple rooms, as well as one dorm. There is a communal lounge, self-catering kitchen/dining room, and shower facilities. This building can be booked individually or hired exclusively for groups.

See the bunkhouse here.

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Event Space

Hartfield benefits from having Applecross Gym adjacent to the main building and under the trees. This can be booked for guests individually. Please contact infohartfield@gmail.com prior to arrival if you want to book a session. There is also conference (seats approximately 20 people) and yoga space in the main building.

There is a large function hall which makes an ideal venue for music events, parties, weddings, large business gatherings and ceilidhs. The room seats 100+ people comfortably. There are full height double doors that open out onto the garden. To book please contact the Hartfield team on 01520 744 333 or email info@hartfieldhouse.org.uk


There are many outbuildings at Hartfield, some of which can be used to store kit or for tinkering on bikes. There is also a covered bike area to ensure no weather damage.

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