Welcome to Balmaha Bunkhouse

Member of Independent Hostels UK

Situated on the banks of Loch Lomond, our cosy self-catering bunkhouse offers excellent accommodation along the West Highland Way. We can accommodate up to 12 people making Balmaha Bunkhouse a great base for families and small groups. Please bear in mind that we cannot accommodate dogs or other pets, nor do we have any on-site parking, but there are two car parks close by.

Our bunkhouse has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, (one being ensuite) a common room with kitchen and laundry facilities, a small drying room, and outdoor seating.

What we offer: Bedding | Towels | Breakfast provisions | Washer-dryer combo | Clothes driers

Balmaha is a tiny village on the east side of Loch Lomond, less than an hour’s drive away from both Stirling and Glasgow. With a waterbus link to Luss on the west side of the loch, Balmaha is the perfect jumping-off point for exploring Britain’s largest lake and the National Park.


Comfortable rooms inspired by our beautiful surroundings in spring and summer; from yellow gorse and purple heather, to the clear blue waters and lush greenery of Loch Lomond. Click the buttons to find out more about each room!


We have three bathrooms; one ensuite with the purple room; one with the blue room, and one for the yellow and green rooms. Each bathroom has a wash basin, shower, and toilet. There is also a toilet inside the entrance. We provide soap, shower gel, and 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner.


Unwind after a long day in our common room, where you can help yourself to tea and coffee. Kitchen facilities include: electric hob, oven, microwave, toasters, kettles, fridge freezer, and sink. We have laundry facilities in the form of a washer-dryer combo in the kitchen, as well as a clothes line in the outdoor seating area. The drying room has a dehumidifier and an electric clothes dryer; there is also one in each bedroom. The common room also has a selection of books, board games, and a smart TV.

The furniture and layout of this room can be changed to suit the requirements of a group hiring the whole bunkhouse, if desired.

Breakfast cereals, bread, butter, milk (semi-skimmed), ten kinds of tea, coffee and hot chocolate are complimentary. Soya milk can be supplied on request.