Welcome to The Smugglers, the 'Highest Hostel in the Scottish Highlands'. Located in the picturesque village of Tomintoul, this four star, 24-bed hostel is surrounded by stunning countryside waiting to be explored.

Situated on the northern edge of the Cairngorms National Park, Tomintoul is a hidden gem. The Smugglers is the perfect base for a range of outdoor activities including walking, mountain biking and winter sports, whilst the famous distilleries and rich local history mean there’s something for everyone to enjoy. For artists and photographers, the spectacular scenery of the Cairngorms and the diverse local wildlife are sure to fire your imagination.

With facilities including free Wi-Fi, secure bike storage, a drying room and a superb common room, we’re dedicated to making your stay in Tomintoul an enjoyable one. Our friendly and informative staff will ensure you have all the information you need to explore the area, guaranteeing a warm welcome and a comfortable stay.

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