The Sail Loft

The Sail Loft
Aberdeenshire & Moray


The Sail Loft's fabulous coastal location overlooks the beach and sea in the picturesque Aberdeenshire town of Portsoy.

This self catering accommodation hosts up to 25 guests across a variety of rooms including bunk dorms, twin and family rooms. It has a modern open-plan shared kitchen and dining area; lounge with wood burner and shower facilities with plenty of hot water. It's near Portsoy's picturesque harbours, the Salmon Bothy Museum (open seasonally), coastal paths and the beach. Portsoy boasts a great mix of shops, cafes, hotels, takeaways and a famous ice cream shop, and is home to the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival held annually in the summer.

Set on Scotland’s Dolphin Coast, Portsoy makes a great base for exploring this wonderful part of Scotland. Try the Moray and Aberdeenshire Coast Trails. Bike hire and Stand Up Paddleboarding hire (with pick up and drop off) can be easily arranged with a local provider.

The Sail Loft is is to reach from the A98 through Portsoy. After passing the caravan park carry straight on over a small bridge and The Sail Loft is in front of you.

The perfect place to stay for:

Arts & culture
Food & drink
Hillwalking / mountaineering
History & heritage
Long distance hiking

What's nearby:

Near the sea
Nearby shops
Places to eat nearby
Rural / Remote location

£23.00 to £72.00 per person per night
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4 star VisitScotland Hostel Rating
VisitScotland Hostel Rating

Key Info

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Your Hosts

Portsoy Community Enterprise (PCE) are the custodians of The Sail Loft. A social enterprise, PCE seeks to provide economic benefit from tourism for Portsoy and district. The organisation also runs the renowned Scottish Traditional Boat Festival, Salmon Bothy Museum and Meeting Place and Museum, The Boatshed skills training centre and Sail Loft self catering accommodation.

The Sail Loft Back Green Portsoy Banffshire AB45 2AF

Tel 01261 842222

Number of beds Beds 25
Maximum number of people Sleeps 25
Nearest public transport

Portsoy is on the Stagecoach No 35 Aberdeen-Elgin bus route with bus stops within walking distance of The Sail Loft.


All Year Round
Check-in Time
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Accessible by public transport
Bike store
Communal lounge
Dog friendly
Dorm Rooms
Drying room
Exclusive Use Bookings
Family friendly
Hen /Stag Parties
Laundry facilities
Self-catering kitchen
Suitable for wheelchair users
Towel Hire