Saddle Mountain Hostel Blog

It’s happy hour again

In our first few months at the hostel we watched with interest as the house martins (the birds not the pop group) attempted to build a nest in the eaves above our kitchen window. It was an exciting spectacle that we hadn’t seen before but...

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Celebrate

Happy birthday to us! Today, Sunday 21st May 2017, Saddle Mountain Hostel is celebrating its second birthday. If you've been reading our blogs since our last birthday you'll know we've had a busy year with bookings and hostel improvements. A purpose built drying room and laundry, comfy mattresses and pillows and freshly...

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Challengers ready

Earlier this week some of the participants in this year’s TGO Challenge passed through Saddle Mountain Hostel. For those who don’t know, the Challenge is organised annually under the auspices of TGO magazine. A total of 300 walkers have to make their way on foot...

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Happy Birthday Giro

It’s early May and the cycling world has gone pink. The Giro D’Italia starts today. Not only that, it’s the one hundredth running of the race, hence the retro photo tribute to the golden age of Italian cycling. One hundred trips across Italy adds up to...

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