Prosen Hostel, Prosen Hostel, Balnaboth, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4SA
Glenprosen is the most intimate of the Angus Glens on the southernmost edge of the Cairngorms National Park. Two Munros, the Mayar and Driesh link Glenprosen to the Cairngorms plateau. The Minister’s Path leads over to Glen Clova, whilst a footbridge and path along the prettiest stretch of the river Prosen connect to Glenisla and the Cateran Trail in Perthshire. Prosen Hostel was converted from the old primary school to provide accommodation for those using the upgraded East Cairngorms footpath network. Converted to the latest and greenest specification, the living room has a wood burning stove, internet connection, and raised area for admiring the view (and red squirrels) through the school’s huge windows. A drying room and laundry facilities complete the cosy welcome. It sleeps a total of 18 in 4 bunkrooms, sleeping 4, 4 and 6 and a family room sleeping 4. The nearby village hall is available to rent for ceilidhs, music sessions, parties and celebrations. STB 4 star.This accommodation is featured on our map of the Cairngorms and Moray and here is its own website.
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All year, all day.
£18 – £20 pp. Min periods & prices apply for Xmas and New Year.
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From Kirriemuir follow B955 signed to Prosen, Clova and Cairngorms National Park. At Dykehead fork left. Carry on for 7 miles until public road ends at telephone kiosk. Turn acute right and follow tarmac 200m uphill to hostel.
Trains Dundee; No public transport beyond Kirriemuir .
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There are signs of Spring around the Hostel, daffodils and snowdrops.
Prosen Hostel on the edge of Cairngorms, provides an idyllic retreat for groups and individuals. Norwegian fjord horses, lapwing, oyster catchers and red squirrels can all to be spotted from the hostel windows and Golden Eagles have been seen in the glen. There are signs of Spring around the Hostel, snowdrops, the beginning of daffodils. The horses are shedding their winter coats and when we groom them we leave the balls of hair for the birds to take to their nests. The spring sunshine is powerful and the wood burning stove is keeping folk cosy in the hostel each evening. Prosen Hostel is in an area ideal for walking and wildlife with long, short, high and low routes on the doorstep.
Stay in Glen Prosen on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park.
Prosen Hostel is a luxury 18 bed bunkhouse in Glen Prosen on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park. Nine miles north of Kirriemuir there is easy access to the South Cairngorms Footpath Network through which you can explore Glen Clova, Glen Isla and Deeside. The hostel has 4 Star Grading and the beds are made up with all bedding and linen provided. The living room has a wood burning stove, internet connection, and raised area for admiring the view and red squirrels the huge old school windows. There are 3 rooms sleeping four and one room sleeping 6. Come and explore this easily accessible beautiful area of Scotland with your family and friends.
Prosen Hostel provides ideal accommodation for family gatherings and groups.
Prosen Hostel in the Angus Glens provides ideal accommodation for family gatherings and groups. For celebrations you can hire the Village Hall as a venue for your party and stay in our comfortable self catering accommodation nearby. Why not visit in autumn when the autumn colours shine against a backdrop of Scots pine. As it often falls in a school holiday why not book Prosen Hostel to celebrate Halloween !