Prosen Hostel, Prosen Hostel, Balnaboth, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4SA
Call Hector or Robert on 01575 540302
OverviewGlenprosen 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.
Beds & Rooms:18:1x6, 3x4
Open:All year. All day.
Price per night:£23 pp. Min periods & prices apply for Xmas and New Year.
Booking:Book by phone or email.
Directions: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.
Public Transport:Trains Dundee; No public transport beyond Kirriemuir .
Walks:Long Distance Walks
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This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022
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May 22nd 2021
Prosen Hostel (4 star) nestles in Glen Prosen, one of the most beautiful of the Angus Glens. Stay for a while and explore, walk or cycle surrounded by outstanding wildlife, breathtaking scenery and all-encompassing tranquillity
Prosen Hostel Unlikely to open for general use until there is a general all clear
June 23rd 2020
We unilaterally cancelled all bookings in April, and have blanked off future bokings indefinitely.
Four star hostel with Silver Green Tourism award on the edge of Cairngorms National Park
March 18th 2019
Prosen Hostel is an 18 bed bunkhouse in Glen Prosen on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park, perfect for group get-togethers, parties and social events, and of course hiking groups making the most of our incredible surrounding landscape.
Prosen Hostel was converted from a Primary School 10 years ago and still has the hanging pegs, bike sheds, and playground (now a large camping area with fire pit). The Hostel can sleep up to 18 in 4 rooms and provides. Noise is not an issue, and the village hall is close by for formal or social events
Our Hostel is on the edge of Cairngorms National Park and ideal for walking and wildlife with long, short, high and low routes on the doorstep.