Findhorn Village Centre, Forres, Morayshire, Scotland for Youth and Schools

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Large hostel accommodation for big groups in Scotland

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Findhorn Village Centre, Forres, Morayshire, Scotland, sleeps 10-24 in 4 bedrooms.

The accommodation comprises two 10-bed dormitories plus two twin supervisor bedrooms, a kitchen, dining, social area with self-catering facilities, drying room and shower-toilets.

Adjacent to the Hostel is our mini conference/activity facility which can be booked separately.

Findhorn Village enjoys a very beautiful location. It is a former fishing and sea trading village situated between six miles of sandy beach to the east and Findhorn Bay Local Nature Reserve to the west. The Hostel is adjacent to Findhorn Bay where the River Findhorn enters the Moray Firth. The Hostel is set in the Heart of the Highlands and surrounded by many historical and educational sites.

A wide range of natural environments are at hand - beaches, sand dunes, forests (including the famous Culbin Forest)and mountain ranges. There are opportunities for walking, cycling, water sports and watching a wide variety of birds and other wildlife.

Although we are not an Adventure centre, there is a wide range of Sporting, Environamental, Arts and Recreational activities available with local organisations in the area; such as Findhorn Marina, Moray GIG, Outfit Moray, Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay, Wild things! Education in Action and the Findhorn Foundation to name a few.

Within 5 minutes walk there is a football field, children's play area, two all weather tennis courts, run by local clubs. The bay is ideal for all water sports. There are also 3 swimming pools and a Skating rink within 10 miles.

Findhorn is a little under an hour's drive away from Aviemore's Loch Morlich for water sports and the Cairngorm mountain range for walking, climbing and snow skiing, Spey bay Wildlife reserve, Loch Ness and the beautiful Black Isle.

And just 30 to 45 minutes drive to the two Wildlife country parks and the amazing Landmark Adventure Centre.

What ever the Scottish weather at Findhorn, there will always be activities to suit your needs.


Fully equipped kitchen including Fridge and freezer, Hob and Oven,Dish Washer
Seating for 24. Attached Village Centre Conference facilities can be made available.
Large general area for relaxing.
Free view TV. Attached Village Centre has a computer room and WIFI access that can be made available.
Mobile reception and Wi-Fi access available.
Table top air hockey, football and other games are available.
Oil fired central heating throughout.
Two 10-bed dormitories plus two twin supervisor bedrooms. Annex that sleeps 6. If extra space or baby equipment is required please contact the office.
Bed linen can be provided at a cost of £3.50 per bed or you can bring your own linen or sleeping bag. We cannot supply towels, sorry.
Ladies, gents and disabled bathrooms. The disabled bathroom is a wet room. Extra Showers available on Request in the attached Village Centre.
We do have facilities in place for the disabled. Please contact us to discuss your needs.
There is a travel cot and children's equipment available if required.
Tennis, sail training, white water or beach and forest walks. Various Outdoor adventure companies work in this area and information can be provided.
Swimming pools are available in the next Towns of Forres, Nairn and Elgin.
There is ample parking.
No smoking in the building.
We do not accommodate pets unless you are a group paying for sole use of the Hostel. There will be a one off charge for your pet.


Findhorn Village enjoys a very beautiful location. Situated between six miles of sandy beach to the east and Findhorn Bay Nature Reserve to the west.
We are 32 miles from Inverness and 80 miles from Aberdeen. Our nearest towns are Forres, Nairn and Elgin.
Local village shop is 5 mins walk. Supermarket in local town of Forres.
There are 2 local pubs in the village (5 mins walk) both serve food and 3 café's all within a short walking distance of hostel.

Booking Information

Advance booking required to guarantee entry. Please get in touch for rates

Cleaning(compulsory for Groups)£30.00

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Church Place
IV36 3YR
United Kingdom
10 minutes drive away at Forres to go to Inverness or Aberdeen.
Just outside the door going to Forres or Elgin. The Number 34 run by Stagecoach.
Inverness 45 minutes or Aberdeen 2 hours.

Rental Rates

£13.50 per person per night with a one off optional bedding charge of £3.50 per bed. Cleaning charge of £24.00. (You can take your own bedding and you will not incur the bedding charge)

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Findhorn Village Centre, Forres, Morayshire, Scotland

Justina Baltakyte

Joined us: 2011
+44 (0)1309 692 339
Church Place
IV36 3YR
United Kingdom