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Prosen Hostel, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

Sleeps 4 - 18 4 Bedrooms 18 Dining

Large group hostel in the Angus Glens, sleeping 18 and available with exclusive use, for families, friends, walking groups, and corporate activity breaks

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Prosen Hostel, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, sleeps 4 - 18 in 4 bedrooms.

Prosen Hostel sleeps 18, and is available with exclusive use, but there are other self catering cottages available in the glen for hire as well as camping in the garden. The village hall is available to hire for a larger indoor space for celebrations and events, if required.

Silver Green Tourism Award and 4 Star Visit Scotland rating.

Prosen Hostel near Kirriemuir offers a complete escape from the stresses of modern life, perfect for all kinds of groups including family parties, stag or hen parties, reunions, business, school, college or youth groups, and activity holidays with a group of friends. Located in one of the 5 Angus Glens with southernmost access to the Cairngorms, there are excellent walking trails and footbridges to enjoy from the door and plenty of indigenous wildlife to look out for on the way to bagging 2 Munros at the top of the glen.

Accommodation at the hostel is very comfortable, convenient and warm for a mixed gathering.The wood fired boiler and oil boiler guarantee that the hot water never runs out, particularly important for keen walkers and cyclists. A well equipped kitchen makes group meal prep a breeze and the dining area is a great space in which to sit down and eat together. The lounge with relaxed seating and a wood burner is the ideal place to chill out at the end of a busy day on the hills. A raised dais in the lounge gives views out over the glen and of the red squirrels playing in the garden, a real treat. Prosen Hostel welcomes dogs and horses, with stabling available.

There is a seating area outside with a barbecue hut and a firepit, the perfect way to spend an evening making plans, also a great spot for stargazing away from bright city lights.

When it's time to head to bed you will find 4 dorm style bedrooms with large wooden bunks, 3 sleeping 4 and 1 sleeping 6. The sleeps 4 has 2 single beds as well as bunks. There are 4 shower rooms with piping hot water as well as a wet room for anyone less mobile.

Kirriemuir is under 20 minutes from the hostel, often referred to as the Gateway to the Glens and interestingly the birthplace of J M Barrie, the author of Peter Pan. The journey from Kirriemuir to Glen Prosen is stunning, passing forests, burns and moorlands before arriving in one of Scotland's most tranquil destinations. The Glen Prosen Circuit is known to be a very popular hiking trail in this area. Red and roe deer, black grouse, ptarmigan, otters, red kites, woodcock, curlew, oystercatchers, lapwings and even golden eagles are regularly spotted in this fascinating wilderness. Only a couple of glens away from Glenshee Ski Centre.


Dog Friendly

Welcome if whole hostel booked, and allowed inside. Otherwise, by prior arrangement (not all guests may appreciate dogs inside).

Disabled Facilities

Wheelchair accessible. Wet room.


WiFi is available throughout.


Fully equipped for 18; cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and freezer. Washing machine. Barbecue hut.

Dining Room

Dining for 18 guests.

Sitting Room

Raised dais for viewing red squirrels outside. Comfy sofas, satellite TV and a cosy wood burning stove.


Large garden will take tents. Barbecue hut and firepit. On a 6,000-acre highland estate, 2 Munros within 5 miles and walking from door. Bike storage.

TV and Music Facilities

Satellite (Freeview), video and DVD.

Heating and Open Fires

Log burning boiler, outside supplemented by oil boiler for full central heating. Wood burning stove in lounge. Hostel insulated with sheep's wool.


4 bedrooms: 3 sleeping 4 (including family room with 2 twin beds), 1 sleeping 6. Bunks in all rooms except family room.


4 powerful showers and 3 WCs. Wet room for disabled guests. Continuous hot water.


Provided (but towels by only by prior request, and charged).

Children's Facilities

High chair and travel cot are available if required.


At least 10 cars adjacent, more nearby.


Outside only please.

Booking Information

Christmas and New Year minimum stay 3 nights. Small dogs are welcome inside if whole hostel booked.

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Prosen Hostel, Angus

Please contact the owner for availability dates

2 Night Weekend
From £780
Midweek per night
From £400


Glenprosen is one of the 5 Angus glens, havens of peace and wildlife, reaching up into the Grampians. Prosen Hostel is right on the edge of Cairngorms National Park

50 minutes from Dundee.

  • Kirriemuir (9 miles).
  • Co-op at Kirriemuir (9 miles) and Tesco at Forfar (11 miles). NB Tesco will deliver, if you are there to receive it.
  • Dykehead (6 miles). Kirriemuir also has Gairie Inn, Three Bellies Brae and The Airlie Arms Hotel.
  • Dundee 3/4 hr; Edinburgh 1 1/2 hr; Aberdeen 1 1/4 hr; Glasgow 2 hr all approx. and traffic dependant.
  • Dundee. But no public transport beyond Kirriemuir.

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This venue is available for Youth & School Trips

Youth & School Trips

Cairngorms National Park hostel for youth groups, perfect for personal development and outdoor activities. Comfortable dorm style accommodation with a room suitable for leaders. Cooking and dining together. Barbecue hut and firepit.


Please contact the owner for availability dates.

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