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The Club Hut: More Information

The Grampian Club Hut: More Information

The hut is ideally placed to give access to the Glencoe and Glen Etive hills. Within 10km are the 1000m+ summits of Bidean nam Bian, Buachaille Etive Mor, Meall a'Bhuiridh, Ben Starav and Stob Coir'an Albannaich. The Trilleachan Slabs are at nearby Loch Etive.


OS Grid Ref: NN158 507 Map: L/R 41

Situated 7 miles from the junction of the Tyndrum - Glencoe road and 1 km beyond Dalness (The Big House")



There is a key safe by the main (green) entrance door which contains two keys. One opens the mortise lock, and the other opens the padlock securing this door. There is also a chain secured by a combination padlock across the entrance drive. The combinations for the key safe and the drive chain padlocks will be supplied 1-2 weeks prior to booking date. Please ensure both external doors are locked, keys replaced in safe, and the chain secured across the drive when you leave.



Accommodation consists of a common room and kitchen downstairs and a sleeping area with matresses upstairs. Sleeping bags and pillows are required. A new porch/storage area has recently been added outside the kitchen which also acts as a firewood store. No more than 13 people can be safely accommodated overnight. There is an environmentally-friendly "Clivus" composting toilet accessed by an outstair on the western edge of the cottage.


Disabled People

Please note that the Hut may not be suitable for persons with certain disabilities. Check with the custodian before booking.



Camping is permitted on the grass in front of and to the right (west) of the cottage. Fires are not permitted anywhere outside.



The cottage has electricity but no running water. On entry the power will be off and requires to be switched on as you enter. There is a £1 coin meter. Water has to be collected from the burn some 80m west of the cottage. The kitchen equipment includes an electric cooker, fridge, microwave oven, electric kettle and water heater. Cooking utensils, crockery, glasses, cutlery, food storage boxes and essential spares are provided.


Refuse Disposal

Hut users should take all their garbage and spare food with them when they leave.

Heating & Drying

The common room has a wood burning stove. There is often some firewood at the hut which visitors may use for a suggested donation of £3/night, but this cannot be guaranteed.  Please don't waste it as it takes time to cut, split and dry out. Cutting of standing timber is not permitted. Please do not use coal in the stove, it's not designed for it. The mail entrance porch has a dehumidifier and a small fan heater and can act as a drying room.


Fire Prevention and Safety

A smoke detector and a heat detector are fitted. Emergency Lighting is fitted above the stair. Fire Extinguishers are provided. Before retiring for the night the wood burning stove should be checked and shut down. The fire door to the common room should be kept shut at night. Smoking is not permitted. Fire Awareness procedures should be observed and fire risks minimised at all times.



The hut may only be booked by a club affiliated to (or an individual member of) either the Mountaineering Council of Scotland or Ireland, the British Mountaineering Council, or by any other organisation approved by the Grampian Club.


Child Protection

User groups taking children to the Hut should have a Child Protection Policy.


Charges and Booking

£30.00 Booking Deposit. (non-returnable but will be deducted from final total owed after stay)

£7.50 per person per night (cottage)

£4.50 per person per night (camping)

Only bednights actually used are paid for, not neccessarilly the whole maximum of 13.

Cheques payable to "The Grampian Club" please.

Booking is through the Hut custodian, Kevin Green, 6 Trottick Mains, Dundee, DD4 9DN. (Tel: 01382 880751), (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), or use the online form on our web site, but please check the online bookings calendar first. Payment should be sent asap after use to the custodian.

Please log in to member’s area to access the Cottage Availability Calendar.

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How to Join the Club

The Grampian Club is a Club Member of Mountaineering Scotland 

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Events and properties update



The next Day Meet is on Sunday 12th December to Glen Esk – Entry Central booking IS NOW OPEN.

The Day Meets programme for 2022 can be found by clicking the following link: 2022 Day Meets Programme

There is no Indoor Meet scheduled for December but, wait for it, we have an actual Indoor Meet booked for 8pm on 13th January 2022 in The Steeple when Val Vannet will give a talk on the 19th century Scottish Arctic explorer John Rae.

Both the Hut and Cottage have bookings available in December/January/February – if interested check out the Availability Calendars, or contact the custodians.

The next Weekend Meet will be in Aviemore during 11-13 Feb 2022. It is wait listed but contact the weekend meets team if interested. 

The situation is being reviewed weekly - please watch for future announcements.

Covid-19 Officer

The Grampian Club Covid-19 Officer is Morag Dodds. If you need to contact Morag, please send a message for her attention using the 'Contact Us' page on this website.



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