East Grange Hostel/Group accommodation

Activity Accommodation

East Grange Farm,, Forres, Kinloss, Morayshire, IV36 2UD

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    East Grange Hostel is perfect for group and family accommodation. Prices start at £17.50 per person. Set in beautiful rural location the accommodation is on a working farm with a restaurant and activity centre on site too.

    Booking in advance is higly recommended.

    Reception is open between 9am and 5pm. Bookings to be made by phone before 4pm on day of arrival.

    3 Group Accommodation
    Groups Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2012
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    The accommodation is over 3 lodges. These are each equipped with toilets, showers and small kitchen and dining area. The different lodges sleep from 2 people up to 5 people. Pricing is from £17.50 per person.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Chalet Sheiling Lodges- these are basic style accommodation for groups with own toilet, shower and kitchen facilities (see www.eastgrange.co.uk for additional information). These are not log cabins.
    • Cheap Holidays
    • Farm
    • Tipis, Wigwams & Tents


    • Bar Available
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Restaurant
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Snack Bar
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Lots of great local places to eat. Please ask for details.
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Lunch Available
    • Dinner Available Booking is advised as the restaurant can be very busy. Last orders 8pm.
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Breakfast Available Breakfasts required before 10am MUST be booked in advance.
    • Self Service


    • Kitchen
    • Tumble Dryer This is coin operated.
    • Fuel Charge Electricity is on a meter. £1 and £2 coins required.
    • Linen Provided Can be provided at £5 per person per visit period. This must be booked in advance. This is a special Youth Hostel rate.
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Freezer Small freezer in fridges in lodges.
    • Washing Machine Coin operated. Available during reception hours 9am-5pm.
    • Towel Charge Bedding and towel packs must be booked at time of booking. £5 per person (special Youth Hostel rate).
    • Toilets All lodges have their own toilets and showers.
    • Private Bathroom Toilets and shower facilities are private within the lodges for the group booking, not shared with other groups.
    • Shower
    • Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex Open during reception hours 9am-5pm.
    • Bunk Beds Bunk beds in lodges. One lodge (2person) has a double bed.

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Beauty Treatments Pampaer packages are available but must be booked well in advance.


    • Property On Farm
    • Rural Location Beautiful rural loaction, close to public transport.
    • Coastal Location Close to fantastic beaches at Findhorn, Roseile, Lossiemouth and Hopeman.

    Special Requirements

    • School Groups Welcome
    • Pets Welcome Charged at £5 per night. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times (we are a working farm) and under control. All mess must be tidied up. Dogs must not be left unattended within the accommodation.
    • Unaccompanied Children Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult over 25 years.
    • Families Very family friendly accommodation and site. Lots of outside space and things to do on site and at local attractions.
    • Groups Welcome
    • Dogs Welcome Charged at £5 per night. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times (we are a working farm) and under control. All mess must be tidied up. Dogs must not be left unattended within the accommodation.
    • Children Welcome

    Wedding Services

    • Wedding Packages Available
    • Able to erect a marquee
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Reception Facilities
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony

    Camping Facilities

    • Hot Water Shower/ Washing Facilities
    • Mains Electricity Electricity id via meters. £1 and £2 coins required. Not high rate electricity charge.


    • Indoor Play Area
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available Please book in advance. baby bedding can be provided at an additional charge.
    • Highchair Available
    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Outdoor Play Area
    • Children Welcome


    • Internet Access Wifi is available in the restaurant and coffee shop on site. Not within the accommodation.
    • Picnic Area

    Leisure Facilities

    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • No Television
    • WiFi Available in the on site restaurant and coffee shop.
    • Garden Set in a rural location there is plenty of outdoor space to enjoy eating outside at your own picnic table or enjoying a campfire (must be ordered in advance- own wood/collected wood MUST not be burnt).

    Payment Methods

    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • BACS
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • On Public Transport Route 1/2 mile off the A96. Main bus route to Inverness and Aberdeen. See Stagecaoch for timetables.
    • Parking Please only park in parking areas, not on grass.
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    Located just 1/2 mile off the A96 between Forres and Elgin. 


    Public Transport Directions

    Located 1/2 mile off the A96 with good local transport links. Please check Stagecoach for timetables. Inverness-Aberdeen route. Buses usually every 20minutes during the day but please check timetables as these do vary.

    Train stations in Elgin and Forres. This is Aberdeen-Inverness line. Links to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Dundee etc.

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