Region: Scotland

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Meggernie Outdoor Centre, Fasgadh, Bridge of Balgie, Glenlyon, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2PP

Contact: 01887 866231

Website: http://www.scouts.scot/activity-centres.aspx

Description

Surrounded by majestic mountains and luscious green woodland, Meggernie National Activity Centre is perfect for learning survival skills, exploring nature or simply appreciating the great outdoors. Explorers of all ages will find plenty to discover in this natural playground. You can pitch some tents and sleep under starlight or snuggle up in the cosy dorms during your stay, creating your own adventure in this beautiful Highland haven.

Meggernie National Activity Centre is operated by Scouts Scotland, which has more than 100 years of expertise in outdoor education and working with young people.

Located in stunning Highlands Perthshire in Scotland, Meggernie Activity Centre is a 15-acre site full of natural wonders for young people to explore. It’s a truly spectacular destination, perfect for getting back to basics and teaching children about nature, outdoors play

Groups can choose to camp or take advantage of clean and comfortable dormitory accommodation in a converted farmhouse. Accommodation is offered on a self-catering basis including access to a fully kitchen.

The nearest town is Aberfeldy, a 45 minute drive away. Meggernie is approximately a two-and-a-half hour drive from Edinburgh Airport.

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What group sizes do you cater for?

Up to 30 for indoor accommodation, 200+ for camping

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?

Kerrowmore Farmhouse provides self-catering accommodation for 30 in 7 mainly bunk bedded rooms.

Toilet & shower facilities within the building include facilities for the disabled in close proximity to a ground floor bedroom.

What is the cost of the accommodation?

Camping: £4.80 per person, per night

Indoor accommodation: £222 per night for a group of up to 24. (minimum 2 night booking)

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?

Judith and Rab Potter

warden@meggernie.org.uk

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

Yes, all staff are First Aid trained. We have an on-site defibrillator.

Please list facilities available.

A fully equipped kitchen including all cookware, crockery & cutlery for group catering.

The Dining / Activity Hall contains seating and folding tables to accommodate 30.

The indoor accommodation also contains a Drying Room and payphone.

What are your disabled facilities?

Yes, indoor accommodation has a fully adapted shower and toilet area. Doorways to the ground floor bedroom have been widened to accommodate a wheelchair. Camping toilet block includes wet room and an alarm.

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

Nearby attractions include:

•             The charming Highlands town of Aberfeldy

•             Highland Safaris

•             Ben Lawers Nature Reserve

•             The Scottish Crannog Centre

•             White Water Rafting in Aberfeldy

•             Swimming Pool in Aberfeldy

•             Cinema in Aberfeldy


Age of Children / Pupils: 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September

Accommodation Type: Camping Outdoor Residential Centres


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