Region: Scotland

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: Trossachs Tryst Bunkhouse 1, Invertrossachs Road, Callander, Scotland FK17 8HW

Contact: 01877 331200

Website: http://www.scottish-hostel.com/

Description

Trossachs Tryst is one of Scotland’s finest high standard hostels, offering quality, comfortable accommodation and beautiful surroundings. The hostel offers very spacious social spaces, newly fitted well equipped kitchen, ensuite bedrooms and substantial gardens.

Located in a rural area bordering the Trossachs National, Park a region of unsurpassed natural beauty, Highland mountains dropping towards lochs, serene walks and diverse wildlife. The bustling tourist town of Callander is just 2kms away offering a range of shops, cafe’s, restaurants, parks and leisure centre. The area is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts with a range of activities such as ‘Go ape, canoeing, pony trekking, cycling, bushcraft, climbing, camping, fishing, sailing, hill walking, golf plus much more.

The hostel is positioned on the SUSTRANS National Cycle Route and is served by Wheels Cycling Centre which sells and hires a full of range bikes and cycling equipment. We welcome guest with additional needs and have accessible dorms with nursing bench, hoist and shower chairs.

What group sizes do you cater for?
Up to 50.

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?
All bedrooms are ensuite and have bunk beds.
2 x 9 person room (these dorms are accessible and have disabled bathroom facilities including shower chairs, nursing bench and hoist).
2 x 4 person room (including kitchenettes & dining area)
1 x 6 person room
1 x 8 person room
1 x 3 bed apartment (ideal for staff or support workers).

What is the cost of the accommodation?
Cost is between £500-£750 per night (depending on number of guests). We can offer discounts for longer bookings. Price per person per night is approx £15-17. We offer cheaper rate for bookings Monday-Thursday.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
We have Fire and building risk assessments. We also offer a walk around with teachers/group leaders on arrival (or at a date beforehand) to ensure they are aware of fire procedures. We also provide a list of emergency contacts for groups.

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?
Emma Close (01877 331 200 or 07885 691 751 emma@fabb.org.uk or Brian Thom 0131 475 2313 info@fabb.org.uk)

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

Please list facilities available.
We have a very large living room with comfortable seating, projector screen, large screen TV and DVD player. Plus a separate dining room for meals. A large well equipped kitchen including 3 fan ovens, 2 x hobs, 1 microwave, urn, 2 x 4 slice toasters and rise and fall sinks for wheelchair users. Our ovens are side open for easier access for wheelchair users. The hostel is usually booked out on a self catering basis but we have a list of local caterers and can quote for catering if required. Free Wi-Fi available. We have a very large garden area with picnic tables, huge parking area and easy access to Wheels cycle centre for bike hire. There is a range of shops, cafes, restaurants and local facilities 2 kms away in town of Callander.

What are your disabled facilities?
2 of our dorms are wheelchair accessible and have disabled bathroom facilities including hoist, shower chairs and a nursing bench. The main centre has disabled toilet facilities. There is parking directly at the front of the property. The kitchen has rise and fall sink and side open ovens for wheelchair users.

What are your opening days and hours?
All year

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?
We are happy to offer a tour of the building to see if suitable prior to booking. We can send internal photos on request. (We are currently painting the kitchen and living room and would like to send you photos once finished).


Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 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 October November December

Accommodation Type: Bunkhouses