Co-operative Ltd. owns a number of properties in and around Buchan and offers low cost basic
hostel-style accommodation to members, their
families and their friends who are interested in the caves
Buchan or surrounding areas.
is run by a group of five volunteer directors who are elected at the
AGM (with terms on a staggered 2-year time frame), and who meet
as it is affectionately known, provides 11 bedrooms ranging in
sizes suitable to sleep from 2 to 12 people as well as a fully equipped
kitchen, dining area, lounge area, communal toilet and shower
facilities and a washing machine.
include: basic beds with mattresses and pillows, but NO
linen is provided, so BYO sleeping bag, sheets, blankets,
arrangements: Bookings are usually made "per bed", with
the accommodation fee "per bed". When the facility is heavily booked,
there might be a need to share a bedroom if there would otherwise be a
vacant bed. Alternatively, you can reserve a "room" but you might need
to pay for the other beds in the room.
can be made all year round for any number of people (availability
permitting). Whether you are a group of friends, university group,
commercial group or interested in speleology, everyone is welcome and
enquire about membership.
Please note that the accommodation is very nice, but it is not 5-star.