What We Do Alltnacriche

Right in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Alltnacriche offers a wonderful place to stay for up to 59 in a well-equipped centre with an amazing setting. Read more below, or head over to the Alltnacriche website.

With 17 acres of park and woodland you can explore the outdoors and take part in a whole host of activity options. And if that isn't enough, Alltnacriche is in the largest of the UK's national parks meaning a huge range of other activities beyond the centre grounds.

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Activities at Alltnacriche include 

  • Ariel runway
  • Orienteering
  • Archery
  • Low ropes course
  • Team challenges
  • Trail biking
  • Gorge scrambling
  • Crate climbing
  • Bushcraft

Inside you’ll find rooms that sleep 1-8 people, many with bunk beds, a modern dining area, meeting rooms and a cosy lounge with log burning stove. There's also a sports hall and a recreational area with table tennis, air hockey and table football.

Local attractions include Cairngorms National ParkCairngorm Mountain RailwayRothiemurchus EstateRSPB Osprey CentreHighland Wildlife ParkLandmark Centre

Please get in touch for more information.

Lendrick Muir

Just a short drive from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth. Lendrick Muir is set in 120 acres of beautiful countryside. With endless onsite activities this centre is ideal for groups of all sizes from 30 – 165. For more information see our website.

You’ll find three self-contained areas to suit different sizes of groups, each with its own kitchen and dining areas. There are comfortable lounges, meeting rooms, recreational areas, a huge sports hall, pool tables, table tennis and lots and lots of space. Over the years we’ve gradually added more outdoor activities, so there is never a shortage of things to do!

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Activities at Lendrick Muir:

  • High ropes
  • Trail biking
  • Bungee trampolines
  • Raft building
  • Bouldering
  • Team challenges
  • Orienteering
  • Crate climbing
  • Tree climb
  • Disc golf
  • Archery
  • Low ropes course
  • Adventure playpark
  • Beach volleyball
  • Giant inflatables
  • Football
  • Paddlesports
  • King Swing
  • Football golf


Please get in touch for more information.


Situated in the Irvine Valley, near the village of Darvel in Ayrshire, Gowanbank House is a remarkable gift given to SU Scotland in 2017. Read more below, or head over to the Gowanbank website

Set in 7 acres of gardens and woodland, we have altered this Victorian country home from a B&B, into accommodation for groups of up to 45 in 10 en-suite bedrooms.

Gowanbank House is the perfect location for youth weekends, training, church weekends, family events and school residential events. It provides a warm, cosy and homely feel, a world away from the hustle and bustle of Glasgow, which is only 30 minutes away.

For more information or to make a booking, please get in touch.

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Why choose us?

Great facilities, stunning grounds, exciting activities, characteristic buildings, a wide range of activities, a variety of catering options, and good value for money... just a few of the things we can provide for your group! 

Whilst our three centres have their own unique character, they offer quality, affordable accommodation ideal for schools, youth groups, church groups and much more. We can tailor a programme just for your group or give you the freedom to plan your own event.

Enjoy great facilities with flexible accommodation and plenty of options at Lendrick Muir near Kinross, Alltnacriche near Aviemore and Gowanbank in Darvel.

  • Self-catered or catered
  • Indoor and outdoor activities suitable for primary and secondary aged young people
  • We can work with you to develop and deliver the whole Classroom Outdoorsprogramme, or you can just book accommodation and particular activities

Bringing a school group? Visit Classroom Outdoors.

Staying safe

Activity safety is the top priority at both out centres. We want everyone in your group to have a safe and enjoyable experience of outdoor activities so we deliver to the very highest standards.

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All activities offered at our centres are governed by Scripture Union Scotland's written safety policy, which responds to the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and Associated Regulations and in particular The Adventure Activities Licensing Regulations 1996 (AALA). 

Scripture Union Scotland has been granted a licence by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) to provide adventurous activities for young people.

Confirmation of the licence contents can be checked online at

Find out more in our Risk Management Summary, which is available on the right.

Make a booking

Alltnacriche: call 01479 810237 or email us

Lendrick Muir: call 01577 842000 or email us

Gowanbank: call 01560 323370 or email us

Classroom Outdoors
Interested in bringing a school to our centres?
Visit the Classroom Outdoors website