Findhorn Village Centre

Findhorn Village Centre
Aberdeenshire & Moray


Our Hostel is located in the coastal village of Findhorn on the North East, Moray coast in Scotland, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty! Please note the Hostel is closed until April 2016 for a major upgrade which will provide high quality, cosy and contemporary accommodation for our guests.

We are the perfect venue for individuals, couples, families, youth and adult groups alike. Once our refurbishment is complete we can accommodate up to 28 guests; 22 in the main Hostel and a further 6 individuals in a new Annex with ensuite and mini-kitchen.

Adjoining the hostel is our local community resource centre. This provides availability for the use of the two conference room facilities, which can accommodate 28 or 54 respectively with access to computers and WIFI. If you require the use of a Hall, we can arrange it for you. Our accommodation is self-catering however, we have a local caterer available if required.

The village has a bakery, Spar shop, Post Office, 4 cafes and 2 pubs. All village amenities are within a 5 minute walk of the Hostel. We can offer assistance in arranging a tailor-made package of local outdoor activities, arts and educational events for your stay, all local to the Findhorn area. We are 32 miles from Inverness and 80 miles from Aberdeen. Our nearest towns are Forres, Nairn and Elgin. By bus you can reach us on the from Forres or Elgin. We are situated in the heart of the village and a 10 minute walk to The Findhorn Foundation Community.

The Accommodation

We are undertaking a total refurbishment of the Hostel providing cosy, contemporary accommodation all the year round. We will have two dorms sleeping 8, suitable for groups, a single room, a double room and a family room with ensuite which can accommodate four guests plus a cot. We will have a brand new self-catering ktichen and an enlarged communal area for guests to gather.

The new-build Annex takes 6 guests, with an ensuite and kitchenette. Self-catering accommodation in the former Village School Book with or without bedding.

  • Group bookings can have exclusive use of the accommodation.
    Fully equipped sitting room and kitchen combined
  • Central Heating
  • Modern showers
  • Wi-Fi free internet access
  • Conference rooms available in adjoining building.
  • Disabled shower and toilet room.

Local Activities

Information on local Sailing courses are offered at the Findhorn Marina Findhorn Heritage and Ice House Museum Coastal Walks including the Moray Way Coastal Trail Woodland Walks in the Historic Culbin Forest including Hill Top 99, view point overlooking the Moray Firth, and various wildlife reserves. Local Wilderness & Bushcraft Courses & Coastal Class Room available through Wild things! Environmental Education in Action Charity, situated at the Findhorn Village Centre Local Outdoors adventures available with Outfit Moray and Ace Adventures Various Educational, Environmental and Arts courses are run by The Findhorn Foundation. Community Bird watching from the coastline and birdhide situated 15 minutes walk into the Bay.

The perfect place to stay for:

Hillwalking / mountaineering
Arts & culture

What's nearby:

Nearby shops
Places to eat nearby

2 star VisitScotland Hostel Rating
VisitScotland Hostel Rating

Key Info

Findhorn Village Centre Church Place Findhorn Forres IV36 3YR

Tel 01309 692339

Mob 07496 230266

Number of beds Beds 28
Nearest public transport

There is a Bus Stop situated 20 yards from the Hostel. Buses travel regularly to Forres and Elgin. Timetables are available in the Hostel. The operator of this service is Stagecoach, please check our website for further details. The nearest railway stations are Forres (5 miles) and Elgin (12 miles) and are situated on the Inverness/Aberdeen mainline, please see Scotrail for further details. Inverness Airport is approximately 28 miles away and transfers can be made by Hire Car, Bus or Taxi.


All Year Round
Self-catering kitchen
Dorm Rooms
Private Rooms
En-suite Rooms
Exclusive Use Bookings
Suitable for wheelchair users
Communal lounge
Accessible by public transport