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Glenprosen, Kirriemuir, Angus, DD8 4SA, Prosen, DD8 4SA, Scotland

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Overall Rating 88%

From 11 Reviews

Hostel rating (11)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 79%
Cleanliness 96%
Location 96%
Security 89%
Service 80%
Comfort 91%
Green rating 88%

Nestled in the hills on the edge of Cairngorms National Park, incredibly quiet, yet readily accessible.

  • Dorm
    From €23.35
10 or more people?

Prosen Hostel

Hostel Prosen

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Newly opened 18 bed 4 star hostel on the southernmost edge of Cairngorms National Park., Prosen Hostel is set in the heart of the Angus Glens. A brand new footbridge & path leads along the prettiest stretch of the river Prosen to Glenisla, and the Cateran trail, in Perthshire. The Minister’s Path with another new bridge across the South Esk leads to the hotel in Glen Clova. Two Munros, the Mayar & Driesh, link Glenprosen to the Cairngorms plateau.

Inside there is a raised red squirrel viewing area in lounge, with wood burning stove, drying room, TV & internet. The village hall is nearby for ceilidhs etc.
Discount for whole hostel booking - ring 01575 540302


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 01:00 to 02:00
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 01575 540238

Fax. 01575 540302

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Glamis Castle (More than 10km)
  • Cairngorms National Park (500m to 1km)
  • Glenprosen (At or next to the hostel)

See the full list of attractions



This is a lovely hostel. The only thing I would like to say is that the address in SYHA literature should state that it is in "Glen Prosen Village", since that is how my OS map refers to it. Initially unsure exactly where it was, when starting from Pitlochry, I asked Pitlochry SYHA staff where it was and they didn't know. They tried ringing but there was no answer. I'm not complaining that there was no answer. I'm just saying that literature should state that it is in "Glen Prosen Village".


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Mon 11 Jul 2016

Great little hostel in superb location. Clean, green, homely and comfortable - what more could one want. Thanks to Robert for pleasant stay. Will make a return visit hopefully in autumn when the tree and heather colours should be wonderful


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Mon 27 Jun 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (More than 10km)
  • City Centre (More than 10km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (More than 10km)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (More than 10km)
  • National / State Park (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Distance to Restaurants (More than 10km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (More than 10km)
  • Theatre (More than 10km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (5 to 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

50km to Dundee airport and 100km to Aberdeen airport
There is no bus beyond Kirriemuir (7 miles distant)
Alternate Transport
The Hostel is located in Glenprosen Village NG Ref. NO328659. Where the public road ends at a red telephone kiosk turn sharp right and follow the road up the hill 200m till you come to the hostel. The hostel is unmanned the key code will be emailed to you once you've made your booking- if not received please telephone 01575 540302 or 238 WELL BEFORE arrival There is plenty of parking next to the hostel
Plenty of parking next to the hostel
The nearest rail station is Dundee - 48km

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