St Drostans Church and Lodge
Telephone 01569 730967
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Available dates & booking

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Limited re-opening of the Lodge

We have been allowed a limited re-opening, with strict conditions in place to avoid the spread of Covid 19

Anyone with any symptoms should not come to the Lodge

Any group should consist of no more than one household .The group should ensure social distancing whilst in the Lodge.

Each person attending to be allocated a specific room, toilet/shower to use during their stay, and this is to be recorded by the Group Leader.

 The Group Leader to inform the Booking Secretary 3 days in advance of arrival, of the names of those attending and desired rooms, so that only required bedding is laid out.         

 The Group Leader to record by name who actually occupies each room during the stay using the room record form which also shows contact details.

These Records of Room and Toilet/shower usage to be left on Refectory table for the cleaner on leaving Lodge.  (Any person showing signs of virus within 7 days of leaving lodge to be reported to Booking Secretary so that others using same facilities can be warned, along with contact tracers)

 Persons should regularly hand wash and sanitise, and work surfaces and table tops should be regularly cleaned.(Sanitiser is provided at main entrances to Lodge, Kitchen and Forbes room. Appropriate surface cleaner will also be provided)

The Dishwasher should be used for all dishes, tableware and cutlery.

Windows should be left open on departure to ensure adequate ventilation.

 All groups visiting St Drostan’s Lodge during the current pandemic must agree to the terms, in addition to those indicated on the initial booking form. The Group Leader is responsible for ensuring that the terms are adhered to by group members during their visit.

 (An additional booking form with the new terms, and a room record form will be supplied to group leaders when a booking application is made)


Prices for 2021

 £25 per person per night. (Minimum fee for 1 night's single occupancy is £50)

Deposits: £50 for one night, £100 for two nights, £150 for three nights or more.

NOTE: The Lodge is booked on an exclusive use basis so that groups no not have to share.

The Lodge may also be booked on a hourly basis  during the day for  £10 per hour

(General Bookings for 2022 are not taken until 1st April 2021, although Brechin Diocese Churches may book at any time)

Sorry, we cannot take debit or credit cards.
If you wish to pay by on line banking, please e-mail for our bank details when booking.

The Lodge is only as clean as the last group left it!

Please help us to maintain the lodge in good condition for everyone to enjoy.

When leaving;

All necessary cleaning equipment is available in the cupboard under the sink and in the large store cupboard next to the fridge.

Dogs are not allowed


How to book

Check the availability dates on the calendar, and confirm your interest by
email to;,
or telephone 01569 730967.
We will then confirm the availability,
pencil in your requirements, and you can then send in the booking form, which can be obtained by "clicking" below.

NOTE; Group leaders are responsible for completing booking form, paying deposit and collecting fees from attendees. The fees minus the deposit should be paid within 7 days of leaving the Lodge. It is not acceptable for individual group members to pay separately.


Click here to download word doc booking form


Download a booking form, complete, sign and return by post with your deposit as instructed on the form, or complete electronically and email directly to us and pay either by cheque, or straight to our bank, (Bank details will be sent by email if requested)

You will then be issued with a receipt and confirmation letter.

Weekend bookings: start at 4.00pm Friday and finish 5.00pm Sunday.

Midweek bookings: start at 2.00pm on day of arrival and finish at 10.30am on the day of departure.

The Lodge is not available during
Christmas or New Year.

Young people from churches in the Brechin Diocese may be able to claim back their cost from the Murray Scarlett Glen Esk Fund following their visit. The application form for this may be downloaded from the Resources page on the Diocese of Brechin Website, and funds are paid directly to the relevant church after the visit. (The purpose of this fund is to assist people from the Diocese  to go to St Drostan’s Lodge. It will pay for young people up to the age of eighteen, Students in Further and Higher Education, and adults in special circumstances e.g.; receiving pension credit, Personal Independence Payment, Employment Support or Job Seekers Allowances. Murray Scarlett payments are entirely separate from St Drostan’s Lodge and so you should make the full contribution to St Drostan’s for your stay within one week of leaving the Lodge.)