About Us

Founded in 1965, the Mountain Bothies Association exists to maintain remote buildings for which the owner has little or no use, yet remain important to walkers and others who make use of the shelter that they provide. We only own one of these buildings - Over Phawhope bothy. The remainder are maintained with the agreement and encouragement of the owners. All maintenance work is financed from our own resources, mainly membership subscriptions supplemented by generous donations from benefactors, some of whom wish to commemorate a relative or friend who was a hillwalker or climber.

The maintenance work along with the bulk of administration is carried out by volunteers. Each bothy in the care of the Association has one or more Maintenance Organisers who are responsible for arranging routine maintenance. You will find more information about the bothies that we maintain and about what we do elsewhere on this site. If you are not already a member, why not join us and help to preserve these unique shelters?


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Maintenance News

Glencoul
Closed for maintenance 1st - 7th May

Faindouran
Workparty Dates in June & July

Camasunary New Bothy
Workparties 14-17 May & 8-18 July

Tunskeen
Small Workparty - Bothy Unavailable 12-13 May

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General News

Guirdil
Reopened after storm damage

Greg's Hut on BBC TV
Fri 24th April

Duag Bridge Schoolhouse
Closed 3rd June

Wainhope
Closed until late August

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