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Bothies currently unavailable

Please note that Culra is now closed permanently.  Oban is now closed (locked and shuttered) until the end of hind stalking in February 2019 Other bothies may be currently closed because of estate activities; please see the individual bothy pages for details.

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Moel Prysgau – Stove Now Working Again

We’re pleased to report that after a successful work party last weekend, the stove at Moel Prysgau is now fully operational again.

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Lost & Found: Walking Poles Near Doune Byre

A pair of walking poles were found on the West Highland Way, a mile north of Doune Byre bothy, on Sunday 2nd December.  They were propped up against a tree next to the Loch Lomond shore. Anyone who lost them should get in touch with richardnewsome1974@gmail.com

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Theft of Generator from Greensykes

A portable generator and extension cable has been stolen from a secure store at Greensykes bothy. This theft took place between 10 October and 11 November. If anyone has information concerning the whereabouts of the item or who has taken it please could they please contact the MBA or, alternatively, the person responsible could return […]

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Over Phawhope Workparty – Limited Access 23-28th November

A workparty will be taking place at Over Phawhope from Friday 23rd until Wednesday 28th November. Work will involve slating the porch roof, building and fitting a new porch door, fitting internal cladding to the porch.   As a consequence, access in and out of bothy will be restricted while work is in progress. The byre […]

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Spithope bothy access

Due to tree felling operations, access to Spithope Bothy is only possible via the marked bridleway and not along the forest road. Please heed all warning signage. This will be in place until January 2019.

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Renovation of Leysburnfoot to start in November

Following a bat survey, we have now been given the go-ahead to start work on the renovation of Leysburnfood, also known as Will’s Bothy, at Riccarton Junction. The first workparty will be held over the weekend of 2nd – 4th November.   Initial work will consist of constructing sleeping platform(s), installing a stove, removing soft furnishings […]

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