Craibstone Estate Hostel

North East

SRUC's Craibstone Campus is set in 800 acres of glorious secluded grounds with woodland walks and wonderful wildlife. Excellent value accommodation with easy access to Aberdeen's full city amenities and central for exploring Grampian's Distilleries and Royal Deeside. Single and twin en-suite rooms are available with excellent wheelchair accessibility. Fabulous facilities. Dogs welcome.

Contact: Gwen Bruce

Craibstone Estate
North East, AB21 9YA
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Tel: 01224 711012
Grid Ref: NJ87481
Beds: 105
Open: July-September
Notes: As a College Campus, the accommodation is only available during July, August and September.
Nearest Public Transport: 0.8km
Nearest Shop/Pub: 2.4km

Campus Hostel Accommodation near Aberdeen in Grampian

SRUC’s Craibstone Campus in Scotland’s North East is set in 800 acres of glorious woodlands, providing a quiet and relaxing base where you can unwind by exploring the secluded grounds and enjoy the woodland walks and wildlife watching. Craibstone allows easy access to the Granite city with it’s cultural, sporting, leisure and shopping amenities as well as Aberdeen beach (with its amusement park for family entertainment). 60 en-suite rooms are available with up to 10 twin rooms.  We also have 35 single standard rooms with wash hand basin and shared toilet/shower facilities. 

Excellent high quality facilities

The en-suite accommodation is over 3 floors with lift access. Three ground floor rooms are wheelchair accessible.  Laundry facilities are available in all our accommodation blocks. Bedrooms have Freeview television and WiFi.  Bed linen and towels are also provided. On site facilities include: café/shop (open Monday-Friday, 8.00am-2.00pm); lounge bar (open during busy periods); snooker room; TV lounge; multi-gym; practice putting green; floodlit Astroturf sports area; walled garden (ideal for barbecues); Arboretum; woodland walks; 18-hole pay & play golf course (5 minutes by car).

A perfect location for exploring the North East of Scotland

Craibstone Estate is also well placed for touring much of the North East of Scotland. Within an hour’s drive are: Fyvie Castle, Haddo House, Pitmedden Gardens, Glengarioch Distillery, Grampian Transport Museum, Royal Deeside, Crathes Castle and Gardens, Castle Fraser, Dean’s Shortbread Visitor Centre, Huntly Castle, Falconry Centre, Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Whisky, Castle, Coastal Trails. There are also golf courses galore! 

Seasonal opening only

Accommodation is available during July, August and September.


Single Room:

Single Room Ensuite:

From £20.00 per person per night

Double/Twin Room Ensuite:

From £37.00 per room per night


From £15.00 per person per night

From £30.00 per room per night

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