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How to book

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Step by step guide on how to book Gowanbank

If you’re interested in bringing your group to Gowanbank, you just need to get in touch to chat through some of the detail.

Here’s how to book Gowanbank. Have a think about what you want your group to get out of their residential and when you may want to come. Once you have an idea of when and what you would like the emphasis to be, we can help you make a booking and get a detailed plan in place for your event.

It’s your visit, and we’re there to help make sure you get the most from the centre and your time with us. We can do more or less of the planning, depending on what will help you.

We want you to have a great experience. Maybe you want to incorporate some outdoor activities, particularly if one of your aims is to get your group to know one another better. Perhaps it’s more about a retreat, a houseparty, time out or training, in which case we’ll melt in to the background, but always be on hand to help if required.

Prices  for 2020

Self-catered – up to £57.20 per person per weekend.

Catered weekends – up to £105 per person per weekend.

Minimum occupancy – 34

Both prices include full use of the facilities. All prices include VAT.

Check out our SPECIAL OFFERS page and you can CONTACT US to make a booking.


In the event of cancellation by a group, the deposits paid are non-refundable. Where the cancellation occurs within twelve weeks of the event, groups will be liable for the full fee unless the vacancy can be filled by another group. If the event has to be cancelled by the centre for any reason and another mutually agreed date cannot be organised, any payment made will be refunded. More details will be available on the booking form.
If you have to cancel your event as a direct result of Scottish Government restrictions related to Coronavirus, a refund of any balance paid will be made. Cancellation must be made in writing in advance of your arrival date. If you cancel for any other reason our normal cancellation terms apply.

Summer availability 2020

With cancellations due to COVID, we would like to offer Gowanbank as self-catered accommodation for families who would like a holiday this summer. So GET IN TOUCH  to discuss availability and prices.

Other weekend availability

  • 30th October to 1st November 2020
  • 4th to 6th December 2020
  • 11th to 13th December 2020
  • 18th to 20th December 2020


9 April 2020

April 2020 newsletter

Here’s our NEWSLETTER during these unprecedented times.  We trust that you’re all well and would value your support.
20 May 2019

Support the team

Meet Jennifer… Apart from the many volunteers, there are small number of staff team at Gowanbank.  We would like to introduce you to Jennifer… Jennifer Gibb […]

Highlight was "Comfortable, warm, spotless rooms. Welcoming staff and delightful food."

1st Darvel Brownies, October 2019