Larkshall (Mendip Bunkhouse) Bookings

Larkshall (Mendip Bunkhouse) availability is given in the table below. The weekend dates are Fri/Sat unless otherwise stated.  Bookings are normally for complete weekends starting on Friday night.  Preference is given to complete weekends but single night bookings may be available nearer the date.  Bookings are valid for a 24hr period commencing at 6.00pm at a cost of 8 per person per period (see below regarding minimum charge). Mid-week bookings are very welcome. 

There are normally 30 guest spaces, however the property is undergoing major refurbishment at the moment and the number available is subject to change. Please confirm your requirements with the Bookings Officer. Camping is possible as required in addition to the available bunk spaces. Bookings marked (P) are provisional.  If you are interested in a provisionally booked weekend please feel free to check if it has been confirmed.

There is a minimum charge of 15 per person.

A deposit is required to confirm a booking. The balance of the fees is normally payable when invoiced, but must be paid in cash before collection of keys, or by credit/debit card for which there will be a small transaction fee.

If you need to cancel a booking this must be done giving a minimum of 6 weeks notice otherwise all booked spaces must be paid for.

Non caving/climbing/diving groups are required to pay a key/cleaning/damage retainer which is returnable if there are no problems.

Enquiries should be sent to the Bookings Officer (use link or email: hostelbookings[at]  (Note: To use the email address [at] must be replaced with the @ symbol)

Please note that the club is run by volunteers, and due to work and other commitments it may not always be possible to answer your enquiry straight away.  We will respond as soon as possible.

(Dates shown are Fri/Sat)

Guest Bookings

Guest No's
(30 Max)
Member No's

Club Events / Holidays etc
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Weekends Other        
Jan 4/5
Jan 11/12
Jan 18/19
Royal Veterinary College MC
Jan 25/26
Feb 1/2
Feb 8/9
Donna Askew (P)
Feb 15/16
Feb 17/18
4th Stretham Sea Scouts (P)
Feb 22/23
Mar 1/2
Mar 8/9
Mar 15/16
Mar 22/23
Mar 29/30
Litchfield Mountaineering Club (P)
April 5/6
April 12/13
Xerox Hiking Club
April 19/20
April 26/27
May 3/4
Barts and London MC (P)
May 10/11
Nottingham University SAC
May 17/18
May 24/25/26
June 30/1
June 7/8
June 14/15
June 21/22
June 28/29
July 5/6
July 7

Andy Grayson (P)
Bishopwand School (P)
July 12/13
July 17/18
Shaw Healthcare
July 19/20
July 26/27
Aug 2/3
Aug 8/9
Aug 16/17
Aug 23/24
Aug 30/31
Sept 6/7
Sept 13/14
Sept 20/21
Sept 27/28
Oct 4/5
Oct 11/12
Oct 18/19
Oct 25/26
Nov 1/2
Nov 8/9
Nov 15/16
Nov 22/23
Nov 29/30
Dec 6/7
Dec 13/14
Diggers Dinner
Dec 20/21
Dec 27/28
New Year
Jan 3/4




 Bookings enquiries should be sent to the Bookings Officer (use link or email: hostelbookings[at]  (Note: To use the email address [at] must be replaced with the @ symbol)

(P) signifies booking is provisional subject to confirmation upon receipt of deposit.

Members do not need to book, but are advised to check if space is available if bringing guests.

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