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 normally a minimum charge of 15 per person unless alternative arrangements are made with the Bookings Officer.

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 paid a 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
(Go here for more details on club trips)

Weekends Other        
June 22/23
Simon Martin
Cassie Fletcher
June 29/30
Troy Packham
July 6/7
Gatwick Scuba (P)
12 (R2)
Club AGM and Summer BBQ
July 13/14

July 20/21
Roger Davis
July 27/28
Closed for renovations
Aug 3/4
Closed for renovations
Aug 9
Cyclists (P)
Aug 10/11
Club Mendip Weekend
Aug 17/18
Aug 23/24
Aug 31/1
Sept 7/8
Sept 14/15
Gatwick Scuba (P)
12 (R2)
Club Mendip Weekend
Sept 21/22
Sept 28/29
Oct 5/6
Beth Waters (P)
Oct 12/13
Club Mendip Weekend
Oct 19/20
Oct 26/27
Nov 2/3
Nov 9/10
Gatwick Scuba (P)
12 (R2)
Club Mendip Weekend
Nov 16/17
Linkside Explorer Scouts (P)
Nov 23/24
Loughbrough Student MC (P)
Nov 30/1
Dec 7/8
Dec 14/15
Club Mendip Weekend / Diggers Dinner
Dec 21/22
Dec 28/29
2019 - Only dates shown are currently booked
Jan 4/5
May 3/4
Barts and London MC (P)

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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