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 two guest bunkroom with a total of 30 spaces.  Room 1 (R1) has 18 spaces with alpine style bunks.  Room 2 (R2) has 12 spaces with a selection of single bunks and one double bunk. It is possible to book an entire room but all spaces have to be paid for. Camping is possible as required. Bookings marked (P) are provisional.  If you are interested in a provisionally booked weekend please feel free to check if it has been confirmed.

The cost for sole use of Room 1 for a weekend is 288, for Room 2 192, or 480 for both rooms. For sole use bookings a discount of approximately 10% is available. If sole use of either or both rooms is booked you will need to pay for all spaces whether occupied or not as no other guests will be booked in; however be aware that members have use of the Members Room and may be staying at the same time. 

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

A deposit, normally 50, is required to confirm a booking. The balance of the fees must be paid in cash upon 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.


Guest Bookings

Guest No's (30 Max - 12+18) Member No's

Club Events / Holidays etc
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Weekends Other        
Feb 9/10
Club Mendip Weekend
Feb 16/17
Royal Holloway MS
Feb 23/24
Kent Mountaineering Society
Mar 2/3


Mar 9/10
Club Mendip Weekend
Mar 16/17
Gatwick Scuba
Nottingham Trent Uni
12 (R2)
18 (R1)
Mar 23/24
Sussex University SAC
Mar 30/31
April 6/7
Andy Freem SWCC (P)
April 13/14
Club Mendip Weekend
April 20/21
Cassie Fletcher (P)
April 27/27
Venture Crew Troop 184
12 (R2)
Annual General Meeting / Club Dinner
May 2/3
Iain Kemble (P)
May 4/5/6
Barts and London Alpine Club
Mendip Cave Fest (Limited bunk space available for guests)
May 11/12
Gatwick Scuba (P)
12 (R2)
Club Mendip Weekend
May 18/19/20
Kellie Greenwood
May 25/26


June 1/2
June 8/9
Club Mendip Weekend
June 15/16
Nottingham Uni SAC
June 22/23
June 29/30
Troy Packham
July 6/7
Gatwick Scuba (P)
12 (R2)
July 13/14
Club Mendip Weekend
July 20/21
July 27/28
Aug 3/4
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
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
Nov 23/24
Nov 30/1
Dec 7/8
Dec 14/15
Club Mendip Weekend / Diggers Dinner
Dec 21/22
Dec 28/29
Jan 4/5

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.

(R1) or (R2) after numbers signifies Bunk Room 1 or 2 fully booked.

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

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