The Sand Bothy building in sunshine

Special appeal 2020

So we could protect our volunteers and visitors during the coronavirus pandemic, The Sand Bothy was closed and we have missed out on all our income from kiosk sales and bookings, and had to cancel our Easter and summer fundraising Fun Days.

Essential repairs at the beginning of the year used up our reserves.

We are now appealing to our supporters and visitors to make a donation to the Bothy, so that we can re-open our facilities when permitted, in the knowledge that our running costs are covered at least for this year.

Children dancing at The Sand Bothy - RNLI Fun Day

Kiosk & shop

See what's available at our kiosk and The Sand Bothy merchandise for sale


Find out about how to get involved and see our volunteering opportunities and projects

Volunteers mending the disabled access ramp to The Sand Bothy
Children dancing at The Sand Bothy - RNLI Fun Day


Find out about upcoming events and see previous events hosted at The Sand Bothy

About us

Find out about the history of the building and how it came to be run the the Belhelvie Community Trust

Volunteers at The Sand Bothy kiosk
Children lego workshop inside The Sand Bothy

Our facilities

Family friendly exhibitions, bookable space for your class, group, events and workshops, see inside The Sand Bothy

The Sand Bothy building in the snow

Your visit

The Sand Bothy is currently closed due to the global health crisis. 

Get in touch

Address: Balmedie Country Park, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire, AB23 8XG


Phone: 01358 742 396

Kiosk opening hours

The kiosk is closed until further notice due to the current health crisis.

Please see our Facebook page for the latest information.

Belhelvie Community Trust

Belhelvie Community Trust (BCT) Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) number SCO45563

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