We hold a wide range of events at the Bothy.


Upcoming events 2018


Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 September - North East Open Studios (NEOS)

Monday 10 September - Mindful Mondays: Mindful Beach Walks

Wednesday 12 - Sunday 16 September - North East Open Studios (NEOS)

Monday 24 September - Mindful Mondays: Mindful Beach Walks

Monday 8 October - Mindful Mondays: Mindful Beach Walks


Want to know more?


To find out more about each event or register for a place please see our facebook page.


Previous events 2018


Saturday 18 August - Puppets and picnics

Saturday 4 August - Flowers, foxes and pill boxes - guided walk

Wednesday 1 August - Playday clay

Saturday 21 July - RNLI fun day

Saturday 16 June - Fundraising for the all terrain wheelchairs at the Highland Hustle (Balmedie Leisure Centre)

Saturday 9 June - Pony and carriage for wheelchair users with Promoting a more inclusive society (PAMIS)

Sunday 3 June - Writing workshop

Sunday 27 May - Writing workshop

Sunday 27 May - Fundraising for the all terrain wheelchairs at the Balmedie Summer Fair (Balmedie Leisure Centre)

Saturday 26 May - Beach clean with Surfers Against Sewage

Sunday 20 May - Meditation walk

Saturday 19 May - Dress making workshop

Saturday 12 May - Aberdeen offshore wind farm family turbine spotting event

Sunday 29 April - Seaside-inspired weaving with Le Petit Moose

Saturday 28 April - Potting shed (4pm - 6pm)

Saturday 21 April - Corn Dollies workshop (1pm - 4pm)

Sunday 15 April - Musical monsters

Sunday 1 April - Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday 31 March - The kiosk opens


Previous events 2017


Saturday 9 December - Santa at the Bothy

Sunday 1 October - Writing the place

Sunday 13-17 September - NEOS at the Sand Bothy

Saturday 19 August - Family fun day

Sunday 16 July - Wild parks

Sunday 9 July - Mosaics fun

Saturday 17 June - RSPB wild parks

Sunday 21 May - Musical monsters

Saturday 13 May - Balmedie beach walks

Thursday 11 May - Balmedie beach walks

Saturday 6 May - Creative patchwork taster

Tuesdat 14 February - Children's craft session


Hiring the Sand Bothy


More information is available on this site about the facilities at the Sand Bothy and how to contact us to make a booking.

Room hire

Find out more about hiring the Bothy


Find out more about facilities at the Bothy

Sand Bothy Facebook

Find out about upcoming Bothy events on Facebook

Get in touch


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


Phone: 01358 742 396


Kiosk opening hours


March – October

Saturdays 12 noon to 3pm

Sundays 12 noon to 4pm


For extra opening hours

see our Facebook page


Belhelvie Community Trust


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


Office of the Scottish Charity (OSCR) Regulator webpage for BCT