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Centre 81 is reopening after the closure due to Covid.

Route 81 events are once more taking place as out and about events - please see the R81 facebook page for details.

The Gym is reopening intially to previous members - please see the Gym and fitness page for details.


Thank you for staying with us during the past difficult 18 months.


Centre 81

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Centre 81 has a wide variety of facilities available to the public.

Our spacious Hall  is available for hire for groups and parties, we can also offer our tea bar if you are having a meeting for snacks and drinks at very reasonable prices.

Our fully furnished commercial kitchen can be booked for events where catering is required.

We  have a seminar room available for hire for small group meetings

We also have a small IT suite open to the public with free use of our computers.

FREE WiFi is available in all areas of the Centre.

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Centre 81 has a fully equiped gym which is open to the public. Monthly membership is available payable by direct debit.

Access is by key card 7am - 9pm daily -  24hr access is available for an extra £5/month


Route 81

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Route 81 is our award winning youth project. We provide high quality youth events and facilities run by our highly trained and dedicated youth workers. We have a dedicated youth area known as the hub and weekly events are on Wednesdays and Fridays plus out and about trips and special events of every description. Why not visit our Route 81 website

Three Lochs Hostel

The Hostel is now open for Group bookings for the Winter season. Details here

Antonine Fencing Club


Associated with the British Fencing Association

Thursdays 8:30 pm Centre 81 Sports Hall

Adult and Junior (up to 18yrs) members welcome

Come along for a taster session

Adults £5 Juniors £2.50 per session


Major Funders


The Big Lottery Fund
Scottish Rural Development Programme
Communities Scotland
Church of Scotland Parish Development Fund
Tudor Trust
Climate Challenge
CARES   (Community and Renewable Energy Scotland)



Local Businesses


Tim Berrall Photography   

Panoramic landscape photographer and wedding photographer


Butterfly Dreams

Mixed media art centred on butterflies


Victoria McQueen Tiaras and Jewellry 

Hand made jewellry and tiaras


Route 81 Youth Project

Youth group in Garelochhead also incorporating Centre 81 Community Centre









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Renovations Before and After Opening


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