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Ellon and district men's shed

A Hobby and social place for men

We are a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO – SC044586) and a member of the Scottish Men’s Shed Association.  Men (18+ years) come to the Shed to chat, play cards, work on a computer, participate in hobbies or help in activities supporting the community.  We have very well equipped workshops, social areas (including a kitchen) and a large garden with greenhouses, polytunnel, raised beds and picnic tables. 

Membership is free – we just ask for a donation for teas and coffees



We have a large well equipped workshop in the main Shed building and other workshops in adjacent smaller buildings.

We have a loft storage area and are working on plans to increase the Shed’s overall workspace.

Click on the tool icon to get more information and see photos of the workshops.


In the main Shed building we have a large social area with a well equipped kitchen, seats/tables and a model railway.

We also have a static caravan with
computer work stations and a social area
(also used as a music room).

Click on the mug icon to get more
nformation and see photos of the social areas.

We have a large garden behind the old railway platform.

The garden has a large lawn, 2 greenhouses, several raised beds, and a wildflower area. We are also putting in a poly-tunnel. The garden development has been helped by generous funding from the Co-op.

Click on the leaf icon to get more information and see photos of the garden.

The Shed might be able to help

We undertake projects to help individuals and the community, such as: 

– restoring notice boards, furniture, benches, garden tables, railway barrows…

– we help local schools with projects for the children: building mud kitchens, making bird box kits etc.

We just ask for a donation to help with our running costs

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Whether you want to come to the Shed for a cuppa and a blether, play cards,  do a hobby, help with admin or be involved in a community project, you will be welcomed with open arms

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How to start?

We are here to help!

Click the ‘Get Involved’ button – it will take you to a membership form. 

If you aren’t sure if the Shed is for you – give us a call on 01358 725849 or drop in during our opening hours.

We are open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10.00 – 16.00.


Playhouse put together for a nursery in Ellon

We undertake a variety of projects in support of individuals, charities, community groups, councils and for specific fund raising purposes.

Many of the men also carry out their own projects at the shed.  These include wood turning, photography, motorbike restoration, and model railways.

Of course we have many men who come for a cuppa, a chat, a game of cards or dominoes and to enjoy the company of other people.

Click on the button bellow to go to a photo gallery showing some of our projects.