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Our special centenary picnic for members of the public. If you can't travel to Foxlease, why not join the celebrations at our other activity centres around the country?
18 September 2022 Free event Blackland FarmFoxleaseGlenbrookWaddow Hall

Join with guiding members around the world and the wider community in a picnic to celebrate Foxlease’s 100th birthday.

Come and join the mass picnic in the beautiful grounds of Foxlease (New Forest), explore the wonderful countryside at our other activity centres at Blackland Farm (West Sussex), Glenbrook (Peak District) or Waddow Hall (Lancashire) – or hold your own picnic wherever you are.

Why not picnic in an unusual place, in a huge group, with your unit or with your friends and family?

If you’re another activity centre and would like to host your own picnic to help celebrate 100 years of Foxlease, please email for more information. We’d love to hear from you!

Key information

  • Open to members of the public
  • Starts: 11am Sunday 18 September 2022
  • Finishes: 5pm Sunday 18 September 2022
  • Food and refreshments available to purchase
  • Adventurous activities at an additional cost
  • House tours available
  • Shop visit included

Can I volunteer at this event?

Of course! Without volunteers we wouldn’t be able to make this fantastic event happen. No experience is necessary – just enthusiasm and a can-do attitude. If you’re interested in volunteering for this event or any of the Foxlease Centenary events in 2022, email to register your interest.

Centre information


Foxlease has everything from a beautiful Georgian manor house to high-adrenaline activities.

Blackland Farm

Visit Blackland Farm for an adventure in the glorious Sussex countryside.


The ideal place to get away from it all in the picturesque Peak District

Waddow Hall

Waddow Hall is a 17th-century manor house set in 180 acres of beautiful parkland overlooking the River Ribble.