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Summer at Girlguiding Activity Centres

If you’re looking forward to the summer break as much as we are, you may already be thinking about ways to get outdoors, have fun and make memories. Holidays abroad could be trickier, so a UK family break may be just the thing.

Everyone’s welcome – and the great escape is on!


What’s happening at our centres?

Our doors opened again in April, and we’re very excited to welcome back our guests! Please just check your local travel restrictions before you book.

Camping 

Bring your family and camp in some beautiful locations.

  • Available at Blackland Farm (Sussex), Foxlease (New Forest), Glenbrook (Peak District) and Waddow Hall (Lancashire)
  • Wide open spaces
  • Choice of self-contained toilet blocks or shared facilities
  • Tented village available
  • Equipment available to hire
  • Adventurous activities (Not available at Glenbrook)
  • On site shop for essentials
  • Outdoor catering
  • Following government guidelines to keep you safe
  • Price: £6 per person per night using shared bathroom facilities, £9.50 per person per night using private facilities – Glenbrook price: £7.50 per person per night

Self-catering breaks

Family breaks for those who like a roof over their heads.

  • Available at Blackland Farm (Sussex), Foxlease (New Forest), Glenbrook (Peak District) and Waddow Hall (Lancashire)
  • Comfy indoor accommodation
  • Equipment available to hire
  • Adventurous activities
  • On site shop for essentials
  • Outdoor catering
  • Following government guidelines to keep you safe
  • Prices from: £65 per building per night at Waddow Hall and Glenbrook, £100 per building per night at other sites

Bed & breakfast 

  • Available at Foxlease (New Forest) and Waddow Hall (Lancashire)
  • Hotel style indoor accommodation
  • Adventurous activities
  • On site shop for essentials
  • Following government guidelines to keep you safe
  • Prices from: £35 per person per night

Want more info about our accommodation?

For further details and accessibility information, check out our accommodation pages at Blackland Farm, Foxlease, Glenbrook and Waddow Hall.


And there’s more

There’s so much happening at the centres this summer:

  • Our family activity programmes are running throughout the summer holidays. Traditionally we have only offered our adventurous activities to groups but this July and August we’re opening them up for families too. Anyone camping with us, or based in the local area, can book individual or family slots on our adventurous activities. We’ve got so many activities to choose from, ranging from archery to zipwire. Take a look at all of the activities on offer and book your space now.
  • Children’s adventure birthday party packages are a unique way to celebrate your special day.
  • Skoolz Out summer holiday clubs offer children fun and adventure during the school summer holidays.

To book any of these activities, please contact your chosen centre at the links below.

How do I book?

Email or call your chosen centre and our friendly team will be pleased to help:

Blackland Farm  +44 1342 810 493, blackland@girlguiding.org.uk

Foxlease +44 2380 282 638, foxlease@girlguiding.org.uk

Glenbrook +44 1433 651567, glenbrook@girlguiding.org.uk

Waddow Hall +44 1200 423186, waddow@girlguiding.org.uk