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The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

Large catered centre sleeping 54 with outdoor activity packages available on site in the Forest of Dean
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Self Catering
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Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, sleeps 54 in 10 bedrooms.

10 bedroomed spacious dormitory style bunk bed accommodation, rooms sleeping from 2 to 8 people, camping also available

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Wigpool - 2

Available on a catered, self catered or accommodation only basis.

Set on the edge of the Forest of Dean on top of Plump Hill, the views are spectacular! Feel the stresses and strains of modern day life seep away!

The venue is ideally suited to a wide range of groups, whether school day and/or residential outdoor educational trips, scouts/guides or corporate team building events and/or meetings. We also cater for community groups and those simply requiring a meeting venue. Due to it's stunning location, the venue also attracts live action role play groups and is a superb location for weddings and celebrations, with plenty of room for a marquee.

We offer facilities for mixed groups and/or exclusive hire. Boy and girl groups can be separated. Staff/leader accommodation with separate shower and toilet block.

Catering, where required, is prepared on site by our talented kitchen team using local produce and the finest ingredients. We pride ourselves on our tasty, home cooked meals! Full catering options available. Special dietary requirements can be catered for.

The beautiful multi-purpose room is suitable for use as a common room, meeting room or banquet hall comfortably seating 60. This room is decorated to a high standard and is the heart of the building. We also have two other meeting rooms suitable for teaching rooms or break out rooms seating around 20.

We have a commercial kitchen and dining room together with outside buildings and 29 acres of land. Farm animals on site.

On-site activities include bush craft, archery, crate stack, problem solving, orienteering, climbing wall, tunnel trail, abseiling, challenge course, hill walking, environmental studies and a dedicated Saxon Day, with off-site activities available, such as open canoeing, kayaking, raft building, rock climbing, mountain biking, caving and more besides.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Full commercial kitchen facilities. Cooking facilities available for campers.
Dining Room
Adjacent to the kitchen, funky and fun, seating up to 50 per sitting. Outdoor dining facilities available.
Sitting Room
Our beautiful multi-purpose room suitable for use as a common room, meeting room or banquet hall comfortably seating 60 people.
TV and Music Facilities
Available on request.
Telecom Facilities
WiFi available on request.
Games Room
Table football and board games available - a dedicated games area can be set up depending on your requirements. Please contact us.
Heating / Open Fires
Central heating. No open fires.
10 spacious bedrooms dormitory style bunks. Rooms sleep from 2 to 8. Total 54 plus camping. Wardrobes. Bottom sheets and pillows provided.
Bottom sheets and pillows provided. Guests to bring pillow cases and quilt/sleeping bags. Teachers'/leaders' bedding provided.
Separate girls/boys shower and toilet blocks. Separate shower/toilet block for teachers/leaders. No en suite facilities.
Disabled Facilities
Access to bedrooms at first floor level. Access to ground floor via ramp. Disabled shower and toilet facilities ground and first floor.
Children's Facilities
No special facilities for children.
Outdoor Facilities
Picnic benches, pizza oven, barbecues and extensive grounds amounting to 29 acres. Camp fires by agreement.
Swimming Pool
There is no swimming pool. The nearest is only a couple of miles away at Cinderford.
On-site parking.
No smoking inside the buildings. Smoking permitted outside.
Pets cannot be accommodated.

Large Group Property Location

Located just off Plump Hill near Mitcheldean. The centre is a 15 minute drive from the River Wye and is ideally suited for all leisure activities in the Forest of Dean.
Nearest Station
Gloucester, about 12 miles.
Nearest Bus
Nearest Airport
Bristol International, about 50 miles.
Nearest Town
Mitcheldean is within walking distance from the Wilderness Centre.
Nearest Shop
Co-op supermarket in Mitcheldean Village.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
Brewery Tap in Mitcheldean, other pubs in the village too.

Rental Rates

PeriodMidweek per night
Fully catered, sleeps 54, exclusive use of site
Self catered, sleeps 54, exclusive use

Booking Information

Please contact us with your numbers, catering and activity requirements - we will be happy to provide a tailor made quote for your group.


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Deborah Blackmore

The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Sleeps 54, Bedrooms 10, Dining 50
+44 (0)1594 542 567
, Plump Hill, Mitcheldean,

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