Dunfield House, Kington, Herefordshire for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
Outdoor Centre
Large catered country house sleeping up to 90, ideal for school trips and residential events in Herefordshire

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Dunfield House, Kington, Herefordshire, sleeps 90 in 22 bedrooms.

Since 1965, our ethos has remained constant with sharing 'how good the world can be' for all young people. Many schools and youth groups make return visits year on year.

Our formula is simple, we pride ourselves on clean, comfy and cosy accommodation, home cooked food made with fresh ingredients. Our managers live onsite [separate cottage] who work quickly and efficiently to met your needs and keep life running smoothly. Nothing is too much trouble and we believe this makes your visit extra special.

Our bunk style accommodation offers flexible arrangements for separate sleeping rooms for boys and girls, leaders rooms with en-suite bathrooms. We provide bedding packs but ask guests to bring their own towels and toiletries.

You will have sole use of our whole site for groups 65+ or sole use of either the house or stables if smaller. We have 15 acres of grounds, a games room and our indoor heated pool.

Dunfield has a high reputation for tasty home prepared and cooked meals that mean you never leave Dunfield hungry. All special diets can be catered for along with packed lunches if needed. There is 24/7 access to a hot water boiler for mugs of tea/coffee and hot chocolate, squashes, biscuits and cakes. We provide a hot chocolate supper for young people and a cheese board supper for staff teams.

Our documentation to help with planning is on our website for you to download. If you run your own programme we can share our knowledge of the area and the best opportunities for learning or development for your group. If you would like our team to develop a programme for you, from an individual activity sessions to running the whole visit, then we are happy to help arrange that for you.

We recommend coming to visit if this is your first time, we can provide a meal to sample our cooking and one of our managers will be available to answer any questions you may have after showing you around Dunfield.

Facilities

24 hour access to boiling water for hot drinks along with squashes and biscuits
three dining rooms seat up to 90
with stunning views across the valley, our lounge and entrance hall [with tuck shop]create a warm community space for everyone
TV, video & data projector systems are available for training, relaxation or games use [there is no TV signal]. Wifi available in main rooms
Payphone in both buildings, free Wi-Fi.
Recreation hall suitable for large group music rehearsals, table tennis, pool, team games or as a worship/meeting area.
warm and cosy whatever the weather, with central heating controlled by your group to meet your needs
14 bunk style rooms with average of 4 - 6 beds.
Bed linen packs are available on arrival - bed making service available.
4 en-suite, plenty of bath and shower rooms close to all rooms
3 level access bedrooms, 1 en-suite, access to all ground floor rooms in property. specialist equipment available onsite
perfect for children, space to explore and make believe, build dams, playground, grassed areas for games, swimming, indoor games room
Football and volley ball areas, adventure playground, swimming pool, trampoline, walks in England and Wales, walk to local village [2 miles].
Indoor heated swimming pool, 1.38 mtr constant depth. Suitable for up to 20 people.
Parking adjoining both buildings.
We are a smoke free centre - but an outside areas for smokers is available on request.
Due to the nature of the groups that use Dunfield guests are asked not to bring pets onto the site.

Location

Dunfield House [English/Welsh border] is ideal for school groups, music courses, family reunions, celebrations, walking and field study courses.
Kington - 2 miles away, small market town, two banks, small independent shops, local bus service [on request] from bottom of lane.
Tuck shop on-site selling sweets, drinks, souvenirs and fair trade products. Nearest shops, supermarket, news agents etc 2 miles away in Kington.
2 miles away, pubs, takeaway, restaurants - check with Sue & Paul regarding favourites.

Booking Information

from £18 per night

Self Catering
No
Outside Caterers
No
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
Yes
Wi-fi
Yes
Leader Rooms
Yes
Risk Assessment
Yes
Educational Focus
Yes
Presentation Aids
Yes
Outdoor Activities
Yes
Disabled Facilities
Yes

Getting here

Kington
Herefordshire
HR5 3NN
United Kingdom
Hereford, Leominster or Knighton
1/2 mile
Birmingham International, Bristol and Cardiff.

Rental Rates

Daily rate including VAT: from £32.00

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Dunfield House, Kington, Herefordshire
10-50
22
90

Sue and Paul Norton

+44 (0)1544 230 563
Kington
Herefordshire
HR5 3NN
United Kingdom