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Wall traverse
Private woodland - great for shelter building!
Indoor classroom and room for games and crafts in our barns.
Near to the Shropshire Hills
2 x pavillions with picnic benches
Courtyard with toilets, changing, group rooms, and stores
Meet our animals; goats, hens, guinea pigs and rabbits.
On-site play equipment
43 acres of private gardens, woodland and fields.
Edgmond Hall - sole occupancy available
Camping available in grounds
Large dining room
The Billiard Room - multi use
Staff bedroom
Participant bedroom
Excellent shower & toilet facilities
Outdoor handwash stations
Staff room with tea & coffee, fridge, water cooler, storage, and microwave
near to Lilleshall Abbey
Private woodland - great for shelter building!
Indoor classroom and room for games and crafts in our barns.
Near to the Shropshire Hills
2 x pavillions with picnic benches

Edgmond Hall Centre for Outdoor Learning, Newport, Shropshire

Sleeps 12 - 69 11 Bedrooms 48 Dining

Exclusive use outdoor centre and cottage sleeping 69 for youth trips with activity programmes near the Shropshire Hills

Outdoor activity centre for youth, corporate and other groups

Edgmond Hall Centre for Outdoor Learning specialises in providing creative outdoor learning experiences for children. Most groups are schools of primary and lower secondary age; the centre is also ideal for Scouting movement, Girls’ and Boys’ Brigade, and other youth groups. Staff enjoy working closely with group leaders to plan and deliver memorable programmes in a welcoming and caring setting. A wide range of outdoor and creative activities are available on and off-site.
The main centre provides a comfortable base and promotes a family atmosphere for groups. Only one group at a time is accommodated. 4 dormitories, with separate floors and bathrooms for boys and girls, are close to the 3 staff bedrooms. A large dining room is great for communal meals, and there is a separate staff room. There is a group room in the main house. Most groups enjoy fully catered and tutored courses, but can choose to self-cater and programme at certain times of the year.
The courtyard houses a games room, large group room (previously the barn), 2 smaller group rooms, and additional toilets.
Extensive grounds contain many options for outdoor adventure, learning, exercise, play and recreation, as well as picnics and outdoor eating. A few pet animals are kept on site, which children can help to feed if with a member of centre staff.
The cottage sleeps 12 people in 4 bedrooms, and can be hired separately from, or as well as, the main centre. If separate, it has a kitchen, and lounge/diner for 12, and a private garden (access to the wider grounds only by arrangement). The downstairs is fully wheelchair accessible. It is ideal for smaller groups who want their own space and base. Activities can be arranged.
All buildings are maintained to a high standard by Sandwell Council.
Experienced outdoor instructors are available to lead activities – ask for programme ideas and costs. If working with centre staff, a minibus is available for visits off-site.

Available for your youth group

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Strong mobile coverage and free WiFi in the main house and cottage.


The cottage is wheelchair accessible, with wet room, hoists, bedroom and ramps. The main house has an accessible toilet and ground floor.

Dog Friendly

Sorry, no pets.


Catered or self-catered options in the main centre; commercial kitchen, separate dishwasher room. Fitted kitchen in the cottage for self-catering.

Dining Room

Large dining room for 48 in the main centre. Further dining facilities also in adjacent room. Diner/lounge for 12 in the cottage.

Sitting Room

Main centre: 2 common rooms: one with seating for 10; the other with a TV; plus a large group room in a converted barn. Cottage: sitting room for 12.

TV and Music Facilities

Main centre: TV, projector and DVD facilities. Cottage: TV and DVD.

Games Room

Games room with table football and board games in the converted courtyard (main centre only).

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout.


Participant bedrooms are dormitory-style with bunk beds. Staff rooms are twin rooms with single beds.


Linen can be included for a small additional charge.


Large shared bathrooms on each floor with individually screened showers. Staff have separate bathrooms.

Children's Facilities

Stair gates are fitted in the cottage.


Main centre: gardens, fields and wood; picnic areas, pavilions, campfire area, adventure play areas, floodlit playing field. Cottage: private garden.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Ample on-site parking. Separate parking for cottage.


No smoking except for designated outdoor smoking areas.

Booking Information

We require a deposit for bookings, with full balance normally 4 weeks prior to arrival. Please contact us for prices which will depend on the type of stay you require. Bookings are available year round.

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Edgmond Hall Centre, Shropshire

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Approximately 3 miles from Newport Shropshire, Edgmond is a small, attractive village easily explored on foot. Easy access to the M54 and A41.

  • Half a mile.
  • Telford Central - 15 to 20 minutes by car.Stafford is 30 minutes by car.
  • The local market town of Newport is approx 3 miles. Telford 9 miles.
  • Edgmond general store and post office: 5 minute walk.Newport supermarkets, chemists etc 3 miles by car.Telford town centre 15 minutes by car.
  • The Lamb at Edgmond, 15 minute walk through the village. The Red House, 2 miles. Newport restaurants and takeaways, 3 miles.
  • Birmingham Airport, 48 miles.

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