FSC Castle Head, Grange over Sands, Cumbria

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Sleeps
20-155
Bedrooms
33
Dining
80
  • Weekly price
    from £ 8400
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 2400
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 3600
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 1200

Joined us:

2012
Property Type: 
Outdoor Centres
Large outdoor centre sleeping 155 with flexible catering and on-site activities for all group types in the Lake District

Bookings Available: December to April including August school holidays, Christmas & New Year.
FSC Castle Head, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, sleeps 20-155 in 33 bedrooms.

Bookings Available: December to April including August school holidays, Christmas & New Year.

Castle Head Field Centre provides extensive accommodation for large groups of all backgrounds including Orchestras, Youth Groups, Universities, Spiritual Retreats, Adult Walking Groups etc.

The Centre is divided into two main areas of accommodation. The impressive Georgian house which can sleep up to 47 people in a mix of bunk rooms, single and twin rooms, split over two floors. We also have the Hillfoot accommodation wing that can sleep up to 110 in a mix of single en-suite, twin en-suite, and bunk rooms split over two floors. Bunk rooms have separate shower and toilet block facilities.

There is also a large sports hall, four classrooms, TV lounge, library area, two large common rooms and a cosy lounge with open fire. We also have kitchen and large dining room. We can provide fully catered or self-catering services. Throughout the Centre, there are kitchenette areas providing hot and cold refreshments.

We are situated in extensive private grounds of 20 hectares with several on-site adventurous activities. We can provide access to our activities upon request, however they can only be used with one of our experienced tutors and would be at an additional charge. On-site activities include - rafting, canoeing, climbing, orienteering, and low ropes.

We can also offer off-site activities with our experienced tutors, which would include additional cost and transportation charge should you wish to use our minibuses. These activities include, sea-level traverse, canoeing, ghyll-scrambling, walking.

Alternatively feel free to use Castle Head as a base and explore the vast amount of things the Lake District and surrounding areas has to offer.

We are an Eco-Centre and have taken many steps towards trying to reduce our environmental impact. The Field Studies Council is committed to bringing "Environmental Understanding to All".

Please note: While we can cater for very large groups, we do request a minimum group size of 36.

Facilities

Self catering is available upon request.
Large self service dining room accommodating up to c80 in one sitting, large groups will be split into different sittings.
Comfortable and cosy lounge area with open fire. TV lounge and common room areas.
TV lounge available. Music can be played in common rooms.
Free Wi-Fi access. 4G is available through some providers.
Common rooms with a range of games including Jenga, Connect 4, Table Tennis, and Table Football.
Dormitory and house accommodation fully central heated with open fire in staff lounge.
Mainly dorm rooms with bunks with some single and twin en-suite rooms.
All bedding provided, however we are currently unable to provide towels.
Some single and twin ensuite rooms, extensive shower and toilet blocks.
Whilst not a dedicated Centre we have one disabled room with en suite bathroom available.
We are an Educational Centre and have games and activites on-site for children aged 8+, however younger children are welcome.
Extensive range on-site and off-site adventurous activities.
Not on-site, nearest is Lakes Leisure Centre, Kendal approx. 20mins drive.
Courtyard with space for some cars, in dry periods cars can park in field. Large coaches are able to gain access to the Centre.
We would discourage anyone from smoking on-site, but there is a small smoking area available outside.
We can accommodate pets on request.

Location

Only 12 miles from Junction 36 on the M6 and approximately 80 miles from both Manchester and Liverpool, Castle Head has excellent road links.
Grange-Over-Sands.
Lindale Village has small shop. There is a Co-op, Spar and a Tesco Metro in Grange-Over-Sands. Asda, Morrisons, Sainsburys and Aldi are all available in Kendal.
The Royal Oak in Lindale Village. A traditional village inn with a good range of beer and wine and an excellent reputation for food.

Booking Information

Price start at £20pppn.

We require a reservation deposit for all reservations, with full balance payable four weeks prior to arrival. Please contact us for prices, which will depend on the type of stay you require (self catering, B&B, full board).

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
Yes
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Field Studies Council
Castle Head
Grange over Sands
Cumbria
LA11 6QT
United Kingdom
Grange-Over-Sands.
Lindale Village.
Leeds Bradford International Airport, 55 miles.

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Field Studies Council
Castle Head
Grange over Sands
Cumbria
LA11 6QT
United Kingdom