Large outdoor centre in the southern Lakes sleeping 160 with a games room for activity groups and gatherings of educational, faith and family groups
Bookings Available: For catered or self-catered short breaks or longer stays at selected times throughout the year
Sorry - no hens or stags.
FSC Castle Head is the perfect location to explore the stunning Lake District. The centre is divided into 2 main areas of accommodation: the impressive Georgian house can sleep up to 49 people in a mix of room types and also the Hillfoot accommodation wing can sleep up to 110. There is an option to add up to 10 additional camp beds to some of the rooms to maximise occupancy. There are a total of 9 en-suite bedrooms whilst others have shower and toilet facilities nearby. There is 1 twin bedroom with wheelchair accessible bathroom and shower. Although some areas of the centre are accessible for wheelchair users, general accessibility is quite limited.
There is a games room which contains a range of games including Jenga, Connect 4, TV, Table Tennis and Table Football and also a large sports hall for team games or large gatherings for up to 120 people. There are 5 class/workrooms seating 24-30 and 2 large common rooms - the Hillfoot Common room seats around 60 people and The Chapel comfortably seats around 110 people theatre style. There is also a further adult lounge (Wilkinson house) which seats around 40 people with cosy open fire. There is also a small library, often used as a small meeting room for up to 8 people containing round table and chairs.
Self-catering is offered to groups that hire out the whole centre. The dining room can seat up to 96 in one sitting. The Centre has a licensed bar and shop, although these are not available to self-catering groups unless special arrangements are made prior to the visit. Parking is available for around30 cars, additional soft field parking can be opened (in dry weather) for big events.
There is a large front lawn, amphitheatre sloped back lawn, 2 campfire areas, terraced garden and walk along the river. Camping is permitted at no extra charge for groups hiring the main centre exclusively.
Activities can be arranged for both adults and children (subject to availability). These are chargeable and must be booked in advance.
Perfectly located just 10 miles from the southern tip of Lake Windermere, you will have immediate access to all that the Lake District has to offer.