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FSC Slapton Ley
Dining room facilities
FSC Slapton Ley - games room
On site small garden area
Summers day of the Ley
En-suite family rooms
En-suite single twin rooms
Mercer Ensuite accommodation
Mercer accommodation
Classrooms with audio-visual equipmen
Conference room 1
Several comfortable sitting rooms
Whitegates building
Sunken Garden Area
View from front of the centre
Views for the reserve
nearby beach
Great views of the Start Bay Coast
Pond dipping on the Ley
Shelter building on the reserve
Dining room facilities
FSC Slapton Ley - games room
On site small garden area
Summers day of the Ley

FSC Slapton Ley, Kingsbridge, Devon

Sleeps 15 - 135 38 Bedrooms 72 Dining

Accessible field centre near Start Bay sleeping 135 with a games room, for large activity, educational or faith groups and families

Bookings Available: For catered or self-catered short breaks or longer stays at selected times throughout the year

Sorry - no hens or stags.

FSC Slapton Ley is located within the South Devon AONB close to Dartmoor National Park. Set within landscaped grounds with seating areas, shelters, kitchen garden and wildlife areas and surrounded by the 210-hectare Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve that includes the 4km long Slapton Sands beach and the largest natural freshwater lake in the Southwest.

Accommodation is set across 3 buildings sleeping 135 guests in 34 bedrooms with the option of hiring an additional property (Uplands) sleeping a further 27 guests in 8 bedrooms.

Middlegrounds (sleeps 17 guests in 5 en-suite bedrooms). Mercer (sleeps 36 guests in 12 bedrooms – all en-suite apart from 1 single which has dedicated shower/toilet. Chell (sleeps 82 guests in 17 bedrooms – all with shared toilet/shower facilities. Uplands (Separate self-catering property) sleeping 27 guests in 8 bedrooms – 1 en-suite, the others with shared toilet/shower facilities.

There are 2 x triple ground floor accessible bedrooms in Chell with ramps available to access the ground floor of Whitegates (dining room), Mercer and Chell but not Middlegrounds.

The Centre has a large dining room seating 72 at one time. The kitchen is available for self-catering groups that hire the whole centre exclusively and is fully equipped with everything needed for a self-catering stay as it is used regularly to cater for a wide range of groups and sizes.

There are several comfortable sitting rooms, one with a TV. There are 2 games rooms with a pool table, table tennis and table football. Wireless Internet is available throughout the centre.

There are 8 class/work rooms all with smartboards/AV projectors seating 16-50. The largest conference suitable space seats 50 and is one of the games rooms. The village hall (next door) can be used as a conference space, to fit about 100 people and is chargeable.

Parking available for around 20 cars. Outside BBQ and pizza oven, but no fire pit.

Activities - It is possible to book activities for adults and children (subject to availability), these are chargeable and must be booked in advance. Please ask for more information.


Dog Friendly

Assistance dogs only.


Two rooms are designed for disabled visitors.


Mobile reception and Wi-Fi available throughout.


Self catered or catered bookings are available. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything needed for a self-catering stay.

Dining Room

The Centre has a large dining room that can seat 72 in one sitting.There are no highchairs, you are however, welcome to bring your own.

Sitting Room

There are several sitting rooms with TV's or 1 for relaxing and chilling out. They are equipped with comfy sofas and chairs.

TV and Music Facilities

There are several TVs on site.

Games Room

A range of recreational activities are available including table tennis, pool table and table football.

Heating and Open Fires

Slapton Ley provides modern, warm & comfortable accommodation. All heating is either through radiators or underfloor heating controlled centrally.


34 bedrooms in main house including twin and family rooms, two are designed for accessibility. Uplands sleeps a further 27 guests in 8 bedrooms.


All linen provided. Please provide your own towels.


18 ensuite or with dedicated bathrooms

Children's Facilities

There are lots of activities for children. Explore the nature reserve or try table tennis, pool table and table football.


The Centre is located within landscaped grounds with seating areas, shelters, kitchen garden and wildlife areas. The beach is within a short walk.

Swimming Pool

The nearest swimming pool is located in Kingsbridge.


Ample parking is provided for 20 cars.


A smoking shelter is situated within the landscaped grounds.

Booking Information

Non-exclusive prices for full board accom from £45 +VAT pppn. Exclusive hire from £1200 to £1600 +VAT per night plus optional £24pppn for catering. Deposit required of 10% or £500 whichever is greater, full balance payable 8 wks before arrival. Security deposit required with final invoice.

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Located on the Start Bay coast, the Centre is surrounded by the 200 hectare Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve.

  • Dartmouth and Kingsbridge are 8 miles and can be accessed by bus or car. Totnes is 35 minutes by car and Salcombe is 30 minutes by car. Exeter and Plymouth are 1 hours drive.
  • Slapton Community village shop is adjacent to the centre, selling fresh produce.
  • Queens Arms and Tower Inn are within walking distance.
  • Exeter International Airport, 32 miles.
  • Totnes Rail Station, 12 miles on the South West Main Line. Direct to Bristol (1.5 hours), London Paddington and Birmingham (3 hours).
  • Slapton Village (half mile). Daily bus service to Dartmouth, Kingsbridge and Plymouth.

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