Ghyll Head OEC, Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria

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Sleeps
16-68
Bedrooms
17
Dining
52
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2012
Property Type: 
Outdoor Centres
Activity venue for rent for large groups in the Lake District National Park

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Ghyll Head OEC, Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria, sleeps 16-68 in 17 bedrooms.

Ghyll Head is an established Outdoor Education Centre with all the facilities you would expect. We are an ideal venue for a school or college activities week or holiday break, family and friends reunion or celebration, a field studies week, corporate team building or a retreat for a religious group.

The Centre can be taken on a self catered basis for you to then deliver your own programme or sightseeing agenda. We can also deliver comprehensive activity / field study week or simply provide full board if you prefer not to self cater.

Ghyll Head is a Victorian house adapted for use by organised groups and accommodates 52 residents in a range of bunk bedded rooms with a number of twin rooms for accompanying staff. The dining room, wash up room, games room and lounge are all well equipped. Located a few miles south of Bowness the centre is ideal for the central and south lakes.

We deliver adventurous activity weeks and weekends in the Lake District National Park. All equipment, qualified instruction accommodation, local transport and food can be included.

We accommodate a range of needs, diets and activities to suite a range of groups, call us we'll be pleased to create a bespoke package to suite your needs and budget.

We are open year round 7 days a week.

We're active, well qualified and great fun as well as being able to deliver high quality learning in the outdoors!

We also have on site self catered barrier free (wheel chair friendly) accommodation in a modern bungalow for 16 along with a barrier free boathouse on Windermere allowing access to the lake and our water activities. The bungalow accommodation can be part of a larger package allowing for 68 beds in total. Search for Ghyll Head Bungalow for more details

Facilities

The kitchen is a modern commercial kitchen, including ovens, microwave, hot cupboard, hobs and hot water boilers. All pans and utensils are provided.
We can accommodate 52 in one sitting in the house. Family service at the table.
Our main lounge and upstairs common room both have a large bay window giving excellent views of the western fells and fantastic sunsets.
There is a large TV and DVD player in the lounge only.
We have fibre broadband and Wi-Fi available. 4g Reception is good for a number of networks.
We have table football and pool.
The house enjoys central heating throughout.
There are 11 bedrooms in main house. 9 rooms have 2 to 3 bunkbeds and 2 bedrooms that have twin beds. Most rooms have a washbasin.
We can provide all bed linen. Guests are asked to make their own bed and to strip it on departure.
There are two communal shower rooms and 4 single showers and two baths.
Ghyll Head's Main House is not well suited to residents with mobility difficulties. However, we have barrier free accommodation for 16 on site.
We do not have any cots or child minding facilities.
We have 17 acres of wooded grounds with two campfire locations, one of which is within our canvas Tipi.
The nearest pool is in Kendal leisure centre.
There is private parking for all our residents, except for large coaches.
We are a non smoking facility.
Guide dogs only.

Location

We located 3 miles south of Bowness. On the A592, take a left turn up a steep hill signed Ghyll Head and Cartmel Fell Rd. We are on the right.
Bowness on Windermere is approximately 3 miles away.
3 Miles in Bowness.
3 Miles in Bowness.

Booking Information

Generally full board, accommodation with all the kit and a days instructed activity starts at £45 to £77.50 pp p day. [+VAT] depending on season.

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
No
Open Fire
No
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Ghyll Head OEC
Ghyll Head
Windermere
Cumbria
LA23 3LN
United Kingdom
Windermere.
Windermere.
Leeds Bradford International Airport.

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Ghyll Head OEC, Windermere, Lake District, Cumbria
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John Cresswell

Joined us: 2012
+44 (0)1539 443 751
Ghyll Head OEC
Ghyll Head
Windermere
Cumbria
LA23 3LN
United Kingdom