Hinning House, Broughton in Furness, Duddon Valley, Cumbria. for Youth and Schools

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Outdoor Centres
Large activity centre sleeping 38 for youth and school residentials and for activity trips in the Lake District

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Hinning House, Broughton in Furness, Duddon Valley, Cumbria. , sleeps 6-38 in 7 bedrooms.

Hinning House is Wigan Council's Outdoor Education Centre in the Lake District. We provide high quality, enjoyable learning through the outdoors for children and young people. Our work emphasises personal, social and environmental awareness and understanding and is closely related to the "Every Child Matters" agenda.

Hinning House is a well-established residential outdoor education centres in the Lake District we provide children and young people with a wide range of personal and social skills in a stimulating and challenging environment. Hinning House is a purpose-built Centre in a superb location, in the beautiful Duddon Valley, close to Scarfell Pike, England’s highest mountain. Close by are sites for rock scrambling, climbing, hill walking, orienteering, mountain biking and farm visits. There are also spectacular valley walks along the River Duddon.

Leaders like the ease of looking after their groups under one roof and there is a family atmosphere with cook and caretaker living next door.

The Centre offers fully catered courses with accommodation in small bedrooms for groups of up to 30. There is video conferencing, a bank of computers with internet access and a multi-media Smartboard available for group use. Resources for evenings include indoor and outdoor games, night orienteering and team challenges.

Hinning House is aimed primarily at schools it has a cosy atmosphere and is also well suited to large family groups and staff training. The Centre can also be hired by independent groups for catered or self-catered weekends and for weeks during the school holiday period. Centre staff are available to run activities if required.

For catered stays any special diets can be catered for and with enough notice special menus can be organised, contact us for further information.


Large very well equipped kitchen for self catered groups. With dishwasher, large freezer and microwave. Supermarket deliveries are possible.
The main room downstairs can accommodate 30 people seated.
There is an area just of the main room that is used as a sitting area, however the dining tables can be moved and the room re-organised to suit.
There is no TV, but we have a computer linked to a projector and speakers to watch DVDs, USB content or play music. Film/TV streaming is not possible.
WiFi. Pay phone. No mobile signal.
We do not have a games room.
Fully central heated (no extra charge). There is a wood burner but fuel for this is not provided.
Accommodation for up to 30 in 7 bedrooms. There are four bedrooms with 3 bunk beds and three bedrooms with a single bunk bed.
All bed linen is provided.
Two large bathrooms with two showers and two toilets, one small bathroom with one shower.
We do not have specific disabled facilities, but please do contact us and we will endeavour to help in any way we can.
There are no specific children's facilities.
Small garden with picnic tables for 30. Direct access to open land, river bank 50 yards. Lots of great walking and biking direct from the Centre.
No pool.
Plenty car parking space.
No Smoking on premises.
Sorry no pets.


Located in the Duddon Valley, close to Hard Knot & Wrynose passes. Set in fantastic location for walking, climbing & biking. 3 miles from a good pub.
The village of Seathwaite is 3 miles away, but there is only a pub there. Nearest village is Broughton in Furness.
Ulpha Post Office 6 miles.
The Newfield Inn 3 miles, friendly pub with good food.

Booking Information

For group prices please call or enquire for further information. We require a £200 security deposit on booking for the accommodation that will be refunded on departure dependent on the condition of the building. The price for a weekend self catered, without activities is £1300.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Broughton in Furness
LA20 6EG
United Kingdom
Foxfield or Ulverston Railway Station.
Broughton in Furness bus stop.
Liverpool Airport, Manchester International Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport or Newcastle International Airport.

Rental Rates

Fully catered from £220 per person for a 5 day. Three free staff places. Contact us for more detailed prices.

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Hinning House, Broughton in Furness, Duddon Valley, Cumbria.

Bill Taylor

Joined us: 2010
+44 (0)1539 441 314
Broughton in Furness
LA20 6EG
United Kingdom