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Experience camping in comfort in an adventure lodge!
Getting messy at Dearne Valley
One of our schools enjoying a spot of lunch
Service with a smile
Come and try out our high ropes course
Souring on the leap of faith
Try out our archery range
That's a long way down!
Students enjoying fencing
Our wonderful Dearne Valley centre
Student accommodation
Teacher accommodation
All student and teacher bedrooms are en-suite
Take a look inside at camping made easy
No hassle of pitching tents
Set in natural beauty!
Dearne Valley
Eco pods are compact but comfy
Take a look inside an eco pod. A perfect base for adventure!
Getting messy at Dearne Valley
One of our schools enjoying a spot of lunch
Service with a smile

Kingswood - Dearne Valley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Sleeps 10 - 60 10 Bedrooms 250 Dining

Large outdoor centre near Doncaster sleeping 60 with leader facilities, full catering and activity packages for school and youth group residentials

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Kingswood - Dearne Valley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, sleeps 10 - 60 in 10 bedrooms.

Dearne Valley can accommodate up to 300 young people at one time in:
36 x 10 bedded dorms
48 x adult twin rooms
However, we can reduce the number of beds in each room to accommodate group sizes. Pupils sleep in warm purpose-built dormitory-style accommodation, with gender-separated bathroom and shower facilities. Sheets, duvets and pillows are provided for all guests and teacher rooms are close by.
Our Adventure Lodges are of the highest quality, providing a comfortable and secure base for your group throughout your stay. Our guests can enjoy the feeling of getting back to nature that camping brings, but there’s no tent to put up or take down, so all your group will need to do is get active and enjoy all the comforts of Kingswood’s normal accommodation in a new and exciting atmosphere. We have:
6 x 16 bedded lodges
2 x 8 bedded lodges
2 x 8 bedded adult lodges
Formerly the Earth Centre, one of the millennium commission projects, Dearne Valley opened its doors as the new Kingswood centre in 2012. Following a multi-million pound investment programme, Dearne Valley is our most environmentally sustainable centre, complete with one of Europe’s largest solar panels and an on-site water treatment plant.
With newly designed ropes courses, an indoor climbing wall, zipwires, a fantastic 105m2 indoor sports hall and outdoor sports complex with more than 35 exciting activities, this centre offers adventure at every turn. We can offer watersports activities to Dearne Valley. We also throw discos, karaoke parties, DVD nights, quizzes and a whole host of evening entertainment for the perfect end to the day.
We host schools, and also groups that include youth groups, brownies, scouts, cadets, sports clubs, organisations and many more.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Risk Assessments Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus



WiFi is available.

Disabled Facilities

We have disabled access, but please specify needs upon booking to confirm we can accommodate.

Dog Friendly

No pets permitted.


No self catering, but our recently refreshed teacher rooms have contemporary furnishings, tea and coffee making facilities. Full catering provided.

Dining Room

To fuel young guests during a day of activities, we serve three hot meals per day, with lots of choice and seasonal variations.

Sitting Room

We have a lounge room called The Hub, which has giant bean bags so the students can chill out after an exciting day of activities.

TV and Music Facilities

We have a TV in The Hub, but can also provide a TV in the conference room upon request for a DVD night. We also host discos.

Games Room

We have a ping-pong table in The Hub, and will shortly also have a pool table.

Heating and Open Fires

Our centre is fully heated. There are no open fires, but we can host barbecues on request.


Warm purpose-built dormitory-style accommodation, with leader rooms located nearby. Or try our glamorous Adventure Lodges - camping made easy!


Sheets, duvets and pillows are provided for all guests.


All student and teacher rooms are en suite.

Children's Facilities

We have a range of activities to suit an age range of 7-17 year olds.


Newly designed ropes courses, indoor climbing wall, zipwires, fantastic 105m2 indoor sports hall and outdoor sports complex. Barbecue area.

Swimming Pool

Dearne Valley does not have a swimming pool, but we host a range of activities in our watersports lake.


Plenty of parking.


Smoking is only permitted in our designated smoking areas. However, no visitors under the age of 16 are permitted to smoke within the centre grounds.

Booking Information

Please call up for a quote, as our trips are tailor made as per your requests.

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates


Spread across 50 acres, Dearne Valley is a contemporary blend of nature, adventure activity, and sector leading, quality accommodation near to the beautiful city of York. Close to A1(M) and M18.

  • Right outside of the centre.
  • Conisbrough.
  • Conisbrough - 1.2 miles, with a range of local shops.
  • Home Bargains, which sells food, newspapers, butchers and a post office. This is a 5-10 minute walk from centre.
  • All food is provided on site.
  • Robin Hood Airport, Doncaster - 12.7 miles.

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