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Drama workshop in the Memorial Garden.
The Mill pond with the main building in the background.
The computer classroom.
The main tent field.
Camp fire area.
The Servery.
Large dormitory, sleeping 18.
Main building showing marquees (in place from late March until early October).
The Dining Room.
Leith Hill hike
Rocket making workshop - The Launch
The Games Room with table tennis, pool, table football and wii.
The Snug - for group leaders
The Mill pond with the main building in the background.
The computer classroom.
The main tent field.
Camp fire area.

The Mill, Forest Green, Dorking, Surrey

Sleeps 10 - 40 7 Bedrooms 40 Dining

Great venue for youth groups of up to 40, with games room, classroom, low ropes course, flexible catering, near Dorking

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Mill, Forest Green, Dorking, Surrey, sleeps 10 - 40 in 7 bedrooms.

The Mill is an old corn mill, sympathetically coverted into sleeping accommodation – 7 bunk-bedded rooms of 18, 5 x 4 and 1 x 2 and other functional areas. On the ground floor, the cosy dining room can be configured to suit with stackable tables and fold away chairs. The substantial kitchen has a commercial oven, domestic oven, fan oven, 3 microwaves, 3 dishwashers, 3 freezers, 2 large upright fridges, 3 large sink areas (1 double) and a large walk in larder. There is also a snug with an inglenook fireplace with wood burner that is a cosy seating area, usually for the adults, offering Sky TV and a DVD player.
The Servery is a separate room, very well stocked with crockery, cutlery, glasses, table cloths, as well as a plumbed in urn with constant boiling water and a large dry bain marie enabling efficient meal service.
Adjacent to the main building is the Cass building comprising a practical classroom with sinks, a computer classroom with 14 working PCs (internet and Word) and a games room with table tennis, pool, table football and a Wii.
From late March until early October 2 long marquees are in place in front of the main building enabling outside eating and art/craft activities for 80 approx. Outside is set up with a camping field, a cricket field, a football field, a wooded area with a go kart (pedal) track and a campfire site with basic seating. In the top right corner of the grounds is a Low Ropes Course, a wonderful team building activity for students aged 6+ years. The grounds are virtually a nature reserve with woody clusters, a pond with central island and running streams. Many varieties of birds, plants and flowers are to be spotted.
Leith Hill tower is approximately 45 mins walk away along a safe, sandy marked path. It has a look out point at the top and a servery at it’s base selling hot and cold drinks and homemade cakes and snacks. There are many on and off road cycle routes on the doorstep with local bike hire and tuition very close by.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Risk Assessments Presentation Aids Outdoor Activities Educational Focus

Facilities

WiFi

Landline with 3 handsets and answer phone. WiFi available through hub in classroom. Old PCs set up in classroom with Word and internet.

Accessibility

Access to all ground floor and first floor facilities. Bunk style beds only.

Dog Friendly

Pets allowed under special circumstances.

Kitchen

Substantial kitchen/servery with bain marie, plumbed urn, 4 freezers, 1 commercial/1 domestic cooker, 3 dishwashers, 4 fridges, 5 sinks, larder.

Dining Room

Seats 40. Stackable tables + folding chairs enabling various configurations. Ample china or melamine crockery, cutlery, mugs, glasses, serving dishes.

Sitting Room

Cosy snug seats 12 to 16 with wood burner in large open fireplace, coffee table, TV with Sky package, DVD player, bookshelves with fiction/non, maps.

TV and Music Facilities

2 TVs/DVD players, 2nd in upstairs classroom linked to projector and screen. Old docking station in snug. 3 radios, CD player/speakers in dining room.

Games Room

Table tennis table, pool table, Wii in self contained games room.

Heating and Open Fires

Radiator/s in every room with additional fan heaters in bedrooms for winter months. Wood burner in snug.

Bedrooms

All rooms have bunk beds 5 x 4, 1 x 2, 1 x 18 over 2 floors. Floor plan is included. All bedrooms have shower rooms and a toilet/washbasin next door.

Linen

Single duvets, bottom sheets and pillows/cases can be supplied if preferred or own sleeping bag or similar can be brought along. Towels on request.

Bathrooms

Communal toilet/washbasin/(shower) areas on each floor. 2 disabled shower/toilet/washbasin. 2 separate toilet/washbasin. 2 separate shower cubicles.

Children's Facilities

Child minding services are possible on request.

Outdoor

10 secluded acres. 3 picnic tables, basic charcoal barbecue, benches. Late March to early October: large marquee extends out from main building.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.

Parking

Ample parking. Mill building is accessed by Mill Lane, unmade/250 metres therefore vehicles are contained within Mill grounds in spaces on driveway.

Smoking

Strictly no smoking inside the buildings.

Booking Information

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The Mill, Mill Lane, Forest Green

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Location

The Mill is located in Forest Green on the Surrey/West Sussex border. Dorking is approx 10 miles SW. London is approx. an hour by car. Gatwick airport is 30 mins and Heathrow 50 mins by car.

  • The nearest bus stop is in Forest Green, close to the pub but the service is not very frequent.
  • Ockley.
  • Cranleigh is the nearest town, 10 mins drive. Dorking - has a train link to London Victoria and Waterloo is 10 miles. Ockley is on this route, less than 4 miles away but trains stop only once an hour.
  • There is a village shop for non essentials. Ewhurst (2.5 miles) is the next village, before Cranleigh, and has a well stocked village shop, including newspapers.
  • The Parrot in Forest Green, 5 mins walk away.
  • London Gatwick - 17.5 miles.

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