Outposts Outdoor Residential Centre, Bridgwater, Somerset

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Catered outdoor centre sleeping 64 with activity programmes for youth, corporate and special interest groups near Taunton

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Outposts Outdoor Residential Centre, Bridgwater, Somerset, sleeps 12-64 in 10 bedrooms.

Outposts is an outdoor residential centre ideal for school, youth, special interest, corporate and family groups, based on Lydeard Farm on the Quantock Hills - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Somerset.

- Ideal for school, youth, special interest, corporate and family groups
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Minimum group size 12
- Exclusive use of the site upon request
- Sleeps up to 80
- Catering options: B&B, full or half board
- Outdoor activities on site
- Class/meeting room facilities

The site sleeps up to 80 at any one time.
There are 5 lodges sleeping up to 16 each in either 2 or 3 bedrooms with bunk beds. There are 2 showers and 2 toilets in each lodge. They are heated with a decking area at the front and is available all year round.
The Orchard Campsite has space for up to 8 tents, each sleeping 8 and is available from April to October.

The Location
The stunning, secluded location will help you truly get away from it all. Why not explore the surrounding area - we are only a short journey away from the Mendip Hills for caving, climbing and walking, Exmoor National Park and also the Devon coastline for walking, coasteering, sea kayaking and stand up paddling.

There are several outdoor activities also available on site, including archery, low ropes, assault course. Please contact us if you wish to use them during your stay.

The Bush Camp Shelter and surrounding area.
The lodges are situated 60 metres from the Bush Camp communal area, which is used by groups staying in the lodges for dining, meetings and entertainment.

- Dining and games area
- Commercial kitchen
- Tea, coffee and water station
- Wood burner
- Picnic tables
- Camp fire
- Barbecue
- 4 male and 4 female Eco showers and toilets


There is a fully equipped kitchen for the use of Outposts' catering only. There are tea and coffee facilities for all guests to use at any time.
The dining room is situated in the African style Bush Camp communal area. The sides can be removed so the whole space opens out onto a picnic area.
The Bush Camp communal area has space for people to gather. Seating is either chairs or benches with stunning views out to the fields beyond.
There are no TV facilities. Lydeard Farm is all about getting away from technology.
Phone for emergency calls in the Bush Camp communal area. There is limited mobile reception and no WiFi in the area but available elsewhere on site.
The Bush Camp communal area is used as a games room after meal times.
There is a wood burner in the Bush Camp communal area for those colder evenings. There is also a campfire area with seating.
There are 5 wooden lodges each sleeping up to 16 in bunk rooms. The Orchard Campsite has 8 tents each sleeping 8.
Linen is provided but please bring your own sleeping bag or duvet.
The Lodges have their own showers and toilets.There are showers a short walk away from the camping area as well as composting toilets.
Please contact us with regards to disabled facilities. The site may not be suitable for everyone, but we do our upmost to cater for all needs.
Extremely child friendly, set in a secluded location away from roads or other dwellings. No formal playground but acres of space to make your own fun.
Archery range, air guns range, low ropes course, assault course, team-building tasks, woods for den-building. Space for games. Outside eating area.
No pool on site. The nearest swimming pool is approximately 10 minutes' drive away.
There is plenty of on-site parking.
Strictly a no smoking site.
No pets permitted.


Outposts is situated on Lydeard Farm on the Quantocks Hills in Somerset - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Spaxton Village Stores - 4 miles away, Bridgwater Morrison's - 7 miles away.
The Travellers Rest - 2 miles away.

Booking Information

Please contact us directly for a price and our T&Cs.

Minimum 2 night stay
B&B, half and full board available
Flexible changeover
25% deposit on booking
Balance 10 weeks prior to arrival

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Lydeard Farm
United Kingdom
Taunton station - 6 miles away.
No local buses.
Bristol airport - 32 miles away.

Rental Rates

Period2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
12 people B&B
12 people B&B

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Outposts Outdoor Residential Centre, Bridgwater, Somerset

Katie Dorpman

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