The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire for Business Groups

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Residential outdoor activity centre sleeping 54 with activity packages and catering in the Forest of Dean

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, sleeps 8-54 in 10 bedrooms.

The Wilderness Centre is a stunning venue ideally suited to corporate team building events and/or meetings. This residential outdoor activity centre offers boardroom and break-out room facilities, with team building activities available on and off site.

We also cater for community groups and those simply requiring a meeting venue. Due to it's stunning location, the venue also attracts live action role play groups and is a superb location for weddings and celebrations. Plenty of room for a marquee!

We offer facilities for mixed groups and/or exclusive hire, with 10 bedroomed spacious dormitory style bunk bed accommodation, rooms sleeping from 2 to 8 people. Bottom sheets and pillows. Camping available. There are separate male/ female shower blocks, as well as separate team leader accommodation with shower and toilet block available.

Catering, if required, is prepared on site by our talented kitchen team using local produce and the finest ingredients. We pride ourselves on our tasty, home cooked meals! Full catering options available whether hot or cold. Allergies and special dietary requirements can be catered for. Groups can all eat together in our dining room. Accommodation or self catered only options also available.

We have a beautiful multi-purpose room suitable for use as a meeting room or banquet hall comfortably seating 60 people. This room is decorated to a high standard and is the heart of the building. We also have two rooms suitable for meeting rooms/break out rooms each comfortably seating around 20 people.

Set within 29 acres on the edge of the Forest of Dean, activities range from on-site activities such as bush craft, archery, crate stack, problem solving, orienteering, climbing wall, tunnel trail, abseiling, challenge course and hill walking, with off-site activities such as open canoeing, kayaking, raft building, rock climbing, mountain biking, caving and more besides. Or simply chill out and relax!


Full commercial kitchen facilities. Cooking facilities available for campers.
Adjacent to the kitchen, funky and fun, seating up to 50 per sitting. Outdoor dining facilities available.
Our beautiful multi-purpose room suitable for use as a common room, meeting room or banquet hall comfortably seating 60 people.
Available on request.
WiFi available on request.
Table football and board games available - a dedicated games area can be set up depending on your requirements. Please contact us.
Central heating. No open fires.
10 spacious bedrooms dormitory style bunks. Rooms sleep from 2 to 8. Total 54 plus camping. Wardrobes. Bottom sheets and pillows provided.
Bottom sheets and pillows provided. Guests to bring pillow cases and quilt/sleeping bags. Teachers'/leaders' bedding provided.
Separate girls/boys shower and toilet blocks. Separate shower/toilet block for teachers/leaders. No en suite facilities.
Access to bedrooms at first floor level. Access to ground floor via ramp. Disabled shower and toilet facilities ground and first floor.
No special facilities for children.
Picnic benches, pizza oven, barbecues and extensive grounds amounting to 29 acres. Camp fires by agreement.
There is no swimming pool. The nearest is only a couple of miles away at Cinderford.
On-site parking.
No smoking inside the buildings. Smoking permitted outside.
Pets cannot be accommodated.


Located just off Plump Hill near Mitcheldean. The centre is a 15 minute drive from the River Wye and is ideally suited for all leisure activities in the Forest of Dean.
Mitcheldean is within walking distance from the Wilderness Centre.
Co-op supermarket in Mitcheldean Village.
Brewery Tap in Mitcheldean, other pubs in the village too.

Booking Information

Please contact us with your numbers, catering and activity requirements - we will be happy to provide a tailor made quote for your group.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Breakout Areas
IT Facilities
Outdoor Areas
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Plump Hill
United Kingdom
Gloucester, about 12 miles.
Bristol International, about 50 miles.

Late Deals

June 2019 Late Deals

Pay just £1500.00 + VAT for a weekend in June 2019, a saving of £700.00 on our normal weekend rate! 7th, 14th, 22nd & 29th.

Exclusive hire of a Victorian 54 bed property on a 30 acre site.

Rental Rates

Half day room hire from £65.00. Full day room hire from £95.00 Half day activities from £170.00 per 10 people. Full day activities from £300.00 per 10 people 2 night activity packages from £99.00 per person. Exclusive hire of the Centre from £800.00 per night. All prices are exclusive of VAT

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The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

Deborah Blackmore

Joined us: 2015
+44 (0)1594 542 567
Plump Hill
United Kingdom