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Our multi-purpose function room / boardroom
Golfball Roll team building
Have a go at bushcraft
Robots team building
Nightline teambuilding - this one needs a lot of trust!
Canoeing on the River Wye
The Wilderness Centre - main house
View from the house
Another view!
Dormitory style accommodation
Stunning staircase
Breakout room
Grand entrance hall
Corporate dinner
Sales team!
Taking a rest in the archery shed
Aiming for the bullseye
A different layout for our ballroom
Our indoor climbing wall
Hedge laying
View from a bedroom window
Golfball Roll team building
Have a go at bushcraft
Robots team building

The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

Sleeps 8 - 80 19 Bedrooms 60 Dining 100 Venue Capacity

Residential outdoor centre in the Forest of Dean sleeping 80 with activity packages and catering for large conferences

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, sleeps 8 - 80 in 19 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!

Available for your business group

IT Facilities Projectors Flipcharts Outdoor Areas



WiFi available on request.


Access to bedrooms at first floor level. Access to ground floor via ramp. Disabled shower and toilet facilities ground and first floor.

Dog Friendly

Pets cannot be accommodated.


Full commercial kitchen facilities. Cooking facilities available for campers.

Dining Room

Adjacent to the kitchen, funky and fun, seating up to 50 per sitting. Outdoor dining facilities available.

Sitting Room

Our beautiful multi-purpose room suitable for use as a common room, meeting room or banquet hall comfortably seating 60 people.

TV and Music Facilities

Available on request.

Games Room

Table football and board games available - a dedicated games area can be set up depending on your requirements. Please contact us.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating. No open fires.


10 spacious bedrooms dormitory style bunks. Rooms sleep from 2 to 8. Total 54 plus camping. Wardrobes. Pillows provided.


Pillows provided. Guests to bring linen, 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.


Picnic benches, pizza oven, barbecues and extensive grounds amounting to 29 acres. Camp fires by agreement.

Swimming Pool

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.

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.

Show Availability

Please contact the owner for availability dates


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.
  • Bristol International, about 50 miles.
  • Gloucester, about 12 miles.
  • Mitcheldean.

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This venue is available for Youth & School Trips

Indoor climbing wall
Abseiling off the roof

Youth & School Trips

An outdoor education residential and day facility offering onsite and offsite activities to encourage and build confidence. Set in a stunning location with fields, forestry and wildlife. Staff rooms.

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Please contact the owner for availability dates.

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