Residential fully catered activity centre and camping village sleeping 80 for large youth and school groups in the Forest of Dean
Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Wilderness Centre, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, sleeps 8 - 80 in 19 bedrooms.
The Wilderness Centre is an outdoor education residential and day facility offering on-site and off-site activities to encourage and build confidence. Set on the edge of the Forest of Dean on top of Plump Hill, the views are spectacular! This is a stunning location with fields, forest and wildlife all around.
We offer facilities for mixed groups and/or exclusive hire. Boy/girl groups can be separated. We offer 10 bedroomed spacious dormitory style bunk beds, rooms sleeping from 2 to 8 people. Bottom sheets and pillows provided. Camping available. 7 bedrooms for children/young adults; 3 dedicated bedrooms for staff/leaders. There are separate boys/girls shower blocks, & staff/leader accommodation with separate shower/ toilet block.
Catering, where 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! Fully catered, self-catered and accommodation only options available. Allergies and special dietary requirements can be catered for.
There is a beautiful multi-purpose room suitable for use as a common room, 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 other meeting rooms suitable for teaching rooms or break-out rooms seating around 20 people.
Activities range from those on site such as bush craft, archery, crate stack, problem solving, orienteering, climbing wall, tunnel trail, abseiling, challenge course, hill walking, environmental studies and a dedicated Saxon Day, with off-site activities such as open canoeing, kayaking, raft building, rock climbing, mountain biking, caving and more besides. At the Wilderness Centre we have outside buildings and 29 acres of land, and farm animals on site.
We specialise in bespoke packages; we aim to tailor your event to your specific needs. Contact us to discuss.