FARM is owned by
Girlguiding UK but is open to all groups. The site consists of 122 acres
of fields and woods near Ashdown Forest in the Sussex countryside.
Equipped and unequipped camp sites are available, most of which have their
own modern toilet blocks. Indoor accommodation is also available
throughout the year. Groups may also visit the site on a daily basis to
take advantage of the many activities that are available.
site has a purpose built abseil tower. Participants should be 7 years and
variety of courses are available, some leading to qualifications. For our
comprehensive course brochure, please contact the office or look on our
site operates three
archery ranges. Participants should be 7 years or older.
in Tits Wood, group leader must ensure responsible adult supervises this
this thrilling activity you can defy
gravity and try acrobatic feats jumping up to 8 metres high! Your harness
will bring you safely down to earth again.
Children's Birthday Parties
are happy to organise activities for children's birthday parties. Please
contact us to discuss your requirements.
site has its own professionally built indoor climbing wall. This activity
is ideal as an introduction to climbing and abseiling. The climbing wall
has climbs to suit everyone, from the complete beginner to the experienced
climber. Available to those 7 years and older, sessions are available
throughout the year, including evenings.
Facilities and equipment for hire
you have your own instructors you may hire the climbing wall, abseil tower
and kayaking / open canoeing equipment.
sledges are available for use on Kingfisher field.
activity takes place at Weirwood reservoir, the part of the reservoir used
is within a 30 minute walk of the site. Kayaks have a single seat. As the participant
has to move themselves around the water we limit this activity to those 10
years and over. All participants must be confident swimmers.
this takes place at Weirwood reservoir. Open Canoes are usually paddled by
2 to 4 people depending on age. This
activity is an ideal introduction to water activities and is available to
all those 7 years and older. All participants must be confident
site has a professionally designed, permanent orienteering course. Maps
are available from the office.
site has an indoor rifle range equipped with 0.177 air rifles.
takes place at Stone Farm Rocks, a nearby sandstone outcrop about 20
minutes' walk from the site. this activity is suitable for those 14 years
and older. Participants should ideally have some previous climbing
experience as the climbs at Stone farm are significantly harder than on
our indoor wall.
has its own heated swimming pool, over 4ft deep, which may be used by
organised parties who book for sessions of half an hour. Available
variety of problem solving exercises:
suitable for all ages from
have various trails for you to complete, available from the office.
available all year round
Farm, East Grinstead Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4HP.