The Centre is owned and run by North Yorkshire County Scout Council.
It is a substantial stone building, originally the Manor House, converted and extended to provide mixed accommodation for adult leader training and other scouting activities, on a self catering basis.
The Centre is also available to other supervised groups.
The charge for use of the Centre includes all facilities irrespective of numbers up to the permitted maximum of 36.
Click here for the Thornthwaite Activity Centre page on the Harrogate & Nidderdale District website.
Dacre Pasture Lane, Darley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 4AQ
Tel: 01423 780 197
OS Map Ref: SE 179 595
Rugged woodland site with clearings
Fire bases for wood fires
Barlow Common Nature Reserve, Barlow, Selby, North Yorkshire
OS Map Ref: SE 630 286
Small site alongside Nature Reserve
Birch Hall Campsite & Field Centre
Langdale End, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 OBW
Sites Own Web Address: http://www.birch-hall.org.uk/
OS Map Ref: SE 926 926
The site is a 15 acre forest site on the side of a secluded valley with a 3 acre camping paddock boarded by a small river. The accommodation is heated and fully equipped.