If you’re looking to get away from it all without straying too far off the beaten track, Scout Adventures Fordell Firs is the ideal destination.

Scout Adventures Fordell Firs offers an incredible range of outdoor activities on site, and we’re close to the fantastic cultural and tourist attractions of Edinburgh and Fife. Whether your group is looking for a relaxed camping trip or a challenging active break, you’ll be able to build a programme that meets your needs.

Our centre is perfect for youth groups and schools to develop team building skills, confidence and experience something they may have not before.

With over 75 years of outdoor learning experience, why not visit us for an adventure experience you won't forget. Our accommodation, catering and programme options are unbeatable. There are never any hidden costs.

We are open for bookings for 2024, so get in touch now.

Booked already? Use our handy kit list to help you pack and make sure you bring everything you need. 


Fordell Firs is a fantastic facility. It's got such a wide range of activities and resources, so you're never short of fun things to do.

Pasha, Explorer Leader

Our centre is self-catered and has a variety of accommodation options to suit every type of get-away.

Whether you want a traditional camping experience or indoor accommodation, our centre can suit all group needs. We also have dorms and facilities to cater for people with additional needs.

Don't want the hassle of cooking? Catering can be organised using external caterers. Speak to us to make sure your requirements are met.

Take a look around our site and our accommodation options with our full site map.


  • Camping

    Surrounded by our stunning woodlands, our camping grounds can accommodate up to 800 campers. Some fields even come with water points, storage areas to keep items dry and electricity points for cooking or chargers.

  • Indoor dorms

    Don't fancy traditional camping? Our indoor accommodation could be the right fit for you. We have indoor accommodation which sleeps up to 67. Find out more here.

  • Programme

    We’ll help you build your own unique programme with our experienced staff, some activities are self-led! With a choice of 25 activities on our site – and even curriculum linked activities - we can help map your programme against experiences and outcomes. Take a look at our list of activities you can experience when visiting by clicking on 'Programme' above.

Safety is at the heart of what we do


We want to make sure you feel at ease when coming to our centres. We make sure our leaders are certified trainers, all our centres have the necessary accreditations and we are registered members of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.