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.
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.
We’re passionate about what young people can achieve through outdoor adventure, so we are committed to offering flexible, affordable school residentials. Find out more about school residential here.
We've been closed to visitors during the COVID-19 lockdown, but we're excited to begin opening again safely and welcoming you all back! Find out what we're doing to keep you safe and how to get the most out of your visit here.
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
Contact Fordell Firs
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Scout Adventures Fordell Firs, Hillend, Dunfermline, Fife KY11 7HQ.
We're close to both Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay train stations and we’re a 20-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport. We regularly arrange pick-ups from both the train station and airport.
We brought our team to Fordell this year to focus on team work. We found Fordell really helped get individuals to work with other skill sets and the facilities at Fordell were really good for encouraging that mentality for working together.
Alison, HR Partner, Sainsbury's
You can choose from more than 25 on-site activities including our fun zip wire, thrilling 3G swing, climbing tower and Scotland’s largest man-made caving complex.Find out more
Eating and sleeping
We offer indoor dormitory accommodation and acres of space to pitch your own tents if you prefer the traditional camping experience. You can stay in our brand new Tented Village or Sir Garth Morrison Lodge, or take advantage of the beautiful woodland setting and pitch your tents in one of the camping fields. We’re a self-catering centre so you’ll need to bring your own food but we can put you in touch with local catering providers. We have facilities to cater for people with additional needs but we recommend you discuss your requirements with us at the time of booking. We also have a classroom and wet weather hall for teaching, meetings or staying out of the rain!
Fordell Firs is based on the outskirts of Dunfermline and is a short drive or bus journey away from the town’s cultural and leisure attractions including Dunfermline Abbey, Adventure Golf Island and Pittencrieff Park. Deep Sea World and Edinburgh Zoo are within a 20-minute drive, and Edinburgh’s city centre can be reached by car or train within 40 minutes.
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