West End Outdoor Centre, West End, Summerbridge, Harrogate, HG3 4BA
Call Hedley or Margaret Verity on 01943 880207
OverviewSituated amidst stunning landscape overlooking Thruscross Reservoir in an AONB on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this self-catering centre offers excellent facilities for up to 30 people in 9 bedrooms with bunk beds. The centre is fully centrally heated. Accommodation is in small dorms of 2 to 6 beds and the leaders' en suite accommodation has dining and lounge facilities. The main kitchen is well equipped with a 4-oven Aga cooker, two fridges and a freezer, together with all the cooking utensils and equipment. There are 4 showers, 4 hand basins and 4 toilets. There are no extra charges for heating, lighting and hot water. Ideal for team building courses, schools, Scouts, Guides and family parties etc. Located only 12 miles from Harrogate and Skipton, 30 miles from the City of York. Managed by the owners for 20 years. All groups must be accompanied by an adult (25+). Pets welcome on prior arrangement. If you wish to stay until 4pm on the Sunday this is possible for an extra charge of £75 (depending on incoming groups). No stag or hens.
Beds & Rooms:30: 4x2, 3x4, 1x6, 1x4 en suite
Open:All year. Flexible.
Price per night:Sole use: Fri+Sat £385, Fri+Sat+BH £1100. Midweek £240 (min 2 nights). 4 nights midweek: £800, 7 nights £1300. 1 night midweek £300. £5 per dog
Booking:Advisable at weekends
Directions:GR 146 575. Leave A59 at Blubberhouses, signed West End 2.5 miles. Do not turn off, centre is on left side.
Public Transport:Nearest train stations are at Harrogate and Skipton, both 12 miles from the hostel. Taxi fare from either station would be approximately £22.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
School Groups Accommodation for Cyclists Walking Festivals
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Otley Walking Festival, June 26th to July 4th 2021
June 2nd 2021
The fabulous Otley Walking Festival is back! Enjoy nine days of sun bathed walks in wonderful Wharfedale
With 45 walks and events, there really is something for everyone. A varied programme of covid safe walks and events await, including the old favourite – Cakes and Ale. A great opportunity to enjoy all that Otley and the wonderful Wharfedale environment have to offer. You can be sure of a warm welcome from our Walk Leaders and the chance to meet other friendly folk.
The West End Centre provides ideal group accommodation just 8 miles from Otley.
Top shelf Yorkshire Views at the West End Outdoor Centre.
May 3rd 2021
Nestled in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there’s few places more scenic. Offering an excellent base for large groups to get out and enjoy the Yorkshire countryside.
Being surrounded by fields doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re miles from civilisation however. Just 12 miles away lies the spa town of Harrogate, bustling and full of intrigue. The water of which was thought to have healing properties, visit the Royal Pump Room to discover more. There are also plenty of great places to eat in Harrogate. One of which being the famous Betty’s tea room, open for over 100 years! But of course if you prefer to be in the kitchen yourself the West End Outdoor Centre comes fully equipped for your needs. Recently refurbished with an all new kitchen including a four oven Aga, what a treat…
Yorkshire Moors Group accommodation available for August Bank Holiday
July 20th 2018
The West End Centre sleeps 30 people in 9 rooms.
The West End Centre is set in a remote and stunning landscape overlooking Thruscross Reservoir in an AONB on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is particularly suitable for Family Parties, Walkers, Ramblers, Cyclists, Youth Groups and School Parties. Management Training Courses are also catered for. The large dining room is great for large family meals and celebrations. The centre is right on Thruscross reservoir and all manner of water sports can be arranged. So if you’re looking for a well equipped base for a family get toegether or group activity, you’ve found it!