West End Outdoor Centre, West End, Summerbridge, Harrogate, HG3 4BA

Call Hedley or Margaret Verity on 01943 880207 or 07811 456430

Groups Bunkhouse in the Yorkshire Dales

Situated 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.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    30: 4x2, 3x4, 1x6, 1x4 en suite
  • Open:

    All year. Flexible.
  • Price per night:

    Fri or Sat £425, Midweek £300 (min 2 nights). 1 night midweek £425. 4 nights midweek: £1000, 7 nights £1550. Fri+Sat+BH £1275. £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 Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks
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cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
wGroups Only


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News & Offers from West End Outdoor Centre

Late availability for Feb Half Term

February 4th 2022

The West End Outdoor Centre is free for Feb half term. Gather your friends and family turn your back on all the restrictions of the last 2 years and have a holiday to remember. The centre sleeps up to 30 and sits in a stunning location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, beautifully rural yet within easy reach of Harrogate and the A59.


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.

Otley Walking Festival in Yorkshire walking country

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