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What Has Great Potheridge to Offer

Great Potheridge House, set in 6 acres of land, is the remaining wing of General George Monck’s 17th century mansion house. It is a grade 1 listed building, with oak panelled dining room, original staircase with painted ceiling, huge fireplace with log burner in the lounge and huge amounts of history to be discovered. There is a barn complex too across the car park. The current capacity is approximately 60 plus students plus 4 staff rooms.

  • All programmes are fully catered, offering a varied menu, with all dietary requirements catered for.
  • Accommodation is bunkhouse style divided between the main house and the barn complex.
  • Leaders’ accommodation is in separate rooms in the main house and the barns.
  • Showers and toilets in the barn complex and main house.
  • Duvets and bedding provided for all groups other than campers.
  • Specialised activity equipment supplied.
  • Full £5 million public and employers' liability insurance. Adventure Activities Licensing Authority licenced, number R0720 and LOtC approved
  • Encompass staff on-site throughout programmes, keypad locks on doors if required and nobody else around for miles! All staff are  checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB).
  • 6 acres of fields and lawns in a magnificent setting for onsite activities and to let off steam in free time.
  • Camping provided for Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expeditions or groups wishing for an under canvas experience. We also have Tipis for hire.