Welcome to Ferny Crofts

Ferny Crofts is a 31 acre Scout Activity Centre in the heart of the New Forest National Park. With a stunning location, Ferny Crofts boasts a whole host of outdoor activities, camping for 500 people, and a variety of indoor accommodation. 

The Centre is open to all Scout, Guide, School and Youth groups, whether it be for an activity day or a full week of fully catered adventure. Highly experienced staff are always on hand to assist you through the design, booking and delivery of your programme. Unfortunately we are unable to accept private/family bookings. 


We are approved by the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme and the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, making us the perfect base for your D of E hike or your school's annual residential trip. 


We are currently open on a limited scale for a limited range of booking types. 
Please click here for full details of what is currently available to book at Ferny Crofts from 12th April.


 We have a small team still working to assist with any enquiries, however please contact us by email as we currently cannot answer the phone as usual due to staffing limitations. 


 Ferny Crofts has a range of Activities to suit all requirements, from activities for those experiencing their first taste of outdoor adventure, to adrenaline-filled challenges such as high-ropes and zip wire.  


Our three Indoor Accommodation units provide a warm bed and some creature comforts for up to 70 people.


Our 27 Campsites provide camping space for up to 500 people, on both field and woodland sites



Find out more about what Ferny Crofts has to offer: 


Our Address

Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre
Beaulieu Road



United Kingdom
SO42 7YQ

Contact Us

TEL: 02380 845092   

E-MAIL: fernycrofts@fernycrofts.org.uk


Monday to Sunday  0830 - 1630

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