Deer Park is our fabulous activity centre and the headquarters of Girlguiding Gloucestershire.
Deer Park is a 26 acre site managed by Girlguiding Gloucestershire and is situated in the heart of the Cotswold countryside at Cowley, near Cheltenham.
Our accommodation options include self-catering buildings with heating for year round use, campsites with shelters and greenfield camping.
We have onsite activities which are both instructor and leader led and are ideally located to access a wide range of off site activities.
We have a wide range of activities available. Some are run by our qualified instructors and others can be self led by group Leaders. Activities on offer include:
- Zip Wire
- Grass sledging
- Pistol Shooting
- Low Ropes
- Backwoods Cooking
Deer House: Our custom built bulked accommodation sleeps a total of 24 across three bedrooms. It also houses an activity room, kitchen and dining room plus shower and toilet facilities.
Assembly Hall: The hall can sleep up to 18 on mattresses in the main hall, plus up to six in bunks in the Leaders' room. There is also a kitchen plus toilet and shower facilities.
Camping: We have a variety of pitches on our main site and on our Bubbs Hill site. There are toilet blocks on both sites as well as showers.
Deer Park celebrates 50 years
2019 marks 50 years since the first camp at Deer Park. Click on the images below to find out more about the exciting things we've got going on to celebrate.