IMAGINE A WORLD IN WHICH THE ONLY CONCRETE EXPERIENCE IS CONCRETE EXPERIENCE - WHERE PEOPLE GROW UP IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT WITH NO EXPERIENCE OF WOODS, FARMLAND OR WILD AREAS. FOR SOME YOUNG PEOPLE, THIS IS REALITY, EVEN THOSE LIVING IN THE COUNTY OF HEREFORDSHIRE AND ESPECIALLY THOSE LIVING IN URBAN AREAS IN BIG CITIES. EVERY YOUNG PERSON UNQUESTIONABLY DESERVES THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND TIME IN THEIR NATURAL WORLD
'USING THE REAL WORLD IS THE WAY LEARNING HAS HAPPENED FOR 99.9% OF HUMAN EXISTENCE. ONLY IN THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS HAVE WE PUT IT INTO A LITTLE BOX CALLED A CLASSROOM. WILL NIXON, 'LETTING NATURE SHAPE CHILDHOOD'
The cottage kitchen is fully equipped for all catering needs, just add food! A second outdoor kitchen is basic yet fully equipped.
Cottage dining room seats 6 and has storage for games, outdoor dining room seats 48 and can have dual use as games/freetime room handy for a rainy day
Our cosy cottage sitting room has two sofas, a wood burner, TV, DVD player and a sound system. Plenty of outside seating around the firepit.
TV and sound system in cottage.
Wi-Fi in cottage and classroom, and land line in cottage.
There are two outdoor rooms ideal for games/ free time with plenty of games to entertain provided.
A woodburner in the cottage sitting room and electric fan wall heaters in all the other rooms and bunkrooms.
Bunkhouse sleeps 22 in 4, 8, and 10 bed rooms, with sinks and heating in each and a chest of draws by each bed. Cottage sleeps 6 in 2 and 4 bed rooms.
All bottom sheets and pillows are provided. Please bring your own duvets and towels.
Four toilet blocks, two with 2 showers and 2 toilets, a further two have one toilet and shower each with a wet floor area and disabled access.
At Dinedor we have a portable ramp to access certain areas of the site, a disabled toilet and shower wet room facility.
Outdoor games/activities provided. Due to Dinedor's setting it provides a wonderful outdoor adventure playground. Please bring your own equipment.
Large area for camping, plenty of seating, firepit with log seating surround, outdoor acivities and games, tyre swing and tree platform. .