Outdoor Centres

Our two Outdoor Centres are situated in some of the finest scenery in the UK.

The University has two Outdoor Centres in the Yorkshire Dales (Selside) and Lake District (Dalehead) that are available to hire.

These are ideal for outdoor activities such as caving, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking and many more.  Great for team building, sports club pre-season training or for a weekend away in the countryside with your friends.

Check availability online or contact our Bookings Team on 0113 343 5080 or at Sportleeds@leeds.ac.uk.

Selside. Yorkshire Dales

Situated three miles north of Horton-in-Ribblesdale in the Yorkshire Dales and it is ideally located for the Three Peaks of Yorkshire (Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough).

Selside is the University of Leeds Yorkshire Dales Outdoor Adventure Centre. The centre is situated three miles north of Horton-in-Ribblesdale in the Yorkshire Dales and it is ideally located for the Three Peaks of Yorkshire (Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough). The centre also sits on a wonderful example of a limestone pavement.

The sleeping arrangements are similar to that of a youth hostel, with four rooms sleeping a total of 23 people. The centre is fully equipped with beds, common room facilities, drying room, central heating, shower facilities and a fully fitted kitchen designed for catering for large groups.

Activities in the area:

  • Caving – Alum Pot is 10 minutes walk
  • Rock climbing – Twistleton Scar is 15 minutes drive away
  • Hill walking – located in the three peaks valley
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Mountain biking

Selside is available for bookings all year round.

Selside Prices

Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb
Weekends*
University Users
£210 per weekend
Or £120 per night
External Users
£270 per weekend
Or £150 per night
Mid Week*
University Users
4 nights £320
Or £100 per night
External Users
4 nights £400
Or £130 per night
All other months
Weekends*
University Users
£290 per weekend
Or £150 per night
External Users
£360 per weekend
Or £190 per night
Mid Week*
University Users
4 nights £390
Or £120 per night
External Users
4 nights £450
Or £140 per night

The prices shown represent the cost for the total facility hire.

For more information, please contact our Bookings Team at Sport & Physical Activity.

Tel: 0113 343 5080

Email: sportleeds@leeds.ac.uk

Dale Head. Lake District

Perfect for groups wanting rustic accommodation in the Lake District!!

Dale Head is the University of Leeds Lake District Outdoor Adventure Centre. The accommodation, similar to a camping barn or bunk barn is perfect for those groups wanting rustic accommodation in the Lake District.

It is ideally located in the Southern Lake District Fells, just 10 miles north of Broughton-in-Furness, Grey Friar, Coniston Old Man, Harter Fell and the Scafell range of mountains are all on your doorstep.

Activities in the area:
Dale Head is available for bookings all year round and the centre can be booked for individual weeknights or for longer stays.

From less than £3 per person per night!!

Dalehead Prices

Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb
Weekends*
University Users
£210 per weekend
Or £120 per night
External Users
£270 per weekend
Or £150 per night
Mid Week*
University Users
4 nights £320
Or £100 per night
External Users
4 nights £400
Or £130 per night
All other months
Weekends*
University Users
£290 per weekend
Or £150 per night
External Users
£360 per weekend
Or £190 per night
Mid Week*
University Users
4 nights £390
Or £120 per night
External Users
4 nights £450
Or £140 per night

The prices shown represent the cost for the total facility hire.

For more information, please contact our Bookings Team at Sport & Physical Activity.

Tel: 0113 343 5080

Email: sportleeds@leeds.ac.uk

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