Downe Scout Activity Centre is a stunning 86-acre wooded site in rural Kent, only 16 miles from London.
With over 80 years' experience delivering adventurous outdoor experiences to young people and adults from all over the UK and beyond, Downe is an ideal place for your next trip.
Downe boasts a wide range of both traditional and high adrenaline activities on-site, from orienteering to the aerial trek, backwoods cooking to archery. Whether you want to enjoy a quiet outdoor experience, an exciting and energetic challenge or a mix of both, Downe is the perfect location.
Downe boasts both indoor lodges as well as plenty of amazing camping sites, so a residential trip is possible at any time of the year.
At Downe, and all our Scout Activity Centres, you can choose to work with us as much or as little as you like. Your experience is completely tailored to you. Whether you have one day with us or longer, want to run your own visit or would like us to help plan and run your activities for you, just let us know. We’ll work with you to create the perfect visit for you and your group.