Indoor Accomodation

Our holiday house is perfect for unit holidays and other indoor residentials, as well as daytime and evening events.


  • Main hall with wooden floor (10.20m x 9.38m)
  • A carpeted lounge (which can be used for sleeping or ‘clean’ activities) and a multifunction side room
  • Fully stocked kitchen including:
    • 2 cookers
    • 2 fridges
    • a chest freezer and drawer freezer
    • microwave
    • hot cupboard (users should be aware this remains hot for some time after use)
    • utensils and crockery
    • serving hatch onto the main hall
    • low level worktop for children to prepare food.
  • Free WiFi
  • Landline telephone for emergency use
  • Shop - with badges and other Girlguiding Hertfordshire merchandise. Request for purchases should be made by email to [email protected]
  • Television to plug own devices into (not connected to aerial)
  • DVD Player
  • CD/Radio/Cassette player
  • Electric piano (please use with care)
  • Hot water and heating included
  • The house has access to an enclosed outdoor playground which can also be utilised for additional parking by house guests
  • Access to the trim trail and campfire circle is shared with campsite guests
  • There is also some activity equipment available to groups, including parachutes (x2), ocarinas, songbooks and various balls and toys

Sleeping accommodation

  • 2 Leaders bedrooms, sleeping a total of 7 (3 bunk beds and 1 single bed)
  • 36 mattresses (plus 6 spare mattresses under beds). Guests should bring their own bottom sheets to protect the mattresses


  • Separate male and female toilets
  • Disabled access to main entrance and rear of building
  • Disabled toilet and shower

Additional items to hire

  • Giant games (snakes and ladders, chess, lawn darts and pick up sticks), Hi-Tower, Skittles, Quoits, skipping ropes and sports cones for hire at a cost of £10 for a 2 hour session
  • Soft Archery equipment for hire at a cost of £10 for a 2 hour session (recommended age for use is aged 8+)
  • Projector (with VGA and HDMI connections) and screen for hire at a cost of £10 (the projector does not work with the DVD player)

Site map and floorplan

Hertfordshire Guide Centre site map and floorplan

Risk assessments

See risk assessments page for HGC risk assessments.


The Centre is also home to the Girlguiding Hertfordshire Archives. Should you wish to contact our county archivist you please email [email protected].

Facilities inside Hertfordshire Guide Centre