Lockerbie Manor
School Activity Centre Scotland
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  •  Scotland's Premier Centre
  •  78 acre wooded estate
  •  Easy access off M74 Motorway
  •  95% rebooking rate
  •  All outdoor pursuits on site
  •  Enormous outdoor climbing/abseil wall
  •  3 acre lake
  •  2 POD Villages - Luxury camping with heating & electricity

Lockerbie Manor in Dumfries and Galloway is set amidst 78 acres of tranquil woodland and fields inhabited with an abundance of natural wildlife. Our centre is superbly located in South West Scotland with easy access from the M74 motorway. Ideal for Scottish and English schools.

Built in 1814, Lockerbie Manor has a great history and has retained many of the original features with its master staircase, ornate ceilings and wood panelling. Before it was transformed into a country hotel it was the home of the Marquis of Queensberry, who formulated the "Queensbury" boxing rules in what is now the Dining Room.

The accommodation has enough space for up to 240 young people, ranging from en suite bedrooms in the Manor for 4-8 people, with all teachers rooms en suite. There are also 4 bed eco pods located in either of the two eco pod villages. The Centre also boasts a large function room, teachers lounge, plus a fully catered dining room.

Courses at Lockerbie Manor

At our residential activity centre in Scotland, we provide school groups with an introduction to outdoor pursuits, with each session lasting one and a half hours. For more information about our residential activity courses, please click the buttons below.

Accommodation Options

Lockerbie Manor can accommodate up to 130 pupils in the Manor house and 116 pupils in our 2 luxury POD Villages. Each separate high quality accommodation unit provides an Instructor on call 24/7. In the Manor House, teachers are accommodated in twin bedrooms with tea/coffee making facilities and television. Teachers also have access to common rooms. Accommodation facilities include drying rooms for clothing, and we also provide teachers with internet access on site.

The Manor Accommodation
Lockerbie Manor, prior to being acquired by Manor Adventure, was operated as a country hotel, so now it provides a superb experience for school groups. Totally refurbished in 2011, the Manor provides excellent en suite bedrooms and superb teacher lounges.

POD Village Accommodation
A totally new concept developed by Manor Adventure to offer a luxury camping experience for schools. Pupils are accommodated in 4 bedded PODs with heating and electricity, while teachers are provided with their own POD. Superbly fitted out toilet/shower blocks form part of the village. Pupils eat in the Manor building.

On Site Facilities at Lockerbie Manor
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  • All activities on site
  • High ropes
  • Rifle range
  • Climbing wall
  • Crate stacking
  • Abseil tower
  • Wet weather shelters
  • Obstacle course
  • Archery range
  • Mountain Bike Track
  • Blind Trail
  • Sports fields
  • Zip Wire

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