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Larch Hill has 11 fields suitable for camping, giving a total of 32 hectares of camp grounds. If required, Larch Hill can also supply your group with tentage and other camping gear.

Larch Hill’s water is supplied from two deep water wells, this water is tested and analysed on an annual basis. The water is 100% natural with no chemicals or chlorine added. Water taps can be found in most camping fields.
There is plenty of fire wood available on site from the campsite woodpile. Alter fires are also available and there are many small campfire circles dotted along the perimeter of the top forestry.

The Toilet and Shower Block is located in the main car park, the recently built shower block consists of male and female showers for scouts and separate showers for leaders. The toilets and showers are of the up most cleanliness and are cleaned regularly on a daily basis. The Toilet and Shower block is wheelchair accessible.

The Wet Weather Shelter is a 50ft by 40ft Barn like building located near the main reception and car park area. This building allows you to run a wet weather programme on those not so sunny days.

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Tented Village

Next year are tented village will hold 28 people. All tents are kitted out with bunk beds and mattresses and a fully equipped kitchen and dining tent. All tents equipped with special protective flooring. There are new solar powered lights in the kitchen and dinning tents. For bookings please contact

Tented village

Tented village

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Indoor Accommodation

larch Hill House and Conference Centre

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Larch Hill House and Conference Centre has been recently redeveloped, it is situated near the main reception area in Larch Hill overlooking Dublin city. The centre is equipped with a state of the art large catering kitchen and dining area which connects to a  large conference hall. There is leaders rooms, 16 bedrooms in total all with a max of 4 person dormitory style rooms, male and female toilet and shower facilities and a central courtyard. All beds have pillows and mattress covers. All you need to bring your sleeping bags. All kitchen utensils and equipment are provided. The kitchen consists of a large fridge and freezer, large gas cooker, catering style combi oven, toaster, microwave, burco and more. Larch Hill House and Conference Centre is block booked and exclusively yours for the weekend.


  • All year round facility
  • Centrally heated
  • Large catering kitchen inc. industrial size oven and equipment
  • Large dining room
  • 2 meeting / trainers rooms
  • Large conference hall seats up to 100 people suitable for many activities
  • 56 beds over 16 rooms dormitory style (Max 4 people per room)
  • Toilet and shower facilities
  • Ideal catering base for large events
  • Wireless internet available throughout the building
  • Suitable for everything from weekend conferences to week long residential

Larch Hill House and Conference Room Layout

The Centenary Lodge

Centenary Lodge

The Centenary Lodge is situated in Larch Hills Training field to the rear of the main reception and carpark area. It opened in November 2007. It is a partly solar heated timber build chalet and sleeps up to 26 people. All bedrooms are dormitory style and the Lodge consists of four 4 person bedrooms and a large 10 person bedroom. All beds have pillows and mattress covers, All you need to bring is your own sleeping bags. A male, female, disabled toilet and showers alike are available in the lodge; it is also equipped with a modern kitchen which is attached to the main dining area. All kitchen utensils and equipment are provided. The kitchen consists of a large fridge and freezer, large gas cooker, oven, toaster, microwave and more. The Centenary Lodge is block booked and exclusively yours for the weekend.


  • All year round facility
  • Centrally heated partially solar powered
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Dining room
  • 26 beds over 5 rooms dormitory style
  • Toilet and shower facilities
  • Adjacent camping available for large groups

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Forest Shelters


IMAG0162 IMAG0163Larch Hill International Scout and Guide Centre boasts two Adirondack shelters available for hire. Each shelter sleeps 8 people and they are located in the forestry above the Dolmen Field. This setting is ideal for backwoods style camping and indeed ideal for a place to sleep on an expedition hike. Larch Hill ideally located a short distance from the Dublin Mountain Way and the Wicklow Way.

Adirondack Shelters advert Oct 2014

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