Whickham Thorns

Whickham Thorns

Whickham Thorns

Gateshead Scouts operates the Whickham Thorns Outdoor Activity Centre on Market Lane.

The site offers a wide variety of activities for young people of all ages as well as adults and is open to all schools, youth groups as well as Scouts and Guides. Activities include climbing, skiing, snow tubing, sledging, forest school, bush craft, high ropes, mountain biking, team challenges, orienteering, bouldering, an outdoor assault course.

For more details and to make bookings please visit the Whickham Thorns website

Whickham Thorns is also home to the Barn Cafe, where members of the public can enjoy hot and cold drinks, snacks, hot meals and super cakes!

Whickham Thorns Outdoor Activity Centre, Market Ln, Dunston, Gateshead NE11 9NX

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls