Beam House
North Devon

for Brownies and Guides

About Beam House

Beam House is situated in its own grounds with plenty of space and adventure activities for your Brownies and Guides to enjoy. The centre has an exciting range of adventure activities to keep your girls active and having fun, plus a lively evening entertainment programme every day.

Alternatively, you are free to organise your own evening programme. Accommodation in our cosy mansion house is provided in dormitories with toilets and showers nearby.

Accommodation

Main House

  • Group - Rooms with bunk beds sleep 8-16, with toilets and showers close by
  • Leaders - Twin or triple en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Disco / communal area
  • Leaders’ lounge
  • Shop
  • Drying room

Explore the facilities, accommodation and activities in our virtual tour (opens in new window):

Beam House Virtual Tour for Brownies and Guides

Activities available

Our thrilling adventure activities have something to suit everyone and our experienced instructors know how to bring out the best in each individual.

The full list of activities available at Beam House is featured below. There's also plenty to keep everyone busy in the evenings, with lively evening entertainment sessions led by the PGL team.

See the evening entertainment available at Beam House.

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food
Our meals are freshly cooked, balanced and will give your girls plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day. 

  • Hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Homemade soup every day
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Leader Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Brownies and Guides at Beam House
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead.
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute break in-between.

12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch.
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute break in-between.

18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day.
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!
Brownie & Guide Exclusive Weekends

Brownie Exclusive Weekends

Developed in partnership with Girlguiding, these popular weekends just for Brownies are packed with adventure activities, from climbing and abseiling to giant swing and zip wire.