Castle Saunderson Campsite

Castle Saunderson International Scout Centre is nestled between the waterways of Upper Lough Erne and the drumlins of the surrounding counites of Cavan and Fermanagh. 

Less than 2 hours’ drive from either Dublin or Belfast. Castle Saunderson is perfectly located to welcome Groups from all over the island of Ireland, as well as Groups from overseas. 


Castle Saunderson

Castle Saunderson Hostel is situated in the centre of our 34-acre site. The hostel can sleep 60 people, is equipped with a self-catering kitchen, dining hall, common room, and large wet weather shelter. The hostel also has conference/meeting rooms, with highspeed broadband, for hire.

Castle Saunderson Campsite can cater for 800-1000 people and has a purpose-built toilet and shower block. Located in the broadleaf woodland there are Adirondack shelters for hire and a designated hammocking area. You will find multiple campfire circles on site to enjoy after an exciting day of onsite activities.   

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48 bed hostel 


Hammocking Area 

Toilet/Shower Facilities

Wet Weather Shelter 

Fridge/Freezer Room

River (River fed Pool)

Campfire Circle

Adirondack Shelters

Eco Activity Lodge 

Waste & Recycling Facilities 


Coach Park and Car Park 



Instructor Led Activities:

  • Crate Stacking 
  • Archery  
  • Backwoods  
  • Kayaking 

Boxed Activities  

We have a selection of boxed activities for hire which are suitable for self-led programme 

Self-Led Activities:

  • These self-led activities are free and included in your fee. 
  • Orienteering 
  • Pioneering 
  • Spotter Sheets 
  • Nature Scavenger Hunt 
  • Engagement Activity Sheets 
  • Local Walks - Maps provided 

Corporate, Youth and School Groups

Castle Saunderson can also cater for non-Scout groups, such as, schools, youth groups or corporate clients. This is achieved through our Discovered brand, which aims to deliver quality non formal education through the mediums of Adventure, Environment, Team Challenges and Creative Learning.

For more information, please email 

Contact Castle Saunderson

Castle Saunderson International Scout & Guide Centre 
County Cavan 
H14 X650 
Tel:  049 389 1204  

Do not use our address or eircode with Sat Nav, Google Maps or any other navigation devise, as you will be directed to a dead end. The following link will bring you to the Main Gates of Castle Saunderson Forest.

From here please follow the road signs to the Scout Centre. 

Castle Saunderson Gallery