Residential Stays at Weyside

Weyside Residential Centre is a modern, well-equipped building catering for all your needs.  The building comfortably sleeps up to 30 individuals.

Check availability and book a residential


The main dormitory sleeps 24 in wooden bunk beds with mattresses.

Two additional rooms can each sleep 3, ideal for adult bedrooms.

Weyside dormitory room - sleeps 24
Weyside dormitory room - sleeps 24
Leaders Room - sleeping 3
Leaders Room - sleeping 3
Weyside dormitory room - sleeps 24
Weyside - Toilets
Weyside - Disabled Access Toilets
Weyside - Toilets


Weyside has two sizeable washrooms each containing hand basins, two toilets and a shower.

One washroom is suitable for wheelchair users.


The kitchen is large and fully equipped. It contains modern appliances including two electric ovens and hobs, fridge, freezer and a microwave.

Weyside Kitchen - 2 ovens, microwave
Weyside Kitchen - double sink and kettles.
Weyside - crockery cupboard
Weyside Kitchen - 2 ovens, microwave
Leaders Seating Area and activity cupboard
Weyside Hall - Tables and chairs for large groups
Leaders Seating Area and activity cupboard

Main hall

The main hall boasts a spacious living area with tables and chairs; there is also an outside patio area with picnic tables.

Grounds & parking

There is plenty of grassy space around the residential house for groups to play. There is a pyramid climbing frame and trampoline to keep groups entertained.

River access is via a well-secured gate, should you wish explore the towpath or have booked a paddlesport session.

Visitors are welcome to use the campfire circle opposite Weyside or book one of our other campfire circles in the woods.

A separated car parking area is provided opposite to the centre for drop off and pick up.  Leaders can park near the centre for easy access to the building via the disabled ramps.

Pyramid Climbing Frame
Weyside Grounds - Trampoline
Weyside Grounds - pond dipping pond
Pyramid Climbing Frame
Weyside floor Plan

Shared use

Please note that residential groups do not have exclusive use of the site, there are often several groups camping or visiting for the day.

Due to the location, Herons Wey is also popular with Duke of Edinburgh Groups and you may also see groups of participants walking onto site in the afternoons and off site in the morning.

Herons Wey Shop

A variety of items are stocked, including badges, stationery items and a range of Paxmead souvenirs – all of which are for sale at reasonable ‘pocket money’ prices.  

The shop is run by volunteers and is usually open from 10.00am – 12pm on Saturdays. 

A shop visit can be booked via the office.

Herons Wey Site Activities 

Paxmead offers a variety of onsite activities, which can be added to your booking.  Please view the Activities page for details.